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Updated July 2023

Turkey has always been open to visitors looking to immerse in its natural and cultural beauty. For travellers from a specified list of countries, visa-on-arrival facilities are readily available at the airport immigration checkpoints.

Please read further to learn whether or not your country is on Turkey’s visa on arrival (VoA) list, as well as the fees, validity, extension process and more.

Turkey visa on arrival list of countries

Only citizens of selected countries can obtain a visa on arrival in Turkey. Upon arrival, eligible travellers need only to stand in line and pay the visa-on-arrival fee in cash. Note that foreign nationals eligible for Turkey’s visa-on-arrival scheme are also eligible for the Turkish visa online.

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Travellers from the following countries are eligible for Turkey’s VoA.


  1. Armenia
  2. Belgium
  3. Croatia
  4. Estonia
  5. Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus
  6. Latvia
  7. Lithuania
  8. Malta
  9. Netherlands
  10. Spain

The Americas

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Bahamas
  3. Barbados
  4. Bermuda
  5. Canada
  6. Dominica
  7. Dominican Republic
  8. Grenada
  9. Haiti
  10. Jamaica
  11. Mexico
  12. Saint Lucia
  13. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  14. the United States

Asia, Africa, and Oceania

  1. Australia
  2. Bahrain
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Maldives
  5. Mauritius
  6. Oman

Turkey visa on arrival requirements

You’ll find the required paperwork quite simple and straightforward. You’ll need the following:

  • a valid passport which will remain valid for at least six months after your arrival
  • a flight ticket for those coming in via flights
  • an email address that you frequently use to receive your documents when they’re ready
  • a credit or debit card for payment. Cash payment is also acceptable

Please note that some travellers may need to submit additional documents. Please check with your travel agent or embassy.

Turkey visa on arrival fee

The visa fee for the Turkey visa on arrival ranges anywhere from USD 15 to USD 70, according to your nationality. Check the visa fee list for your country here.

Turkey visa on arrival extension

If you want to extend your stay in Turkey, you will need to apply for an extension at the immigration office, police station, or embassy in the country.

The local authorities will evaluate your request for the visa extension and provide you with a new Turkey visa based on your motivations and nationality.


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