Turkey visa exemption & requirements

As of 2020, regular passport holders from 85 countries visiting Turkey for tourism purposes including Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize and Bolivia Do Not require a visa and will be granted permission for short-term stay on arrival.
Turkey Visa Required Visa Not Required E-visa Visa On Arrival

Turkish visa exempt countries

To enter Turkey for a short term visit, citizens of the following countries are able to travel in Turkey without a visa:

Asia

Nationals from 14 countries in Asia are exempt from Turkey visa, while those from 18 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Afghanistan Visa required No No
Armenia Visa required 1 month Yes No
Azerbaijan Visa not required 90 days No No
Bangladesh Visa required No No
Bhutan Visa required No No
Brunei Visa not required 30 days No No
Cambodia Visa required No No
China Visa required 30 days Yes No
Timor-Leste Visa required 30 days Yes No
Georgia Visa not required 90 days No No
India Visa required No No
Indonesia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Japan Visa not required 3 months No No
Kazakhstan Visa not required 90 days No No
Kyrgyzstan Visa not required 90 days No No
Laos Visa required No No
Malaysia Visa not required 90 days No No
Maldives Visa required 3 months Yes No
Mongolia Visa not required 30 days No No
Myanmar Visa required No No
Nepal Visa required No No
North Korea Visa required No No
Pakistan Visa required No No
Philippines Visa required 30 days No No
Singapore Visa not required 3 months No No
South Korea Visa not required No No
Sri Lanka Visa required No No
Tajikistan Visa not required 90 days No No
Thailand Visa not required 30 days No No
Turkmenistan Visa not required 30 days No No
Uzbekistan Visa not required 90 days No No
Vietnam Visa required No No

Europe

Nationals from 43 countries in Europe are exempt from Turkey visa, while those from 2 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Albania Visa not required 90 days No No
Andorra Visa not required 3 months No No
Austria Visa not required 90 days No No
Belarus Visa not required 30 days No No
Belgium Visa not required 90 days No No
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required 90 days No No
Bulgaria Visa not required 3 months No No
Croatia Visa not required 90 days No No
Cyprus Visa required 1 month Yes No
Czech Republic Visa not required 3 months No No
Denmark Visa not required 3 months No No
Estonia Visa not required 3 months No No
Finland Visa not required 3 months No No
France Visa not required 3 months No No
Germany Visa not required 3 months No No
Greece Visa not required 3 months No No
Hungary Visa not required 90 days No No
Iceland Visa not required 3 months No No
Ireland Visa not required 90 days No No
Italy Visa not required 3 months No No
Latvia Visa not required 30 days No No
Liechtenstein Visa not required 90 days No No
Lithuania Visa not required 3 months No No
Luxembourg Visa not required 3 months No No
North Macedonia Visa not required 90 days No No
Malta Visa not required 90 days No No
Moldova Visa not required 90 days No No
Monaco Visa not required 3 months No No
Montenegro Visa not required 3 months No No
Netherlands Visa not required 90 days No No
Norway Visa not required 90 days No No
Poland Visa not required 90 days No No
Portugal Visa not required 90 days No No
Romania Visa not required 3 months No No
Russia Visa not required 60 days No No
San Marino Visa not required 3 months No No
Serbia Visa not required 3 months No No
Slovakia Visa not required 3 months No No
Slovenia Visa required N/A No No
Spain Visa not required 90 days No No
Sweden Visa not required 3 months No No
Switzerland Visa not required 3 months No No
Ukraine Visa not required 90 days No No
United Kingdom Visa not required 3 months No No
Kosovo Visa not required 90 days No No

Africa

Nationals from 3 countries in Africa are exempt from Turkey visa, while those from 51 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Algeria Visa required No No
Angola Visa required No No
Benin Visa required No No
Botswana Visa required 30 days Yes No
Burkina Faso Visa required No No
Burundi Visa required No No
Cameroon Visa required No No
Cape Verde Visa required No No
Central African Republic Visa required No No
Chad Visa required No No
Comoros Visa required No No
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required No No
Djibouti Visa required No No
Egypt Visa required No No
Equatorial Guinea Visa required No No
Eritrea Visa required No No
Ethiopia Visa required No No
Gabon Visa required No No
Gambia Visa required No No
Ghana Visa required No No
Guinea Visa required No No
Côte d'Ivoire Visa required No No
Kenya Visa required No No
Lesotho Visa required No No
Liberia Visa required No No
Libya Visa required No No
Madagascar Visa required No No
Malawi Visa required No No
Mali Visa required No No
Mauritania Visa required No No
Mauritius Visa required 1 month Yes No
Morocco Visa not required 90 days No No
Mozambique Visa required No No
Namibia Visa required No No
Niger Visa required No No
Nigeria Visa required No No
Rwanda Visa required No No
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa required N/A No No
Senegal Visa required No No
Seychelles Visa not required 90 days No No
Sierra Leone Visa required No No
Somalia Visa required No No
South Africa Visa required 30 days Yes No
Sudan Visa required No No
Eswatini Visa required No No
Tanzania Visa required No No
Togo Visa required No No
Tunisia Visa not required 90 days No No
Uganda Visa required No No
Zambia Visa required No No
Zimbabwe Visa required No No
Republic of the Congo Visa required No No
Guinea-Bissau Visa required No No
South Sudan Visa required No No

Central America and Caribbean

Nationals from 8 countries in Central America and Caribbean are exempt from Turkey visa, while those from 12 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Antigua and Barbuda Visa required 30 days Yes No
Bahamas Visa required 3 months Yes No
Barbados Visa required 3 months Yes No
Belize Visa not required No No
Costa Rica Visa required 30 days No Yes
Cuba Visa required No No
Dominica Visa required 90 days Yes No
Dominican Republic Visa required 3 months Yes No
El Salvador Visa not required 3 months No No
Grenada Visa required 90 days Yes No
Guatemala Visa not required 3 months No No
Haiti Visa required 3 months Yes No
Honduras Visa not required 3 months No No
Jamaica Visa required 1 month Yes No
Nicaragua Visa not required 3 months No No
Panama Visa not required 3 months No No
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa not required 90 days No No
Saint Lucia Visa required 90 days Yes No
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa required 3 months Yes No
Trinidad and Tobago Visa not required 3 months No No

South America

Nationals from 10 countries in South America are exempt from Turkey visa, while those from 2 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Argentina Visa not required 3 months No No
Bolivia Visa not required 3 months No No
Brazil Visa not required 90 days No No
Chile Visa not required 90 days No No
Colombia Visa not required 90 days No No
Ecuador Visa not required 3 months No No
Guyana Visa required No No
Paraguay Visa not required 90 days No No
Peru Visa not required 90 days No No
Suriname Visa required 1 month Yes No
Uruguay Visa not required 3 months No No
Venezuela Visa not required 3 months No No

Oceania

Only citizens from New Zealand do not need visas, while nationals from 13 other countrie(s) in Oceania are required to obtain a valid visa to enter Turkey.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Australia Visa required 3 months Yes No
Fiji Visa required 30 days Yes No
Kiribati Visa required No No
Marshall Islands Visa required No No
Micronesia Visa required No No
Nauru Visa required No No
New Zealand Visa not required 3 months No No
Palau Visa required No No
Papua New Guinea Visa required No No
Samoa Visa required No No
Solomon Islands Visa required No No
Tonga Visa required No No
Tuvalu Visa required No No
Vanuatu Visa required No No

Middle East

Nationals from 6 countries in Middle East are exempt from Turkey visa, while those from 7 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Bahrain Visa required 3 months Yes No
Iran Visa not required 90 days No No
Iraq Visa required No No
Israel Visa not required 90 days No No
Jordan Visa not required 90 days No No
Kuwait Visa not required 3 months No No
Lebanon Visa not required 90 days No No
Oman Visa required 3 months Yes No
Qatar Visa not required 90 days No No
Saudi Arabia Visa required 3 months Yes No
Syria Visa required No No
United Arab Emirates Visa required 3 months Yes No
Yemen Visa required No No

North America

Nationals from all countries in North America will need visas to travel to Turkey as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Canada Visa required 3 months Yes No
Mexico Visa required 30 days Yes No
United States Visa required 3 months Yes No

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