Turkish visa for German citizens

A visa is NOT required for German passport holders visiting Turkey for a short-term stay: 3 months.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For German citizens to enter Turkey for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 3 months
Evisa Turkey e-visa for German citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Turkey visa on arrival for German citizens Not Available

Turkey tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding German passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Turkey.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Turkey.

If you are looking for Turkey visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Germany, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Turkey nearest your place of residence.

  • Berlin: The Embassy of Turkey in Berlin, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Munster: The Consulate General of Turkey in Munster, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Stuttgart: The Consulate General of Turkey in Stuttgart, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Essen: The Consulate General of Turkey in Essen, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Frankfurt: The Consulate General of Turkey in Frankfurt, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Hamburg: The Consulate General of Turkey in Hamburg, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Hanover: The Consulate General of Turkey in Hanover, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 35 minutes)
  • Karlsruhe: The Consulate General of Turkey in Karlsruhe, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Mainz: The Consulate General of Turkey in Mainz, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Munich: The Consulate General of Turkey in Munich, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Cologne: The Consulate General of Turkey in Cologne, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Bremen: The Consulate General of Turkey in Bremen, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Regensburg: The Consulate General of Turkey in Regensburg, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Dusseldorf: The Consulate General of Turkey in Dusseldorf, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)
  • Nuremberg: The Consulate General of Turkey in Nuremberg, Germany (Working hours: Close now. Open in 35 minutes)

Turkey visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Turkey diplomatic mission offices to Germany for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Germany traveling to Turkey from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Germany) estimated Change (%)
2008 5,692,407 N/A
2009 5,357,560 -5.88%
2010 5,636,599 5.21%
2011 5,357,560 -4.95%
2012 5,636,599 5.21%
2013 5,748,215 1.98%
2014 5,748,215 0.00%
2015 5,580,792 -2.91%
2016 3,890,074 -30.30%
2017 3,584,653 -7.85%
2018 4,512,360 25.88%
2019 5,027,472 11.42%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Turkey & Germany comparison

Turkey's area is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi), while the area of Germany is approximately 348,560 km2 (134,579 sq mi). This means Germany is 2.21 times smaller than Turkey.

As of June 2021, Turkey's population is ~126.1 million people - 30,170,763 more people than the population of Germany.

We have highlighted Turkey & Germany’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Turkey Germany Difference
Population (est 2021) 126,148,137 95,977,374 30.2 million more people live in Turkey than Germany
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 235 227 Turkey has 8 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Germany.
Travel freedom (2021) 68 145 Turkey passport holders visit 77 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 286 593 Turkish hosts 307 fewer foreign missions than Germany.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Germany travel to Turkey in one year?

The number of visitors from Germany visiting Turkey in 2019 was approximately 5,027,472.

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