Turkish visa for Italian citizens

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

Visa requirements:

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

Turkey tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Italian 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 Italy, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Turkey nearest your place of residence.

  • Rome: The Embassy of Turkey in Rome, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Bari: The Consulate General of Turkey in Bari, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Genoa: The Consulate General of Turkey in Genoa, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Florence: The Consulate General of Turkey in Florence, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Naples: The Consulate General of Turkey in Naples, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Venice: The Consulate General of Turkey in Venice, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Trieste: The Consulate General of Turkey in Trieste, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Milan: The Consulate General of Turkey in Milan, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)
  • Siracusa: The Consulate General of Turkey in Siracusa, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 54 minutes)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Italy) estimated Change (%)
2008 487,581 N/A
2009 533,291 9.37%
2010 518,054 -2.86%
2011 528,212 1.96%
2012 492,660 -6.73%
2013 518,054 5.15%
2014 487,581 -5.88%
2015 507,897 4.17%
2016 213,227 -58.02%
2017 205,788 -3.49%
2018 284,195 38.10%
2019 377,011 32.66%

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

Turkey & Italy comparison

Turkey's area is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi), while the area of Italy is approximately 294,140 km2 (113,568 sq mi). This means Italy is 2.62 times smaller than Turkey.

As of June 2021, Turkey's population is ~127.7 million people - 71,471,223 more people than the population of Italy.

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

Turkey Italy Difference
Population (est 2021) 127,659,308 56,188,085 71.5 million more people live in Turkey than Italy
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 235 209 Turkey has 26 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Italy.
Travel freedom (2021) 68 146 Turkey passport holders visit 78 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 286 549 Turkish hosts 263 fewer foreign missions than Italy.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Italy visiting Turkey in 2019 was approximately 377,011.

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