Turkish visa for Spanish citizens

A visa is NOT required for Spanish passport holders visiting Turkey for a short-term stay: 90 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Spanish citizens to enter Turkey for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 90 days
Evisa Turkey e-visa for Spanish citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Turkey visa on arrival for Spanish citizens Not Available

Turkey tourist visa requirements:

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

  • Madrid: The Embassy of Turkey in Madrid, Spain (Working hours: Open now. Close in 3 hours 24 minutes)
  • Valencia: The Consulate General of Turkey in Valencia, Spain (Working hours: Open now. Close in 3 hours 24 minutes)
  • Barcelona: The Consulate General of Turkey in Barcelona, Spain (Working hours: Open now. Close in 3 hours 24 minutes)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Spain) estimated Change (%)
2008 243,144 N/A
2009 240,784 -0.97%
2010 226,620 -5.88%
2011 226,620 0.00%
2012 238,423 5.21%
2013 224,259 -5.94%
2014 228,981 2.11%
2015 236,063 3.09%
2016 106,582 -54.85%
2017 106,757 0.16%
2018 178,018 66.75%
2019 257,342 44.56%

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

Turkey & Spain comparison

Turkey's area is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi), while the area of Spain is approximately 498,800 km2 (192,587 sq mi). This means Spain is 54.30% smaller than Turkey.

As of June 2021, Turkey's population is ~126.1 million people - 78,542,807 more people than the population of Spain.

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

Turkey Spain Difference
Population (est 2021) 126,148,137 47,605,330 78.5 million more people live in Turkey than Spain
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 235 215 Turkey has 20 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Spain.
Travel freedom (2021) 68 144 Turkey passport holders visit 76 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 286 492 Turkish hosts 206 fewer foreign missions than Spain.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Spain visiting Turkey in 2019 was approximately 257,342.

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