Turkey Passport & Visa Requirements
Entry requirements for Americans
US passport holders must have a passport that is valid for six months beyond date of entry. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for UK nationals
Passports should be valid for at least 6 months from the entry date. British nationals need a visa to enter Turkey.
Entry requirements for Canada
Passports must be valid for at least 60 days beyond the duration of stay. Canadian nationals require visas to enter Turkey.
Entry requirements for Australians
Australian passport holders must have a valid visa. Passports must be valid for at least 60 days beyond the expiry date of their visa.
Entry requirements for South Africans
South African passports must be valid for at least six months from the intended date of arrival. South African nationals require a visa to enter Turkey.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders
New Zealand nationals require a visa to enter Turkey. Passports must be valid for at least six months longer than the expiry date on the requested visa. Visas are required for stays longer than 90 days.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals
Irish nationals require a visa to enter Turkey. Passports must be valid for at least six months longer than the expiry date on the requested visa.
All passports must be valid for at least the period of stay. All travellers to Turkey are required to hold return or onward tickets, documents for the next destination and sufficient funds for the period of their stay. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.
Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.
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