Turkish Government started to e-visa (electronic visa) application starting from 11.04.2014. An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Turkey.The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at Turkish missions and at the ports of entry.

Applicants obtain their visas electronically after entering required information and making payments by a credit or debit card (Mastercard or Visa).As in the case of other visas, respective Turkish officials at the ports of entry reserves the right to deny entry into Turkey to a holder of an e-Visa without any explanation.e-Visa is valid for touristic and trade purposes only. All the aother type of visas (work, education, sport etc) are still given by the consulates