How Much Does A Visa For Turkey Cost

A Turkey Travel Visa is needed by all travelers who are not of Turkish origin, and want to visit Turkey. Its cost is normally an addition to the cost of your flight tickets, and there are several types which depend on your nationality. The first question many travellers considering their trip to Turkey ask is how much does a visa cost. The short answer is 60 USD for a single-entry and 100 USD for double-entry. But it’s a bit more complicated than that.

How Much Does A Visa For Turkey Cost

People from all over the world want to come and travel in Turkey. Each year 300 000 foreigners receive their visas with this fast and simple process. In this article we will explain you how to get a visa for Turkey and which are the prices of each type of visa available.If you’ve been following the news in Turkey recently, you might be aware of a tragic accident that happened on the 17th of April. A Turkish Airlines flight that was taking off crashed and turned into a disaster, killing all passengers and crew on board. While this has been hitting the media for some time now, especially since the bodies of those lost have not been found, it is still one of the main points that Turkey is dealing with. Emergency teams had to stop searching for possible survivors last week though.

Turkey e-Visa Fees

The costs for a Turkish e-visa depend on the nationality of the applicant. The e-visa fees range from €14 to €71, as given in the table below.

CountryTurkey e-Visa Fee
Armenia$15 / €14
Antigua-Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Croatia,  Dominica, Dominican Republic, Greek Cypriot Administration Of Southern Cyprus, Haiti, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jamaica, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Spain, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, United Kingdom, US.A$20 / €18
Indonesia$25  / €22
Qatar$28 / €25
Australia, Canada, Grenada, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman$60 / €54
Bahrain$80 / €71
Kuwait, Malta,  MexicoNo Fee

Turkey Sticker Visa Fees

When applying for a Turkey sticker visa for transit, tourism, business, study, cultural, sports, researching, medical, family/friends visit, or as a journalist, you will need to pay the following Turkey visa fee:

  • Single Entry – about €55 for all nationals, (about €117 for UAE)
  • Double Entry– about €110 for all nationals, (about €233 for UAE)
  • Multiple Entry – about €180 for all nationals, (about €465 for UAE)

Turkey Work Visa and Permit Fees

When it comes to working in Turkey, aside from the Entry Visa Fee, you will also need to pay for a work permit. The costs for a Turkey work permit are as follows:

Type of work permitPeriodPrice
Temporary Work Permit CertificateUp to one year€119
Work Permit CertificateUp to two years€238
Work Permit CertificateUp to three years€357
Permanent Work Permit Certificate €1189
Independent Work Permit Certificate €1189
Work Permit for Syrians Under ProtectionOne year standard€44
Valuable Paper FeeFor each certificate€14

This means that an applicant who is applying for a Turkish Tourist visa will pay a different amount from another applying for a Turkish Work visa.
Below is a list of Turkish visa types available to Nigerians and the application and processing fees attached to each visa type.
1The Turkish Tourist Visa
This type of Visa is issued to individuals who plan to travel to Turkey  to visit relatives, family or friends or just on a holiday or tourism. This type of visa is usually a single entry visa and has a validity period of ninety (90) days which means that the  visa remains valid for 90 days from the date on which it is issued and can only allow the holder to enter into Turkey once.
The Turkish Tourist Visa Fees
For an individual willing to travel to Turkey on the Turkish Tourist visa, the application fees cost  100USD which is approximately N36,000.
2. The Turkish Business Visa
The Turkish  business visa type is issued to individuals who intend to travel or have been invited to Turkey to partake in business ventures. This could be a commercial activity and trade, entrepreneurial, business and other similar activities. It is also issued to those visiting Turkey for the purpose of attending conferences, seminars or lectures. The validity period of Turkish business visa is usually ninety(90) days.

Turkish Business visa fee
The cost of the Turkish Business visa type is 120 USD which is approximately N43,000

  1. The Turkish Transit Visa

The Turkish Transit visa is available to applicants travelling through Turkey into another country. The transit visa holders are only passing through and not intending to travel to Turkey as their final stop.

The Turkish Transit Visa is usually valid for only three (3) days.

The Turkish Transit visa fee :
This Turkish Transit visa type is the cheapest of all Turkish visas and it costs 20 USD which is approximately N7,260

  1. The Turkish Student visa

This is for those who wish to travel to Turkey to study. The study visa is issued as a multiple entry visa which indicates that the holders can enter  into Turkey as many times as possible during the validity period of their visa.
The Turkish Student visa fee
The Turkish Student visa fee is put at 80USD which is approximately N29,000

  1. The Turkish Work visa
    The Turkish work visa is issued to indivisuals who intend to travel to Turkey to work. Applicants for the Turkish work visa are expected to ensure that an evidence of employment from their Turkish employees is sent to the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security referred to as the MLSS and also apply for a residence permit within thirty (30) days of their arrival in Turkey once they have been granted visa.

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