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USA to Turkey Single Entry Business e-Visas

Introduction

The Government of the Republic of Turkey offers a single-entry business visa to Turkey for foreign nationals who are seeking commerce and trade-related activities in Turkey. The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. This system allows visitors travelling to Turkey to easily obtain their e-Visas online. It is possible to obtain e-Visa anytime from anywhere with internet connection.

What is the single-entry business visa to turkey?

The single-entry business visa to Turkey is a short-term visa granted for commerce or trade purposes.

Which nationalities are eligible for the single entry business visa to turkey?

The following nationalities are eligible for the single entry business visa to turkey : Rwanda, Nigeria, Senegal, Bahrain, Madagascar, Indonesia, Chad, Mexico, Iraq, Palestinian Territories, Botswana, Egypt, Philippines, Nepal, Vanuatu, Fiji, Timor-Leste, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Comoros, Cambodia, India, Suriname, Vietnam, Kenya, Zambia, Algeria, Angola, Afghanistan, Gabon, Libya, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Togo, Gambia, Tanzania, Benin, Bangladesh, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Mali, Malawi, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Niger, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Somalia, Cape Verde, Swaziland, Central African Republic, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mauritania, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, Sudan and Yemen.

Which nationalities are exempt from the single entry business visa to turkey?

Brazil.

How much does it cost to get a single entry business visa to turkey?

The cost varies depending on your nationality, which ranges from $0 to $60 USD. Please use our visa widget to find out the cost of your specific nationality. There is also a $10 USD service fee.

How long does it take to obtain a single entry business visa to turkey?

A single entry business visa to turkey application may take at least 2 days for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

How long Is a single entry business visa to Turkey good for?

A single-entry business visa to Turkey is valid for 180 days and you may enter Turkey at any time within the validity period. Please note that Turkey multiple-entry e-Visa will be issued to certain eligible nationalities only.

What is the maximum number of days I can stay with a single-entry business visa to Turkey?

The maximum number of days you can stay using a single-entry business visa to Turkey is 30 days.

What conditions must the applicant’s passport meet for the single entry business visa to Turkey?

A passport should have at least six months’ validity at the time the application is made for the granting of the single entry business e-Visa.

What else does the applicant need to travel to Turkey?

For single-entry business visa to Turkey, the following documents are needed:
  1. Scanned bio page of the passport showing the photograph and details
  2. Based on the nationality, you may need a valid supporting document (Valid visa OR valid residence permit from one of the Schengen Countries, USA, UK or Ireland).
  3. Based on the nationality, you may need a round-trip ticket from Turkish, Pegasus, Egypt, Onur Air, or Atlasglobal Airlines.
  4. Hotel reservation proof (For selected nationalities only)
  5. Proof of sufficient funds (you should have at least $50 USD or equivalent foreign currency for each day of stay in Turkey).
  6. Any valid medical insurance during your stay in Turkey.
Depending on your nationality, there may be additional requirements

Can the applicant enter Turkey with a single entry business visa to Turkey at any point of entry?

You are allowed to enter Turkey using e-visa through any international airports in Turkey.

Can the traveler apply for the single entry business visa to Turkey while in Turkey?

No. The single entry business visa to Turkey must be obtained prior to your entry into Turkey.

Does the traveler need to carry the single entry business visa to Turkey with them?

The traveler should carry a copy of the e-Visa with them at the time of entry into Turkey. Confirm that your e-visa is shown as “GRANTED” on https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/status/ before you try to enter the country. Passport control officers at the ports of entry can verify your e-Visa in their system. However, you are advised to keep your e-Visa with you either as a softcopy (on tablet pc, smartphone etc.) or as a hardcopy in case of any failure in the system.

If the applicant is traveling with children, are they required to apply for the single entry business visa to Turkey as well?

Yes, every traveler irrespective of age needs to apply for e-Visa. A child’s passport must be valid for at least the next 6 months after the date of arrival in Turkey.

Can I work under a single entry business visa to Turkey?

No. A single entry business e-Visa is not valid for employment. You must apply for a regular work visa in order to work in Turkey.

What Is required of a traveler with two passports?

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenship must choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip. Based on the nationality you decided to use, the requirements to apply e-visa may differ.

Can a traveler have a passport of an eligible country and live in another country?

Yes. However, travelers applying for a single-entry business visa to Turkey must apply using the passport of the eligible country.

Can the applicant apply for a single-entry business visa to Turkey online if they do not have a valid passport, but only a temporary travel document?

Yes. You can apply online by using your travel document as a substitute for passport if it is issued by the eligible country. And the travel document must have at least six months’ validity from the date of your arrival in Turkey.

Does the applicant have to submit a physical passport to receive the single-entry business visa to Turkey?

No. The applicant will receive an electronic visa via email, which does not require anything to be stamped prior to travel. The applicant should print out a copy of their visa before they travel and bring it with them to the port of entry.

What type of activities does the single-entry business visa to Turkey allow?

When using a single-entry business visa to Turkey, you are welcome to engage in commerce or trade related activities.

How does the applicant prove the purpose of their travel?

The applicant must prove the purpose of travel by presenting the travel itinerary or business meeting invitation or any other documents to prove the purpose of the trip.

Does the applicant need to visit the Turkey Consulate to get their single-entry business visa to Turkey?

No. Upon approval, Click2Visas will send the applicant their e-visa via email in PDF format.

Can anyone apply for the visa online?

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the single-entry business visa to Turkey. Please utilize our visa widget to see you qualify for the single entry business e-Visa.

Does the applicant need to apply for the single-entry business visa to Turkey before arriving?

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid single entry business visa to Turkey before traveling to Turkey.

Does the applicant have to enter Turkey on the exact date specified in their application?

No, the validity period of the e-Visa begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter Turkey on any date within this period.

Does obtaining the single entry business visa to Turkey guarantee the applicant entry into Turkey?c

No. The single entry business visa to turkey is just a landing authorization. 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.