Visa Information
Visa obtained prior to travel;
Foreigners, who will travel to Turkey with their passports, can make their visa applications to our foreign representative offices in person. Due to possible delays in visa process, visa applications should be performed at least a month before the planned trip. Visa may be obtained by ex officio from our foreign representative offices or by banderole at our border gates.

Visa obtained at Turkish International Airport upon arrival;
Participants can also buy a visa upon arrival in Turkey.  Please note that a visa must be paid in cash only (no credit card) in either GBP, USD or Euro.   Please take this into consideration when calculating your transit.

Turkish lira are not accepted.

Countries of Visa Exemption;
Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Croatia, France, Israel, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Greece.

All participants should check with their foreign office for visa requirements.

Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs