This Electronic Turkey Visa is being implemented to allow visitors to easily obtain their visas online. The Turkey eVisa program was launched in 2013 by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey.
It is a mandatory requirement for Saudi citizens to apply for a Turkey e-Visa (Turkey Visa Online) to enter Turkey for visits upto 90 Days for tourism/recreation, business or transit. Turkey Visa from Saudi Arabia is non-optional and a mandatory requirement for all Saudi nationals visiting Turkey for short stays. The Turkey eVisa holders passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the departure date, that is the date when you leave Turkey.
The Turkey Visa for Saudi requires filling an Turkey e-Visa Application Form that can be finished in around (5) minutes. Turkey Visa Application Form requires applicants to enter information on their passport page, personal details including parents’ names, their address details and email address.
Saudi citizens can apply and complete e-Visa on this website on this website and receive the Turkey Online Visa by email. The Turkey e-Visa application process is minimal for the Saudi citizens. The basic requirements include having an Email Id and a Credit or Debit card valid for international payments, like a VISA or MasterCard.
After payment of Turkey e-Visa application fees, the application processing begins. Turkey Online Visa Online is sent via email. Saudi citizens will receive Turkey e-Visa in PDF format via email, after they have completed the e-Visa application form with the required information and once the payment has been processed. In very rare circumstance, if additional documentation is required, the the applicant will be contact prior to approval of Turkey eVisa.
Turkey e-Visa requirements are minimal, however it is a good idea to be familiar with them before you apply. To visit Turkey, Saudi nationals require an Ordinary Passport to be eligible for Turkey eVisa. Diplomatic, Emergency or Refugee passport holders are not eligible to apply for Turkey e-Visa and must instead apply for Turkey Visa at nearest Turkish Embassy or Consulate. Saudi citizens who have dual citizenship need to ensure that they apply for e-Visa with the same passport that they will use to travel to Turkey. Turkey e-Visa is electronically associated with the passport that was mentioned at the time of application. It is not required to print the e-Visa PDF or furnish any other travel authorization at the Turkey airport, as the Turkey Electronic Visa is connected online with the Passport in the Turkey Immigration system.
Applicants will also need a valid Credit or Debit card that is enabled for International payments to pay for the Turkey Online Visa. Saudi citizens also need to have a valid email address, to receive the Turkey eVisa in their inbox. The information on your Turkey Visa must match the information on your passport completely, otherwise you will need to apply for a new Turkey eVisa.
Departure date for Saudi citizen should be inside 90 Days of arrival. Saudi citizens must obtain a Turkey Online Visa (Turkey eVisa) even for a short duration of 1 day up to 90 Days. If the Saudi citizens intend to stay for a longer duration, then they should apply for a appropriate Turkey Visa depending on their circumstances. Turkey e-Visa is only valid for purpose of tourism or business. If you need to study or work in Turkey you must apply for a regular or Sticker visa at your nearly Turkish Embassy or Consulate.
While Turkey e-Visa is valid for a duration of 180 days, Saudi citizens can stay for upto 90 Days within the 180 day period. Turkey e-Visa is a Multiple Entry visa for Saudi citizens.
You can find answers to more Frequently Asked Questions about Turkey Visa Online (or Turkey e-Visa).
Please apply for a Turkey e-Visa 72 hours in advance of your flight.