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The Republic of Turkey

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Turkey? YES

Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport need a visa to enter Turkey . This visa can be legally and easily acquired as an electronic "e-visa". Apply less than 60 days prior to entry of Turkey.


You must acquire an e-visa for Turkey prior to travel: this is easy and cheap and can be done by us for you in one day.


One person: $148 tax included (estimated).

Two people: $296 tax included (estimated).

Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport must get an e-visa at if the purpose of the trip is pleasure, business or attending a meeting. This visa allows the holder to stay in Turkey for a maximum of ninety (90) days and is valid for multiple entries during that period. The 90 day period begins on the date of arrival. The visa becomes valid as of the date you list for travel into Turkey - this means the visa will not be active until the date of your flight. Do not apply until you are within 60 days of your date of entry. Do not apply earlier as the visa will be refused.

There is no more visa-on-arrival available to Canadians at airports in Turkey. You MUST have an e-visa prior to travel.

Cruise Ship Passengers

Cruise ship passengers cruising in and out of a Turkish port within a single day do not require a tourist visa. This applies to multiple stops at multiple ports in Turkey.

However, Canadians sailing in Turkish waters and ports are advised to secure an e-visa prior to the voyage. The best travel advice currently is to get an e-visa. Click the link above get your Turkish e-visa.

For more information about travel conditions, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.