The Republic of Turkey
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Turkey?
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".
E-VISA for 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.
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.
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.