U.S. residents need a passport and visa to travel to Turkey. Passports should be valid for at least 90 days from the date of entry into Turkey and must have enough blank space to allow for Turkish entry and exit stamps. Beginning on January 1, 2013, if there is not enough space for entry and exit stamps in your passport, you will be denied entry into Turkey. If you are traveling as a tourist, you can purchase a tourist visa at a Turkish Embassy or Consulate outside of Turkey, or you can purchase a sticker visa at the Turkish airport or other port of entry for $20 (USD) cash.
Outside United States
Attendees should contact the Embassy/Consulate in their area for country-specific regulations on travel to Istanbul.
Attendees may be asked to provide some or all of the following:
- Original passport (with at least 6 months until the expiration date and one unused visa page).
- One original passport photo that was taken within the last 6 months. Passport photos must have a light colored background, be 2" by 2" in size and must be on photo paper.
- One completed and signed visa application form
Turkish Visa Process