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You can easily apply for a Turkey eVisa online through the official website of the Turkish government's eVisa application system. Just fill out the application form, submit the required documents, and make the payment online.

The Turkey eVisa for citizens of the Bahamas is typically valid for a duration of 180 days (6 months) starting from the date of issue.

Absolutely! The Turkey eVisa allows for multiple entries into Turkey within its validity period. You can leave and re-enter the country as many times as you like during those 180 days.

The processing time for a Turkey eVisa is usually quite swift. In most cases, it takes just a few minutes to a few days. However, to avoid any last-minute hiccups, it's best to apply well in advance of your travel date.

The typical requirements include a valid passport with at least six months of validity beyond your entry date, a recent passport-sized photograph, and a valid email address for communication.

Yes, the Turkey eVisa is valid for entry through all international airports and selected land borders in Turkey. So, no matter where you plan to arrive, the eVisa has got you covered.

In the rare event of your eVisa application being denied, you may need to apply for a regular sticker visa at the nearest Turkish embassy or consulate.

While it's recommended to have a printed copy of your eVisa, a digital copy on your smartphone or electronic device is generally sufficient for entry.

No, the Turkey eVisa must be obtained online in advance. There is no provision for obtaining an eVisa on arrival.

No, the eVisa application process remains the same for both tourists and business travelers from the Bahamas.

Yes, you can apply for a Turkey eVisa regardless of your dual citizenship or residency status, as long as you meet the other eligibility criteria.

The cost of a Turkey eVisa for citizens of the Bahamas may vary, so it's recommended to check the current fee on the official eVisa application website before applying.

Bahamian citizens need a visa to enter Turkey, but the process is relatively straightforward. Here are the two options:

  1. Apply for an e-Visa:
    • This is the easiest and most recommended option.
    • Bahamians are eligible for the Turkish e-Visa program, which allows them to apply for a visa online.
    • Visit the e-Visa website:
    • Select your country of citizenship (Bahamas) and travel document type (ordinary passport).
    • Fill out the online application form, pay the visa fee, and submit your application.
    • You will receive your e-Visa electronically within a few days if approved. Print it out and carry it with you during your travel.
  2. Apply for a visa at a Turkish embassy or consulate:
    • If you cannot apply for an e-Visa, you can visit Canada's nearest Turkish embassy or consulate.
    • Contact the embassy or consulate to schedule an appointment and inquire about the required documents and application process.
    • Generally, you must submit your passport, a completed visa application form, photos, and proof of travel arrangements.
    • Processing times for visas at embassies/consulates can vary, so plan accordingly.

Individuals from the Bahamas holding regular passports must secure a visa to enter Türkiye. They can acquire a three-month, multiple-entry e-Visa through the official website, Conversely, those with diplomatic passports are granted visa-free entry for visits not exceeding 90 days.

Opting for an Electronic Visa Application:

  • The most straightforward and highly recommended method is to opt for an electronic visa application.
  • Citizens of the Bahamas are eligible to participate in the Turkish electronic Visa (e-Visa) program, enabling them to apply for their visa online. To do so, one should navigate to the official e-Visa portal (, select the Bahamas as the country of citizenship, and choose an ordinary passport as the document type.
  • The subsequent steps involve completing an online form, paying the visa fee, and submitting the application.
  • Approval is typically granted within a few days, after which the e-Visa is sent electronically.
  • Applicants are advised to print the e-Visa and carry it during their travels.

Securing a Visa via Turkish Embassies or Consulates:

  • For those unable to secure an e-Visa, visiting a Turkish embassy or consulate, especially those in Havana, remains a viable option.
  • It is advisable to contact the chosen embassy or consulate to book an appointment and learn about the necessary documentation and steps involved in the application process.
  • Commonly required items include a valid passport, a filled-out visa application form, recent photographs, and evidence of travel plans.
  • Given that the processing duration can vary across embassies and consulates, applicants should allow ample time for visa issuance.

To ensure compliance with visa requirements, applicants must possess:

  • A passport remains valid for at least six months beyond the intended entry date.
  • A photograph conforming to passport specifications.
  • A legitimate debit or credit card to settle the visa application fee.
  • An operational email account for communication purposes.
  • A confirmed ticket for return or onward travel.
  • Documentation confirming lodging arrangements, including either a hotel booking or an invitation letter from a host residing in Turkey.