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Citizens of Bangladesh who are members of a Schengen country or hold a valid residency permit for the UK, USA, or Ireland are eligible to apply for a Turkey e-Visa for single-entry purposes. Diplomatic and official passport holders are exempted from requiring a visa.

No, the Turkey e-Visa cannot be extended or renewed. If you need to stay in Turkey beyond the allowed duration, you will need to apply for a different type of visa or permit through the appropriate Turkish authorities.

With a Turkey e-Visa, citizens of Bangladesh can stay in Turkey for a maximum of 30 days. The 30-day duration starts counting from the day of arrival in the country.

The Turkey e-Visa application fee can be paid using various accepted payment methods, including credit cards, debit cards, and electronic payment systems. The specific payment methods available may vary depending on the online application platform used.

Yes, the Turkey e-Visa can be used for various purposes, including tourism and business activities. However, it is important to note that certain activities, such as employment or long-term stays, may require a different type of visa or permit.

Yes, some online platforms may offer expedited processing options for urgent travel. These options usually involve an additional fee and can significantly reduce the processing time, allowing you to receive your e-Visa more quickly.

If your e-Visa application is denied, you should carefully consider the explanations given in the rejection notification. Minor mistakes or omissions of data may have occasionally caused the rejection. After resolving the problems, you may choose to reapply or seek assistance from the e-Visa support channels.

Yes, Bangladeshi citizens holding ordinary passports can apply for a Turkish e-Visa, provided they meet certain criteria.

You'll need:

  1. A valid Bangladeshi passport
  2. A digital photocopy of the passport's biographical page
  3. A recent passport-size photo
  4. A debit or credit card to cover the cost of the visa

Proof of accommodation (like a hotel booking) might be requested during your application.

Evidence of onward or return travel might be required in some cases.

No, your passport needs at least 6 months of validity beyond your intended departure from Turkey.

Apply online through the Turkish e-Visa website:

Typically, processing takes 1-2 days, but we can reduce this by providing additional charges.

The cost of a Turkish e-Visa can fluctuate depending on the processing time chosen (standard, urgent, super urgent) and any additional service fees. Check the Turkish e-visa cost page for current pricing.

No, you need a valid credit or debit card for online payment.

Yes, you can fill out your incomplete form ( by filling in the temporary application ID and Captcha to fill out the incomplete form again.

Yes, but you likely need a visa. Bangladeshis can get a convenient e-Visa online for short stays with limitations (zones, duration). For longer stays or different travel needs, visit the Turkish embassy or consulate in Bangladesh to submit an application for a normal visa.

The validity period can vary, but it's typically for single entry with a maximum stay of 30 or 60 days (depending on the e-Visa type).

No, extensions are not possible with an e-visa. Consider applying for a regular visa if you need a longer stay.

No, a single-entry e-visa allows only one entry into Turkey.

Check the e-Visa website for details on specific zones where e-Visa entry is permitted.

Your e-Visa might restrict travel to designated zones. Research entry limitations beforehand.

Yes, children under 18 can be included on a parent or guardian's e-Visa application if they travel together.

Use the passport you intend to use to travel to Turkey. However, some nationalities might require visas even with a Turkish e-Visa if their other citizenship is from a country with visa restrictions for Turkey.

Yes, a tourist e-Visa allows visiting family and friends for leisure purposes. However, you cannot engage in any business activities or employment.

Yes, Bangladeshi passport holders typically require a visa for Turkey.

No. While e-Visas are convenient, regular visas obtained through Turkish embassies/consulates may be necessary for some situations.

There are various visa categories, but here are some common ones:

  1. Tourist Visa: For sightseeing and leisure travel.
  2. Business Visa: For business meetings, conferences, or attending trade shows.
  3. Work Visa: To be employed by a Turkish company (requires sponsorship from the employer).
  4. Student Visa: To pursue academic studies in Turkey.

The purpose of your trip determines the visa type you need. Consider tourism, business activities, work opportunities, or educational pursuits.

No, using a visa for purposes other than what it's intended for is illegal. You'll need a work visa for employment.

You can find information on for all visa types.

Your e-visa remains valid, but you might need to update your travel details (e.g., new flight information) with the airline and potentially reapply for an e-visa if the new travel dates fall outside the validity period of your existing e-visa.

It's roughly 5,386 kilometres (3,347 miles) from Dhaka to Istanbul.

No, flights typically have layovers in the Middle East or Europe.

Total travel time can vary from 12 to 20 hours, depending on the route and airlines.

Istanbul Airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) in Istanbul, Antalya (AYT), Adnan Menderes (ADB) in Izmir, and Esenboğa (ESB) in Ankara.

Popular activities include sightseeing (Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace), exploring ruins (Ephesus), relaxing on beaches (Antalya), enjoying Turkish cuisine, and experiencing the culture.

Yes, but with a valid Bangladeshi driver's license and an International Driving Permit (IDP). Research traffic regulations and road conditions beforehand.

Report the lost passport immediately to Bangladeshi authorities. Apply for a new passport and potentially a new e-Visa, considering Turkish requirements for replacement travel documents.

Currently, there's no mobile app for the e-Visa application process.

Print a copy or save a soft copy on your phone for easy access upon arrival. While the website might allow some access with your reference number, a physical or digital copy is recommended.

After submitting your application form, The reference number and passport details you have supplied can be used to track the progress of your application.

The e-Visa website might have a contact form or FAQ section. You can also try emailing our support address provided on the website.

The Turkish Embassy is in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

No, you can apply for a tourist e-visa online at the Turkish e-visa website.

You might need to visit the embassy if:

  1. You need a visa type not available as an e-Visa (e.g., business visa, work visa, student visa).
  2. You require assistance with the visa application process beyond the online e-visa system.

It's best to check with the embassy directly for their current procedures. They might require in-person appointments or accept applications by mail/courier.

You can find the embassy's address, phone number, email address, and website on the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs website or by searching online.

You'll be notified by email with the reason for rejection. Address the issue (e.g., missing documents, insufficient validity on passport) and reapply if eligible.

Limited options exist. Contact e-visa authorities for clarification or consider applying for a new e-visa if necessary.

Carefully review your application before submitting it. Minor errors might be correctable by contacting support, but significant errors might require a new application.

Processing times can vary. If it exceeds the usual timeframe, contact e-Visa authorities for an update.

If ineligible for an e-visa or need a longer stay, apply for a regular visa from a Turkish embassy/consulate in Bangladesh.

No, a Turkish e-visa is only valid for entry into Turkey. Separate visas are required for travel to bordering countries like Greece or Bulgaria.

While attending a wedding ceremony might be possible, a tourist e-Visa doesn't authorize getting married in Turkey. Consult Turkish authorities for foreigners regarding the legalities surrounding marriage in Turkey.

The Turkish Lira (TRY) is the official currency. You can exchange Bangladeshi Taka (BDT) for TRY upon arrival or use ATMs with your debit card (fees may apply).

The best time depends on your preferences. Spring (April-May) and autumn (September-October) offer pleasant weather. Summer (June-August) is hot and crowded, while winter (November-March) can be cold and snowy in some areas.

Turkey has a well-developed transportation system. Options include domestic flights, buses, trains, and ferries. Consider purchasing a travel card for discounted public transportation fares in major cities.

Travel insurance is recommended for medical emergencies, trip cancellations, or lost luggage.

Pack comfortable clothing suitable for the climate you'll be visiting. Consider a sunhat, sunscreen, and swimwear for beach destinations. Pack an adapter plug if your electronic devices don't have compatible plugs in Turkey.

Turkey is 3 hours ahead of Bangladesh during Standard Time (BDT) and 4 hours ahead during Daylight Saving Time (if applicable in Bangladesh).

Turkey is generally a safe destination for tourists. But always use caution and pay attention to your surroundings, particularly in crowded places.

Learning a few basic Turkish phrases can enhance your interactions with locals. Many online resources and mobile apps can help you learn basic Turkish.

  1. Dress modestly: Choose to protect your knees and shoulders when visiting religious locations.
  2. Respect religious practices: Be mindful of prayer times and dress codes near mosques.
  3. Learn a few basic Turkish phrases: It shows respect and can enhance your interactions.
  4. Bargaining: In some markets, bargaining is expected. Be polite and respectful during negotiations.

A handshake and a smile are standard greetings. A slight bow of the head can show respect to elders. Public displays of affection are generally less common than in Western cultures.

  1. Turkish Hammam: Immerse yourself in a traditional Turkish bath experience for relaxation and rejuvenation.
  2. Turkish Carpets: Witness the art of carpet weaving and consider purchasing a beautiful handcrafted souvenir.
  3. Turkish Cuisine: Explore the rich culinary world of Turkey, from savoury kebabs to delectable meze platters and flaky baklava.
  4. Turkish Coffee: Savor a cup of strong, traditionally brewed Turkish coffee for an authentic taste.

Several day trip options exist near major cities, like exploring ancient ruins, natural wonders, or charming villages. Ensure these destinations fall within the designated e-Visa entry zones to avoid any complications.

  1. Reuse towels and take shorter showers to save water.
  2. Use reusable shopping bags and fill up your water bottle.
  3. Choose eco-friendly transportation options like bicycles or walking tours when feasible.

  1. Shop at local markets and stores instead of large chain retailers.
  2. Consider staying at family-run guesthouses or participating in local tours directly benefiting communities.

Get in touch with your bank right away to report the loss and disable the card. Consider having alternative payment methods available, such as a travel card or a backup credit/debit card.

Make sure you have emergency medical coverage with your travel insurance. Research locations of hospitals or clinics in your area of stay and keep emergency contact information readily available.

  1. Ensure you have settled any outstanding bills at your hotel or other establishments.
  2. Double-check your luggage for prohibited items and pack your e-Visa confirmation (if the airline requests).