How to get a visa for Turkey from South Africa?

People from South Africa can get an e-Visa online at the Turkish Visa Application System. You can get a visa from South Africa to Turkey at the Turkish border gates, also known as a visa on arrival. Anyone traveling to Turkey to work or study or stay for longer periods of time must get a standard visa from the Turkish embassy or consulate nearest them.
Ordinary passport holders from South Africa need a visa to enter Turkey. At the Turkish border gates, they can get one-month multiple-entry visas. Official passport holders are exempt from visa requirements for up to 30 days of travel.,

How to get a visa for Turkey from South Africa?

You get get a for Turkey from South Africa online at the Turkish e-Visa application system.

The online procedure is simple to follow. It is recommended that you submit your e-Visa application using the Electronic Visa Application System at least 48 hours before your departure date. After you submit your application, you should receive an email with your e-Visa. This should be printed and kept with your travel documents.

eVisa for Turkey from South Africa

South African nationals who want to visit Turkey for business or tourism must apply for an eVisa.
There are several types of Evisa through which you can enter Turkish territory. Online visas are available for the Turkey tourist visa and even a transit visa.
Some South African citizens, but, are not eligible for an online visa. 

Turkey Embassy in South Africa

If you need a non-tourist visa or a visa for a stay of more than 30 days, you must apply in person at the Turkish Embassy in Pretoria. Simply fill out the online form to schedule an appointment at the embassy.

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It may take up to 30 days for your visa to be issued, and you will be notified by email when it is available.

For any queries related to visa procedures, you can visit the Turkey Embassy.

Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa
Location573 Fehrsen St, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa

Hours: Opens at 9 am and closes at 4 pm.

How much does a Turkey visa cost?

South African passport holders traveling to Turkey for a vacation can apply for a free Turkey visa. Simply complete the online process and indicate that you are a South African citizen to receive a free e-visa. That’s all there is to it!

For work permits and resident visas:

Work Permit Fee (valid for 1 year) is USD 156 or R 1891.
Residence Permit Fee USD 25 (1st month), USD 5 each month thereafter
Residence Permit Card Fee USD 19 / R 221

Please keep in mind that these prices were correct at the time of publication and may change.

The US Dollar is used to compute the prices. Only Mastercard, Visa, and UnionPay cards are accepted for payment. Payments must be made within 15 days after the approval of your application.

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