Turkey visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Turkey

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Turkish Visa.


  • An original Nigerian passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page for stamps is required.
  • A duly filled application form is also required.
  • One (60mm x 50mm)passport-sized photographs taken on a plain white background with no pattern or shadows.
  • Documents supporting the purpose of the planned visit should be presented.
  • Bank statement for six months prior to the period of visa application.
  • Proof of health insurance.
  • Evidence of payment of visa application fee.
  • Documentation of financial standing to cover your entire visit to turkey should be provided.

Turkey Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Turkey


Turkey is a country rich in culture, architecture, delicious delicacies, beautiful landscape and is a shopper’s delight. Did you know that the city of Istanbul covers two continents? The city of Istanbul is located on Bosphorus which is a strait of water that divides Asia and Europe. You will have a difficult time picking a place to visit as there are a plethora of amazing places to visit.

Turkey is the sixth most visited destination for tourists in the world. With a yearly visit of about 25 million tourists.

Citizens of Australia, Britain, Canada and Ireland who have valid passports of their countries can obtain an e-visa. New Zealanders can enter Turkey without a visa.

Types of Turkey Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 - 30 days 180 days
Business visa 15 - 30 days 180 days
Student visa 15 - 30 days 180 days
Work visa 15 - 30 days 180 days

General Requirements for Turkey Visa


  • An original Nigerian passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page for stamps is required.
  • A duly filled application form is also required.
  • One (60mm x 50mm)passport-sized photographs taken on a plain white background with no pattern or shadows.
  • Documents supporting the purpose of the planned visit should be presented.
  • Bank statement for six months prior to the period of visa application.
  • Proof of health insurance.
  • Evidence of payment of visa application fee.
  • Documentation of financial standing to cover your entire visit to turkey should be provided.

Turkey Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

20.00 (USD)

Business visa

20.00 (USD)

Student visa

20.00 (USD)

Work visa

20.00 (USD)

Turkey Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: 333, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, Abuja - Nigeria

Website: abuja.be.mfa.gov.tr

Email: embassy.abuja@mfa.gov.tr

Tel: (+234) 803 648 89 81 / (+234) 807 49 49 503

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Turkey safe to travel to in 2018?
Most of Turkey is safe. Eastern Turkey is considered the most unstable part of the country. As recently as June 2018, the British foreign office urged travelers to stay away from crowds due to demonstrations expected around the presidential and parliamentary elections.

When is the best time to visit Turkey?
April, May, September and October are pleasantly warm and are typically the best times to visit Turkey's grand array of ancient sites. The summer months from June through to September are very hot, with temperatures reaching the mid-30°Cs on the south coast.

What can I wear in Turkey?
No problem wearing shorts for comfort, except when you visit mosques. As for Turks, most of them will be wearing "smart casual" clothes: sleeved summer dresses or sleeved top and skirt for women, short-sleeved shirt and long trousers for men. Footwear can be shoes or sandals.

What is Turkey’s largest city?
 Istanbul is Turkey's largest city and its capital is Ankara.

Do I need a visa to enter Turkey?
Yes. Turkish customs require nationals from many countries to obtain a visa to enter Turkey.

Should I tip taxi drivers in Istanbul?

As a rule of thumb, you are expected to tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafés, and bars. Hotel staff expects, depending on their duties, between 5 to 20 Turkish Liras for their services. Turks do not tip taxi drivers but round up cab fares.


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11 months ago

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1 year ago

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Good morning sir, my name is Abdulwaheed I from osun state but am live at borno state, I want to trave to turkey I have passport but I don't have visa, I need your help,?

Good morning sir, my name is Abdulwaheed I from osun state but am live at borno state, I want to trave to turkey I have passport but I don't have visa, I need your help,?

Good morning sir, my name is Abdulwaheed I from osun state but am live at borno state, I want to trave to turkey I have passport but I don't have visa, I need your help,?

Good morning sir, my name is Abdulwaheed I from osun state but am live at borno state, I want to trave to turkey I have passport but I don't have visa, I need your help,?

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