Yes - A visa is required for travel to Turkey

Turkey transit entry requirements for US citizens.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A valid passport and onward ticket are required. If traveler intends to pass through immigration or stay in Turkey overnight for a connection, an electronic visa, called an e-Visa, is required.

Submit the online Turkish e-Visa Request.

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Special Instructions:

The Turkish e-Visa is issued and stored electronically. The traveler will not receive any document in the mail. The approval notification will be sent electronically (via email).

Learn more about the Turkey e-Visa.

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Turkey Visa Validity:

An e-Visa for travel to Turkey is generally valid for 180 days from the date of issue and allows multiple entries with a stay of up to 90 days per visit to Turkey.

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Turkish Visa Processing Time:

The Turkish e-Visa can be processed within 48 hours or less.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Turkey

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).