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Turkish Citizens Travel to 70 Countries without Visa*


Turkey continues to open up to the world with the recent visa agreements made one after the other. In 2002, Turkish citizens with regular passports could enter 42 countries without a visa; this number has risen to 70 including the recent legal proceedings awaiting approval. Furthermore, Turkish citizens can obtain visas at border gates of 14 countries in return of a fee.

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Since January 2002, Visa Exemption Agreements were penned with 24 countries for any Turkish citizen who holds a passport. Furthermore, on April 11, 2013, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed an agreement with his counterpart Noroviin Altankhuyag during his visit to Mongolia, and the two countries reciprocally removed visas. Lastly, on December 16, 2013, Visa Liberalization Dialogue started officially between Turkey and the European Union (EU). On the same day the EU and Turkey signed the Readmission Agreement.
 
 
The countries that do not require a visa for Turkish citizens who hold regular passports:

1. Andorra

26. Montenegro

51. Saint-Lucia

2. Argentina

27. Kazakhstan

52. San Marino

3. Albania

28. Kyrgyzstan

53. Seychelles

4. Bahamas

29. Colombia

54. Serbia

5. Barbados

30. Korea Rep.(South)

55. Singapore

6.Belarus

31. Kosovo

56. Syria

7. Belize

32. Costa Rica

57. Swaziland

8. Bolivia

33. TRNC

58. Chile

9. Bosnia and Herzegovia

34. Libya

59. Thailand

10. Botsvana (Unilateral)

35. Lebanon

60. Trinidad-Tobago

11. Brazil

36. Macau Adm. Reg.

61. Tunusia

12. Dominican Rep.

37. Macedonia

62. Tuvalu

13. Ecuador

38. Maldives

63. Ukraine

14. El Salvador

39. Malaysia

64. Uruguay

15. Morocco

40. Mauritius

65. Jordan

16. Fiji

41. Mongolia

66. Vanuatu (Unilateral)

17. Philippines

42. Moldova

67.Vatican

18.Grenada

43.Monaco

68. Venezuela

19. Guatemala

44. Nicaragua

69. Brunei Darussalam - 2012 (Not yet in force)

20. Georgia

45. Republic of Palau

70. Yemen – 2012  (Not yet in force)

21. Honduras

46. Panama

 

22. Hong Kong

47. Paraguay

 

23. Iran

48. Peru

 

24. Jamaica

49. Russian Federation

 

25. Japan

50. Saint Christopher and Nevis

 





Countries giving visa at border gates: (14)

Azerbaijan, East Timor, Armenia, South Africa, Iraq, Cambodia, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Oman, Zambia.
 
Data valid as of February 2015