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Turkey visa for Australian citizens

by Luis Sánchez | Tue 06 Jul 2021
Turkey visa for Australian citizens

Is a visa required to travel to Turkey from Australia?

Yes, all Australians wishing to travel to Turkey will require an approved visa to enter the country regardless of the purpose of their visit.
From February, 1st 2012, the Turkish authorities have implemented new regulations which allow tourists to stay for up to 90 days within a period of 180 days. This does not change the visa requirements to travel to Turkey but it will affect how long foreigners (including Australian citizens) can remain in Turkey.

How much does the Turkey visa cost for Australian citizens?

The standard visa approval process costs 89 USD (approximately 115 AUD). This process has an estimated processing time of 48 hours. However, there is an urgent visa for more ad hoc cases, which guarantees the visa approval in less than 24 hours at a cost of 109 USD (approximately 141 AUD).

Where is the Turkish Embassy in Australia?

Address: 6 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia
Telephone: (+61) 2 62 34 00 00 00
Fax: (+61) 2 62 73 44 02
E-mail: [email protected]

Where is the Australian Embassy in Turkey?

Address: MNG Building, Ugur Mumcu Caddesi No: 88, 7th floor, Gaziosmanpasa 06700, PK 32, Ankara, Turkey
Telephone: (+90) 312 459 9500
Fax: (+90) 312 446 4827
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Are vaccinations required for travel to Turkey from Australia?

There are no mandatory vaccinations for travel to Turkey from Australia, however, a yellow fever vaccination card will be required if you are coming from a yellow fever endemic country.
However, if you have a medical condition, you should consult your doctor before travelling.

What is the time difference between Australia and Turkey?

Turkey's time zone is GMT +3, so there is a time difference of 7 hours less than the time zone in Canberra, Australia. However, Australia has different time zones, for example, Kingston is 8 hours ahead of Istanbul.

What is the currency of Turkey and the exchange rate in Australian dollars?

The official currency of Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY). 1 Turkish Lira is approximately 6.51 Australian Dollars (AUD). This exchange rate may vary due to exchange rate fluctuations, so it is advisable to be aware of the exchange rate.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Turkey?

Currently, there are no direct flights from Australia to Turkey, however, there are flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Cairns with two stopovers that will facilitate your trip to Turkey.
These stopovers usually include cities in the US (such as San Francisco, for example) and then a second stopover in one major European capital. There are also flights with two stopovers including countries such as Abu Dhabi. These flights are generally operated by United Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Etihad.

About the author
Luis Sánchez

Luis Sánchez
Hello! I'm Luis, a boy from Extremadura who loves to travel and share his experiences with readers. I write articles for and I also help users to process electronic visas for all countries in the world that require it. I'm more of the mountains than the beach, so the quiet destinations with green landscapes are my favorites.

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