I am a US citizen traveling on Turkish Airlines I will have an 8-9 hour layover in Istanbul. How do I apply for a transit visa for this stop over?

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    Apply at the official eVisa website and get it in 5 minutes: evisa.gov.tr/en For a US citizen it will cost 20 USD and will allow multiple entries. Aug 16, 2019 at 16:57
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    @HankyPanky Please post answers as answers. Aug 16, 2019 at 17:15
  • @DavidRicherby we have a number of duplicates of this question, every time the nationality is different so i can't even close-vote them. But I wouldn't like to add an answer to it, just adds to the count. Aug 16, 2019 at 17:56
  • @HankyPanky let's make a canonical then.
    – JoErNanO
    Aug 17, 2019 at 21:54

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I am converting @HankyPanky's comment into an answer.

You need to apply for a visa using the official Turkish eVisa website the procedure is relatively fast and easy. For a US citizen it will cost 20 USD today and will allow multiple entries.

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