Turkey is home to a range of historical sites, resorts along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts, natural beauty and more.

Indonesian nationals who wish to visit Turkey are no longer required to get a visa or a Turkey e-Visa to enter the country.

Even though Indonesians are visa exempt, any holder of an Indonesian passport is required to meet other Turkey entry requirements.

In this page, we provide detailed information about what Indonesian nationals need to travel to Turkey.


No, Indonesian nationals do not need to a visa for Turkey. Travellers from Indonesia who wish to stay in Turkish territory for short-term stays may do so without getting a visa or electronic visa.

However, Indonesian passport holders can only stay in Turkey for up to 30 days per visit within a 180-day period.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesians traveling to Turkey must fill out the travel health declaration form, called Entry Form for Turkey.

To stay Turkey Visa for Indian Citizens longer than 30 days, Indonesians are advised to consult with a Turkish embassy about the requirements for long-term stays. 

Furthermore, to work, live or study in Turkey it is necessary to follow a visa or permit application process. Work permits or student visas for Turkey entail paperwork and making an appointment with an embassy or consulate.


Currently, besides completing the Form for Entry to Turkey, Indonesian travelers must follow other COVID-19 entry requirements.

There are several COVID-19 health requirements to enter Turkey, which are as follows:

  • Unvaccinated visitors need a negative PCR test result
  • Proof of vaccination
  • Quarantine for passengers from high-risk countries

At this time, Indonesia is not a high-risk country. Fully vaccinated Indonesian visitors going to Turkey must provide proof of vaccination, but are exempted from taking a PCR test.

Important notice: Indonesian travelers planning to receive their vaccinations ahead of their travel to Turkey are advised to begin the immunization sequence at least 6 weeks before their travel to the country.


The easiest way to Turkey Visa for Indonesian Citizens is by air. International direct flights from Indonesia to Turkey generally leave from Jakarta. It is possible to fly from Denpasar or Surabaya.

Direct flights from Indonesia to Turkey are approximately 12 hours, but that will vary depending on number of stops.

Istanbul’s airports welcome flights from Indonesia. From the capital of Turkey, it is easy to get a flight or transport to other major cities including Ankara, Antalya, and Ízmir.

Turkey has a few restrictions on what foreigners can bring into the country. There are restrictions on tobacco, alcohol, and firearms.

Those traveling with large amounts of money are expected to declare it to Turkey’s immigration authorities.