German visa for Turkish citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Turkish passport holders visiting Germany for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Turkish citizens to enter Germany for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Germany e-visa for Turkish citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Germany visa on arrival for Turkish citizens Not Available

Germany tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Turkish passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Germany.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Germany.

If you are looking for Germany visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Turkey, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Germany nearest your place of residence.

  • Ankara: The Embassy of Germany in Ankara, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Kayseri: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Kayseri, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Gaziantep: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Gaziantep, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Edirne: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Edirne, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Bursa: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Bursa, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Trabzon: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Trabzon, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Bodrum: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Bodrum, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Izmir: The Consulate General of Germany in Izmir, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Istanbul: The Consulate General of Germany in Istanbul, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Antalya: The Consulate General of Germany in Antalya, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)

Germany visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Germany diplomatic mission offices to Turkey for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Turkey traveling to Germany from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Turkey) estimated Change (%)
2008 221,468 N/A
2009 215,558 -2.67%
2010 239,188 10.96%
2011 252,529 5.58%
2012 270,658 7.18%
2013 280,751 3.73%
2014 293,691 4.61%
2015 311,233 5.97%
2016 316,440 1.67%
2017 333,323 5.34%
2018 346,041 3.82%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Germany & Turkey comparison

Germany's area is approximately 348,560 km2 (134,579 sq mi), while the area of Turkey is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi). This means Turkey is 2.21 times bigger than Germany.

As of December 2021, Germany's population is ~108.8 million people - 61,213,660 fewer people than the population of Turkey.

We have highlighted Germany & Turkey’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Germany Turkey Difference
Population (est 2021) 108,758,443 169,972,103 61.2 million fewer people live in Germany than Turkey
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 227 235 Germany has 8 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Turkey.
Travel freedom (2021) 145 68 Germany passport holders can visit 77 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 593 286 German hosts 307 more foreign missions than Turkey.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Turkey travel to Germany in one year?

The number of visitors from Turkey visiting Germany in 2018 was approximately 346,041.

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