All teams are requested to check with the Turkish Embassy or Consulate in their country whether they require a visa to visit Turkey.
See www.mfa.gov.tr/turkish-representations.en.mfa for a list of Turkish Embassies and Consulates around the world.
Visa requirements may vary according to the kind of the passport you hold and the country where your passport was issued.
More information can be found here on which nationals require a visa to visit Turkey: www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa
Some visitors may be able to purchase their visa at the Turkish border gates. See www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-fees-at-border-gates-for-2010.en.mfa for the visa fees. These must be paid IN CASH.
If you need to obtain a visa, please apply to the Turkish Embassy or Consulate at least 20 days before your travel date.
Please contact the LOC if you require a letter of invitation email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To guarantee obtaining a visa at the border gate in İstanbul, all teams are requested to check, by phone, with the Turkish Embassy or Consulate in their country that they are able to do this before travelling.