How To Obtain a Turkish Visa for Barbados and Bahamian Nationals

The process of obtaining a Turkey visa is not an easy task. But with the help of this article you can learn how to obtain a Turkey Visa for Barbados and Bahamas nationals.

What is a Turkish Visa?

Turkish nationals have visa-free access to Barbados and Bahamian nationals have visa-free access to Turkey. To obtain a Turkish visa, you must first apply through the Turkish embassy or consulate in your home country. You will need to provide your passport information, a photocopy of your passport front and back pages, two recent passport-style photographs, and a letter of invitation from an approved travel agent or tour operator in Barbados or Bahamian. The application process can take up to two months and costs around $60 CAD. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a notification confirming receipt of your application. You will then be required to attend an interview at the Turkish embassy or consulate where they will ask you questions about your visit and check your documentation. If everything is in order, they will issue you a visa which is valid for three months from the date of issuance. Turkey Visa for Bahamas Citizens

Obtaining a Turkish Visa

If you are a citizen of the following countries, you may be able to obtain a Turkish visa on arrival in Turkey: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

To apply for a Turkish visa online or at an embassy or consulate in your home country:   -Go to the website of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( and type “Turkish Visa” into the search box

-Read the instructions on the website carefully

-Complete the application form that comes up

-Pay the application fee (currently $60)

-Attach a passport sized photograph

-Include proof of citizenship (a copy of your passport or driver’s license) and a recent passport size photograph

Bahamian Nationals, Barbados Citizens and Other Countries with which the Turks do not have an agreement. Turkey Visa for Barbados Citizens

Turkish citizens are not eligible for visas to Barbados and Turks who hold ordinary passports of countries with which Turkey does not have an agreement are not eligible for tourist visas. However, Turkish nationals can usually obtain a visa on arrival at any port of entry if they possess a valid passport and visa from their country of origin. Nationals of other countries with which Turkey has an agreement are generally eligible for tourist visas without having to obtain a visa on arrival. Travellers should check the specific requirements of the country they are travelling to before making travel plans.


If you’re a Turkish citizen and you’re interested in traveling to Barbados or the Bahamas, then this guide is for you. In it, I will outline the steps necessary for obtaining a Turkish visa and provide some tips on what to expect when applying. Whether you are traveling as a tourist or business person, having accurate information about the visa application process will make your trip go more smoothly. So is there anything else you would like to know about obtaining a Turkish visa? Let me know in the comments below!