Effective March 2nd, 2020, citizens of the United Kingdom no longer require an electronic visa to enter Turkey. British nationals can travel to Turkey for tourism, business, or transit purposes without a visa for stays of up to 90 days within a 180-day period.

For stays exceeding 90 days, it is necessary to obtain a longer stay visa before traveling or acquire a residence permit from local authorities in Turkey before the 90-day limit expires. Those planning to work in Turkey must ensure they possess the appropriate work permits, and more details can be obtained from the Turkish Ministry of the Interior. Non-compliance with visa or permit regulations may result in fines, deportation, and future entry bans.

Most European countries, including Germany, do not require visas for travel to Turkey. Nationals of Denmark, Finland, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland can also enter Turkey with only an ID card, in many cases. Generally, visitors from the aforementioned countries can stay in Turkey for a maximum of 90 days within a 6-month or 12-month period. However, different entry requirements exist for Belgium, Norway, Austria, and the United Kingdom. Nationals of these countries must obtain visas before their visit by contacting the Turkish Foreign Ministry in their country of departure. Visas are typically issued promptly, with the possibility of obtaining one up to 48 hours before departure. It is advisable to carry an electronic copy or printout of the visa confirmation, although visas are often checked online. Alternatively, visitors can opt for an e-visa, which can be obtained at the time of travel and entry.

Please note that the provided information is a summary and may be subject to changes. It is recommended to consult official sources or the relevant authorities for the most up-to-date and detailed information regarding visa requirements and travel regulations to Turkey.

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