Turkish Visa is not required for Rwandans
Stay Duration: 90 days
Rwandans intending to travel to Turkey can apply for an electronic visa for a stay of up to 90 days. Passport of visitors must be valid for the duration of stay in Turkey. Visitors are required to provide a blank page on their passports for entry and exit stamps. It is possible for travellers aged 18 years old or younger to be included in a parent’s passport. As a preventive measure against outbreak of swine flu (H1N1)， all travellers arriving in Turkey from infected countries have to fill in a health declaration form， which is issued on board. Travellers without enough money to cover the expenses of their visit to Turkey and clean appearance will be deported by the transporting carrier. There is no certification of vaccination needed to travel to Turkey. Visitors must also purchase their onward or return tickets. There are no restrictions on importing local currency (New Turkish Lira-TRY) and foreign currencies. Travellers should declare and specify the imported foreign currencies in their passport upon arrival to avoid any problems on departure. Pet animals can enter as cargo， as traveller’s checked luggage or in the cabin accompanied by a certificate of good health. If travellers overstay their visit， they must inform the immigration police and get a residence permit that must be produced upon departure. Turkey uses the GMT+03:00 Time zone (GMT+3)， hence， Turkey is 1 hour ahead of Rwanda. Istanbul is the largest city while Ankara is the capital. Turkey bordering the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas have a temperate Mediterranean climate， with hot， dry summers and mild to cool wet winters. May is generally the wettest month， whereas July and August are the driest. The official language is Turkish， which is the most widely spoken Turkic language in the world. Turkey is a secular state with no official religion; the Turkish Constitution provides for freedom of religion and conscience. Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees in the world， including more than 2.8 million Syrian refugees. Turkish culture is a product of efforts to be a “modern” Western state while maintaining traditional religious and historical values. Cappadocia is a region created by the erosion of soft volcanic stone by the wind and rain for centuries. The area is a popular tourist destination， having many sites with unique geological， historic， and cultural features. Turkey operates on 220 volts， 50 Hz， with round-prong European-style plugs that fit into recessed wall sockets /points. There are 40 national parks， 189 nature parks， 31 nature preserve areas， 80 wildlife protection areas and 109 nature monuments in Turkey such as Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park， Mount Nemrut National Park， Ancient Troya National Park， Oludeniz Nature Park and Polonezkoy Nature park. Turkey is home to two of the Seven Wonders of the World， the world’s oldest religious site， Göbekli Tepe and numerous other World Heritage Sites such as the “Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük”， “Hattusa: the Hittite Capital”， the “Archaeological Site of Troy” and others.