Croatian visa for Turkish citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Turkish passport holders visiting Croatia 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 Croatia for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Croatia e-visa for Turkish citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Croatia visa on arrival for Turkish citizens Not Available

Croatia tourist visa requirements:

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

If you are looking for Croatia 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 Croatia nearest your place of residence.

  • Ankara: The Embassy of Croatia in Ankara, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Izmir: The Consulate of Croatia in Izmir, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Alanya: The Consulate of Croatia in Alanya, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)
  • Istanbul: The Consulate of Croatia in Istanbul, Turkey (Working hours: Close now)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Turkey) estimated Change (%)
2008 77,119 N/A
2009 77,377 0.33%
2010 81,088 4.80%
2011 88,350 8.96%
2012 92,284 4.45%
2013 97,437 5.58%
2014 103,445 6.17%
2015 112,879 9.12%
2016 122,900 8.88%
2017 138,778 12.92%
2018 148,141 6.75%

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

Croatia & Turkey comparison

Croatia's area is approximately 55,960 km2 (21,606 sq mi), while the area of Turkey is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi). This means Turkey is 13.75 times bigger than Croatia.

As of January 2022, Croatia's population is ~3.9 million people - 86,184,423 fewer people than the population of Turkey.

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

Croatia Turkey Difference
Population (est 2022) 3,947,467 90,131,890 86.2 million fewer people live in Croatia than Turkey
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 160 235 Croatia has 75 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Turkey.
Travel freedom (2022) 130 68 Croatia passport holders can visit 62 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 107 286 Croatian hosts 179 fewer foreign missions than Turkey.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Turkey visiting Croatia in 2018 was approximately 148,141.

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