* Senior Officials and Personnel of Turkish Ministry of Interior
* Senior Officials and Personnel of Turkish Ministry of National Defence
* High Level Civil and Military Authorities
* Senior Officials and Personnel of Land, Navy and Air Forces
* Senior Officials and Personnel of Gendarmerie, Turkish National Police and Coast Guard
* Special Forces and Anti-Terror Specialists
* Security Surveillance Specialists and Professionals
* Military Security and Intelligence Institutions Personnel

* Corporate Employee Working For Defence Industry Companies
* Civil Defence Specialists
* Defence and Security Industry Executives and Consultants
* Defence Industry R&D Specialists

* Defence&Security Related Foundations, Associations and Clusters Personnel
* National and International Defence Journalists
Attention Please: Due to COVID-19, in order to protect your healty, the number of invitees and visitor that can be present in the fair area at the same time has been restricted. During your visit to the fair, you may have to wait according to the number of people in the fair area. Thank you for your understanding.
Necessary examinations will be made and additional documents may be requested by the fair organization in order for those under the age of 18 who work in the defence industry sector to visit the fair.
It is obligatory to have and wear a badge to enter the fairground. Badges will be issued by the Badge Distribution Center staff. The badge must be worn on the neck, clearly visible from the outside, during visitor’s stay at the exhibition area.

The badges of the visitors who have previously applied online and are approved will be delivered with presenting confirmation code and ID card. Visitors who cannot submit their ID cards will not be allowed to enter the fairground.
It will not be allowed to enter the fairground and other activity areas (military ships and other areas, etc.) with weapons.
It is obligatory to deliver the weapons to Weapon Delivery Department to be installed within the fairground.
The weapons delivered to Weapon Delivery Department will be taken back when leaving the fair area after the visit.
Those who want to visit the IDEF Fair should fill in the Visitor Pre-Claim Form. Please click here for the form. After the related reviews, the request will be answered through the system.

The first day of IDEF is not open to regular visitors.

Visitors who come on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th days of the fair are strongly advised to fill out the Visitor Pre-Claim Form in order not to wait for a long time in the queues that may occur at the gates.
Visiting the IDEF Fair is free of charge.

Visiting hours
IDEF 2021 visiting hours:
17 August 2021, Tuesday                : Visitors will not be accepted.
18 August 2021, Wednesday           : 10:00 – 17:00
19 August 2021, Thursday               : 10:00 – 17:00
20 August 2021, Friday                    : 10:00 – 16:00

Visitors to the fairground will be stopped one hour before closing time