Updated Information For Passengers Traveling To Turkey

Kito Büyükelçiliği 14.11.2021

STARTING FROM 14 NOVEMBER 2021 AT 21:00 UTC,

1) PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM BRAZIL, SOUTH AFRICA, NEPAL, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, INDIA AND PAKISTAN SHALL SUBMIT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

PASSENGERS ARRIVING DIRECTLY FROM BRAZIL, SOUTH AFRICA,NEPAL, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, INDIA AND PAKISTAN AND PASSENGERS WHO HAD BEEN IN THESE COUNTRIES WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM QUARANTINE IF THEY SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON ) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

OTHERWISE THESE PASSENGERS WILL BE QUARANTINED AT THEIR RESIDENCES OR ADRESSES THEY SUBMIT.

ON THE TENTH DAY OF QUARANTINE A PCR TEST WILL DE DONE AND IF RESULT IS NEGATIVE, QUARANTINE WILL BE LIFTED. PASSENGERS WHO DO NOT HAVE A PCR TEST ON THE 10TH DAY WILL REMAIN IN QUARANTINE UNTIL THE 14TH DAY.

2) IF PASSENGERS AGED OVER 12 AND UNDER 18 TRAVELLING WITH THEIRPARENTS ARRIVING FROM THE COUNTRIES LISTED IN ARTICLE 1 DO NOTSUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULTWITHIN 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE ENTRY WILL BE SUFFICIENT.

FOR THESE PASSENGER, PCR TEST WILL BE APPLIED AGAIN IN THEIR RESIDENCE, IF PCR TEST RESULT IS NEGATIVE THEN NO QUARANTINE WILL BE REQUIRED.

3A) PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM AFGHANISTAN AND THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN IN THIS COUNTRY FOR THE LAST 14 DAYS MUST SUBMIT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT TAKEN AT MOST 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL. THESE PASSENGERS ARE SUBJECT TO QUARANTINE FOR 10 DAYS AT HOTELS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS. EXPENSES FOR CCOMMODATION AND TRANSFERS FROM AIRPORTS WILL BE BORN BY PASSENGERS. AT THE END OF 7TH DAY, IF TEST RESULT IS NEGATIVE, QUARANTINE WILL BE LIFTED.

3B)AFGHANISTAN CITIZENS WHO HAVE RESIDENCE OR WORK PERMIT IN

REPUBLIC OF TURKEY WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM THE HOTEL QUARANTINE ON THE CONDITION THAT THEY SUBMIT VALID RESIDENCE OR WORK PERMIT AND THEY WILL BE SUBJECTED TO QUARANTINE AT THEIR RESIDENCE. PASSENGERS WHOSE FIRST ENTRY POINTS IS OUT OF ISTANBUL OR ANKARA WILL BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL TO THEIR RESIDENCE ONLY BY PRIVATE VEHICLES AND WILL NOT BEALLOWED TO HAVE DOMESTIC FLIGHTS OR USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

3C) REPUBLIC OF TURKEY CITIZENS ARRIVING FROM AFGHANISTAN WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM THE HOTEL QUARANTINE AND THEY WILL BE SUBJECTED TO QUARANTINE AT THEIR RESIDENCE AND PASSENGERS WHOSE FIRST ENTRY POINTS IS OUT OF ISTANBUL OR ANKARA WILL BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL TO THEIR RESIDENCE ONLY BY PRIVATE VEHICLES AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE DOMESTIC FLIGHTS OR USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

4) PASSENGERS TO BE QUARANTED UNDER THE ARTICLE 3A SHALL PAY

THE HOTEL FEES BEFORE ARRIVING TO TURKEY. PASSENGERS WHO CANNOT PROVE THAT THEY HAVE MADE THE NECESSARY PAYMENTS TO STAY AT THE HOTELS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO BOARD THE PLANE BY AIRLINE OPERATORS.

5) PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM IRAN AND EGYPT WILL BE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT A PCR TEST REPORT WITH A NEGATIVE RESULT AT MOST 72 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVING TURKEY OR SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION.

(LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

6) PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED IN ARTICLE 1, 3 AND 5, THOSE WHO SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF

VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL AND/OR A PROOF OF RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS STARTING FROM THE 28TH DAY OF THE FIRST POSITIVE PCR TEST RESULT, WILL NOT BE ASKED TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST REPORT AND QUARANTINE MEASURES WILL NOT BE APPLIED.

7) PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED IN ARTICLE 1, 3 AND 5, THOSE WHO DO NOT SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL AND/OR A PROOF OF RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS STARTING FROM THE 28TH DAY OF THE FIRST POSITIVE PCR TEST RESULT, PCR TEST REPORT WITH NEGATIVE RESULT AT MOST 72 HOURS OR A RAPID ANTIGEN TEST REPORT WITH NEGATIVE RESULT AT MOST 48HOURS PRIOR TO THE ENTRY WILL BE SUFFICIENT.

8) PCR TESTS WILL BE PERFORMED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON THEBASIS OF SAMPLING AT THE PASSENGERS' DESTINATIONS. PASSENGERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO GO TO THEIR FINAL DESTINATION AFTER THE TEST SAMPLES ARE TAKEN, AND IF THE TEST RESULTS ARE POSITIVE, THEY WILL BE TREATED ACCORDING TO THE COVID-19 GUIDE OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH.

PASSENGERS WITH A POSITIVE TEST RESULT AND PERSONS THEY HAVE BEEN IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH WILL BE QUARANTINED FOR 14 DAYS AT THEIR OWN ADDRESSES AND THE QUARANTINE CONDITIONS WILL BE TERMINATED IF THE PCR TEST RESULTS TO BE PERFORMED AT THE END OF THE 10TH DAY ARE NEGATIVE. THE QUARANTINE CONDITIONS OF THOSE WHO ARE FOUND TO BE CARRYING THE DELTA MUTANT OF THE VIRUS WILL BE TERMINATED END OF THE 14TH DAY OF THE QUARANTINE WITHOUT PCR TEST.

9) THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY CITIZENS WILL ENTER TO THE REPUBLIC OFTURKEY THOSE WHO SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) AND/OR THOSE WHO SUBMIT DOCUMENT THAT THEY HAVE COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS OR THOSE WHO SUBMIT PCR TEST REPORT WITH A NEGATIVE RESULT IMPLEMENTED AT MOST 72 HOURS BEFORE ENTRY OR SUBMITTING A NEGATIVE RAPID ANTIGEN TEST RESULT AT MOST 48 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVALCOUNTRY WILL BE ALLOWED.

10) THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO TRANSIT AND/OR TRANSFER PASSENGERS.

11) THERE WILL BE NO PCR REQUIREMENT AND QUARANTINE FOR THE CREW. 12) PASSENGERS AGED UNDER 12 ARE EXEMPTED FROM PCR/ANTIGEN TEST REPORT AND VACCINE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION ON ENTRY TO REPUBLIC OF TURKEY.

13) DOCUMENTS SUCH AS VACCINE CERTIFICATE, PCR/ANTIGEN TEST RESULT WILL BE CONTROLLED BY AIRLINE COMPANIES BEFORE TRAVEL AND PASSENGERS WITHOUT THE DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED TO THE TRAVEL, THE RESPONSIBILITY ARISING DUE TO THE ACCEPTING OF NON-CERTIFIED PERSONS WILL BE COMPENSATED BY THE AIRLINE COMPANIES.

14) THE HOTELS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS FOR PASSENGERS TO BE QUARANTINED UNDER THE ARTICLE 3A WILL BE PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH ON THE LINK OF DGCA (HTTP://WEB.SHGM.GOV.TR/TR/COVID-19-TEDBIRLER/6599-IZOLASYON-OTELLERI NOTE: YOU MUST ENTER THE WEB ADDRESS TO THE WEB BROWSER IN LOWER LETTERS AND ENGLISH CHARACTERS).

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