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    Last Updated : 12th July 2021 / As of now no new update till date
  • Can Indian travel to the Turkey?
  • YES Open For Travel

  • RTPCR Test & Vaccination
  • 72 Hrs Prior with QR code & Not Mandatory as of now

  • Quarantine Protocol
  • 14 Days Institutional Quarantine on arrival in Turkey

  • Visa and Immigration related updates:
  • Accepting all categories of Visa in New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.

  • Date of reopening borders for Indian Travellers
  • A. 15th June 2020

  • Pre-Arrival

  • Visa Immigration: Changes in regulations, if any? eg- biometrics, e-Visa, visa on arrival, TAT , cost, due to covid, etc.
  • Turkey is accepting all categories of Visa applications in New Delhi & Mumbai. Only Long Stay Visa applications are accepted in Hyderabad.

  • Is a COVID medical certificate required. If yes, will it be required from a Govt vs. Private, ICMR approved, or is there a consulate pre-approved list of providers
  • Yes COVID negative certification required before arriving into Turkey

  • Any test required (PCR, Rapid antigen or any other) prior to travel?
  • Yes PCR required 72 hours prior to departure

  • On Arrival

  • Any protocols to be followed upon arrival at the destination airport? (eg: any self declaration on country/airport app, etc)
  • Upon arrival, the body temperature of passengers will be checked at airports.

  • Is quarantine required, if yes for what duration? (eg: 7 days in medical facility / 7 days self isolation)
  • Yes, ALL PASSENGERS ARRIVING TURKEY WHO VISITED INDIA WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS WILL BE QUARANTINED FOR 14 DAYS FOLLOWING THEIR ARRIVAL AT PLACE DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS. ON THE FOURTEENTH DAY THEY WILL BE SUBJECTED TO PCR TEST, IF TEST RESULT IS NEGATIVE, QUARANTINE WILL BE LIFTED.
  • II. PASSENGERS OF 6 YEARS AND OLDER, SHOULD SUBMIT BEFORE BOARDING THE RESULT OF NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 PCR TEST CARRIED OUT WITHIN THE LAST 72-HOURS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE.
  • III. THERE WILL BE NO PCR REQUIREMENT AND QUARANTINE FOR THE CREW

  • If one tests positive, then what is the process? Cost?
  • For the passenger who has positive PCR test result, qualified health staff capable to respond promptly and well-equipped transfer vehicles will be ready at the airport for transportation to the health institutions. The patient will be transferred immediately to the nearest health institution and his/her treatment will start. The government will not implement any treatment without the consent of the individual. An Indian tourist arriving in Turkey and proven to be Covid-19 positive he/she needs to be treated at the hospital. Treatment costs will be covered by his/her own health insurance which is also valid in Turkey. It is advisable for Indian travellers to buy medical insurance covering COVID 19 treatment as well before arriving in Turkey.

  • Insurance packages can be purchased with tickets of contracted airlines
  • Inside the airport at points of sale before passport control
  • Online
  • From tour operators

  • Following are the three options, on arrival :
  • Health Insurance Amount covered
  • 15 Euros Cap of 3000 Euros
  • 19 Euros Cap of 4000 Euros
  • 23 Euros Cap of 5000 Euros

  • Airlines Operating
  • Qatar Airways