The Embassy of Turkey in New Delhi, India announced on Saturday that all passengers traveling from India to Turkey or those who’ve been in India within the last 14 days must submit a negative RT-PCR test, taken not more than 72 hours before arrival.
Passengers who are not able to provide certificates will be quarantined in their residence or declared address.
“Turkey removes the mandatory quarantine for the vaccinated India nationals on arrival, This would certainly ease the travel for Indian nationals and students who have resident permits and Indian tourists who are keen to visit Turkey.”said Indian Embassy in a Tweet
Updated Quarantine Arrangements For Travelers To Turkey From India
Effective from 4 September 2021, passengers traveling from India to Turkey or those who have been in India within the last 14 days will be subject to the following measures:
- All passengers must submit a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.
- Passengers who certify that they have had at least two doses (single dose for Johnson & Johnson) of the vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization or Turkey, provided that at least 14 days have passed since the last dose, will be exempted from mandatory quarantine.
- Passengers who cannot provide the abovementioned certificate will be quarantined in their residence or the address they will declare. On the 10th day of quarantine, they will be subjected to PCR test and
- If PCR test result is negative, quarantine will be terminated.
- If PCR test result is positive, treatment will be conducted in accordance with the Covid-19 guidelines of the Ministry of Health.
- Quarantine period for those who do not have a PCR test on the 10th day will be extended to 14 days.
- The abovementioned requirements are not applicable to transit and/or transfer passengers.
- There will be no PCR requirement and quarantine for the crew.
- Passengers under the age of 12 will be exempted from PCR test and vaccination certificate applications on entry.
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