Within the scope of the measures taken against the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the following decisions are effective on July 1, 2021 regarding entry to Turkey, per the Turkish authorities:
Last update 05.07.2021
The Council of Ministers of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus issued directives regarding passenger entry. Please review the notes below for a safe and healthy travel.
Conditions of entry to our country from dark red countries
Dark Red Countries
Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, The Cayman Islands, Central Africa, Chili, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras India, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Entry requirements from grey countries to our country
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Cambodia, Chad, People's Republic of China, Curacao, Ecuador, Eswantini, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Guadalupe, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jersey, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Maldives, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saint Barthelemy, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe , South Sudan, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen.
Conditions of entry to our country from red countries:
Andorra, Bahrain, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Reunion, Sint Maarten and Tunisia.
Entry requirements from orange countries to our country
Turkey, Albania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Republic of Ireland, Men Islands, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Mauritius, Moldova, Netherlands, Monaco, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Cyprus, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.
Entry requirements from yellow countries to our country
Republic of Ireland, Norway, Luxembourg, Italy, Faroe Islands, Austria, Czechia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Mauritius, Iceland, Gibraltar, Brunei and Malta.
Entry requirements from green countries to our country
Australia, Greenland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, and Singapore
Countries with Delta variant
The “Delta” variant has been evaluated by the World Health Organization as a “Variant of Concern: VOC”. These variants are:
Countries with the Delta variantyant
Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
General rules applicable to all categories
Vaccine types and doses
2 - Passengers arriving from color-coded countries broad are required to have taken a PCR test with a negative result within 3 days prior to their flight, are required to submit the negative PCR test result to the officer of the Ministry of Health.
A) Negative PCR test result documents of passengers arriving to TRNC from Turkey should have a QR code.
B) If the document does not have a QR code, entry to TRNC is not allowed and passengers are sent back.
C) To prevent any problems, airline companies are required to check the documents via the QR code verification tools.
**As of April 29, 2021, passengers with PCR tests that state "Cannot be used as a document to exit the country" are not allowed entry to TRNC.
**In order to submit to the officals, passengers are required to carry the printed document with them at all times.
4 - Hotels offering 4 nights and 5 days of all-inclusive service with charter flights are subject to the wristband application must sign the prepared declarations. These hotels will not accept walk-in customers (local or tourist) for the purpose of accommodation or for the purpose of using the restaurants, cafes, beaches, etc. within the hotel. If charter tours are organized for more than 5 days, people on these flights are required to repeat the tests on the 5th day. Guests with two vaccinations and arriving with scheduled flights and that want to spend their holiday in all-inclusive hotels may go to hotels with the wristband application.
5- Children between 0-5 years of age (including 5) are not required to submit PCR test results.
6- PCR tests should be in Turkish, English and French
7 - The date of sample collection for the PCR should be taken into consideration when calculating the 3-day period before the scheduled departure date. There is no need to specifically calculate the hours.
8 - The PCR test results older than 4 days or more before the date of travel are not considered valid for entry into the country. Passengers submitting these tests are not allowed to enter. The start date of travel for travels with connecting flights is the date of the first scheduled flight.
9 - NHS test results of passengers arriving from UK will be admitted at the entry. If the passenger was unable to print the test result, the text message sent by NHS will be accepted. All COVID-19 tests conducted by the universities in UK where the students who are TRNC citizens are studying in are valid. This application is valid only for UK.
10 - PCR test results obtained in the last 3 days from TRNC are valid for TRNC citizens who came to Turkey for a short visit on their return to TRNC. These passengers are subject to 10-day quarantine.
11 - PCR test results obtained in the last 3 days from TRNC are valid for TRNC citizens who came to Turkey for a short visit on their return to TRNC. These passengers are subject to 7-day quarantine.
Account holder: TRNC Ministry of Finance
Address of the Account Holder: TRNC Ministry of Finance, Nicosia, TRNC
Bank Address: Şht. Mustafa Ahmet Ruso Sokak no: 11 Küçük Kaymaklı, Nicosia, TRNC
Name of the Bank: T.R. Ziraat Bank
Account No: 40298710-5001
Account No: 40300032-5001
Account No: 40298710-5002
Account No: 40298710-5004
Accepted currencies: TRY, USD, EUR and STG
**As of April 29, 2021, passengers with PCR tests that state "CANNOT BE USED AS A DOCUMENT TO EXIT THE COUNTRY" are not allowed entry to TRNC.
*** According to the attached circular of the General Directorate of Security of the Ministry of Interior, it is necessary to travel to countries that can be traveled with National ID cards of the Republic of Turkey (Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan) by photo ID card regardless of age, according to ICAO rules.
NOTE: The application restricting the travel of our citizens under the age of 15 with photoless ID cards for trips to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has been postponed until October 1, 2021 and until this date, the procedures will be completed without the requirement of new ID cards and photo.
Non-compliance with the specified conditions are subject to criminal proceedings initiated within the scope of the relevant articles of the Criminal Code and the Communicable Diseases Law.
You can visit the Ministry of Health News page to get updated information about Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus travel restrictions.
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We advise you to review the travel restrictions applied by countries you are planning to travel to. Please review the travel news page provided by IATA for details. Please check the country-specific entry requirements of the country you are planning to travel to and review the passport, visa and health travel document requirements page.
We know you are eager to travel again and we are pleased to welcome you onboard, with an expanded number of international flights. The health and safety of our passengers is always our highest priority, and we are cooperating with the international authorities in implementing the most up-to-date hygiene protocols.
Before planning your trip, please review this page for more information on the documents required by various countries for the entry of Turkish citizens.