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Turkey Travel Restrictions

113.7 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
29.91% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 22.49% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada can enter Turkey with a negative COVID-19 test result.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Turkey for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Outgoing travel to TurkeyTraveling from Canada to Turkey

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 or 48 hours before departing to Turkey.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada are not required to quarantine after entering Turkey.

Details and exceptions

Travelers arriving in Turkey are required to undergo a medical evaluation for symptoms of COVID-19, including temperature checks and if they have symptoms they will take a COVID-19 PCR test. If the test is positive, the traveler will be required to quarantine. Travelers should check whether their health insurance policy includes coverage for COVID-19.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey

Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Turkey

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Turkey must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Turkey will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Turkey but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Travelers from from Canada are not required to quarantine.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

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