- On 15/03/2021
- In Tips for travellers
Entrance Form to Turkey (Latest Coronavirus Updates March 2021)
According to a last-minute announcement by the Turkish government, passengers arriving in Turkey will need to fill in a form before their travel to Turkey.
International Passengers who will arrive in Turkey as of 15th of March 2021 GMT+3 (not including transit passengers and passengers under the age of 6) are required to fill in the Turkey Entrance Form which can be obtained here within 72 hours of their departure.
Print out or the mobile screenshot of the filled form will have to be submitted to the airline crew before boarding. Guests who don’t present this document will not be allowed entrance due to coronavirus health restrictions.
Passengers aged 6 years and over arriving in Turkey are required to submit a negative PCR test (nucleic acid). The sample for the test must have been taken within 72 hours prior to the passenger’s scheduled departure from the country of origin. On the other hand, arrivals to Turkey from Brazil, the United Kingdom, Denmark, and South Africa are suspended for an undetermined period of time.
How to reach Turkey Entrance Form?
register.health.gov.tr is the official page of the Ministry of Health of the Turkish Republic. All passengers can follow the link to fill in the form.
Is it compulsory for all passengers?
Please note that transit passengers who will stay in the airport will not be subject to this procedure. Also, kids under 6 years old are exempt from this form however it’s compulsory for their parents.
Why should I fill this Entrance form?
A private HES code will be created automatically by the given information. HES code is a necessary data for Turkish citizens since April 2020 and it will be applied to foreign visitors starting from March 15 as a precaution to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Health collects this data in order to be able to contact you in the case of any contact with Covid-19 patients during their travel thanks to the HES Code because all Turkish citizens are subject to the HES code in daily life. For this reason, the accuracy and update ability of the information is quite important.
We wish you a healthy trip and please feel free to contact our team for assistance.