Updated on September 24, 2021.
Yes, you can. Since an e-visa is online, you do not need to visit any Turkish mission. If you are not eligible for an e-visa, you can proceed with a consulate visa. Please visit our website for more information: ico.ku.edu.tr.
You can also find the closest Turkish mission to you and contact them to check if they are on duty or not through the following link: www.konsolosluk.gov.tr.
This used to be the case for residence permits before the outbreak of Covid-19, yes. However, because of the pandemic, the regulation is suspended. If you have been out of Turkey for more than five months with a valid residence permit, you can still use your permit card to enter Turkey. If your permit is no longer valid, you should follow the Turkish visa regime to your country and travel accordingly.
Visas are issued for a certain period of time. If you have a valid visa period, your visa will not be impacted. As long as you have a valid visa, you can re-enter Turkey. Please check your visa type and terms and calculate the remaining period.
If your visa period is expired and you could not use it on time, you must obtain a new visa to enter Turkey. Please visit ICO’s website for more information.
Yes, there are several regulations, and they might frequently change. You can visit the following website of Turkish Airlines for the most up-to-date country-specific restrictions, flight regulations, safe flight standards, health guidance, and more: www.turkishairlines.com/en-tr/announcements/coronavirus-outbreak/. We encourage you to check out the website frequently before your travel and contact the nearest Turkish mission to you.
Currently, passengers from Brazil, South Africa, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are banned from entering Turkey until further notice. Passengers who have been to these mentioned countries in the last 14 days are required to both submit a negative PCR test result taken 72 hours before arrival to Turkey, and to stay under quarantine for 14 days in quarantine hotels specified by the governorships. Accommodation and airport transfer fees will be paid by the passengers. If the result of the PCR test taken at the end of the 14th day of the quarantine is negative, the quarantine measure will be terminated.
Those coming from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan and those who have been to these countries in the last 14 days are subject to the following regulations on the condition of submitting a negative PCR test result taken 72 hours before arrival to Turkey:
There is no travel restriction within Turkey currently. As long as you do not have any Covid-19 symptoms, and your HES application shows that you were not in contact with a Covid-19 positive person in the last 14 days, you can travel within Turkey freely. It is still obligatory to wear face masks and keep social distance in public.
HES code is a must for inner and intercity travels. To learn more about HES code, please click on the following link: https://hayatevesigar.saglik.gov.tr/hes-eng.html.