As per the latest travel guidelines issued by Turkish Embassy in New Delhi, the passengers fully vaccinated with WHO-approved doses will be exempted from mandatory quarantine provided at least 14 days have passed since their last dose. Moreover, the passengers under quarantine will undergo PCR test on 10th day, the Turkish Embassy added.
In the fresh travel guidelines, the Turkish Embassy said that the passengers travelling from India to Turkey or those who’ve been in India within last 14 days must submit negative RTPCR test in 72 hours before arrival. The ambassy also added that the passengers unable to provide certificate will be quarantined in their residence or declared address.
New requirements to travel to Turkey
All passengers who have been inoculated by a World Health Organization (WHO)-approved vaccine will be exempt from the 14-day quarantine rule upon arrival in Turkey.
“The vaccines that have been approved by WHO or the Turkish government are covered under this exemption. In addition to WHO-approved vaccines, the vaccines approved by Turkish government are Pzifer-Biotech, Sputnik V and Sinovac. For the same, a traveller must have taken the second dose — if Johnson & Johnson one dose is sufficient– at least 14 days prior to the date of travel. Indian travellers who are vaccinated with Covishield will also be allowed to travel to Turkey. Once, Covaxin get a nod from the WHO, travellers vaccinated with the same will also be able to visit Turkey,” a press release read.
Such travellers will also need to carry a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR certificate for a test taken up to 72 hours before departure.