Turkey has imposed 14 days of mandatory institutional quarantine for people coming into the country from Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Brazil, Nepal and South Africa. The decision was announced to curb the rising number of covid-19 infections.

The travel advisory shared by Turkish Airlines also mentions that people who have lived in these countries in the last 14 days should have a negative RT-PCR test result not older than 72 hours.

In addition, travellers arriving from the UK, Iran, Egypt and Singapore must submit a negative RT PCR test result maximum 72 hours prior to entry. Apart from these, travellers coming from any other country can easily enter Turkey. If they have been vaccinated at least 14 days ago and/or have been tested positive and have recovered within the last six months, they need not submit any covid-19 test results and are not subject to mandatory quarantine.

Official, circular stated that, "If passengers departing from these countries cannot submit a vaccine certificate or the documents proving that they have had the disease according to the stated rules, submission of a PCR negative test result made maximum 72 hours before the entrance to Turkey, or negative rapid antigen test result made maximum 48 hours before the entrance to Turkey will be deemed sufficient"


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