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Travelling Procedures within the Scope of COVID-19 Measures

Travelling Procedures within the Scope of COVID-19 Measures

As of 15th of November, all passengers traveling to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus from abroad by air. sea or land, need to download Güvende Kal app from Apple Store or Google Play Store to their smartphones and create their Digital Travel Document.

Passengers who do not have smartphones can fill out TRNC Entry Form from guvendekalkktc.com and show a digital or hard copy of the created QR code at arrival.

Depending on the country codes of visited countries, the passengers can complete their Covid 19 tests at arrival for 90TL through online application at Güvende Kal Digital Platform or credit card payments at arrival.

For questions you may reach Güvende Kal Call Center at +90 533 878 1024 or visit guvendekalkktc.com for details.

Quarantine Procedures for Students Travelling from Dark Red

Eastern Mediterranean University is glad to announce students traveling from Dark Red or Grey categories are now allowed to stay in home quarantine.

Upon arrival, students must:

  • Please use adapass.gov.ct.tr and obtain a QR code.
  • Have a valid student certificate for the Fall Semester 2021.
  • Have downloaded the mobile application named "Güvende Kal" to their mobile phone before coming to the TRNC and complete the registration and payment procedures in the application. The cost is 750 TL in total, 350 TL of which is a deposit refunded to the student once the 14 days quarantine is completed.
  • To provide a valid address where they will be staying for the home quarantine. If the student does not have accommodation to stay in, EMU has a wide range of on-campus dormitories. Find below general links to the Dormitories on our EMU Campus for your consideration and book a room before arrival: https://dormitories.emu.edu.tr/en
  • Students CANNOT go outside the quarantine zone within 14 days; thus, students will be given a bracelet to control their movements during the quarantine period.

For inquiries, please contact:

mutlu.kale@emu.edu.tr
international.center@emu.edu.tr
+90 392 630 1578
+90 392 630 2444

Rules According to Country Colors

  • The entry criteria to the country from overseas will be as stated below. The country colours stated in the criteria will be updated every week.

  • The latest table regarding country colour codes and entry criteria will take effect from the first Monday after they have been published by our committee.

DARK RED;

  • People who have travelled to these countries in the last 14 days regardless of whether or not they have been vaccinated;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • 10 days quarantine

Covid-19 tests will be performed at all entry gates on people coming from these countries regardless of whether or not they have been vaccinated.

RED;

  • VACCINATED or HAVE HAD THE DISEASE;
    • Covid-19 tests will be performed at all entry gates on people coming from these countries regardless of whether or not they have been vaccinated.
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
  • UNVACCINATED;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • 7 days quarantine.

Covid-19 tests will be performed at all entry gates on people coming from these countries regardless of whether or not they have been vaccinated.

ORANGE;

  • VACCINATED or HAVE HAD THE DISEASE;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • Quarantine-free entry
    • If people come to our country without submitting a negative PCR test from the last 72 hours, PCR/Antigen tests will be performed on these people upon entry to the country.
  • UNVACCINATED;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • 5 days quarantine.

Covid-19 tests will be performed at all entry gates on unvaccinated people coming from these countries.

GREEN;

  • VACCINATED or HAVE HAD THE DISEASE;
    • No restrictions.
  • UNVACCINATED;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • If people come to our country without submitting a negative PCR test from the last 72 hours, PCR/Antigen tests will be performed on these people upon entry to the country.
    • Quarantine-free entry.

Covid-19 tests will not be performed at the gates on people coming from these countries.

General Rules

  • VACCINATED PEOPLE: Who have completed the vaccination programme. From 14 days after the last dose.
    • SINOVAC: 2 DOSES
    • BIONTECH: 2 DOSES
    • SINOPHARM: 2 DOSES
    • COMIRNATY (Pfizer/Biontech): 2 DOSES
    • VAXZEVRIA (Astrazeneca/Oxford): 2 DOSES
    • COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen / Johnson and Johnson: 1 DOSE
    • SPUTNIK V: 2 DOSES
    • MODERNA: 2 DOSES
    • NOVAVAX: 2 DOSES
  • People will be considered vaccinated if they receive two different doses of the vaccines specified above.
  • People who have had the Covid-19 disease and received 1 dose of vaccine will be considered as vaccinated.
  • People who have had the disease: Submit a positive PCR test result taken between 30-180 days prior to travel. These people will be evaluated as vaccinated people.
  • Children under the age of 18 will be able to enter the country with parents who are vaccinated or who have had the disease as stated above based on the category of the country they have travelled from and in accordance with the PCR test rules (children who are 6 years old and over).
  • Passengers will be evaluated based on the country that is in the highest risk group among the countries they have set foot in/ been in, in the last 10 days.