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Travelling Procedures within the Scope of COVID-19 Measures

Travelling Procedures within the Scope of COVID-19 Measures

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

Everyone who will enter our country via air-sea routes and from outside the island using the land border crossings will fill in the TRNC PASSENGER ENTRY FORM at the address adapass.gov.ct.tr before travel. After filling in the TRNC passenger form, people will be able to fast track through Police Immigration if they obtain a printout of the form.

It is mandatory for passengers coming from the EU, the United Kingdom, and Turkey to upload the QR codes of their documents to the “PCR TEST” and “VACCINE CERTIFICATE” submit section of the TRNC Passenger Entry Form. As the documents to be uploaded may be checked upon entry to the country, they should be brought with you.

NOTE: The QR codes of the necessary documents on the TRNC Passenger Entry Form must be registered with the cameras on tablets/personal mobile phones.

This practice will be mandatory for those aged 18 and over.

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 are forbidden from entering the country.
  • TRNC citizens will be able to enter the country on the condition of a negative PCR test result from within the last 72 hours and upon entry to the island, and 14 days of quarantine.
  • People who will come from Dark Red Countries with a student certificate to be notified by the National Education and Culture Ministry or to register as a new student will be able to enter the country on the condition that they spend 14 days in central quarantine.
  • Workers who already have a work permit (their spouse and children included) and who request to come to our country will be able enter the country on the condition that they spend 14 days in quarantine.
  • Workers who will be brought to the country with preliminary permission in line with a letter of undertaking to be signed by business owners with the Ministry of Health will be able to enter the country on the condition that they spend 14 days in quarantine.

RED;

  • VACCINATED or HAVE HAD THE DISEASE;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • 7 days quarantine
  • UNVACCINATED;
    • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours.
    • 10 days quarantine.

Covid-19 tests will be performed at all entry gates to people coming from these countries regardless of whether 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. Quarantine-free entry.

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

General Rule

  • 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
  • People who have had two doses of a vaccine different from the vaccines mentioned above will be considered as vaccinated.
  • 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.