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Travelling Procedures within the Scope of COVID-19 Measures

Travelling Procedures within the Scope of COVID-19 Measures

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 up to date country colour codes table will take effect on the Monday after it is published by our committee

RULES TO BE APPLIED ACCORDING TO COUNTRY CODE

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.

RED;

  • Regardless of whether or not they have been vaccinated, entry to the country will be on condition of a pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours and a 10-day quarantine.

ORANGE;

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

GREEN;

  • VACCINATED or HAVE HAD THE DISEASE;
  • No restrictions
  • UNVACCINATED;
  • Pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours. Quarantine-free entry

GREY;

  • Whether vaccinated or not, entry to the country will be on condition of a pre-departure negative PCR result from the last 72 hours and 14 days of quarantine.

GENERAL RULES

VACCINATED PEOPLE:

Completed the vaccination programme. Up to six months from 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 Covid-19, and six months have passed, will be considered as vaccinated if they have 1 dose of the RAPEL vaccine.

People who have had 1 dose of the RAPEL vaccine six months after their second dose of vaccine will be considered as vaccinated.

People who have had the disease:

Submit a positive PCR test result between 30-180 days before travel.

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.

Due to the spread of the Delta variant in all countries, Covid-19 tests can be applied at all entry gates regardless of whether or not the people who will come to our country have been vaccinated. People coming from Green Colour countries will be exempt

THE DELTA VARIANT:

The “DELTA” Variant is considered by the WHO as a “Variant of Concern”; VOC. These variants are defined as:

Variants that have increased in transmissibility or that can detrimentally affect the epidemiology of Covid-19

Variants that can increase in virulence or lead to a change in clinical presentation

Variants that reduce the effectiveness of public health measures or that can reduce the effectiveness of available diagnostic tests, vaccines or therapeutics.

Those who need to be quarantined should check https://kktckarantina.com/en for quarantine procedures prior to their journey.