Last Updated: December 7, 2022
The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.
Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.
Entry and Exit Requirements
- Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? [No]
Turkish Airlines: Türkiye Travel Rules
- Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? [No]
- Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? [No]
- Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? [No]
- A list of hospitals in Istanbul is available on our website: https://tr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/doctors/
- You can find the Turkish government’s list of facilities in Turkiye that perform COVID-19 tests at: https://hsgm.saglik.gov.tr/tr/haberler/yetkilendirilmis-covi-d-19-tani-laboratuvarlari.html
- Method of delivery of test depends on the institution.
- For information regarding vaccines received in Turkiye, you may be able to obtain a HealthPass Sertifika from e-Nabız | Turkish Ministry of Health (enabiz.gov.tr)
- Turkish Ministry of Health English language website on COVID-19 can be accessed from: https://www.hssgm.gov.tr/MeasuresOfCovid19
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
- Are vaccines available in Turkiye for U.S. citizens to receive? [Yes for U.S. citizens who hold residency in Turkey]
- U.S. citizens who have residency in Turkey can get vaccinated by going through the same process as Turkish citizens. Prioritization by age group applies to residency holders and the eligibility can be checked at https://enabiz.gov.tr/.
- Information on how to register at e-nabiz can be found at the Turkish Ministry of Health’s pamphlet.
- A list of hospitals in Istanbul is available on our website: https://tr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/doctors/.
- Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
- We recommend that you check with the Turkish authorities for answers to specific questions. To do so, you may call 184 to reach a Turkish-speaking representative, but you may also want to call the number for the Turkish Ministry of Health at 112, where you can request an English-speaking representative. If those numbers don’t prove useful, we suggest you try a hotline that offers help to foreigners +90 352 157 11 22 in several languages.
- Other links:
- CDC page on COVID-19
- state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory page https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/turkey-travel-advisory.html