COVID-19 Information

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]

Quarantine Information 

  •  Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? [No]

COVID-19 Testing

    • Method of delivery of test depends on the institution.

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
    • Information on how to register at e-nabiz can be found at the Turkish Ministry of Health’s pamphlet.

Local Resources:

  • 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.