Health Alert: COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – Update

December 21, 2020

Location: Turkey

New Updates:

  • Turkey will impose a four (4) day curfew from 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020 through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021.  The previously announced curfews and bans on gathering in public places remain in effect.
  • Effective immediately, all flights to and from the United Kingdom, Denmark, the Netherlands, and South Africa have been temporarily suspended by Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.  A reminder that international flight routes can be suspended or changed at any time.

 Actions to Take:

  • Follow local restrictions.
  • Follow social distancing public health recommendations.
  • Check local regulations on wearing protective masks and use of HES codes.
  • Carry identity and travel documents with you at all times.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19for information on conditions in Turkey.


U.S. Embassy (Ankara, Turkey)
110 Ataturk Boulevard
Kavaklidere, 06100
Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90-312-455-5555

U.S. Consulate General (Istanbul, Turkey)
Poligon Mahallesi, Sariyer Caddesi No: 75
İstinye 34460 Sariyer
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90-212-335-9000

U.S. Consulate (Adana, Turkey) 
Girne Bulvari No:212 Guzelevler Mah.
Yuregir, Adana, Turkey
Tel: +90-322-455-4100

U.S. Consular Agency (Izmir, Turkey)

State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
Turkey’s Country Page
Turkey’s Travel Advisory
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts
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