Health Alert – Mission Turkey – April 1

April 1, 2020

Location: Turkey
Event: Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

New Updates

  • As of March 31, the Turkish Ministry of Health has confirmed 13,531 cases of COVID-19, 214 related deaths in Turkey, and 847 patients in intensive care. ​
  • As of March 29, all passengers on domestic flights in Turkey are required to submit a travel permit obtained from the Travel Permit Council. All individuals with e-devlet accounts (Turkish citizens) can request those permit online. In an update to what we reported yesterday, the process for those without e-devlet accounts has not yet been established; we will advise as soon as we obtain this information.
  • According to Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a travel permit is not needed for inter-city travel in private vehicles.

Actions to Take: 


Turkey’s Country Page
Turkey’s Travel Advisory

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