Health Alert – Mission Turkey – April 6

April 6, 2020

Location: Turkey
Health Alert: COVID-19 Updates and Related Restrictions in Turkey

New Updates

  • Today at 3PM:  Attend the virtual town hall meeting with American Citizen Services Chiefs.  Consular Officers will answer your questions regarding COVID-19, commercial flight options to the United States from Turkey, local restrictions, and specific crisis services offered by U.S. Mission Turkey.  We will admit the first 250 participants.  Please use the following information to participate:
  • If you are traveling to by road to reach an airport, inform us by filling out this form with your name, date of birth, passport number, current location, and flight information (number, date, time).  Please also include your mobile phone number. We will share your information with Turkish authorities in order to facilitate your transit to the airport.
  • We understand Qatar Airways has cancelled flights from Istanbul.  Flights through Belavia Airways, transiting through Minsk, with connections to the United States still exist. Passengers must use a travel agency to book connections through Europe and to the United States.

Actions to Take: 


Turkey’s Country Page
Turkey’s Travel Advisory

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