Health Alert – Mission Turkey – April 7

April 7, 2020

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

New Updates  

  • Please find video of our April 6 Virtual Town Hall with the American Citizen Services Chiefs here.  

Additional Information

  • Limited commercial flights from Istanbul are still available with connections to the United States.  Previously available commercial flight options are now decreasing in frequency.  We strongly recommend that you confirm with the airlines any purchased ticket to confirm the flight is operational; we also recommend you check with the airlines and the transit countrys entry requirements before taking alternative flights. 
  • If you are traveling by road to reach an airport in a different provinceplease contact the governor’s office to obtain permission to travel by land for your international departure.  In addition, 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.  

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