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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.
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Health Alert: COVID-19 Related Restrictions in Turkey – Update

December 1, 2020  Location: Turkey  New Updates: The Government of Turkey has announced the following measures for all 81 provinces will go into effect at 9 p.m. (21:00), Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Curfew  Weeknight curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day, effective Monday through Friday. Weekend curfew from 9 p.m. on Friday continuing ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last Updated: November 25, 2020  New Updates:  Foreigners in the country temporarily for tourism are exempt from curfews and travel permit requirements.   Intercity travel permits are required for Turkish citizens and residents aged 65 and over. Please apply for an intercity travel permit by calling 199 or apply through the e-devlet system here:  https://www.turkiye.gov.tr/ . When calling 199 for an intercity travel permit, prepare ...
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New Grants Announcement

Key Strategic Policy Themes for Mission Turkey’s Grants Program U.S. Mission Turkey announces its country-wide grants program. Funding is available to support projects that address one or more of the following key bilateral themes: Support Security Strengthen Economic Prosperity, Promote Innovation, Foster Entrepreneurship, and Improve the Digital Economy Reinforce Democratic Values Foster Turkish and U.S. ...
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Health Alert: COVID-19 Related Restrictions in Turkey – Update

November 18, 2020 Location: Turkey Health Alert: COVID-19 Related Restrictions in Turkey – Update New Updates:  The Government of Turkey announced the following measures to combat COVID-19 in Turkey, which will go into effect at 20:00 on Friday, November 20, 2020, in all provinces, until further notice: Individuals age 65 and over are only allowed outside ...
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Statement on the Visit to Turkey by U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad 

PRESS RELEASE   November 13, 2020   Statement on the Visit to Turkey by U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad  U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad visited Ankara from November 11-13. In meetings with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal, Presidency Special Advisor İbrahim Kalın, and other senior Turkish ...
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