Covid-19 Restrictions on Cruising: Turkey

            
        
    

Status Summary

Highly Restricted. Entry to Turkey by non-nationals forbidden. Ports closed except for resupply by arrangement.

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20/05/20: Rules are changing very often. No boats can check in to any ports. They can resupply fuel and food only by contacting the relevant port offices while they are in anchorage area. Local curfews, for over 65s, those with chronic health conditions, etc. Cruising between provinces is forbidden, however cruising within a province is allowed. Visas and transit logs expiring between March 1 to June 30, will be extended without penalty. [Faruk Gunlu, HLR Izmir, Turkey]

23/04/20: D-Marin Didim Marina, and others, are operational. Sailing allowed within a province (except Istanbul), and to another province with HM permission (expect 15 days quarantine). [Murat Gezgin, D-Marin Didim Marina, Aydin Province]

23/04/20: Entry to Turkey by non-nationals forbidden. Crew changes not allowed. Declaration of Health with body temp reading may be needed and 14-days quarantine. Curfews for persons aged <20 and >65 (weekend only?). Masks required on public transport and in shops. Garbage to be disinfected.

20/04/20: No boats can check in to any ports. They can resupply fuel and food only by contacting the relevant port offices while they are in anchorage area. Local curfews, for over 65s, those with chronic health conditions, etc. Cruising between provinces is forbidden, however cruising within a province is allowed. Visas and transit logs expiring between March 1 to June 30, will be extended without penalty. [Faruk Gunlu, HLR Izmir, Turkey]

18/04/20: Turkish authorities have confirmed that any foreign nationals who outstay their (90-day) visa, due to COVID-19, will not face any fines or penalties.

18/04/20: Very high risk of terrorist or military action, particularly near Syrian border.

 

Reviewed: 19/05/20

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