Announcement on some changes regarding the measures applied when entering Turkey from the Republic of South Africa within the scope of the Covid-19 pandemic

Pretorya Büyükelçiliği 11.01.2022

Within the scope of Covid-19 measures, the rules that will be applied to travel to Turkey as of January 10th
, 2022, are presented below.

- As of January 10th, 2022, passengers coming to Turkey from the Republic of South Africa or those who have been in South Africa during the last 14 days will be asked to submit a negative PCR test result, which was taken a maximum of 72 hours before entering Turkey.

- Those who certify that they had at least two doses (single dose for Johnson & Johnson) of the vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization or Turkey, provided that at least 14 days have passed since the last dose, will be exempted from quarantine when entering Turkey.

- Those who cannot certify will be quarantined for 7 days in their residence or the addresses they will declare, and the quarantine will terminate at the end of this period. Those who request an early termination of the quarantine period will be subjected to PCR test on the 5thday and the quarantine will be terminated if the PCR test result is negative.

- Children under the age of 12 will be exempted from PCR/Antigen test report and vaccination certificate when they enter Turkey.

In line with the abovementioned rules, it will be possible to travel from the Republic of South Africa to Turkey with Turkish Airlines.


Monday - Sunday

09:00 - 16:00

Visa applications are accepted between 09:30-11:00 hours only.
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