Turkish govt further eases quarantine rules for travelers arriving from Pakistan
ANKARA: Turkish Government has further eased quarantine
regulations for Pakistani nationals intending to travel to Turkey.
Announced on 2nd September, these regulations will become effective from
Irrespective of vaccination status, all passengers will submit a
a negative PCR test result that should be made at most 72 hours before
their entry into Turkey.
As per the new regulations, passengers arriving from Pakistan who will
have documentary proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be exempted from
quarantine. Such vaccination should be of two doses approved by the
World Health Organization (except for Johnson & Johnson which is a
single dose). Quarantine exemption will be applied to those vaccinated
whose last dose was administered at least 14 days before their travel.
Pakistani travelers who cannot provide proof of vaccination will be
quarantined in their residences or addresses that they will declare,
tourists will quarantine at their booked hotels.
They will be PCR tested on the 10th day of the quarantine period and in
case of a negative result, the quarantine application will be terminated.
The persons who do not take a PCR test on the 10th day will be kept
under quarantine for 14 days. In case the test results are positive,
the case will be dealt with as per the guidelines of the Turkish
Ministry of Health.
Before the Turkish Government announced these revised regulations, the
Pakistan Embassy was in constant touch with the relevant Turkish
authorities, sharing the status of vaccination and measures in place in
Pakistan for controlling the spread of COVID-19 infections. Pakistan
Missions in Turkey are available to assist our nationals to the best of
An English translation of the complete notification of the Ministry of
The Interior of the Turkish Republic is attached for reference. TF Report