Turkey

Before booking a flight, we advise you to contact your airline for guidance in relation to health and safety protocols at your destination or any airline specific requirements in place. Airline contact details may be found here, while our airport’s flight schedule is available here.

 


 

Requirements for Entry into Turkey from Malta

 

Testing 

If you are travelling to Turkey from Malta, you are required to present results of a negative PCR test taken up to 72 hours prior to your arrival in Turkey (i.e. a maximum of 72 hours between the sample delivery time and the scheduled time of departure of the flight) or an antigen test performed not more than 48 hours prior to arrival in Turkey.

This requirement is also applicable to passengers who avail themselves of accommodation services while waiting for a connection flight, but does not apply to flight crew and transit passengers. Children under the age of 6 years are also exempt from the test requirement.

If you submit a document issued by the local health authorities stating that you have been vaccinated at least 14 days before entering Turkey, and /or have tested positive for Covid-19 and recovered within the last 6 months, you will not be required to submit a negative PCR test result.

 

Quarantine

Only passengers arriving in Turkey who have visited countries which have been red-listed by the Turkish government in the 10 days prior to their flight will be required to quarantine for a maximum of 14 days at government-approved facilities.

 

Forms and Declarations

You must also register your arrival in Turkey here within 72 hours prior to departure. International transit passengers do not need to register their arrival in Turkey, but should take into account the requirements of their final destination in relation to travel requirements. Children under the age of 6 years are also exempt from this requirement.

 

For the latest information regarding entry regulations for Turkey, please click here.

 


 

Requirements for Entry into Malta from Turkey

 

Testing

Turkey is one of the countries currently listed on Malta’s Amber List. This means that if you are arriving in Malta from Turkey, you will need to present a negative result of a Covid-19 PCR test, taken up to 72 hours prior to boarding your flight, upon your arrival at our airport.

Passengers in possession of a valid Maltese vaccine certificate can present this in lieu of the negative test result.

 

Quarantine

If you do not present a negative test result or a valid Maltese vaccine certificate, you will be required to undergo a swab test at Malta International Airport and may also be asked to observe a period of self-quarantine. More information is available here.

 

Forms and Declarations

All passengers entering Malta from Turkey must also download and fill in the passenger locator form and a health declaration form, which may be found here.

 

For the latest information regarding entry regulations for Malta, please click here.