Turkey: Regime of cargo transportation in terms of COVID-19 pandemics as of 17 March 2020


Passenger transport

All border crossing points were closed to passengers from the following countries: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Netherlands, China, Iran, Iraq, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Singapore Hong Kong and Thailand.

Starting from 19 March, the borders were closed to passengers between Turkey and Greece, and between Turkey and Bulgaria. 

Freight transport   
Turkish truck drivers entering the country from any of the above countries will be placed in home quarantine for 14 days. Truck drivers (if they are not citizens of the above countries) entering the country from any of the listed countries will also be quarantined for 14 days and will not be allowed into Turkey during the quarantine period.

Truck drivers who are citizens of these countries are not allowed by the Turkish authorities to enter Turkey.

Otherwise, there are no restrictions on the transport of goods.More detailed information can be found at http://www.mia.gov.tr/




Permanent Secretaritat of the IGC TRACECA