Passengers from Nepal and India can enter Turkey from November 15

KATHMANDU: Despite media reports that Turkish Airlines has suspended flights over Covid-19, the airline company has clarified that passengers from Nepal and India can enter Turkey from November 15 (Monday) conditionally.

Prior to this, only transit flights were being allowed by Turkey. Under new schedule, Turkish Airlines Kathmandu operates weekly 4 flights to Istanbul and beyond and is the only European carrier that connects Nepal directly to Europe.

Meanwhile, passangers from Nepal and India should comply with few measures to enter Turkey as mentioned below:

-All passengers must submit a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival ( From Nepal 48 hours)

-Passengers who certify that they have at least two doses ( single dose for Johnson and Johnson )of the vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization or Turkey, provided that at least 14 have passed since the last dose.

-Passengers who cannot provide above mentioned certificate will be quarantined in their residence or the address they will declare. On the 10th day of quarantine they will be subjected to PCR test.

-Passengers between the ages 12 and 18 travelling with their parents and who cannot certify that they have been fully vaccinated must submit a negative PCR test no more than 72 hrs before arrival. For these, passenger, PCR test will be applied again in their residence , if PCR test result is negative then no quarantine will be required.

– Passengers under the age of 12 will be exempted from PCR test and vaccination certificate applications on entry

Fiscal Nepal |
Monday November 15, 2021, 04:19:17 PM |

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