Last Updated On: 11/03/2022 at 12:30


Requirements for Entry into Turkey from Malta



Vaccinated or recovered travellers who present proof that they have been vaccinated at least 14 days before entering Turkey, and /or have tested positive for Covid-19 and recovered at least 28 days and at most 6 months before arriving in Turkey, are not required to submit a negative PCR test result.

If you are travelling to Turkey from Malta and are not vaccinated or recovered, 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 12 years are also exempt from the test requirement.



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

Passengers are not required to register their arrival in Turkey.


International transit passengers should take into account travel requirements of their final destination.


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Requirements for Entry into Malta from Turkey


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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.