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Driving from Europe to Turkey during COVID-19. Travellers' on the move.


Expatriats trip to Turkey

Important Updates:


1. Expatriates' travelling to Turkey via land (vehicle - land border crossings) don't have to worry about the 14-Day quarantine anymore. This outbreak measure has been lifted.


2. Border gates (from Europe) Pazarkule, İpsala, Kapıkule, Hamzabeyli are open again (first Expatriates entered Turkey a couple of days ago.


3. About 7 million Turkish citizens live in European countries. 700.000 - 800.000 Expatriates' are being expected to take on the journey from Europe to Turkey.



Two main routes have been suggested:

From Europe to Turkey Route Map

Route 1:

France - Belgium - Netherlands - Germany - Austria - Hungary - Serbia - Bulgaria - Turkey (Kapıkule)


Route 2:

France - Belgium - Netherlands - Germany - Austria - Slovenia - Croatia - Serbia - Bulgaria - Turkey (Kapıkule)



Border Crossings


FRANCE

Loosened border checks are carried out at the transitions between France and Germany. These controls will be removed on June 15,2020. No permits, documents or corona test results are required for crossing.


BELGIUM

Border control between Belgium and Germany has been lifted since June 8. No permits, documents or corona test results are required for crossing.

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