Aylin Özalp
Aylin Özalp
Advisor - Turkey
a.ozalp [at] dutchculture.nl

COVID-19 Information for cooperation with Turkey

COVID-19 Information for cooperation with Turkey

On this page you will find information about consequences of the coronavirus for international cooperation with Turkey.


Last update 24 June 2021

General situation 

  • As of May 17th, Turkey has a partial lockdown in place. From Mondays until Saturdays there is a curfew between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., and on Sunday the curfew applies between Saturday 10 p.m. and Monday 5 p.m. Tourists are allowed to move freely
  • From July 1st onwards, all lockdown resctrictions will be lifted.
  • Cases in Turkey (latest updates)

Cultural & creative sector

Dutch diplomatic missions in Turkey

Travel advice

  • As of 29 December 2020, passengers arriving in Turkey are required to submit a negative PCR test. The Netherlands advises to travel to Turkey only if necessary. After a stay in Turkey, there is a ten-day home quarantine obligation upon return to the Netherlands. The quarantine obligation is lifted only when a PCR test shows a negative result after testing on day five of quarantine.
  • For the latest travel advice to Turkey click here (in Dutch)
  • For the latest travel advice from abroad to the Netherlands click here

If you have specific questions related to your project in this country, please contact our Turkey Advisor Aylin Özalp at a.ozalp@dutchculture.nl. For general questions you can get in touch with our Mobility Info Point: infopoint@dutchculture.nl.

See here for more information on Turkey in the International Cultural Policy and the database with Dutch cultural activities internationally.

We make every effort to display and update the information on this page as correctly as possible. This information is not legally binding.