Passenger Locator Form to Turkey

About Passenger locator form to Turkey

The Turkey Passenger Locator Form is an obligatory short questionnaire regarding basic personal and travel details of the coming to Turkey visitors.

The Passenger Locator Form was introduced on the 15th of March 2021 due to pandemic threat, to improve safe traveling and help all international tourists feel protected with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

If you've had contact with someone infected with Covid-19 but did not know about it, Turkey's authorities will reach out to you to let you know and help you with the quarantine-related issues.

The entrance form to Turkey must be filled out in a maximum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of the planned trip.

Make sure not to fill the Turkey entry form earlier than this stipulated time to avoid any issues upon crossing the border. The customs officials of Turkey need to have certainty that the data you're providing is recent and correct.

Who needs to apply for the Turkey passenger locator form?

Currently, all travelers are required to apply online for the entrance form prior to arriving to Turkey. Each time you visit, a new passenger locator form with the current data must be presented.

The entry form requirement includes all Turkish citizens and residents coming to the country as well.

This helps reduce the positive Covid-19 cases since all travelers are immediately notified in the event of having contact with an infected person or in case of any emergency.

How to apply for the form for entry to Turkey?

All you have to do to apply for the entry form for Turkey is to follow a quick and intuitive application process online using any working device.

Fill out the form 72 hours ahead of the planned trip to Turkey, making sure there are no mistakes in the provided information, and download it once it's completed.

The Turkish government will process your application and issue your private HES code that will be necessary not only upon arrival but also upon traveling in between Turkey and visiting tourist destinations.

Turkey entry form - online application guide:

  1. Fill out the entry form - provide basic personal and travel-related information in the online form using any working device. Put in your name, surname, nationality, phone number, passport data, and accommodation and flight details.
  2. Cover the fees - using any secure online payment method, choosing from various ones available, cover the Turkey entry form fees. Please note that the fees are applicable when applying with our assistance. You can apply for the Turkish PLF for free at the official Turkey Government website.
  3. Check your email box - the issued entry form, along with your own QR and HES codes, will be delivered straight at your email address in the form of a PDF file. Make sure to download it and save as a copy on your phone or print it out before departure.

Please note! Submit your Turkey entry form application within the last 72 hours that precede your trip to Turkey. The provided in the form data must be relevant and accurate.

In case of any questions or doubts, do not hesitate to contact our support team via email or phone.

Turkey entrance form requirements

To apply for the entrance form to Turkey, minimal requirements must be met. The traveler entry form requires foreign visitors, as well as all Turkish citizens and residents, to provide basic data.

All you need is information regarding your trip to Turkey and your valid passport on hand upon applying!

Moreover, if you have been recently traveling abroad, take down a list of foreign destinations you've visited in the past ten days.

Are there any other entry requirements for Turkey?

Every country has its own rules and regulations set for the new state of traveling among the Covid-19 pandemic.

Turkey has decided to allow travelers who meet the following entry requirements:

  • a valid e-Visa to Turkey (if required, depends on the nationality)
  • a negative PCR test result
  • a filled out health entrance form
  • a QR and HES code (issued after filling the Turkey entrance form)
  • a valid passport

Make sure that you meet the current requirements to enter Turkey without any issues.

What is the Turkish HES Code?

Turkish HES code is the Hayat Eve Sığar code, which means Code for Healthy and Safe Travel.

Turkish Ministry of Health has introduced the HES code to ensure as minimal Covid-19 spread as possible.

The code will be created upon completing the Turkish entrance form and delivered straight to your email box.

The HES code can then be used not only upon arrival but also when traveling around the country and trying the available tourist attractions.

When should I complete the entrance form to Turkey?

The entrance form should be completed at a maximum of 72 hours (3 days) prior to the planned departure date.

The moment of entrance form completion is essential since all the provided information must be relevant. Turkish customs officials will check if the information provided is correct.

Please note that Evisa Express is not associated with any governmental agency. We provide intermediary services to travelers who wish to have access to a more clear and intuitive Turkish PLF application form, available in different languages. Our professional team takes care of every application made to ensure positive approval and assists travelers in the whole process.

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