1 June 2021
After the full closure in May, the intercity travel ban continued during the days of the curfew. After entering the new normalization period as of June 1, one of the most curious issues was the intercity travel ban. So, how will the intercity travel be made? Who will be exempted? Here are the details…
As of June 1, new gradual normalization steps began to be implemented in the fight against corona virus across Turkey. According to this, a curfew will be imposed from 22:00 on weekdays and from 22:00 on Saturday to 05:00 on Monday morning on weekends.
According to the new circular issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the intercity travel ban will continue to be implemented during the days and hours with curfews. During the period when the curfew is not applied, that is, until 22:00 on weekdays and on Saturdays, there will be no restrictions on intercity travel.
Restrictions will only apply on Sundays. Citizens will not need to obtain a travel permit on days and hours with travel restrictions. Tickets, reservation codes, etc. of citizens who will travel by public transport such as plane, train and bus. It will suffice to present them with Public officials (inspectors, inspectors, etc.) assigned by the ministry or public institution or organization will be allowed to travel between cities by private or official vehicles, provided that they present their corporate identity card and assignment document.
Those who want to attend the funeral of themselves or their spouse, first degree relative or sibling or accompany the funeral transfer can apply for a travel permit via E-Government or ALO 199. Citizens who will apply within the scope of funeral transfer and burial procedures will not be required to submit any documents.
It is forbidden for citizens to travel between cities by private vehicle on the days and periods when the curfew is applied, but in cases of necessity, a travel permit can be obtained through the e-state, e-application system or ALO 199 system. So, which situations will be considered mandatory?
– Those who are discharged from the hospital where they are treated and want to return to their original residence, who have been referred with a doctor’s report and/or who have a doctor’s appointment/control previously taken, ),-Those who have come to the city they are in in the last 5 days but do not have a place to stay and want to return to their place of residence (those who submit their travel ticket within 5 days, the vehicle plate they came from, other documents showing their travel, information),
– Those who will participate in the exams announced by ÖSYM and the exams planned at the central level,