With the circular of the General Directorate of Security, it has been announced that the requirement for a “photo ID card” in accordance with the standards in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 9303 document for travels from Turkey to be carried out only with an identity document has been announced.
In the circular on “TR Identity Cards Used as Travel Documents”, entry-exit from Turkey to Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan, where bilateral agreements were signed with the TRNC, with identity cards in accordance with the standards in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 9303 document stipulated by international legislation. remember it can be done.
In the circular, which draws attention to the increase in the number of citizens under the age of 15 who want to travel to these countries, ICAO standardsIt was noted that it was not valid as a travel document and the passengers suffered grievances.
In the circular, which emphasized that individuals under the age of 15 and their parents are required to use their identity card as a travel document in order to prevent possible grievances, it was stated in the circular that “Our border gates have been instructed not to leave our citizens who come to our border gates with an identity card without a photo to leave Moldova and Ukraine.”
In the circular, the relevant institutions were asked to properly announce to the citizens that the passengers arriving at the border gates with ID cards without a photo, which do not comply with ICAO standards, to exit Turkey, will not be made to exit, and the personnel were informed about this and not to cause any disruption.