Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus (WHO)

    TRNC Travel Advisory in relation to coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak 2

    In addition to the decision taken by the TRNC Government on 5 March 2020 relating to Italy, Iran, Iraq, China and South Korea, entry of travellers from and citizens of these countries as well as those of France, Spain, Germany, Greece, the USA, Switzerland, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Hong Kong, Belgium, Singapore, Austria, Qatar and Bahrain through all ports, including land, sea and Ercan airport, have been suspended in accordance with the Government decision taken on 12 March 2020. This measure will remain in place until 1 April 2020.

    TRNC citizens and those with legal residency travelling to the TRNC from these countries will be allowed entry. However, such persons will be required to self-isolate in their residences for a period of 14 days following their entry to the country. The Ministry of Health, in accordance with the Law on Communicable Diseases, will take all necessary measures as regards those who fail to abide by this requirement.

    We strongly advise our citizens to avoid travelling abroad unless absolutely necessary and to avoid places where high numbers of people gather.

    More information can be obtained from the emergency numbers below.