The following decisions have been taken within the framework of the decision of the TRNC Council of Ministers regarding COVID-19 precautions and under the direction of the authority of Infectious Diseases Law given to the Ministry of Health.
Starting from 5 July 2020, the TRNC citizens who work in the Greek Cypriot side or have education, Maronites who live in the TRNC and the Greek Cypriots who live in Karpaz will have to present a negative PCR tests carried out within 72 hours before entering the TRNC through border gates. This decision will also be valid for those who stay or live in the Greek Cypriot side. Those mentioned above must have PCR tests carried out every 15 days in South Cyprus or in the TRNC.
Starting from 5 July 2020, those who want to come to the TRNC from the Greek Cypriot side, whether they are TRNC citizens or not, must certify that they have been residing in South Cyprus for the last 14 days and have a negative PCR test carried out within 72 hours before entering into the TRNC and thus they will not have to be under quarantine. If they have travelled to another country from South Cyprus in the last 14 days, on their return the conditions of the country which they visited will be applied to them.
Starting from 5 July 2020, whether TRNC citizens or not, the following conditions will be applied for everyone who wants to come to the TRNC.
Conditions: All passengers from the following countries will have to present PCR tests carried out within 72 hours to enter into the TRNC without being under quarantine. Those who do not present negative PCR tests, will be taken into quarantine until the Ministry of Health carries out their tests and the results are released. Their PCR test and quarantine costs will be paid by themselves.
|CATEGORY A COUNTRIES|
|1. Germany||13. Liechtenstein|
|2. Australia||14. Lithuania|
|3. Austria||15. Hungary|
|4. Denmark||16. Maldives|
|5. Estonia||17. Malta|
|6. Finland||18. Norway|
|7. South Korea||19. Poland|
|8. Ireland||20. Slovakia|
|9. Switzerland||21. Slovenia|
|10. Iceland||22. New Zealand|
|11. Japan||23. Greece|
Conditions: Passengers coming from the following countries will have to have PCR tests done within the last 72 hours before departure from their own countries and they have to certify that the result is negative and their second PCR test will be done by our Ministry after they arrive in the TRNC. This condition will be applied as ‘PCR tests will be done before 72-120 hours (3rd, 4th and 5th days) after 8 July 2020.’
Transfers of passengers to the hotels will be done by the related hotel authorities. Tourists are obliged to obey the quarantine rule in their hotel rooms until their PCR test results are released. Hotel authorities will have to undertake the supervision of their quarantine process and criminal proceedings will be initiated if otherwise is detected. These conditions will be supervised by the Ministry of Health and Police Authorities.
Those who will stay at their own homes have to stay isolated until they are informed that their PCR test results are released. Criminal proceedings will be initiated if otherwise is detected.
|CATEGORY B COUNTRIES|
|1. Andorra||16. Qatar|
|2. Argentina||17. Kuwait|
|3. Belgium||18. Luxemburg|
|4. United Arab Emirates||19. Lebanon|
|5. Bosnia Herzegovina||20. Monaco|
|6. Bulgaria||21. Portugal|
|7. Czech Republic||22. Romania|
|8. France||23. San Marino|
|9. Georgia||24. Serbia|
|10. Croatia||25. Singapore|
|11. Holland||26. Turkey|
|12. Spain||27. Uruguay|
|13. Italy||28. Jordan|
|14. Canada||29. Vatican|
Conditions: Those who want to come to the TRNC from the following countries must present their negative PCR test result certificates carried out 3 days before travelling from their own countries and must pay their own quarantine costs for 14 days.
|CATEGORY C COUNTRIES|
|1. United States of America||8. Kazakhstan|
|2. Brazil||9. Kosovo|
|3. India||10. Mexico|
|4. United Kingdom||11. Egypt|
|5. Iran||12. Pakistan|
|6. Israel||13. Russia|
|7. Sweden||14. Turkmenistan and other countries|
Source : TRNC Public Information Office