July 5, 2022

We are sharing for readers who are seeking the latest facts and information with the approval of the BRS, news recently provided by the British Residents’ Society to their members.

TRAVEL TO THE TRNC FROM THE UK OR GERMANY

As of Monday 27th December the UK and Germany were placed into the RED list – as far as the TRNC are concerned.

The requirement to enter the TRNC from either of these Countries is now,

  • A negative PCR test 72-hours prior to departure
  • Self-isolation is recommended for a period of three days on arrival
  • A PCR test no more than 72 hours after arrival in the TRNC.  If negative no quarantine is required.

You are still required to complete the Guvende Kal TRAVEL form no more than 72 hours before your arrival in the TRNC.

ADAPASS/ANTIGEN TESTS

Despite ‘rumours’ to the contrary the requirements for access to the following venues is still in force.

TIER 1

FULLY VACCINATED – ALLOWED ACCESS
UNVACCINATED – 72 HOUR PCR/ANTIGEN TEST REQUIRED

  • Supermarkets/Markets
  • State Offices
  • Retail Stores
  • Banks
  • Outdoor Sports areas

TIER 2

FULLY VACCINATED – 14 DAY PCR/ANTIGEN REQUIRED
UNVACCINATED – NO ACCESS

  • Indoor Areas of Restaurants, Taverns, Patisseries or Cafes
  • Indoor Areas of Coffee shops/Coffee Houses
  • Barbers/Hairdressers/Beauty Parlours
  • Hotels
  • Bars/Clubs
  • Shopping Centres
  • Cinemas
  • Places of Worship
  • Concerts/Theatres
  • Offices
  • Indoor Fitness Halls
  • General Assembly Meetings
  • Indoor Team Areas
  • Youth Camps
  • Boxing Wrestling Training
  • Betting Shops
  • Group Dances/Ceremonies
  • Swimming Pools
  • Internet Cafes
  • Night Clubs
  • Weddings
  • Exhibitions
  • Casinos

INTER BORDER COVID REQUIREMENTS

The following conditions remain whilst ‘LEVEL 3′ requirements are in force whilst crossing the Green Line.

  • Double vaccinated people with EMA-approved vaccines, as well as the Sinovac, Sinopharm or Sputnik vaccines, can cross with a 7-day negative rapid antigen test or PCR test, 14 days after their final dose (1st dose if Johnson& Johnson).
  • Unvaccinated people (including unvaccinated workers and people who will cross for health reasons) can cross with a 72-hour negative rapid antigen test or PCR test.

Editor’s Note:  BRS have an excellent members’ Facebook page which gives information and allows members to ask questions however Facebook is excellent for sharing of information but it is no more than a stream of information and BRS found many questions were being asked time and time again so the BRS team developed BRITBOT on their website where members could retrieve information published on many past subjects.

Readers wishing to learn more of the British Residents’ Society or registration as a member which can be started online please visit their website – https://brstrnc.com or https://brstrnc.com/regform.asp

 

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