Entry VISA

Please visit the following link for Visa entry information.

https://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa

Should you require a VISA invitation letter to attend the Symposium in Türkiye, a request on official company or CAA letterhead must be submitted to the focal point at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Türkiye. For more information, please contact:

 

Name: Mr. Batin Simsek

Email: batin.simsek@shgm.gov.tr

 

COVID-19 Protocol

Vaccination Requirements

Türkiye's is open for tourism. Travelers of all nationalities who meet Türkiye's immigration regulations can enter the country. Foreigners require a passport and a valid visa or a copy of an approved online evisa to travel to Türkiye. Visitors should check the latest lockdown update and travel advisories.

In light of COVID-19, Türkiye's travel restrictions for tourists are under constant review as the international situation evolves.

 

Turkish Airlines

Book your travel to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines: Turkish Airlines ®️ | Flying to the Most Countries‎

Ground Transportation

Ground transportation during the Symposium will be provided from select hotels to/from the main venue, the social events, the technical visit of the training academy, and the cultural or airport tour. Event pick-up locations and schedule to be confirmed.

 

Please note that airport transfers upon arrival and departure are at the discretion of the participants. 

 
 

Weather

Get Weather Information

Stay up-to-date with the latest weather forecasts and current condition in Istanbul via the following link:

Turkish State Meteorological Service Official Website

 

Electricity

Plugs / Sockets

For Türkiye, there are two associated plug types: types C and F. Plug type C has two round pins, and plug type F has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. 

The standard voltage is 220 V, 50 Hz.

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Currency

Exchange Offices

Click on the links below for currency conversion and official rates of the Turkish Lira. Please note the exchange rates at airports and hotels may be lower than the official rates. 

Currency Exchange Offices around Istanbul may offer better rates.

Relevant Links:

Central Bank Rates (Click the relevant day)

Currency Converter - Times of İstanbul