National Identity Cards valid for entry into Turkey until the end of 2022 – General Immigration

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Key points

  • Will Norwegian citizens and holders of Norwegian national identity cards be allowed to enter Turkey without presenting a passport?

Insight

The governments of Norway and Turkey approved the use of Norwegian national identity cards for entry into Turkey until the end of 2022. Norwegian citizens and holders of national identity cards will be allowed to enter Turkey without presenting proof of passport as long as they hold a valid identity card. To be eligible, travelers from Norway will need to travel to Turkey via a direct flight and hold a Norwegian identity card valid for a period of at least six months from the date of entry into Turkey.

What are the changes?

The Turkish and Norwegian governments have put in place a temporary arrangement that will allow Norwegian national identity card holders to enter Turkey without providing passport information. Eligible travelers must return to Norway by December 31, 2022. If travelers wish to stay in Turkey longer, a passport must be presented. This decision was taken following delays in issuing passports in Norway.?

Look forward

This temporary arrangement will remain in effect until December 31, 2022. Keep checking the
websitethe norwegian government website and the envoy website for the latest updates and information.?

Originally published June 28, 2022

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