1. NRDC-T travel advices and restrictions for official NATO travel can be found below and will be reviewed on a regular basis. 
  1. The following NATO duty travel restrictions for NRDC-T personnel apply:
  1. Schengen Area Member States have approved a plan proposed by the EU Commission which foresees the closure of the external borders of the territory, for at least a period of 30 days, as the most extreme measure taken by the block to halt the further spreading of the COVID-19. The final move was announced earlier in a press conference, explained by the EU authorities that all the borders would be closed for a period of 30 days for all non-essential travel.

  2. These countries are in the prohibition flight list of Turkey: Germany, Angola, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, United Arabic, Emirates, Algeria, Djibouti, Chad, Czechia, China, Denmark, Dominik Republik, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Philippines, Finland, France, Guatemala, South Korea, Georgia, India, Holland, United Kingdom, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Cameroon, Canada, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, Colombia, Kosovo, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Latvia, Lebanon, Hungary, Egypt, Mongolia, Moldova, Mauritania, Nepal, Niger, Norway, Uzbekhstan, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Oman, Jordan. (The countries may be increased, so this can also be followed from Turkish Airline’s official web site

  3. Starting from 29 March 2020, all Turkish Airlines international flights are temporarily suspended.

  4. In light of the physical restrictions and difficulty in travel being experienced right across Europe and beyond as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemics, NRDC-T personnel are strongly recommended to review any personal plans they have for travel. Otherwise, they would be putting at risk the health of their colleagues, families, friends, and ultimately NRDC-T's Business Continuity.

  5.  With the increasing uncertainty related to national travel restrictions that are imposed with little or no notice by nations, it is recommended that leisure travel should be properly addressed especially to areas where an infectious disease is rapidly expanding and the nation has established entry/exit restrictions.

  6. NRDC-T Personnel designated to travel to or returning from private or business/military duties, have to contact for further information and guidance their local health facility, their SNRs and their Chain of Command.

  7. NRDC-T personnel who have travelled (or whose immediate family members have travelled) to an affected country or region are required to contact direct leadership and self-isolate for 14 days from date of return. This measure will be in effect from the date the affected nation formally announces such restrictions or quarantine measures.

  1. In addition to these, NRDC-T personnel are required to respect national guidance on this matter. Troop Contributing Nations and Host Nations' procedures are to be applied in any case.
  1. The Turkish ministery of health have confirmed that passengers with a residency permit will be allowed to enter Turkey but they will be tested on arrival for COVID-19.