We will work together with the Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center – ICEC to ensure we are taking all necessary safety measures during this time. We support the national and international efforts against the virus, and we will follow the advice of the Turkish Ministry of Health in relation to hosting the Congress in 2022.

The Turkish Ministry of Health has lifted most of the COVID-19 regulations.



Visitors are required to fill entrance form to Turkey. A completed “Traveler Entry Form” must be presented at check-in and upon arrival. The form can be obtained at

Make sure to find out travel restrictions to Turkey from your country. Travel rules and measures to enter Turkey.

Wearing a mask inside public transportation is obligatory.



  • It is not mandatory anymore to wear a mask inside the ICEC. It is up to each guest whether (s)he wants to wear a mask or not. Please act responsibly. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, wear a mask and get tested as soon as possible.
  • It is no longer mandatory to show your vaccination pass or a negative COVID-19 test to enter a public building.
  • Social distancing is lifted.
  • PCR test can be taken at the Hilton Bosphorus Hotel, upon request. Kindly schedule your appointment in advance with the Hotel by sending an email to It will take 24h to receive the PCR test result. Cost 200 TL.
  • Istanbul International Airport (IST) offers a 24/7 test center (PCR test in 60 minutes, antigen test in 30 minutes, antibody test in 45 minutes). More information is available here Istanbul Airport Test Center.
  • Further test points: