With no quarantine in effect through the Turkey Pet Entry Regulations, Turkey is the ideal place to travel with your four-legged friend. Tourism to Turkey is booming and for good reason. Istanbul has plenty to offer with its mosques, markets and history. The restored Akaretler Row Houses in exclusive Beskitas add style with its chic designer boutiques, classy cafes and pet-friendly W Hotel. Two Four Seasons in Istanbul provide more pet-friendly lodging options. In Bodrum, called the St. Tropez of Turkey, the Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay welcomes pets, as does the Hotel Karia Princess and Doria Hotel, located in a dramatic hilltop location in Bitez. İyi yolculuklar!
The documents necessary for the importation of pets into Turkey are as follows:
1. A rabies vaccination certificate, which must be, issued not later than fifteen days prior to the entry.
2. A ” United States Interstate and International Certificate of Health Examination for Small Animals” (Also called Form 7001)
If above documents are given by a accredited veterinarian OR if they are approved by the local authorities accepted by Turkish authorities, it is not necessary that the documents be legalized by the Turkish Embassy’s Consular Section or a Turkish Consulate General,
Source: Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C.