27 Mar 2018Delays at Sarp border check point
Renovation works at Sarp border check point, located in the border Turkey-Georgia caused serious delays. Due to transfer of the customs bureau, Sarp border check-point was closed to order. Delays driven by renovation of passport system, conducted by the Ministry of Interior and by Nevruz Holiday raised the waiting time of vehicles to 2,5 days. Alternatively, drivers can use Çıldır-Aktaş and Türkgözü border check-points.
27 Mar 2018Maintenance work in Turkey-Bulgaria border
According to the official announcement of the National Customs Agency of Bulgaria, there will be technical and improvement work on “Road Charges and Authorization Regime” between April 8th, 20:00 and April 10th, 08:00. Operations regarding transitions across borders will not be processed on computer throughout the work. Therefore, transactions regarding the use road and highway will be made in cash and information will be entered manually. The Customs Authority of Bulgaria announced that extra personnel will be sent to the border in order to prevent queues and halt of transitions.
25 Mar 2018Ukraine Transition Documents are run out
Due to increasing import-export between Ukraine and Turkey, Ukraine two-day transition documents of January-February-March 2018 period are run out. Documents that belong to second period will be put into service on April, 1st. Serial numbers of two-way transition documents that are brought to use every 3 months are set by Turkish and Ukrainian authorities and their date of expiration are notified to border check-points.