Customs Offices

22 February 2021

Question 1: How many Customs Offices are there in your country?
Answer: There are 164 customs offices under 18 Regional Directorate of Customs and Trade.

Question 2: How many Customs Offices are there in the Border Crossing Points?
Answer:  29 customs offices are located at Land Border Crossing Points, 5 at Railway Border Crossing Points, 43 at Sea Border Crossing Points, 13 at Air Border Crossing Points. On the other hand, there are 10 Customs Offices of free zone and 64 interior Customs Offices. 13 of the 164 customs offices in total are actually closed and services are carried out with 151 active customs offices.

Question 3: What are your neighboring countries?
Answer: Turkey has eight neighbor countries: Syria and Iraq at the south; Iran, Armenia, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan at the east; Georgia at the northeast; Bulgaria at the northwest; and Greece at the west.

Question 4: What is the length of land borders of your county?
Answer: Turkey has a total land border of approximately 2.875 km. The border with Syria has a length of 877 km whilst Iran 529 km, Iraq 378 km, Armenia 325 km, Georgia 276 km, Bulgaria 269 km, Greece 203 km and Nakhichevan 18 km.

Question 5: What are the names of Land Border Crossing Points?
Answer: Pazarkule and Ipsala are at Greece border; Kapıkule, Hamzabeyli and Dereköy at Bulgarian border; Sarp, Türkgözü and Çıldır-Aktaş at Georgian border; Dilucu at Nakhichevan border; Gürbulak, Kapıköy and Esendere at Iranian border; Habur and Üzümlü at Iraq border; Cilvegözü, Öncüpınar, Karkamış Çobanbey, Akçakale, Ceylanpınar, Yayladağı, Nusaybin and Zeytin Dalı at Syria border.