Yacht Clearence, Customs & Port Formalities

Gala Yachting handles all customs and port formalities in most popular ports of Turkey and Greece. We save your time and money by providing fast and cost-effective service. Yachts entering or leaving Turkey or Greece shall make their entry or departure at frontier ports. We provide clearance in-out and other yacht support services at ports of entry listed below;

Turkey: İstanbul, Çanakkale, Ayvalık, İzmir, Çeşme, Kuşadası, Didim, Güllük, Bodrum, Turgutreis, Yalıkavak, Datça, Bozburun, Marmaris, Fethiye, Göcek, Kaş, Finike, Kemer, Antalya

Greece: Kos, Leros, Chios, Samos, Patmos, Kalymnos, Symi, Rhodes, Mykonos, Santorini, Athens, Corfu, Kastellorizo

Yacht Clearance Services In Turkey Bodrum

Yacht Clearance Quote Request

Contact Us through the form below providing dates and ports you are planning to visit together with details of your yacht ( length, beam, draft ) to organize all formalites and berthing smoothly and cost-effectively during your stay in Turkey or Greece.

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Both Turkish and foreign yachts are required to have authorization on their “Transit Log” only from the harbour-master while sailing between Turkish ports. If leaving for or returning from foreign ports, Turkish and foreign yachts are required to complete the full clearance procedure with the customs, health and passport police authorities.

Yacht owners or captains must surrender their transit to the harbour-master when the cruise is completed.

Following Coastal Safety fees will be applied to the yachts checking cruising to/from Turkey depending on the operation of the yacht.

  • Istanbul Strait Entrance From Black Sea, lighthouse and salvage fee
  • Istanbul Strait Entrance From Marmara Sea, lighthouse and salvage fee
  • Canakkale Strait Entrance From Aegean Sea, lighthouse fee
  • Canakkale Strait Entrance From Marmara Sea, lighthouse fee
  • Seaport Entrance Fee
  • Seaport Exit Fee
  • Non-Stop over passage, lighthouse and salvage fee ( applied to the vessels which navigate through the strait without calling any port. )
  • Yacht fee ( applied to the vessels having Transitlog Certificate in each time she obtain it. )
  • Transitlog Fee ( Sailing Permission Certificate )
  • Agency Fee

Regulations and Fees in Turkey:

Upon entry into Turkish Territorial Waters, the foreign yacht will be recorded in the yacht owner’s or captains’ passport by the customs authorities. This record should be cancelled by the customs authorities upon departure for foreign ports or when leaving the yachts for winter lay-up in Marinas.