Expomaritt Exposhipping İstanbul | 18-21 February 2025

Venue | Istanbul Expo Center 

Visiting Hours | 10.00 - 18.00 (Tuesday-Friday)


Expomaritt Exposhipping 2023 | İstanbul

Visitor Checklist

We have created a comprehensive checklist to ensure that you are fully prepared to have an excellent and productive time at the Exposhipping Expomaritt İstanbul.

The Essentials

The first step is to register yourself via our online registration. It is straightforward, and within a few minutes, you can provide the information needed to retrieve your badge.


İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is the second largest airport in Turkey. With the proximity of the airport to the venue, you can access easily to your hotel and venue. 

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We recommend you to check HotelMap page to arrange your accommodation around the Viaport Marina Tuzla with easy transport to the venue.

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Passport holders from 115 countries may receive a visa automatically upon entry to the Turkish Republic. To learn more about entry to Türkiye, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Website.

To check if you're eligible for an e-Visa, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs e-Visa Portal.

Plan Your Agenda

Browse the directory to see the different exhibitor companies and their stand location. Using the exhibitor list, you can easily prepare your schedule for the show.

View the Exhibitor List

Combine your business with relaxation in Istanbul's endless variety that fascinates its visitors. The museums, churches, palaces, grand mosques, bazaars and sites of natural beauty are countless.

Relax on the western shores of the Bosphorus and watchthe sunset on another continent. Then you will understand why settlers chose to build a city on this remarkable site so many centuries ago. See for yourself why İstanbul is truly one of the best cities in the world

Before You Arrive in Türkiye

Personalized Passport, Visa and Health requirements advice based on your details and itinerary.  

Check if your travel documents are sufficient on the IATA website.

COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map* (powered by Timatic) 

The Timatic solution aims at gathering the most complete and timely information. To achieve this, they have established a network of trusted partners, including Airlines and Government Agencies worldwide.  

Based on the latest guidance applicable to you, please check that you have a Negative PCR test and/or vaccination card.  

It is mandatory to complete a Health Declaration form before you arrive in Türkiye. You can complete the form 72 hours before arrival.
You MUST ensure you provide accurate information on your trip and health to ensure you can be notified in case of exposure to the COVID-19 virus via your unique HES code.

Click here to complete the mandatory form

This documentation will be checked at the orders of the Republic of Türkiye. If you haven't completed the declaration form or make misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you may be denied entry to Türkiye if you are not a Turkish Citizen or have a residence permit.

The health form is available in 9 languages

During controlled social life conditions, the HES (Hayat Eve Sığar – Life Fits Into Home) Code helps you safely share your Covid-19 risk status with institutions and individuals for activities like transportation or visit. Shared HES codes can be checked through the app or services provided to institutions.

A private HES code will be created automatically by the given information based on the form for Entry to Türkiye.


There are ADDITIONAL three ways to get your HES code;

  • via the Hayat Eve Sığar App (IOS and Android),


  • via SMS to 2023;
    • Write HES and National ID Number, last four digits of National ID serial code and days of sharing (number of days), respectively and with spaces between asked information) and send SMS to 2023,
    • Persons with Turkish Republic Blue Card ID or whose Turkish Republic identification number starting with 97, 98, 99: Type HES, your Turkish Republic identification number, year of birth, and sharing time (in days). Leave a space between each item. Send an SMS to 2023.
    • Persons who do not have a Turkish Republic or foreign identification number starting with 97, 98, 99: Type HES, your nationality, passport serial number, year of birth, and last name. Leave a space between each item. Send an SMS to 2023.


  • via e-Government,
    • e-Government website
    • Transactions of HES Code via e-Government: You can perform producing, deleting, querying and viewing details.
    • You can create a HES code for your children under the age of 18 via e-Government.

For foreign nationals with no domestic GSM number, HES Code can receive passport information by sending an SMS to +90555 944 3821, including HES, nationality, passport serial number, year of birth and surname.

You can obtain a HES code by SMS for your children under the age of 18. Studies are carried out to create HES code for your children through the "Hayat Eve Sığar" application and e-Government and will be available soon.

Placed Your Safety at the Heart of Our Events

Expomaritt Exposhipping İstanbul will be organized following Informa's AllSecure health and safety standards.

As the world's leading event organizer, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its events. To provide everyone with reassurance and confidence, they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.

At our event, health and safety are a priority. A range of measures will be in place to ensure you can enjoy a safe, hygienic and productive experience. 

We follow the 10 Key Informa AllSecure Commitments around Cleaning & Hygiene, Physical Distancing and Protection & Detection, in addition to following the guidance of government or official local authorities and any venue-specific regulations.

Find out more about Informa AllSecure.