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Calculation of Sanitary dues of the commercial vessels are as follows.
Net Ton X 4,20 TL (for the year 2023)
Vessels arriving from foreign countries pay free vessel sanitary due assessed per each net ton in the first Turkish port they call after free pratique procedure.
Each vessel coming from foreign countries pays payable free vessel sanitary due amount to the relevant account not later than three working days from the date of entry to first Turkish port following issue of free pratique.
VESSELS WHICH ARE EXEMPT FROM ANY SANITARY DUES
1- Navy vessels,
2- Vessels coming for an official visit,
3- Vessels taking refuge at Turkish Ports for compelling reasons like adverse weather conditions, machine failure, accidents and fires and do not perform any commercial operation at the refuge taking Turkish Ports,
4- Vessels which are less than 50 NT (including vessels which are 50 NT ),
5- Vessels which lose their character of commercial operation for reasons like collision, fire and sinking and are towed. But their conditions shall be proved by documents taken from Turkish Official Authorities.
Such vessels are exempt from any sanitary dues.
(Source: Web Site of Türkiye Hudut ve Sahiller Sağlık Genel Müdürlüğü)