Travel restrictions to Greece

Last updated: 05 September 2021

Who can travel?
 
Until 10 September 2021 only the following categories of passengers are permitted to enter Greece:
  • Open to citizens and residents* of the United Arab Emirates;
  • citizens of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland and their family members;
  • citizens and residents of Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.),Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep), Qatar, Russian Fed., San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, the United States of America and Vatican City (Holy See);
  • passengers with a residence permit issued by Greece. A certificate of application for renewal of a residence permit is not accepted, except if the certificate of application is referring to a spouse or a family member of a citizen of Greece or an EU country;
  • passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or the United Kingdom;
  • passengers with a long term visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland;
  • merchant seamen;
  • military personnel;
  • students.

*Subject to entry requirements.

Greece Covid Travel Restrictions
 
Documents required for travelling
Passengers travelling to Greece must present:
  • a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before arrival; or
  • a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival; or
  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
  • a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at least 30 day after being tested positive. The certificate is considered valid for at least 2 months and at most 9 months after the initial positive result; or
  • a positive COVID-19 antigen, PCR or RT-PCR test result issued at least 30 days after having tested positive. The test result is considered valid for at least 2 months and at most 9 months after the initial positive result.
  • Passengers must also complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) at https://travel.gov.gr/ not later than the day before arrival in Greece. A confirmation email or a QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival. Families can be accepted with one joint confirmation e-mail or a unique QR code.
PCR requirements to travel to Greece
  • All passengers arriving from Albania, Argentina, Brazil, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Egypt, Georgia, India, Libya, Morocco, Russia, Turkey, or the United Arab Emirates are subject to a COVID-19 PCR or rapid antigen test upon arrival.
  • This does not apply to:
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate.
  • All documents must be in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish or Russian and the passenger's name must match the name in the passport. More details can be found at https://travel.gov.gr/.
  • This requirement does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 12 years;
    • citizens and residents of Montenegro.
  • Citizens and residents of Montenegro, excluding children younger than 12 years, must have:
    • a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. The test must be in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Russian. The passenger's name in the test result must match the name in the passport; and
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The vaccination certificate must be in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Russian.
Quarantine requirements to travel to Greece
  • Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 rapid test upon arrival and self-isolation for up to 14 days.
Additional Information

More details can be found at https://travel.gov.gr/.

Please Note:

The above requirements are provided by a third-party source and subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

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