Member States of the European Union, Member States of the Schengen Agreement, the United Kingdom , the United States of America , the United Arab Emirates , Serbia, Israel, Russia*
Citizens of these countries are allowed to enter Greece from today on without having to do a 7-day quarantine…
- If they have been diagnosed negative in a laboratory test for COVID-19 coronavirus by the PCR method within the last seventy two (72) hours before their arrival in Greece
B) if they have completed the vaccination for COVID-19 coronavirus and by presenting of a vaccination certificate, in English, which has been issued by a public authority, provided that fourteen (14) days have elapsed from the completion of the vaccination.
International arrivals with a negative test of 72 hours: notam predicts that all passengers of international flights will enter our country with a negative PCR test Covid-19 which will be performed up to 72 hours before their arrival. We remind you that the passengers will be subjected to a sample test upon entering the Greek territory based on the PLF.
Mandatory completion of Passenger Locator Form: The notam provides for the mandatory completion of the form, at the email address travel.gov.gr, by all passengers of international flights to Greece. It is also mandatory to complete the PLF form for passengers of foreign flights who are permanent residents of Greece and depart from the airports of our country.
* Maximum 4,000 travelers from Russia: Especially for Russia (permanent residents) the following restrictions remain, arrivals only at the airports of Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion and a maximum entry limit to Greece of 4,000 passengers per week.
In particular, air travel restrictions for domestic / international flights will apply until Holy Monday, April 26, 2021 until 06:00 in the morning and are as follows:
Domestic flights: Aviation directive (Covid-19 notam) concerning domestic flights (regular passenger routes, general aviation and commercial routes – domestic flights, commercial and general / business aviation). The notam stipulates that all the airports of the country are allowed only the essential domestic travel (Essential Travel) which includes travel for health issues, for business – business purposes, for objective family reasons (family reunification) and for return to permanent residence.
Prohibition of entry to Greece of Third-country nationals other than the countries of the European Union and the Schengen Agreement: notam provides for a ban on entry of third-country nationals other than the countries of the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. The airline excludes passengers traveling for essential reasons and permanent residents of the following 12 countries: United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Russia, United States of America and Israel.
* Seven (7) days quarantine on arrivals from abroad: All passengers entering our country from any foreign country, are subject to mandatory precautionary restriction at home or at the place of temporary residence declared on the PLF form, for seven (7 ) unless otherwise specified, ie if they are citizens of EU countries, the Schengen Agreement, the United Kingdom, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Serbia and Israel who will enter Greece without a 7-day quarantine if vaccinated or if they have a negative Covid-19 PCR test which will have been performed up to 72 hours before their arrival. Overseas passengers will additionally be sampled upon arrival, based on the procedure provided by the Passenger Locator Form. In case the tests find a positive passenger, the quarantine will be valid for 14 days.
Exceptions to pre-existing notams apply to all airline instructions.