Greece: Covid-19 testing required for unvaccinated visitors

 

Unvaccinated passengers entering Greece from 13 countries will be forced to undergo a Covid-19 test upon arrival at the airport beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

 

The new aviation rule (NOTAM) requires unvaccinated travelers from Egypt, Albania, Argentina, Brazil, Georgia, Cuba, the United Arab Emirates, India, China, Libya, Morocco, Russia, and Turkey to undergo Covid-19 quick testing.

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Those who get a positive fast test result will be required to do a PCR test.

 

Until August 27, the new legislation, as well as any current NOTAMs addressing foreign arrivals, will remain in force.

 

Greece welcomes visitors from all EU and Schengen Area nations, but does not accept visitors from outside the EU.


People traveling for medical reasons and visitors from the following 35 non-EU countries and territories*, on the other hand, are permitted to enter Greece – providing they have the necessary documents – without being subjected to self-isolation:

Australia, Northern Macedonia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, United Kingdom, Israel, Canada, Belarus, Bahrain, New Zealand, South Korea, Qatar, China, Kuwait, Ukraine, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Japan, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Jordan, Moldova, Brunei, Kosovo, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, the Vatican and Turkey.

 

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Passengers from other countries must also have one of the following documents in order to enter Greece:

1. a vaccination certificate showing that Covid-19 has been fully vaccinated for 14 days.

2. a negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure or a negative fast antigen test within 48 hours of departure

3. a certificate of recovery Travelers can provide a medical/recovery certificate that was issued thirty days after their first Covid-19 positive test (the certificate is valid for entry to Greece 180 days after its issue date).

4. an EU Digital COVID Certificate in digital or printed form, containing information on whether travellers have been vaccinated against Covid-19, or have a negative PCR test or a negative fast test done within 72 hours of travel, or have recovered from the virus.

 

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