Last checked: 18-07-2022

Greece - Covid travel and national health rules, EU Digital Covid Certificate

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To ensure safe travel, EU countries have agreed on a co-ordinated approach to free movement restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. EU rules now take into account your COVID-19 status as proved by a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate.

Information on travel and health measures in the EU is available online and provides travellers with up to date details of any special rules in place as well as data on infection rates.

Check for any specific measures that may apply when travelling to Greece.

What are the rules to enter this country from an EU Member State or Schengen Associated country?

COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted in Greece. Providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or negative test results is not required.

 

Learn more:
Travel.gov.gr
GreeceHealthFirst - travel advice


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You can find the latest information on air travel regulations for this country on the IATA website.

You can also find information about your passenger rights on our portal for citizens.

Documents you need to travel in Europe
Health cover for temporary stays

What are the rules to enter this country from outside an EU Member State or Schengen Associated country?

COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted in Greece. Providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or negative test results is not required.

 

Learn more:
Travel.gov.gr
GreeceHealthFirst - travel advice


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You can find the latest information on air travel regulations for this country on the IATA website.

You can also find information about your passenger rights on our portal for citizens.

Documents you need to travel in Europe
Health cover for temporary stays

Can I transit this country?

COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted in Greece. Providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or negative test results is not required.

National health measures

In Greece, providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result is no longer required to access public places.

Learn more:
GreeceHealthFirst

Use of facemasks

Wearing facemasks is only required in health facilities and on public transport.

Physical Distancing

Citizens are encouraged to apply physical distance rules everywhere. Special social distancing rules have been set for a wide range of places.

Precautionary measures may be subject to variations according to the epidemiological level of the different Regional Units.

Safety measures for public transportation

Wearing facemasks is compulsory, except on trains, airplanes and long-distance buses.

Quarantine

Travellers who develop severe symptoms of COVID-19 must notify the hotel reception or the doctor on-call, who will provide advice on the necessary steps, and self-isolate for at least 5 days.

Self-isolation is recommended for travellers who have mild or no symptoms. They must wear FFP2 or KN95 facemasks on public transport.

Learn more:
GreeceHealthFirst

National use of COVID-19 Certificates

Information on 'EU Digital COVID Certificates' issued in Greece

In Greece, providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result is not required to access public places.

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The 'EU Digital COVID Certificate' (EUDCC) is digital proof, valid in all EU countries, that a person has either been vaccinated against COVID-19, has recovered from COVID-19, or has received a negative test result. National authorities are responsible for issuing the certificate.

Learn more:
EUDCC - Questions & Answers
EUDCC - Factsheet

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