Greece no longer requires vaccinated travelers to be tested for coronavirus or a passenger locator form to be presented before boarding. Latest information and formalities.
[Updated March 4, 2022 12:33 PM] Do you want to travel to Athens, Heraklion, Corfu or even Thessaloniki in the coming weeks? Good news, Greece is following several of its European neighbors and is easing the conditions for entering its territory. As of February 7, 2022, travelers from an EU country with a valid EU vaccination certificate no longer need to be tested on departure. She also announced the removal of the requirement for vaccinated international travelers to complete the Passenger Locator Form (PLF). The measure will take effect from March 15, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said. When you arrive in Greece, random screening is possible at the airport. To reach the Greek islands from the mainland or from another island, the same documents as for entering the country will be required.
After several months of confinement, Greece has lifted all its health measures for its population but also for tourists. From now on, visitors must present a certificate of complete vaccination completed at least 14 days before the trip or a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old to enter the territory (also required for children from 5 years old). Upon arrival in Greece, all travelers are subject to random Covid-19 screening (RT-PCR test) or random rapid antigen test.
Residents of EU countries are exempted from the preventive quarantine of 7 days by presenting a negative PCR test or a vaccination certificate older than 14 days.
No, there is no curfew in Greece. Wearing a mask remains mandatory in all indoor and outdoor public spaces, for all people aged 4 or over.
Museums have reopened all over Greece. Outdoor cinemas and theaters also reopened at the end of May 2021.
Yes, the travel conditions are the same for mainland Greece and Crete. To get there, it is necessary to present proof of vaccination or a PCR test of less than 72 hours at the time of boarding.
Beaches in mainland Greece, the Cyclades and the Ionian Islands have reopened for swimming. Sailing on a private boat and recreational fishing are permitted.