En De
Total doses
given
21.1M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
73.57%
Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Movement Restrictions:

07.06.2022

Imathia; Pella; Pieria; Kavala: Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00 and no music allowed at entertainment venues; restaurants and cafes. ; 24/09/2021 Extended up to 01/10/2021. ; 01/10/2021 Extended up to 08/10/2021. Thessaloniki; Khalkidiki and Kilkis are also under curfew up to 08/10/2021.

07.06.2022

24/09/2021 Curfew from 1.00 to 6.00 up to 1/10/2021. ; 01/10/2021 Extended up to 08/10/2021

20.05.2022

Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00 and no music at entertainment establishments; restaurants and cafes up to 16/09/2021. ; 17/09/2021 Extended up to 24/9/2021.

20.05.2022

Traveling from Albania; Turkey; and North Macedonia is allowed for essential reasons only.; 14/05/2021: travellers are allowed to enter from the land borders through the entry gates of Promachonas and Ormenio on a 24h basis and Evzonoi and Nymfaia from 07:00 to 23:00. Maritime connections with Albania and Turkey are temporarily restricted. The countries from which entry is allowed; without the requirement for subsequent self-isolation (but with the proof of a certificate) are EU & Schengen Area countries; USA; UK; Israel; Serbia; UAE; New Zealand; Australia; South Korea; Thailand; Rwanda; Singapore; the Russian Federation; North Macedonia; Canada; Belarus; Bahrein; Qatar; China; Kuwait; Ukraine; and Saudi Arabia. Third countries citizens are not allowed to travel to Greece (excluding citizens who travel for specific reasons); 22/06/2021: the countries from which entry is allowed without restrictions change according to their epidemiological situation. For any update please see https://travel.gov.gr/#/ ; 27/11/2021 Only Greek citizens or essential travels are allowed from South Africa; Botswana; Namibia; Letsos; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Eswatini; Zambia and Malawi after the approval of regional Greek embassies. The travellers must provide a 72-hour PCR test regardless of their vaccination status; they will have a rapid test upon their arrival and they will be quarantined for 10 days; from which they will be released after a negative PCR test at the 10th day. 12/02/2022 Travellers arriving in Greece; holding a European Union Digital Covid Certificate are not obliged to show an extra negative COVID test result upon their arrival. From 15 March 2022 onwards; travellers visiting Greece are no longer required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF).; 01/05/2022 As of Sunday 01.05.2022; all travellers arriving in Greece; regardless of their country of origin; are no longer required to display a valid certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19; or evidence of a negative test result from SARS-CoV-2 infection (PCR or Rapid Antigen test).;

20.05.2022

proof of a negative SARS-CoV-2 PCR certificate is not required for travellers who have completed their vaccination (14 days have elapsed since the last vaccination; depending on the doses required) and hold a vaccination certificate.; 14/05/2021: proof of a negative SARS-CoV-2 PCR certificate is not required for travellers were tested positive with COVID-19 in the past 2 to 9 months. This can be proved either by presenting a positive PCR molecular test result performed by an authorized laboratory or a medical certificate confirming that the holder was tested positive with SARS-CoV-2 virus infection.; 19/06/2021: the proof of a negative rapid antigen test (taken no later than 48 hours before arrival) is also acceptable instead of a PCR test.; 19/12/2021 All travellers to Greece from 19.12.21 until 10.01.22; regardless of nationality; way of entry and vaccination status must have proof of negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival or negative rapid test no later than 24 hours before arrival. The restriction applies also applies to children 5 years and older.; 24/01/2022: Travellers without a certificate of vaccination or recovery from Bulgaria must perform a test upon arrival. If the test is positive; they will have to perform a molecular (PCR) test to confirm the result.; 07/02/2022 The entry into Greece for those who have an active European certificate will be done without a mandatory test.; 15/03/2022 PLF form is not necessary anymore for the entry into the Greek territory.; 18/04/2022 Travellers arriving in Greece; during the period from 18.04.2022 until 01.05.2022; holding a European Union Digital Covid Certificate are not obliged to show an extra negative COVID test result upon their arrival but if they haven't they must undergo PCR (72h) or rapid test (24h).; 01/05/2022 As of Sunday 01.05.2022; all travellers arriving in Greece; regardless of their country of origin; are no longer required to display a valid certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19; or evidence of a negative test result from SARS-CoV-2 infection (PCR or Rapid Antigen test).;

20.05.2022

Imathia; Pella; Pieria; Kavala: Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00 and no music allowed at entertainment venues; restaurants and cafes. ; 24/09/2021 Extended up to 01/10/2021. ; 01/10/2021 Extended up to 08/10/2021. Thessaloniki; Khalkidiki and Kilkis are also under curfew up to 08/10/2021.

20.05.2022

01/10/2021 Curfew from 1.00 to 6.00 up to 8/10/2021.

20.05.2022

24/09/2021 Curfew from 1.00 to 6.00 up to 1/10/2021. ; 01/10/2021 Extended up to 08/10/2021

06.04.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods for 30 days.; 1/03/2022: The European Union recommends that its member nations remove any non-essential travel bans for vaccinated tourists arriving from third countries starting March 1; 2022.

22.03.2022

land: Albania; North Macedonia; and Turkey. Air: Italy and Spain; Sea: Italy.

07.10.2021

Temporary measure due to increased COVID-19 cases in the Balcans.

07.10.2021

Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00 and no music at entertainment establishments; restaurants and cafes. ; 24/09/2021 Extended up to 01/10/2021.

28.09.2021

Lockdown. Residents are being requested to limit non-essential movement. Only individuals traveling to and from work; essential shopping and services where delivery or online services are not possible (foods and medical products; visits to the bank); visits to the doctor when prior consultation has been conducted over phone; assist someone in need; attending a ceremony (wedding; funeral); maintaining contact with children; exercising or walking a pet will be allowed out and must carry proper identification and documentation validating their reasons for movement. ; 05/05/2020: Lockdown is lifted but must stay within own prefecture.

21.09.2021

A curfew between 21:00-05:00 on any type of outdoor activity is in place. Between these hours; movement is allowed only for necessary reasons. From 05:00 -21:00 outdoor activities (including work) are allowed but individuals have to send a text message to a specific number before they go out. The movement from a regional unit to another is also forbidden.; Since 6/02/2021; the curfew on any type of outdoor activity between 21:00-05:00 is valid only for the regions with low community transmission of COVID-19 and for the Region of Attiki and Regional Unit of Thessaloniki. For the regions with high and very high community transmission of COVID-19 the curfew on any type of outdoor activity is between 18:00-05:00. Moreover for Region of Attiki and Regional Unit of Thessaloniki there is a curfew on any type of outdoor activity between 18:00-05:00 for weekends. As of 20/03/2021 the curfew on any type of outdoor activity is valid again between 21:00-05:00 including weekends. Between these hours; movement is allowed only for necessary reasons (e.g. work). As of 26 April the curfew on any type of outdoor activity is between 22:00-05:00. As of 03/05/2021 the curfew on any type of outdoor activity is between 23:00-05:00.; 14/05/2021 A curfew between 00:30-05:00 on any type of outdoor activity is in place. Between these hours; movement is allowed only for necessary reasons. Texting a message to allow outdoor activities during the day is not yet necessary. The movement from a regional unit to another is allowed; 12/06/2021: the curfew of any type of outdoor activity is in place is from 01:30 to 05:00 with the exception of necessary reasons (e.g. work; urgent health issues); 3/07/2021: Curfew lifted.

21.09.2021

Before entering the country; all travellers must complete a Passenger Locator Form. Temporary testing measure due to increased COVID-19 cases in some countries: passengers travelling to Greece will be required to have a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19; performed up to 72 hours before their entry to Greece from the following countries (date of entry in force): Bulgaria and Romania (28/07/2020); Testing for all travellers at all land points of entry to the country (10/08/2020); Malta and United Arab Emirates (6/08/2020); Albania; Belgium; Czech Republic; North Macedonia; Spain; Sweden (17/08/2020); Bulgaria; Romania; UAE; Malta; Belgium; Spain; Albania; North Macedonia and Hungary (16/09/2020 until 25/10/2020); Czech Republic (28/09/2020); Poland (3/10/2020); Israel (26/10/2020); 11/11/2020 all people traveling to Greece from foreign countries will be required to have a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19; performed up to 72 hours before their entry to Greece. This includes air and land arrivals to Greece.

21.09.2021

The movement of the population is restricted between regional units. There are exceptions such as work and health reasons.

21.09.2021

21/03/2020 Permanent residents and supply trucks would be allowed to travel to the Greek islands;.; 07/04/2020 Further tightening of measures restricting the movement of people by land; sea and air ahead of Easter.

21.09.2021

Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00. Music is not allowed in entertainment venues and restaurants; cafes; bars.

21.09.2021

Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00. Music is not allowed in entertainment venues and restaurants; cafes; bars.; 19/08/2021 Curfew is extended to 25/8/2021; Curfew extended until 16/09/2021.

21.09.2021

Curfew in Messinia from 1.00 to 06.00. Music is not allowed in entertainment venues and restaurants; cafes; bars. Extended until 10/9/2021.; 03/09/2021 Curfew also in Achaia and Ilia until 10/9/2021.; Curfew in Messinia; Ilia and Achaia extended until 16/09/2021.

21.09.2021

Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00. Music is not allowed in entertainment venues and restaurants; cafes; bars.; Curfew extended until 16/09/2021.

27.08.2021

Curfew from 1.00 to 06.00. Music is not allowed in entertainment venues and restaurants; cafes; bars.

27.08.2021

Night curfew on the island of Mykonos from 01:00 to 06:00.

04.05.2021

Since 6 February 2021 for Region of Attiki and Regional Unit of Thessaloniki there is a curfew on any type of outdoors activity between 18:00-05:00 for weekends.

26.02.2021

Update travel information MoH website.

15.02.2021

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Friday announced the extension of travel restrictions for domestic flights (travel between prefectures) in Greece, until 6am on Monday, March 1. The updated aviation directive (NOTAM) concerns domestic scheduled, commercial and general/business flights and foresees that only essential travel is allowed for health and business reasons, family reunification, and returning to permanent residence. Exempt from the restrictions are Hellenic national healthcare system flights, state flights, sanitary flights, humanitarian flights, emergency flights, military flights, cargo flights, fire fighting flights, frontex flights, technical landing flights (where passengers do not disembark) and ferry flights (return of with crew without passengers). All aviation directives are issued as part of the Greek government’s efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.

National movement restrictions: Free

Restrictive measures mandatory between 18 June 2020 to 17 July 2020

From 18 June, the removal of the traffic restriction measures in the center of Athens is extended again, until 17 July, in order to avoid the overcrowding of the citizens and to facilitate the restart of the economic and social life. Ships traffic reopened.

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 15 June 2020 to 01 July 2020

From June 15, tourism travel resumes, and international flights will land not just in Athens but in Thessaloniki too. However, some passengers will have to undergo mandatory testing upon arrival. Those coming from any of these airports listed by the European Aviation Safety Agency, will have to get tested on arrival, then go to to a designated hotel and quarantine for 7 days if the test is negative, and for 14 days if the test is positive. All other passengers, including all travellers coming from Albania, Australia, Austria, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Estonia, Japan, Israel, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lebanon, New Zealand, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Norway, South Korea, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic and Finland - will be subject to random tests and no further restrictions. In addition, land arrivals from Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria will be allowed in the country. Those travellers will be subject to random tests upon arrival.

12.02.2021

Stay at home orders enforced; along with a curfew on any type of outdoors activity between 18:00 - 05:00.

12.02.2021

Stay at home orders enforced; along with a curfew on any type of outdoors activity between 18:00-05:00.

01.02.2021

Thessaloniki regional unit and Serres regional unit have been placed under lockdown (alarm level for COVID-19 in Greece).

01.02.2021

Stay at home orders enforced; along with a curfew on any type of outdoors activity between 18:00 - 05:00.

01.02.2021

Stay at home orders enforced; along with a curfew on any type of outdoors activity between 18:00-05:00.

15.01.2021

The public is being advised to stay home and self isolate if feeling unwell.

15.01.2021

Aegean islands/Lesbos island: Additional restrictions remain in place until further notice in migrants’ camps on the Greek islands. No volunteers are allowed in the camps; and school classes for migrant children have been suspended. Entry will be allowed only to staff and there will be a compulsory temperature check for new arrivals. For regular updates; the ministry will post updates and instructions for/to the five island camps’ residents twice a day in Arabic; Farsi; English; French and Greek. More than 2;300 ‘vulnerable’ refugees are being moved to mainland hotels; apartments and other camps.The transfer is expected to be carried out over a two-week period from 19 April.

02.11.2020

Two villages in Western Macedonia; Damaskinia and Dragasia; were quarantined after several cases among their residents were confirmed. The entry and exit to and from the villages was banned; allowing only medical staff and municipal staff to supply them with medication and food.

02.11.2020

Migrant camps in Ritsona and Malakasa have been placed under full sanitary isolation. No one is allowed to leave or enter the camp. Additional security forces have been deployed.

29.04.2020

Can circulate freely within the prefecture.