Greece Covid-19 Updates & Ferry Protocols

For all updates about traveling to Greece, please consult:
Don't forget that you need to complete the PLF form (24 hours in advance) in order to receive a QR code and enter the country.

Do you need to make a test in Athens or the Greek islands?
Find out the laboratories & medical centers located in popular destinations.


To travel by ferry in Greece and the Greek islands you will need:
• A completed pre-boarding form (provided with your booking with Greeka Ferries or that you can find on the port of departure).
• A completed online health statement form (for passengers over 18 years old) that you can find on

Travel from Athens ports (& mainland ports) to the islands

For all travelers by ferry over 5 years of age, departing from the ports of the mainland like Athens (Piraeus, Rafina, Lavrio), Kavala, Volos, Thessaloniki, etc, remember that you will need to have one of the following:
• A vaccination certificate issued by a certified authority (valid after 14 days from the second shot) OR
• A PCR test of less than 72 hours OR
• A Rapid test of less than 24 hours OR
• A Self-test declaration of less than 24 hours OR
• A proof of having recovered from Covid-19 (between 2-9 months ago)

Travel from one island to another and from the islands to the mainland

Test results are NOT mandatory if you are travelling from the islands to the mainland and from one island to another (island-hopping).

Note also that

* All certificates/test results/documents must include the critical information in English and the person’s full name must match the name on the passport or other travel document.
* Self-test kit is available in pharmacies and prices are €5-10. Download and complete the self-declaration form:
* Face mask is mandatory in all interior and exterior areas of the ferry