Greece Covid-19: Travel Updates

Last update: May 3rd, 2022
Disclaimer: The following information is subject to future short notice changes & updates.
From May 1st 2022 and as long as the epidemiological data allow so, travelers of all ages are no longer requested to demonstrate any COVID19-related document.


Important Note: Covid-19 protocols for traveling to and in Greece are suspended!
• From May 1st, 2022 onwards, travellers visiting Greece, regardless of the country of origin, are no longer requested to demonstrate a vaccination certificate, a Covid-19 test or a proof of recovery.
• From March 15th, 2022 onwards, travellers visiting Greece are no longer required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF).

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To travel by ferry in Greece and the Greek islands:
• A vaccination certificate or, proof of Covid-19 recovery, or a negative covid test result is not necessary.
Face masks (FFP2 or N95) are obligatory in all interior and exterior areas of the ferry. If you do not wear a mask you will not be allowed to board the ferry.
Exception: Only passengers who are not allowed to wear masks due medical reasons with according proof and children under 4 years old will be allowed to board without wearing a mask.

To travel by ferry from Greece to Italy, all passengers more than 6 years old need to have one of the following certificates:
• A full vaccination certificate issued by a certified authority, carried out less than 9 months ago, (EU Digital Certification or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities) OR
• A PCR test of less than 72 hours OR
• A Rapid Antigen test of less than 48 hours OR
• An official proof of COVID-19 recovery which is valid on the trip date, not more than 6 months should have passed after the first positive test result, (EU Digital Certification or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities).

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