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New extensions and changes of the rules of entry to Greece until April 26, 2021

The Civil Aviation Authority announces to the passengers the new extension of the domestic/international flight instructions (Covid-19 notams), as well as the new notam according to which the entry into the territory of the permanent residents of the Member States of the European Union , of the Schengen Agreement, of the United Kingdom, of the United States of America, of the United Arab Emirates, of Serbia and of Israel, is allowed without 7-day quarantine if: a) they tested negative for the PCR test Covid-19 of the last seventy-two (72) hours before their arrival in Greece or b) in case of completion of the vaccination for coronavirus COVID-19 and presentation by them of a vaccination certificate, in English, which has been issued by a public authority, provided of the lapse of fourteen (14) days from the completion of the vaccination.

*Prohibition of entry to Greece of third-country nationals other than the countries of the European Union and the Schengen Agreement: notam provides for a ban on entry of third-country nationals other than the countries of the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. The notam excludes passengers traveling for essential reasons and permanent residents of the following 12 countries: United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Russia , United States of America and Israel.

*Seven (7) days quarantine on arrivals from abroad: all passengers entering our country from any foreign country, are subject to mandatory precautionary restriction at home or at the place of temporary residence declared on the PLF form, for seven (7 ) unless otherwise specified. If they are citizens of EU countries, the Schengen Agreement, the United Kingdom, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Serbia and Israel, they will enter Greece without a 7-day quarantine if vaccinated or if they have a negative Covid-19 PCR test which will have been performed up to 72 hours before their arrival. In addition, international passengers will be checked upon arrival, based on the procedure provided by the Passenger Locator Form. In case the tests find a positive passenger, the quarantine will be valid for 14 days.

*International arrivals with a negative test of 72 hours: notam predicts that all passengers of international flights will enter our country with a negative PCR test Covid-19 which will be performed up to 72 hours before their arrival. We remind you that the passengers will be tested at the entrance to the Greek territory of the PLF.

* Compulsory completion of Passenger Locator Form: the notam provides for the mandatory completion of the form, at the address travel.gov.gr, by all passengers of international flights to Greece. It is also mandatory to complete the PLF form for passengers of foreign flights who are permanent residents of Greece and depart from the airports of our country.

* Maximum 4,000 travelers from Russia: especially for Russia (permanent residents) the following restrictions remain, arrivals only at the airports of Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion and a maximum entry limit to Greece of 4,000 passengers per week.