Entry to Greece from Italy / April 2021





We wish to inform you that, according to recent announcements by the Greek Government, permanent residents of EU member states and the Schengen Agreement, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, the United Arab Emirates, Serbia, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda & Singapore may enter Greece either:


  • By conducting a negative molecular test (PCR) for covid-19 (it is mandatory also for children over the age of 5), performed by taking oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal smear, up to 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must bear the name and passport or identity number of the passenger.


  • By holding a certificate of vaccination, issued by a Public authority, provided that the vaccination was completed at least 14 days before arrival to Greece. The vaccination certificate must include the full name of the passenger, the type of vaccine and the number of doses.

Permanent residents from the Russian federation must provide a negative molecular test (PCR) for COVID-19 conducted 72 hours before arrival along with a certificate of vaccination.

All certificates must include the critical information in English and the full name must match with that of the passport or other travel document.

The negative PCR test / vaccine certificate must be displayed to the officers of the general secretariat for civil protection and of the national public health organization who are in charge of performing medical examinations.

Thank you for your attention and we remain at your disposal for any clarification.