All passengers flying to Greece from Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, the United Arab Emirates, Malta, Belgium, Spain, Albania and North Macedonia, with the exception of children under 10 years, must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, taken not more than 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English, clearly indicating the passenger’s name and ID number, and presented to officers of the general secretariat for civil protection and the national public health organisation on arrival.
Transit/transfer passengers at the airports of the aforementioned countries, originating from a country not requiring to display a Negative COVID-19 PCR test and having completed the , are exempted from the above requirement, on the condition that they remain at the airport transit area throughout their transit time. Note: Dubai PCR COVID-19 test requirements for transit passengers apply.
Passengers must complete the at least 24 hours before check-in for their flight to Greece. Passengers will receive an email notification upon on-time completion of the e-PLF or an electronic QR code that must be shown at check-in. Families can also be accepted with only one joint PLF confirmation and one unique QR code.
Only EU citizens can travel to Greece. Exceptions are citizens and permanent residents from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Uruguay who are permitted to enter.
Permanent residents of UAE may arrive only by direct flights from UAE to Greece.
Along with the QR code proof that they have completed the e-PLF and a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, travellers from UAE or third countries will have to present their residence permit, work permit, identity card (provided that it states the place of residence), driving license or other documents to prove their place of residence.
The following are also exempted from entry restrictions:
The above persons must present the appropriate document and undergo laboratory medical examination.
Third country nationals subject to the restrictions may request exceptional entry to the Greek consular authority of their place of residence or stay for business or personal reasons.
Passengers may be subject to COVID-19 tests on arrival. Tested passengers can then continue to their final destination. If the test result is positive, the passenger must stay in quarantine for 14 days under supervision at the passenger’s final destination.