Traveling to Greece amid Covid? Here’s what you need to know.

Coronavirus cases are fluctuating around the globe and traveling to places has been much more complicated than it was before. If you’re traveling to Greece and worried about the travel updates or requirements, don’t worry, we got you!

Greece is facing a fourth wave of pandemic, and tourists have been allowed to visit since May. Here are the questions you might be wanting to ask.



Can I go to Greece?

Greece has launched the EU digital Covid-19 certificate, which allows travelers from EU to have free movement across. With this certificate, a traveler from the EU can travel without quarantine as the certificate provides proof of vaccination or prior sickness.



What about travelers from Non-EU?

The Greece tourist board has included the following countries:

  • The UK
  • Australia
  • US
  • New Zealand
  • South Korea
  • Singapore, 
  • Russia 
  • Israel
  • Canada
  • Serbia
  • North Macedonia
  • Ukraine
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait 
  • Belarus
  • Bahrain
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Montenegro
  • Albania
  • Japan
  • Lebanon
  • Azerbaijan 
  • Armenia
  • Jordan
  • Moldova
  • Brunei
  • Kosovo  
  • Turkey


What vaccines does Greece accept?

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Pfizer 
  • Moderna
  • AstraZeneca
  • Novavax
  • Sinovac Biotech
  • Gamaleya (Sputnik)
  • Cansino
  • Sinopharm.



What else is required?

If you’re an EU resident, you will have to present a digital Covid certificate, if not then have an official health form to confirm your vaccination. You also need to fill the seat travel declaration form by clicking here. This applies to everyone between 12 and 17. Children between the age of five and twelve have to show a negative PCR test. Passengers are also required to fill the passenger locator form.



What to expect?

Restaurants, cafes, and bars are open all across Greece but from mid-September you will need a certificate or proof of vaccination.


For all latest travel advisories related to Covid, keep visiting our Covid-Updates section, or follow us on Instagram.