Greece Covid-19 Travel Updates

Last update: June 1st, 2022

Disclaimer: The following statement is subject to future short notice changes & updates.


Greece is delighted to be welcoming visitors once again, having withdrawn travel restrictions set regarding Covid-19 and set in place safety protocols to let you plan your vacation "Faster, Better, Easier".

All guests from the European Union, Schengen Area, UK, USA, and a selection of other countries are not required to quarantine on arrival. Travel is available to all Greek islands and the mainlandHotels are operating with strict government-imposed protection protocols, as are archaeological sites & museums


General Covid Information for Travel to Greece


For the latest updates about traveling to Greece, please consult:

Please note that from 15 March 2022 onwards, travellers visiting Greece are no longer required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF).


Additionally, as of Sunday 01.05.2022 and for as long as the epidemiological data allow so, all travellers arriving in Greece, regardless of their country of origin, are no longer required to display a valid certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19, or evidence of a negative test result from SARS-CoV-2 infection (PCR or Rapid Antigen test).
However, a simplified PLF remains in operation, the completion of which is OPTIONAL, for the sole purpose of enabling the traveller / family to issue an EU Certificate of negative or positive COVID-19 test result. 
Travellers, who decide to fill out the simplified form, will receive the PLF with their unique Quick Response (QR) code via email (the QR code will be provided in a link in the email).
The PLF can also be found on the Visit Greece app and at It is strongly recommended that all visitors download the Visit Greece app (GDPR compliant) for free, prior to their arrival in Greece.


What should I do if I need a test in Athens or the Greek islands?

Find out the laboratories & medical centers located in the most popular destinations in Greece.


Where masks remain mandatory in Greece


  • Public means of city transport including Athens metro, city trains, city buses, trolley and tram cars
  • Indoor areas of ferries
  • Taxis
  • Hospitals, clinics and medical centers
  • Nursing or retirement homes
  • Pharmacies



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