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Greece adds 5 non-EU countries, extends Covid-regulations for international passengers

Greece ‘s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday added five countries to the list of non-EU  countries whose citizens are exempted from entry restrictions to Greece.

CAA’s current entry-ban air directive (notam) was also extended to Thursday July 8, 2021.

Permanent residents of the European Union and the Schengen area are exempted from this notam, as are citizens of the following countries:

Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Kossovo, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.

The five newest additions include Azerbaijan, Armenia, Jordan, Moldova and Brunei.

All persons arriving in Greece from these countries must either have a certificate (in English) issued by the relevant authority in their country of departure that they have completed coronavirus vaccination at least 14 days before arrival.

Alternatively, they can also provide a negative result of a PCR test for Covid-19 done in the last 72 hours before arrival, or a negative rapid test done up to 48 hours ahead of arrival to Greece.

The Covid-documents provision are required by everyone over 12 years old.

The current notam came into effect on May 14.

CAA statement in Greek

For domestic travel to/from Greek islands see also here the latest regulations..

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