Greece Reopens to Tourism Travel

From Saturday, May 15, Greece will reopen for foreign tourism. Tourists from EU & Schengen Area countries, USA, UK, Israel, Serbia, UAE, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, Singapore, the Russian Federation, North Macedonia, Canada, Belarus, Bahrein, Qatar, China, Kuwait, Ukraine, and Saudi Arabia will be able to enter Greece and forego any quarantine requirements.

Health and Safety Measures for All Travelers:

  • Travelers arriving in Greece are required to have a negative PCR certificate from a testing laboratory, for a COVID-19 test taken no later than 72 hours before arrival. This test is mandatory for all travelers older than 5 years of age.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers do not have to provide proof of a negative test. Acceptable vaccines are Pfizer BioNtech, Moderna, Astra Zeneca/Oxford, Novavax, Johnson + Johnson/Janssen, Sinovac Biotech, Gamaleya (Sputnik), Cansino Biologics, Sinopharm.
  • Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months do have to provide proof of a negative test.


All tourists will be required to complete a Passenger Locator Form prior to arrival. Travelers arriving in Greece are subject to sampling RAPID antigen tests at the entrance gates for selected individuals drawn from a targeted sampling system, based on the ”EVA” system. If a traveler tests positive for COVID-19 following a sample test, they’ll have to complete mandatory isolation at quarantine hotels with their travel companions for at least 10 days.