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Greece: Restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. 18-26 APR21. Impact: High.

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A1077/21

Valid from: 18 Apr 2021 2017 UTC

Valid till: 26 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, ONLY ESSENTIAL TRAVEL, PROPERLY DOCUMENTED, IS ALLOWED FOR PASSENGERS ON ALL DOMESTIC FLIGHTS, COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL/BUSINESS AVIATION. ESSENTIAL TRAVEL SHOULD INCLUDE TRAVEL FOR HEALTH ISSUES, BUSINESS PURPOSES, FOR IMPERATIVE FAMILY REASONS AND RETURN TO THEIR PERMANENT RESIDENCE. EXEMPTED FROM THE RESTRICTION ARE: 

1. FLIGHTS DESIGNATED TO SUPPORT THE HELLENIC NATIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM. 

2. STATE FLIGHTS. 

3. SANITARY FLIGHTS. 

4. HUMANITARIAN FLIGHTS. 

5. EMERGENCY FLIGHTS. 

6. MILITARY FLIGHTS. 

7. CARGO FLIGHTS. 

8. FIRE FIGHTING FLIGHTS. 

9. FRONTEX FLIGHTS. 

10.TECHNICAL LANDINGS WHERE PASSENGERS DO NOT DISEMBARK. 

11.FERRY FLIGHTS.

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1077) issued in 2021 replaces NOTAM (ID A0977) issued in 2021

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1077/21 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, ONLY ESSENTIAL TRAVEL, PROPERLY DOCUMENTED, IS ALLOWED FOR PASSENGERS ON ALL DOMESTIC FLIGHTS, COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL/BUSINESS AVIATION. ESSENTIAL TRAVEL SHOULD INCLUDE TRAVEL FOR HEALTH ISSUES, BUSINESS PURPOSES, FOR IMPERATIVE FAMILY REASONS AND RETURN TO THEIR PERMANENT RESIDENCE. EXEMPTED FROM THE RESTRICTION ARE: 1. FLIGHTS DESIGNATED TO SUPPORT THE HELLENIC NATIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM. 2. STATE FLIGHTS. 3. SANITARY FLIGHTS. 4. HUMANITARIAN FLIGHTS. 5. EMERGENCY FLIGHTS. 6. MILITARY FLIGHTS. 7. CARGO FLIGHTS. 8. FIRE FIGHTING FLIGHTS. 9. FRONTEX FLIGHTS. 10.TECHNICAL LANDINGS WHERE PASSENGERS DO NOT DISEMBARK. 11.FERRY FLIGHTS. 18 APR 20:17 2021 UNTIL 26 APR 03:00 2021


A1078/21

Valid from: 18 Apr 2021 2019 UTC

Valid till: 26 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS: BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, 

1. IT IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ARRIVING TO ANY GREEK AIRPORT TO FILL IN THE ELECTRONIC PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) PUBLISHED IN HTTPS://TRAVEL.GOV.GR/, NOT LATER THAN THE PREVIOUS DAY. 


2. IT IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL PERMANENT RESIDENTS IN GREECE DEPARTING ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM ANY GREEK AIRPORT TO FILL IN THE ELECTRONIC PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) PUBLISHED IN HTTPS://TRAVEL.GOV.GR/, NOT LATER THAN THE PREVIOUS DAY. PRIOR ACCEPTANCE OF PASSENGERS FOR BOARDING, AIRLINES ARE REQUIRED TO CHECK THE CONFIRMATION EAST MAIL UPON SUBMISSION OF THE PLF, WHICH IS A COMPULSORY TRAVEL DOCUMENT OR A PLF QR CODE. FAMILIES CAN ALSO BE ACCEPTED WITH ONLY ONE JOINT PLF CONFIRMATION EAST MAIL. FAMILIES CAN ALSO BE ACCEPTED WITH THEIR PLF UNIQUE QR CODE. AIRLINES THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THIS CHECKING OBLIGATION, WILL BE RESPOSINBLE TO REPATRIATE THE PASSENGERS ON THE COMPANYS EXPENSES.

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1078) issued in 2021 replaces NOTAM (ID A0891) issued in 2021

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1078/21 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS: BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, 1. IT IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ARRIVING TO ANY GREEK AIRPORT TO FILL IN THE ELECTRONIC PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) PUBLISHED IN HTTPS://TRAVEL.GOV.GR/, NOT LATER THAN THE PREVIOUS DAY. 2. IT IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL PERMANENT RESIDENTS IN GREECE DEPARTING ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM ANY GREEK AIRPORT TO FILL IN THE ELECTRONIC PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) PUBLISHED IN HTTPS://TRAVEL.GOV.GR/, NOT LATER THAN THE PREVIOUS DAY. PRIOR ACCEPTANCE OF PASSENGERS FOR BOARDING, AIRLINES ARE REQUIRED TO CHECK THE CONFIRMATION E-MAIL UPON SUBMISSION OF THE PLF, WHICH IS A COMPULSORY TRAVEL DOCUMENT OR A PLF QR CODE. FAMILIES CAN ALSO BE ACCEPTED WITH ONLY ONE JOINT PLF CONFIRMATION E-MAIL. FAMILIES CAN ALSO BE ACCEPTED WITH THEIR PLF UNIQUE QR CODE. AIRLINES THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THIS CHECKING OBLIGATION, WILL BE RESPOSINBLE TO REPATRIATE THE PASSENGERS ON THE COMPANYS EXPENSES. 18 APR 20:19 2021 UNTIL 26 APR 03:00 2021


A1081/21

Valid from: 19 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

Valid till: 26 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, ALL INDIVIDUALS ENTERING THE COUNTRY,UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, ARE OBLIGED TO DISPLAY A NEGATIVE MOLECULAR TEST (PCR) FOR COVID-19, PERFORMED BY TAKING AN OROPHARYNGEAL OR NASOPHARYNGEAL SMEAR, CONDUCTED UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL IN GREECE. THE TESTS MUST ORIGINATE FROM REFERENCE LABORATORIES OF THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN OR TRANSIT, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE LABORATORIES OF THAT COUNTRY, PROVIDED THAT THESE PRIVATE LABORATORIES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE COMPETENT NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTRY. PASSENGERS MUST HAVE A CERTIFICATE OF THE ABOVE DIAGNOSIS, IN ENGLISH, WHICH INCLUDES THE NAME AND THE PASSPORT OR IDENTITY NUMBER OF THE PERSON AND WHICH THEY DISPLAY TO THE OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR CIVIL PROTECTION AND OF THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATION WHO ARE IN CHARGE OF PERFORMING MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS. AIRLINES ARE REQUIRED TO VERIFY THIS CERTIFICATE BEFORE BOARDING AND IN THE ABSENCE OF THIS CERTIFICATE ARE RESPONSIBLE TO PROHIBIT PASSENGER BOARDING. IN CASE OF VIOLATION OF THIS OBLIGATION, PASSENGERS WILL BE REPATRIATED AT THE AIRLINERS RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPENSES. 

A COMPLETED PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) IS ALSO COMPULSORY. BE ADVISED OF RELEVANT COVID-19 NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) EXEMPTED ARE FLIGHT CREW MEMBERS.

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1081) issued in 2021 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1081/21 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, ALL INDIVIDUALS ENTERING THE COUNTRY,UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, ARE OBLIGED TO DISPLAY A NEGATIVE MOLECULAR TEST (PCR) FOR COVID-19, PERFORMED BY TAKING AN OROPHARYNGEAL OR NASOPHARYNGEAL SMEAR, CONDUCTED UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL IN GREECE. THE TESTS MUST ORIGINATE FROM REFERENCE LABORATORIES OF THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN OR TRANSIT, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE LABORATORIES OF THAT COUNTRY, PROVIDED THAT THESE PRIVATE LABORATORIES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE COMPETENT NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTRY. PASSENGERS MUST HAVE A CERTIFICATE OF THE ABOVE DIAGNOSIS, IN ENGLISH, WHICH INCLUDES THE NAME AND THE PASSPORT OR IDENTITY NUMBER OF THE PERSON AND WHICH THEY DISPLAY TO THE OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR CIVIL PROTECTION AND OF THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATION WHO ARE IN CHARGE OF PERFORMING MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS. AIRLINES ARE REQUIRED TO VERIFY THIS CERTIFICATE BEFORE BOARDING AND IN THE ABSENCE OF THIS CERTIFICATE ARE RESPONSIBLE TO PROHIBIT PASSENGER BOARDING. IN CASE OF VIOLATION OF THIS OBLIGATION, PASSENGERS WILL BE REPATRIATED AT THE AIRLINERS RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPENSES. A COMPLETED PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) IS ALSO COMPULSORY. BE ADVISED OF RELEVANT COVID-19 NOTAM. EXEMPTED ARE FLIGHT CREW MEMBERS. 19 APR 03:00 2021 UNTIL 26 APR 03:00 2021


A1083/21

Valid from: 19 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

Valid till: 26 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, RESTRICTIONS UPON ENTRY INTO THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC TO ANY INDIVIDUAL-REGARDLESS OF NATIONALITY AND COUNTRY OF ORIGIN-WILL APPLY AS FOLLOWS: 

1.PERMANENT RESIDENTS OF EU MEMBER STATES AND THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT,THE UNITED KINGDOM, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES,SERBIA AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL ENTERING GREECE ARE EXCEMPTED FROM QUARANTINE RESTRICTIONS IF OROPHARYNGEAL OR NASOPHARYNGEAL SMEAR, UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL IS DISPLAYED, OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PROVIDED THAT THE VACCINATION WAS COMPLETED AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL TO GREECE. PASSENGERS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO RANDOM COVID-19 DIAGNOSTIC RAPID TESTS UPON ARRIVAL. THE VACCINATION CERTIFICATE INCLUDES THE FULL NAME OF THE PASSENGER, THE TYPE OF VACCINE, THE NUMBER OF DOSES AND INACULATION DATES. THE CERTIFICATE IS DISPLAYED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAN FOR CIVIL PROTECTION AND OF THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATION WHO ARE IN CHARGE OF PERFORMING MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS. 


2.PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM OTHER COUNTRIES ARE REQUIRED TO REMAIN IN ISOLATION UNDER QUARANTINE FROM PRECAUTIONARY REASONS FOR SEVEN (7) DAYS UPON ARRIVAL AT THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE, AS DECLARED IN THE SUBMITTED PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) , EXCEPT IF THEIR STAY IN GREECE IS LESS AND THUS THE RESTRICTION APPLIES FOR THAT PERIOD. INDIVIDUALS VIOLATING THE MEASURE HEREOF AND WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES PROVIDED, SHALL BE IMPOSED FOR EACH VIOLATION, BY A REASONED ACTIVITY OF THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY WITHIN THE MEANING OF POINT (A) OF PRECISION APPROACH RADAR 1 OF ARTICLE 23 OF 14.3.2020 LEGISLATIVE CONTENT ACT, ADMINISTRATIVE FINE OF FIVE THOUSAND (5.000) EUROS. FLIGHT CREW MEMBERS ARE EXEMPTED. 

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1083) issued in 2021 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1083/21 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, RESTRICTIONS UPON ENTRY INTO THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC TO ANY INDIVIDUAL-REGARDLESS OF NATIONALITY AND COUNTRY OF ORIGIN-WILL APPLY AS FOLLOWS: 1.PERMANENT RESIDENTS OF EU MEMBER STATES AND THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT,THE UNITED KINGDOM, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES,SERBIA AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL ENTERING GREECE ARE EXCEMPTED FROM QUARANTINE RESTRICTIONS IF A) A NEGATIVE MOLECULAR TEST (PCR) FOR COVID-19, PERFORMED BY TAKING OROPHARYNGEAL OR NASOPHARYNGEAL SMEAR, UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL IS DISPLAYED, OR B) THEY HOLD A CERTIFICATE OF VACCINATION, IN ENGLISH, ISSUED BY A PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PROVIDED THAT THE VACCINATION WAS COMPLETED AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL TO GREECE. PASSENGERS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO RANDOM COVID-19 DIAGNOSTIC RAPID TESTS UPON ARRIVAL. THE VACCINATION CERTIFICATE INCLUDES THE FULL NAME OF THE PASSENGER, THE TYPE OF VACCINE, THE NUMBER OF DOSES AND INACULATION DATES. THE CERTIFICATE IS DISPLAYED TO THE OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAN FOR CIVIL PROTECTION AND OF THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATION WHO ARE IN CHARGE OF PERFORMING MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS. 2.PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM OTHER COUNTRIES ARE REQUIRED TO REMAIN IN ISOLATION UNDER QUARANTINE FROM PRECAUTIONARY REASONS FOR SEVEN (7) DAYS UPON ARRIVAL AT THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE, AS DECLARED IN THE SUBMITTED PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) , EXCEPT IF THEIR STAY IN GREECE IS LESS AND THUS THE RESTRICTION APPLIES FOR THAT PERIOD. INDIVIDUALS VIOLATING THE MEASURE HEREOF AND WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES PROVIDED, SHALL BE IMPOSED FOR EACH VIOLATION, BY A REASONED ACT OF THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY WITHIN THE MEANING OF POINT (A) OF PAR.1 OF ARTICLE 23 OF 14.3.2020 LEGISLATIVE CONTENT ACT, ADMINISTRATIVE FINE OF FIVE THOUSAND (5.000) EUROS. FLIGHT CREW MEMBERS ARE EXEMPTED. 19 APR 03:00 2021 UNTIL 26 APR 03:00 2021


A1085/21  

Valid from: 19 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

Valid till: 26 Apr 2021 0300 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, ALL THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS ARE PROHIBITED TO ENTER THE COUNTRY. PERMANENT RESIDENTS FROM THE STATES OF AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH KOREA, THAILAND, THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, THE UNITED KINGDOM,THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SERBIA, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, ISRAEL, RWANDA AND SINGAPORE ARE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC. REGARDING PERMANENT RESIDENTS FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, A MAXIMUM OF FOUR THOUSAND (4000) PASSENGERS PER WEEK ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE GREEK TERRITORY, EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH AIR CONNECTIONS AT THE AIRPORTS OF ATHENS (LGAV), THESSALONIKI (LGTS) AND HERAKLION (LGIR). ALL PASSENGERS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO RANDOM COVID-19 RAPID TESTS UPON ARRIVAL. UPON BEING TESTED, THE PASSENGER IS FREE TO MOVE TO THE FINAL DESTINATION. IF THE TEST IS POSITIVE, A 14 DAY QUARANTINE UNDER SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED AT THE FINAL DESTINATION.

IN ORDER TO PROVE THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE, THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS MAY PRESENT THEIR RESIDENCE PERMIT, WORK PERMIT, IDENTITY CARD, PROVIDED THAT IT STATES PLACE OF RESIDENCE, DRIVING LICENSE OR OTHER DOCUMENTS. EXEMPTED FROM THE RESTRICTION ARE: 

1.EU MEMBER STATES NATIONALS AND THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THEIR SPOUSES OR PERSONS WITH WHOM THEY HAVE A COHABITATION AGREEMENT, AS WELL AS THEIR MINOR CHILDREN. 


2.PASSENGERS TRAVELLING FOR ESSENTIAL REASONS, INCLUDING HEALTH ISSUES, BUSINESS PURPOSES, IMPERATIVE FAMILY REASONS, PERSONS IN NEED OF INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION. 


3.MEDICAL AND NURSING STAFF,RESEARCHERS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, IF THEY DEMONSTRATE AT THE POINTS OF ENTRY IN THE COUNTRY, THE EXERCISE LICENSE PROFESSION OR OTHER APPROPRIATE EVIDENCE OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL STATUS AND PROVIDED THAT THEIR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY RELATES TO THE EXERCISE OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL DUTIES. 


4.LONG-TERM RESIDENTS OF EU MEMBER STATES OR SCHENGEN AGREEMENT AND THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS, HOLDING A RESIDENCE PERMIT IN EU MEMBER STATES OR THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT. 


5.MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENT DELEGATIONS. 


6.MEMBERS OF DIPLOMATIC DELEGATIONS OR CONSULATE AUTHORITIES AND DELEGATIONS, MEMBERS OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN ORGANIZATIONS, MEMBERS OF HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS PERFORMING THEIR DUTIES, MILITARY AND SECURITY FORCES OFFICIALS AND OF GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR CIVIL PROTECTION. 


7.PERSONNEL EMPLOYED IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR, INCLUDING SEAMEN, AIRCRAFT CREWS, THE CREWS AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL OF THE LEASED AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT, LORRY DRIVERS, AND THE ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY SUPPORT STAFF FOR THE TRANSPORT OF GOODS. 


8.TRANSIT PASSENGERS. 


9.STUDENTS. 


10.PERSONS CARING FOR THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY (DISABLED) . 


11.SEASONAL WORKERS IN THE FIELD OF AGRICULTURE. THE ABOVE PERSONS ARE OBLIGED TO DISPLAY THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS AND UNDERGO LABORATORY MEDICAL EXAMINATION. THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS SUBJECT TO THE PROHIBITION HEREIN HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUBMIT REQUEST TO THE GREEK CONSULAR AUTHORITY OF THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE OR STAY FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL ENTRY IN THE COUNTRY FOR BUSINESS OR PERSONAL REASONS. A COMPLETED PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) IS ALSO COMPULSORY. BE ADVISED OF RELEVANT COVID-19 NOTAMS. 

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1085) issued in 2021 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1085/21 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS. BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, ALL THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS ARE PROHIBITED TO ENTER THE COUNTRY. PERMANENT RESIDENTS FROM THE STATES OF AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH KOREA, THAILAND, THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, THE UNITED KINGDOM,THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SERBIA, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, ISRAEL, RWANDA AND SINGAPORE ARE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC. REGARDING PERMANENT RESIDENTS FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, A MAXIMUM OF FOUR THOUSAND (4000) PASSENGERS PER WEEK ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE GREEK TERRITORY, EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH AIR CONNECTIONS AT THE AIRPORTS OF ATHENS (LGAV), THESSALONIKI (LGTS) AND HERAKLION (LGIR). ALL PASSENGERS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO RANDOM COVID-19 RAPID TESTS UPON ARRIVAL. UPON BEING TESTED, THE PASSENGER IS FREE TO MOVE TO THE FINAL DESTINATION. IF THE TEST IS POSITIVE, A 14 DAY QUARANTINE UNDER SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED AT THE FINAL DESTINATION.

IN ORDER TO PROVE THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE, THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS MAY PRESENT THEIR RESIDENCE PERMIT, WORK PERMIT, IDENTITY CARD, PROVIDED THAT IT STATES PLACE OF RESIDENCE, DRIVING LICENSE OR OTHER DOCUMENTS. EXEMPTED FROM THE RESTRICTION ARE: 1.EU MEMBER STATES NATIONALS AND THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THEIR SPOUSES OR PERSONS WITH WHOM THEY HAVE A COHABITATION AGREEMENT, AS WELL AS THEIR MINOR CHILDREN. 2.PASSENGERS TRAVELLING FOR ESSENTIAL REASONS, INCLUDING HEALTH ISSUES, BUSINESS PURPOSES, IMPERATIVE FAMILY REASONS, PERSONS IN NEED OF INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION. 3.MEDICAL AND NURSING STAFF,RESEARCHERS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, IF THEY DEMONSTRATE AT THE POINTS OF ENTRY IN THE COUNTRY, THE EXERCISE LICENSE PROFESSION OR OTHER APPROPRIATE EVIDENCE OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL STATUS AND PROVIDED THAT THEIR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY RELATES TO THE EXERCISE OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL DUTIES. 4.LONG-TERM RESIDENTS OF EU MEMBER STATES OR SCHENGEN AGREEMENT AND THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS, HOLDING A RESIDENCE PERMIT IN EU MEMBER STATES OR THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT. 5.MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENT DELEGATIONS. 6.MEMBERS OF DIPLOMATIC DELEGATIONS OR CONSULATE AUTHORITIES AND DELEGATIONS, MEMBERS OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN ORGANIZATIONS, MEMBERS OF HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS PERFORMING THEIR DUTIES, MILITARY AND SECURITY FORCES OFFICIALS AND OF GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR CIVIL PROTECTION.

7.PERSONNEL EMPLOYED IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR, INCLUDING SEAMEN, AIRCRAFT CREWS, THE CREWS AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL OF THE LEASED AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT, LORRY DRIVERS, AND THE ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY SUPPORT STAFF FOR THE TRANSPORT OF GOODS. 8.TRANSIT PASSENGERS. 9.STUDENTS. 10.PERSONS CARING FOR THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY (DISABLED) . 11.SEASONAL WORKERS IN THE FIELD OF AGRICULTURE. THE ABOVE PERSONS ARE OBLIGED TO DISPLAY THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS AND UNDERGO LABORATORY MEDICAL EXAMINATION. THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS SUBJECT TO THE PROHIBITION HEREIN HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUBMIT REQUEST TO THE GREEK CONSULAR AUTHORITY OF THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE OR STAY FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL ENTRY IN THE COUNTRY FOR BUSINESS OR PERSONAL REASONS. A COMPLETED PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) IS ALSO COMPULSORY. BE ADVISED OF RELEVANT COVID-19 NOTAMS. 19 APR 03:00 2021 UNTIL 26 APR 03:00 2021

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