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Last updated 4 October 2021
If you’re travelling from the UK, you will need to have completed a Passenger Locator Form before arrival in Greece. You will also need proof of either a negative PCR test, taken within the 72 hour period before arrival into Greece; or proof of a negative Covid-19 rapid antigen test taken within the 48 hour period before your arrival into Greece; OR proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at least 14 days before travel. See the government website for further information on how to demonstrate your Covid-19 vaccination status.
Greece will also accept proof of recovery from Covid-19. While the NHS does not provide proof of recovery records, evidence of a positive Covid-19 PCR test result taken between 30 to 180 days of your travel dates can be used.
From 4am on Monday 4 October 2021, the rules for international travel to England have changed from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world. The rules for travel from countries and territories not on the red list will depend on your vaccination status. Fully vaccinated travellers can book a day 2 test with free delivery. Not fully vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can book their return antigen tests and day 2 and 8 travel packages with Medicspot. Further details can be found on our Covid test page.
UK nationals may enter Greece as long as they are a permanent resident in the UK, Greece, another EU/EFA state, or an exempt country as detailed by the Greek government.
Travellers to Greece must take a negative Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of departure and complete a Passenger Locator Form within 24 hours of entry.
If you are travelling to Greece from the UK, you must complete a negative Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of departure. You will then be required to undergo an additional rapid Covid test upon arrival.
Yes. Arrivals from the UK must self-isolate for 10 days even in the event of a negative test result. At the end of the 10 day isolation period, an additional Covid-19 PCR test will be required.
Yes. If you are travelling from the UK to Greece then you must complete a Passenger Locator Form within 24 hours of arrival.
Yes. Medicspot tests and Fit to Fly certificates are universally recognised by both Greece’s airlines and Greece’s government.
If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with your negative test result as well as a Fit to Fly certificate. This documentation will be provided within the 72-hour testing requirement window.
Travellers from the UK to Greece are required to take a negative PCR test 72 hours before their flight.
As of July 2021, Greece does accept proof of recovery from Covid-19 for entry. While the NHS does not provide proof of recovery records, evidence of a positive PCR test result taken between 2 to 9 months of your travel dates can be used. This can be proved either by presenting a positive PCR or an antigen test result performed by an authorised laboratory or a medical certificate. Please see the government website for further guidance.