Greece Bans Entry to More Foreign Nationals in Updated Health Notam

ATHENS — Greece's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday removed Rwanda and Thailand from the list of countries whose citizens are exempted from entry restrictions to Greece.

CAA's current entry-ban notam was also extended to July 22. It first came into effect on May 14.

Permanent residents of the European Union and the Schengen area are exempted from the restricted entry notam, as are citizens of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.

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.

CAA also extended to July 16 the current travelling requirements for domestic flights heading to Greek islands. Passengers are required to provide a completed vaccination certificate, a negative PCR or rapid diagnostic test, or a previous Covid-19 infection certificate.


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