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UK added to list of non-EU countries allowed to Greece from Jan 7 due to brexit

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Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has added the United Kingdom (UK) to the list of non-EU countries from which citizens are allowed entry to Greece as of 7. January 2021.

The decision is due to Brexit in full effect since Jan 1.

In an air notification (NOTAM) issued on Saturday, the CAA said citizens from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom can enter Greece as of midnight on Thursday.

The inclusion of UK nationals in the list of non-EU citizens is aligned with the necessary changes brought along by the Brexit agreement having taken full effect on January 1, the authority added.

It should be noted that all international flight passengers entering Greece until January 7, undergo mandatory quarantine at home or at the place they have declared on the PLF form for 3 days.

For arrivals from United Kingdom the quarantine is for 10 days.

Arrivals from the UK, must undergo an additional PCR test in order exit the quarantine.

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The CAA notam recalls also the obligation of international passengers including those from UK for a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival in Greece and the mandatory Passenger Location Form (PLF) before departure.