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Greece forced Covid test on arrival for 13 nations

Greece Passengers flying from 13 countries will be tested for Covid-19 on arrival
By Gct
12 months ago

Passengers who arrive in Greece from 13 specific countries, regardless of their nationality, will be required to submit to a coronavirus test upon arrival in the country, the Civil Aviation Service (CAS) said in a new notam on Thursday.

The countries it listed are as follows:
Albania, Argentina, Brazil, China, Cuba, Egypt, Georgia, India, Libya, Morocco, Russia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

The CAS also extended the current notam requirements for arrivals to Greece by air to 06:00 on August 27 to limit the dispersion of the Covid-19 virus.

Under the extended notam, entrance to Greece by air is denied to all third-country nationals (non-EU, non-Schengen countries) and their families. The exception is made for those travelling for important reasons.

Also exempted from the entry ban are permanent residents of the following non-EU countries:

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Belarus, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea,  Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and the Vatican.

In addition, all passengers, regardless of nationality, are required to have filled out the passenger locator form (PLF) at https://travel.gov.gr before flying to Greece, and to be able to show documentation for one of the following three options:

a) Have completed vaccination at least 14 days before travelling

b) Have a negative Covid-19 test (PCR within last 72 hours before arrival in Greece, or rapid test within previous 48 hours before arrival )

c) Certificate of having contracted Covid-19, issued 30 days after the first positive diagnosis; this is valid up to 180 days after the first positive test)

Passengers may also provide a European digital certificate for any of the above.

All of the above requirements are valid for everyone over 12 years old

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