International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Greece From El Salvador is Restricted

Description

Travelers from selected countries are not allowed to enter Greece.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • EU citizens and their family members;
  • Long-term residents or long term visa holders of an EU or Schengen country;

For more details and exemptions, please see the source.

Start Date
4/19/2021
Changed
7/31/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have proof of vaccination showing they received their last required dose at least 14 days before travel. Vaccine proof can be in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, or Russian and the person’s full name must match the name on the passport or any other recognized travel document.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

Start Date
5/18/2021
Changed
7/31/2021

On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a test on arrival if they are selected at random by the authorities. Travelers who test positive will be required to enter quarantine. Travelers who refuse will not be allowed to enter.

Start Date
12/21/2020
Changed
7/31/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in indoor public places

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Description

Travelers aged 6 years and older must wear masks in indoor public places.

Start Date
7/29/2020
Changed
7/31/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Greece.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
259.56
Decreased by4.47
at 7/31/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.20%
Increased by-0.30%
at 7/29/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
54.74%
Increased by1.03%
at 7/31/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
5,705,615
Increased by106,987
at 7/31/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.11
Increased by-0.07
at 7/29/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Greece has been divided into ‘zones’ in order to categorize restrictions. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Most of Greece is currently 'orange' or 'yellow' where restrictions are gradually lifting. For detailed information per zone, please visit https://covid19.gov.gr/co...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with adapted measures in place such as social distancing. In 'red' areas, restaurants may open for outdoor dining only with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people per table, or 6 if belonging to the same family.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with adapted measures in place such as social distancing. In 'red' areas, bars may open for outdoor dining only with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people per table, or 6 if belonging to the same family.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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