Greece Lifts Quarantine for Visitors from 7 More Countries

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority gives the green light to citizens coming from seven countries, including Australia, Russia and South Korea.

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (H.C.A.A.) has announced that Greece will lift quarantine restrictions for citizens of 7 more countries, provided they have been vaccinated or tested negative for COVID-19 (PCR test).

Travelers from Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Russia, Rwanda, and Singapore will be able to come to Greece without having to spend seven days in mandatory quarantine. So far, visitors from non-Schengen countries such as Israel, Serbia, the UK, USA, and the UAE have been the only ones allowed to arrive in Greece without any quarantine restrictions.

Specifically for Russia, the Sunday-updated aviation directive (NOTAM) states that 4,000 permanent citizens of Russia can enter Greece via 9 airports (Athens, Thessaloniki, Irakleio, Hania, Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu).

Along with the vaccination certificate in English, or the PCR negative test certificate in English, visitors are obliged to fill in the Passenger Locator Form, available at

Furthermore, the announcement reminded tourists that the National Public Health Organization (EODY) will conducting sample testing on new arrivals at Greek airports.

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