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The travel advice is Do not travel to Greece. Get travel alerts and advice before travelling to Greece. Greece is part of Europe with main city at Athens. Its Developed country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Greek.
👍 Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M people

🛡️ Travel safety for Greece

Do not travel

April 6, 2020

Greece has implemented a nationwide restriction on movements. Only movements that serve specific needs will be allowed. You'll need a permit and you'll be fined if you breach curfew (see Travel). Restrictions and bans are in place for hotels, maritime arrivals, public gatherings and venues, and public institutions. Supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and medical centres remain open with restrictions on numbers inside. Greece has suspended entry into the country for all non-EU citizens. If you're in Greece and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible while commercial options are still available. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We advise you: Do not travel to Greece.

🚨 Travel Alert for Greece

Issued date: April 5, 2020

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Greece.

- This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland.

- This does not apply to family members of nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland.

- This does not apply to passengers with a British passport and their family members.

- This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Greece. A certificate of application for renewal of a residence permit issued by Greece is not accepted.

- This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.

- This does not apply to passengers with a long term visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.

- This does not apply to:

a. Healthcare professionals and health researchers designated to support the national health care system;

b. government members, diplomats, staff of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their duties;

c. passengers in transit;

d. airline crew;

e. passengers travelling for imperative family or business reasons provided that the relevant authorization has been obtained by the Greek embassy/consulate.

2. Passengers arriving in Greece must go under quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. They must give their contact information to the authorities at the airport of arrival.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

- This does not apply to state flights, sanitary flights, humanitarian flights and military flights.

3. Flights from and to Italy, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom are suspended.

- This does not apply to flights to repatriate nationals and residents of Greece.

4. Flights from and to Germany and the Netherlands are suspended.

- This does not apply to cargo, sanitary, humanitarian, ferry, state, emergency, military, Frontex, refueling, health support and repatriation flights.

- This does not apply to flights from Athens (ATH) from and to Germany.

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Last updated: April 5, 2020