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Αnnouncement (07.08.2020)

Friday, 07 August 2020

As of Wednesday August 12th, 2020, at 00.01 am passengers of flights from Malta to Greece will be required to have a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19, performed up to 72 hours before their entry to Greece.  Travelers should be laboratory tested with RT-PCR of oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal swab.

Only travelers who carry a certificate of a negative RT-PCR test result will be allowed by the border authorities to enter the country. The certificates should be written in English and bear the name and passport/national ID number of the traveler.

The Laboratories that perform the RT-PCR testing should be:

a.National Reference laboratories
b.National Public Health Laboratories or
c.Private laboratories which are accredited from the respective national accreditation authorities (not necessarily specifically for COVID-19).

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above-mentioned measure will not apply to Greek citizens and Greek residence holders.

Travelers will still have to complete and submit their PLF form and may be subject to random testing upon arrival to the Greek border.