Sunday 16 May 2021
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Important Announcement

Sunday, 09 August 2020

As from 1 July 2020 and until further notice, following relevant EU decisions, third-country nationals, including USA citizens, are not allowed to enter EU/Schengen Area.

Greek nationals and EU/Schengen Area citizens may enter Greece at any time, regardless if there are travel restrictions in place or not.

Greek citizens, duly registered in the Records of a Municipality in Greece, currently in the USA, need to hold either a Greek passport or a Greek Identity Card (Αστυνομική Ταυτότητα) with Greek/English typo, along with their valid third-country passport. 

Greek citizens who do not hold a Greek passport nor a Greek ID, may apply to their district’s Consulate for a “citizenship attestation”.

Third-country nationals, including USA citizens, are allowed to enter EU/Schengen Area ONLY if they are:

1. spouse/minor child of EU or Schengen Area citizen or

2. permanent resident in a EU/Schengen Area country, including Greece or

3. members of diplomatic/consular missions or international/European organizations

4. in extreme emergencies (essential business or family emergency)

5. in transit