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Coronavirus Updates

Find below information on current travelling restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

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Since July 1, 2020, Greece is requesting that travelers wishing to enter the country fill out a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) electronically at least 24hrs prior to their arrival. Additionally, beginning from November 11, 2020, a negative COVID19-Test is required to enter the country, made within the preceeding 72hrs.

Between December 18, 2020 and January 7, 2021, persons arriving in Greece are obliged to self-quarantine for three days.

Starting from November 11, 2020, the PLF will have to be filled out by citizens and residents of Greece prior to their departure.

You can find more information on the security measures in Greece on the following websites:

COVID19 in Greece

Circulation Permits within Greece

Greek Ministry for Tourism

General Secretariat for Civil Protection

For any questions, please contact the Greek Missions in Switzerland.


Travellers to Cyprus are requested to fill out the "Cyprus Flight Pass" electronically  at least 24hrs prior to their arrival. For any questions, please contact the related Help Desk.

The Embassy remains in operation and is open to the public from Monday to Friday: 10:00-12:00. Following the decree issued by the Greek Government on 11 March 2020, activities for the public will be restricted.

Please request therefore an appointment by email ( or phone (+30 210 7230 364/6.) prior to your visit at the Embassy.

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Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for residents of the countries listed below are provided by the Regional Consular Centre Athens. Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Greece – Services
Griechenland – Visa