Philippines to Greece: Travel Requirements, Quarantine Rules, Visa, Etc.
Quarantine-free travel and no requirement for RT-PCR tests.
by Ina Louise Manto | June 01, 2022
It’s officially the tourist season in Greece and with little to no travel requirements needed for entry, there’s no wonder why the country is now the fastest-growing destination globally according to Google Travel Insights. Ready to include Greece in your European trip or go on a dreamy Greek holiday?
Here’s everything you need to know for your travel to Greece:
Is Greece open to tourists?
Yes, Greece is open to tourists. In fact, it has been welcoming tourist entries since June 2020.
Who can travel from Philippines to Greece?
Both vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists can enter Greece. Beginning May 1, 2022, the Hellenic Republic has removed all its entry restrictions. Tourists may enter through air, sea, or land travel.
Requirements for travel from Philippines to Greece
As of writing, Greece has waived all entry restrictions. However, individuals have the option to complete or present the following:
Do you need a visa to enter Greece?
Yes, Filipinos need a visa to enter Greece. The kind of visa depends on the length of your stay. For stays up to 90 days, you’ll need a Schengen visa. For stays longer than 90 days, you’ll have to get a long-term national visa.
Find more information about the visa application here.
Health protocols in Greece
Tourists entering restaurants, archeological sites, museums, and monuments no longer need to present proof of vaccinations.
Cinemas operate at full capacity while live events can operate at full capacity without entrance requirements.
Wearing of face mask, especially in indoor areas, is mandatory.
Quarantine is no longer mandatory in Greece. However, travelers who test positive for COVID-19 while in Greece are to go through mandatory quarantine in their accommodation for at least five days.
Current Greece COVID-19 situation
For more up-to-date information, don’t forget to visit the following pages:
- Greece Health First
- Embassy of Greece in Manila
- Protocols for Arrivals in Greece
- Greece entry requirements