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Covid-19 announcement

Travelling by ferry within Greece.

As of 3rd May, passengers travelling by ferry
a. from Italy to Greece
b. from mainland Greece to a Greek island
c. between Greek islands

are no longer required to complete the Passenger Locator Form or provide any Covid-19 documentation.

It is however mandatory for passengers to wear a protective mask at all times during the boarding procedure and when they are in the indoor common passenger areas.

The following individuals are excluded from the obligation to use a mask:

a) persons with a mask exemption for medical reasons
b) children under the age of four (4)

Travelling from Italy to Greece.

As of 3rd May, passengers travelling by ferry
a. from Italy to Greece
b. from mainland Greece to a Greek island
c. between Greek islands

are no longer required to complete the Passenger Locator Form or provide any Covid-19 documentation.

It is however mandatory for passengers to wear a protective mask at all times during the boarding procedure and when they are in the indoor common passenger areas.

The following individuals are excluded from the obligation to use a mask:

a) persons with a mask exemption for medical reasons
b) children under the age of four (4)

Travelling from Greece to Italy.

It is no longer necessary to submit the Passenger Locator Form

It is however necessary to provide a “Green Certificate”, ie official certification of one of the following:

• Proof of vaccination (completed at least 14 days prior and valid for 270 day after last dose)
• Proof of recovery from Covid-19 which proves the necessary period of quarantine has been completed
• Provide a negative molecular Covid-19 test dated not older than 72h or a negative antigen Covid-19 test dated no longer than 48h

Certificates may be in Italian, English, French, German or Spanish.

The following travellers do not need to provide a Green Certificate:

• Children under 6 years old are exempt from the Covid.
• Travellers that are passing through Italy (transit) with their own vehicle and do not remain in Italian territory for more than 36h.
• Travellers that do not stay in Italy for no more than 120h for work, health, or other urgent reason.

Please note that it is mandatory for all passengers to wear an FFP2 or N95 mask for boarding and in all common areas on board.

We highly advise visiting the website of the Italian Ministry of Health for updates.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

From today, August 13, 2020 a new decree by the Italian Minister of Health has come into force providing the following alternative measures which apply to people entering Italy after staying in, or transiting from Croatia, Malta, Greece or Spain in the last 14 days:

a. Obligation to present a certificate showing a negative result of a swab, done within the 72 hours prior to entry in Italy.

or

b. Obligation to undergo a molecular or antigen test carried out through a swab upon arrival at the Italian airport, port or border place, where possible; or carried out, within 48 hours from entering the Italian territory, at the competent Italian National Public Health clinic. In this latter case, while waiting for the examination test, people are due to wait in fiduciary isolation at their place of residence or dwelling.

All people, regardless of symptoms, entering Italy from the above mentioned countries are due to immediately inform the Prevention Department of the competent Italian National Health office about their arrival. In the event of outbreaks of symptoms of Covid 19, the obligation of immediate information to Italian Health Authority (through the relevant phone number) as well as of self-isolation remain into force.

Moreover, it is also recommended to verify the possible existence of regional decrees that could introduce additional specifications and requirements for entry into the regional territory. For direct access to the websites of the Regions, here.

To download the necessary Declaration Form for entry in Italy from abroad, please click here.