Transport of passengers by ferry - measures & instructions
We inform you that according to the Government Gazette ΦΕΚ 3066/Β/9-7-2021, travel by ferry to the islands and between the islands, will be allowed if passengers:
Have completed the COVID-19 vaccination, at least (14) days before the ferry trip and carry a vaccination certificate,
Have a negative molecular test (PCR) for COVID-19 by taking an oral or nasopharyngeal smear within the last seventy-two (72) hours before the scheduled departure time or a negative antigen (rapid test) for COVID-19 within forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled departure time. The negative molecular PCR test and the negative antigen rapid test diagnoses are proven by the presentation of a relevant certificate,
Show a certificate of illness, issued thirty (30) days after the first positive test and lasting for one hundred eighty (180) days after it,
Show an EU vaccination certificate (digital COVID certificate) and/or a third countries’ vaccination certificate
From the above obligation are excluded:
Children up to twelve (12) years old,
Passengers traveling on ferry links between islands of the same Regional Unit, may perform their trips with a negative self-diagnosis test (Self-test) on a weekly basis, according to the generally applicable, or within twenty-four (24) hours before the schedule departure time
Passengers from twelve (12) to seventeen (17) years old, may travel with a negative weekly self-diagnosis test (Self-test) within twenty-four (24) hours before the scheduled departure time.
In any case, for the boarding of passengers, the following are valid:
From Piraeus to the islands, it is mandatory for all passengers to complete and submit along with their ticket the "Pre-Boarding Health Declaration Form" (Pre-Boarding Health Declaration Questionnaire), presenting the necessary documents (either in electronic form through the website https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ or in printed form) with which they certify the results of tests and vaccinations to the Port Police Officer, during the embarkation procedure and before the vessel’s departure.
From the islands to the ports of Piraeus, it is mandatory for all passengers to complete and submit along with their ticket, the "Pre-Boarding Health Declaration Form" to the Port Police Officer, during the embarkation procedure and before the vessel’s departure.
Between intermediate islands e.g. Sifnos – Milos – Thirasia - Santorini), it is not mandatory for the passengers to present the "Pre-Boarding Health Declaration Form". However, passengers during the embarkation should declare and present to the Port Police Officer, the result of the self-diagnosis test (Self-test) made within the last twenty-four (24) hours before the scheduled departure time.