PCR test for travel to Greece
Are you going on a trip to Greece? A negative COVID-19 test with explanation is then mandatory. On this page you will find more information about the COVID-19 test that is required for Greece. Simply schedule an appointment for a PCR test for Greece in one of our clinics in the Netherlands. You can request the results including travel certificate the same day. You will receive a message from us when the results are ready in our secure environment.
Er zijn weinig besmettingen met het coronavirus, en er gelden geen restricties voor dit land. Je kan dus onbezorgd op vakantie!
Voor je vertrek naar dit land moet je in de meeste gevallen wel een negatieve coronatest kunnen overleggen. Deze boek je gemakkelijk direct via onze tool.
Greece requirements for PCR certificate
A negative PCR test with certificate (non-COVID statement) that is not older than 72 hours before arrival is mandatory. A rapid test no older than 24 hours before arrival is also allowed.
Testing age limit
Children 5 years and older must be tested to enter Greece.
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Corona test for Greece
For Greece, a COVID-19 PCR test is required with a negative result. The statement must not be older than 72 hours before arrival . A negative rapid test no older than 24 hours before arrival is also allowed.
The situation regarding the corona test for Greece changes regularly. An up-to-date overview of all the requirements that a country sets for the corona tests can be found on the page of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This organization keeps an overview of all countries here.
Corona tests for traveling to Greece
Do you need a PCR test for Greece? Many countries set certain requirements to prevent COVID-19 infections, including Greece. Think of a statement of a negative test. At Coronalab we offer PCR tests with travel declaration. This states that you have taken a negative corona test. A negative PCR test is required for almost all trips. Countries do have different rules about the validity and duration of the certificate. Therefore, always read the rules about the country you are going to carefully. For a good overview of the requirements for travelers and current corona measures in Greece, you can check the Foreign Affairs website.
How does the PCR test work in the clinic?
You make an appointment for a test via our planning tool. Our doctor or nurse will collect material from you. The material is examined in our laboratory. You can always request the results and the COVID-19 PCR statement on the same day around 11 p.m. The statement is drawn up by our doctor. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where can I get the PCR test for Greece?
We have several test locations for PCR testing in the Netherlands. There is always a test location near you for taking a corona test for Greece. You can find an overview of these on our test locations page and choose the location that is closest to you. You can then easily schedule an appointment for that test location.
Greece PCR test
You can easily take the mandatory PCR test for Greece at coronalab.eu . You can request the results, including travel certificate, the same day. This must not be older than 72 hours before arrival in Greece. Don’t forget to submit a statement in advance at travel.gov.gr . This has been made mandatory from Greece in addition to the negative corona test. This also applies to holidays on the Greek islands such as Kos, Crete and Rhodes.
Simply make an appointment for your corona test for Greece via our system at one of our twelve clinics. You can request the results the same day before 22:00 in our secure environment, fully in accordance with the AVG. That way, only you can access your results. In addition, all personal data that is stored in order to be able to analyze the test and to carry out the test in accordance with AVG will be deleted after two weeks. Are you looking for a corona test for your trip to Greece? We are happy to help you.
PCR testing FAQs
When will I get the result?
At Coronalab you always get the results the same day. You can request the results of the PCR test before 11 p.m. You will receive a message from us when your test is ready. Isn’t this the case? Check your spam folder and otherwise contact us via the email address email@example.com
Will I receive a certificate with the result?
Coronalab offers a COVID-19 PCR certificate for travelers. This is a personal certificate and we state the data on the PCR certificate that you provide us with when you book, as well as the test method. So check these carefully before you book. This also applies to the exact requirement in terms of PCR test method. Travelers are responsible for passing on the correct method.
We recommend that you always print the document and take it with you when you travel. More information can be found on our travel advice page.
What time is noted on your certificate?
The certificate shows the time when the certificate was generated.
Is your PCR certificate valid everywhere?
You are often asked for the PCR certificate from an approved lab. We have been approved by the RIVM for the COVID-19 PCR tests and are allowed to perform these tests.
Additional requirements may be imposed. For example, China has made a selection of test locations. And some countries require different test method. The traveler is responsible for checking whether the test method or other health declaration is required for the country of destination.
We always recommend that you take a good look at the travel advice given by the Dutch government and the information from your travel company or airline. We also advise you to take a good look at the travel information and the state of affairs of your travel destination. They will inform you of specific requirements that may be made. This is your responsibility and we do not provide travel advice.
Current information about the situation per country can be found on the websites of the government , IATA and those of your travel organization and/or airline. The ANWB also provides a lot of information.
How can I make an appointment?
Can I cancel my appointment?
Do I have to bring my passport or ID card?
A driver’s license is therefore not sufficient.
How do I receive the result?
You will receive a message that the results are ready by e-mail to the e-mail address that was provided when booking. Also check your spam folder if you haven’t received it.
Coronalab only calls if the result is positive.
How long is the result valid?
Countries have different requirements regarding the validity of a PCR test. More information can be found on our travel advice page.
Please check the specific requirement for your destination at all times. This prevents you from arriving with an expired statement. You are responsible for checking the entry restrictions for the destination country with the local authorities and the travel company. This also applies to the test method that is required.
In which language is the result?
At which locations can testing be carried out?
There are now several locations in the Netherlands where you can take a test. View the overview on our test locations page.
How is the PCR test administered?
We take the test with a throat and nose swab. This is in accordance with the RIVM guideline.
We don’t do a gargle test. For some travelers, we do custom testing methods if requested by the country and local authorities.
Should children be tested?
Yes. However, there are many differences between countries regarding the age of PCR testing for children. We recommend that you check this carefully.
Our doctors take your child into account during the testing. We understand that it is exciting for your child. Prepare your child as best you can.
When will I be called in case of a positive result?
If the result is positive, you will be called within 24 hours.
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