Useful information on movement from Greece to Albania according to current measures to limit COVID-19

There are four reasons for travel:

  1. Going to place of permanent residence
    • Actions for Albanian passport holders
      • Issuance of PLF (Passenger Locator Form) from the official website of the Ministry (https://travel.gov.gr/#/) 24 hours before the day of arrival at the border.
  2. Movement for serious business reasons
    • Actions for Passport Holders of Greek, European Union and EEA-EFTA countries
      • Issuance of PLF (Passenger Locator Form) from the official website of the Ministry (https://travel.gov.gr/#/) 24 hours before the day of arrival at the border.
      • One of the following documents::
        • Certificate of employee movement if any
        • Handwritten certificate-responsible statement of movement stating the reason for the movement and the destination place.
        • Any invitation from a professional partner, customer, supplier.
  3. Movement for serious health reasons
    • Actions for Passport Holders of Greek, European Union and EEA-EFTA countries
      • Publication of PLF (Passenger Locator Form) from the official website of the Ministry (https://travel.gov.gr/#/) 24 hours before the day of arrival at the border.
      • Handwritten certificate-responsible statement of movement stating the reason for the movement and the destination place.
      • Document from a Public or Private hospital stating the reason and date of admission to Albanian Public or Private hospital or an invitation from a person who needs help due to health problems.
  4. Movement of children with parents apart
    • Actions for Passport Holders of Greek, European Union and EEA-EFTA countries
      • Publication of PLF (Passenger Locator Form) from the official website of the Ministry (https://travel.gov.gr/#) 24 hours before the day of arrival at the border.
      • Handwritten certificate-responsible statement of movement of both parents that will state the reason for movement
      • Certificate of residence for special use
      • Certificate of marital status

 

Useful information on movement from Albania to Greece in accordance with the current measures to limit COVID-19

There are four reasons for travel:

  1. Going to place of permanent residence#
  2. Movement for serious business reasons
    • Actions for Albanian, Greek, European Union and EEA-EFTA passport holders
      • Publication of PLF (Passenger Locator Form) from the official website of the Ministry (https://travel.gov.gr/#/) 24 hours before the day of arrival at the border.
      • Negative molecular control test (PCR). The duration of validity of the PCR molecular test is 72 hours and therefore must be presented in this time period.
      • One of the following four documents:
        • Certificate of employee movement if any
        • Handwritten certificate-responsible statement of movement stating the reason for the movement and the destination place.
        • Any invitation from a professional partner, customer, supplier.
  3. Movement for serious health reasons
    • Actions for Albanian, Greek, European Union and EEA-EFTA passport holders
      • Publication of PLF (Passenger Locator Form) from the official website of the Ministry (https://travel.gov.gr/#/) 24 hours before the day of arrival at the border.
      • Negative molecular control test (PCR). The duration of validity of the PCR molecular test is 72 hours and therefore must be presented in this time period..
      • Handwritten certificate-responsible statement of movement stating the reason for the movement and the destination place.
      • Document from a Public or Private hospital stating the reason and date of admission to Greek Public or Private hospital or an invitation from a person who needs help due to health problems.
  4. Movement of children with parents apart

 

More information

  1. The only entry-exit point between the countries of Albania-Greece at the moment, is the land Border Station at Kakavia.
  2. No molecular test PCR is performed by the Albanian health authorities at the Border Station Kakavias.
  3. Self-isolation is not mandatory upon entry into Albanian territory.
  4. The above documents and the passport will be presented during the check at the Border Station at Kakavias but also in any checks that will be carried out during the movement to control points of the road network within the territory of the two countries.

 

Caution
The author is relieved of the responsibility for the correctness of the above information, which should, in any case, be verified by the official websites and telephone numbers of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries. Before the start of the transfer, it is necessary to contact the Kakavia Border Station for any requirement of additional supporting documents on a case by case basis and any changes in the current legislation.

 

Useful links

https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/travel-during-coronavirus-pandemic_en

https://travel.gov.gr/#/

https://www.aade.gr/bebaiosi-katoikias-eidikis-hrisis

https://www.aade.gr/polites/eisodima/dilosi-forologias-eisodimatos-fp-e1-e2-e3

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