In order to facilitate foreign nationals of third countries subject to the relevant regulations, the Ministry of Civil Protection states in a relevant announcement, who are allowed, during the period from July 28, 2021 to December 31, 2021, to leave and re-enter Greece , but also the supporting documents needed.
In detail, the announcement of the ministry states the following:
"By decision of the Minister of Civil Protection (Government Gazette B '3419 / 28.07.2021) and for the purpose of facilitating foreign nationals of third countries subject to the regulations of articles 8 and 9 of Law 4251/2014, is allowed during the period from 28-07-2021 until 31-12-2021, their departure and re-entry in Greece, if they have left our country within the aforementioned period, are holders of a valid passport or other travel document, recognized by our country, and:
- Certificate of deposit that they have submitted all the required supporting documents for the initial issuance or renewal of a residence permit, based on the relevant provisions of article 8 par. 7 and article 9 par. 4 of Law 4251/2014 or
- Special Certificate of legal residence, based on the provisions of article 25 of Law 4251/2014.
During the validity of this decision, all foreign nationals of third countries are given the opportunity to leave our country and return more than once.
In addition, they are allowed to re-enter Greece until 31-12-2021, as long as they have left our country during the period from 01-01-2020 until 27-07-2021, they are holders of the above documents and it has not been issued within between a rejection or revocation decision on their application for a residence permit / renewal or a special certificate of legal residence, respectively.
It is noted that the possibility of exit and re-entry is not provided to the holders of a special certificate of legal residence, which was granted to them in accordance with article 25 par. 5 of Law 4251/2014 ".