General info

VISA support

Participants requiring visas must initiate the application process many months in advance of their departure date. For details that apply specifically to your country, please visit the website of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

If you need a personal letter of invitation to attend GSG2022 Congress, please download and fill in the Visa Support Form below:

and fax it to +30 2310 223418 or scan and email it to

Please provide your complete mailing address so that the signed letter of invitation can then be mailed to you via standard mail service.

Note: GSG2022 cannot intervene in the visa application process on your behalf at any Greek Embassy or Consulate office abroad.


As of June 1, 2022, Greece has joined other countries of the European Union in removing the mandate for indoor masking in public spaces as mitigation for COVID-19 spread, which has become optional ever since.
CURRENT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS & GENERAL INFORMATION The Organizing Committee is monitoring the course of COVID-19 pandemic both nationally and internationally and fully complies with all measures set by health authorities and local governments. In this respect, all instructions, guidelines and recommendations that will be set by all component authorities and which will be valid for the Congress period will be fully respected, in order to ensure the health and safety of all parties involved.

Current protocols for Arrivals in and Departures from Greece are available here.
From 15 March 2022 onwards, travellers visiting Greece are no longer required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF).
However, a simplified PLF remains in operation, the completion of which is OPTIONAL, for the sole purpose of enabling the traveller / family to issue an EU Certificate of negative or positive COVID-19 test result.
Travellers, who decide to fill out the simplified form, will receive the PLF with their unique Quick Response (QR) code via email (the QR code will be provided in a link in the email).
The PLF can also be found on the Visit Greece app and at It is strongly recommended that all visitors download the Visit Greece app (GDPR compliant) for free, prior to their arrival in Greece.

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