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        English Translation Help for the Greek Government’s  HAND WRITTEN authorization certificate to state why you need travel outside your home using the Vevaiosi Metakinisis

        The Greek government is more organised this time than in March 2020 at the six weeks of the first time lockdown for the spread of the coronavirus. The government wants everyone with a greek registered phone to use it to send SMS to state the permisison to travel to number  13033.

        Certificate’s Individual Movement Classifications

        B1 – Go to a pharmacy or visit a doctor, hospital, clinic if recommended after being advised by a medical practitioner to do so.
        B2 – Go to a store for essential goods (supermarket, mini market etc), where it is not possible for the store to deliver them to you.
        B3 – Go to the bank, to the extent that ATM/electronic transaction is not possible.
        B4 – To help people in need or to accompany younger students to / from school.
        B5 – Going to a funeral ceremony under the conditions provided by law or the need for divorced parents or parents who need to ensure the well being of their children, including the movement of children between the parents, that the law provides for.
        B6 – Physical exercise outdoors or movement with a pet, individually or in pairs, observing  a 1.5 meters distance between the humans.

        For Employment and Education (fixed movement certificate known as type A) see relevant links below too

        Employee Certificate Issued for employees –  connect here 

        Sending required digital message via SMS -Mobile phone –  info here

        Form Filling Guidance  –  for more here

        Handwritten Certificate – very useful, click here

        Student / three travelessential info

        Greek Government Department logo Issuing Covid-19 Travel Certificates Guidelines for Citizens (PDF) in GREEK – November 2nd Government Statement on Lockdown formula for Thessaloniki and Serres on which rest of country’s lockdown is based.  Those two cities are the worst case scenario for Covid-19. They are the ‘red zone’ hotspots. Guidelines for Citizens (DOC) version in Greek.

        All categories in detail in ENGLISH can be located here.     The site should show in English if your computer ‘s language is defaulted to English.

        There you have it, a comprehensive list of all you need to know about the required Covid-19 lockdown travel movement certificates for this latest three week shutting down people’s movement in all of Greece effective November 7th. Fortunately, living in Crete, we are so far getting off very lightly with Covid-19 cases compared to the rest of the country. If nothing else, at least you have learnt the new definition  in Greek- the Vevaiosi Metakinisis.  This is a service from BritsinCrete Forum to help non-Greek speakers cope with the lockdown.

        Logo Graphic above – Politiki Prostasia Ellada – The Greek Government Department responsible for Civil Protection. The department, jointly with the Department of Health is handling the Covid-19 crisis in Hellenic Republic.

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            GREECE’S COVID-19 NATIONAL LOCKDOWN LASTS UNTIL NOVEMBER 30TH –

            THAT IS 23 DAYS IN TOTAL

            Just a piece of added information on travel. Only essential domestic flights are operational from 0600hrs on November 7th. You need to contact your airline to check if your particular booked flight has been cancelled. Be aware that Aegean Airlines has caused of lot buzz on social media as they are not refunding paid fares on cancelled flights due to the coronavirus pandemic. Their informational page for what all passengers should know about cancelled flights is here.

            Majority of Aegean’s international flights are operational, but expect changes and cancellations dependant on passenger loads and other reasons.

            Due to Makedonia being a severely affected ‘red zone’ region for Covid-19, all flights are cancelled to/from Thessaloniki Airport for the period November 3rd to the 17th. Regardless of the carrier you are using for international flights to/from other airports in Greece, always check in plenty of time with the carrier you are booked on.

            Surface Travel Crete, an amended KTEL service is operational

            Petrol stations are operating normally.

            For the Heraklio-Lassithi bus routes, please contact them for bus scheduling tel: 2810 246530/38 ; their website , or email .

            For the Chania – Rethymnon – Heraklion bus routes, their contact info is for bus scheduling, tel:Τel: 28210 93305/93257, their website , or email.
            So far we have no information on ferry disruptions.

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            We will update as more information comes in.

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