Travelling within Greece

If you are a EU citizen and you are travelling within Greece, then it is necessary to travel with a new type ID Card (issued from 2000 or newer and written with Latin characters). In case you own an old type ID Card (issued until 2000 and handwritten), in order to be valid, it must not be damaged, ripped or timeworn.

  Travelling abroad, within Schengen zone

If you are a EU citizen and you are travelling abroad, but on the Schengen zone, then it is necessary to travel with a new type ID Card (issued from 2000 or newer and written with Latin characters) or with passport.

EU Countries within Schengen Zone

AUSTRIA

LICTHENSTAIN

BELGIUM

LUXEMBURG
FRANCE

MALTA

GERMANY

NORWAY

DENMARK

NETHERLANDS
SWITZERLAND

HUNGARY

GREECE

POLAND

ESTONIA

PORTUGAL

ΙTALY

SLOVAKIA

ICELAND

SLOVENIA

SPAIN

SWEDEN

LATVIA

CZECH REPUBLIC

LITHUANIA

FINLAND

 

Travelling abroad, non Schengen zone

If you are a EU citizen and you are travelling abroad, but not in the Schengen zone, then it is necessary to travel with a new type ID Card (issued from 2000 or newer and written with Latin characters) or with passport.

EU Countris – non Schengen zone

BULGARIA
UNITED KINGDOM
IRELAND
CROATIA
CYPRUS
RUMANIA

 

For trips to: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia (Tbilisi), Montenegro, Fyrom, Serbia and Turkey you are allowed to travel with a new type ID card.

 

Travelling in any other country, not listed above, a valid passport is required only.

Driving licenses and credit cards are not considered as valid travel documents.

 For more information regarding Greek ID issuance, please click here 

For more information regarding Greek Passport issuance, please click here