Updated 31.03.21

Healthcare rights of migrants

Asylum seekers: Can get free access to primary, secondary and tertiary health care, but for some advanced services they may have to pay a minimal fee.


Refugees: Can have access to medical care under the same terms and conditions as Greek citizens.


Undocumented migrants: Can access emergency care in cases of life-threatening conditions at emergency units. 

HIV testing and treatment

Testing: Free and anonymous for all. 

Use the aidsmap European test finder to see where you can get tested for HIV. 

Treatment: Free for some. Undocumented migrants tend to have limited access to treatment.

Country Statistics

Total Population: 10,423,054


Estimated migrant population: 1,242,514


Estimated refugee population (2019): 36,900


Estimated number of undocumented migrants (2019): 100,000 to 200,000


Main migrant populations (2020): Albania, Georgia, Russia