Visa to Greece Information

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Greece follows the Schengen Agreement provisions and the subsequent acquis concerning short term visa issues. Countries applying the Schengen acquis in full (EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, plus associated countries: Iceland and Norway, Switzerland -partially) follow a common visa policy for short-term stays of up to three (3) months in the Schengen area. The citizens of these countries are not subjected to border controls within the common area (airlines or other carriers require identification - I.D. Card or passport or any other piece of identification issued by a public authority).
  2. Citizens of the following EU and other European countries do not need a visa to enter Greece (and the Schengen area). They have only to produce a passport or an I.D. card at the border.

    Bulgaria
    Cyprus
    Czech Republic
    Estonia
    Ireland

    Latvia
    Lichtenstein
    Lithuania
    Hungary
    Malta
    Poland
    Romania
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    United Kingdom
  3. For holders of regular passports of the following countries who wish to visit Greece (and the Schengen area) and stay up to 3 months (90 days) within a six (6) month period, NO visa is required:

    Andora
    Argentina
    Australia
    Brazil
    Brunei Darussalam
    Canada
    Chile
    Costa Rica
    The Holy See (Vatican)
    Croatia

    El Salvador
    Guatemala
    Honduras
    Israel
    Japan
    Malaysia
    Mexico
    Monaco
    New Zeland

    Panama
    Paraguay
    San Marino
    Singapore
    South Korea
    USA
    Uruguay
    Venezuela
    Nicaragua

  4. Holders of regular passports from the rest of the world need a visa in order to enter Greece (and the Schengen area)
NOTE: When travelling to Greece on a tourist visa, visitors are required to have travel insurance that covers cases of medical or other emergencies for the duration of the stay. You are kindly requested to consult the Greek Consulate regarding required documentation before you apply for a Visa Click here for a full list of Greek Representations around the world.If your country does not have a Greek Representation click here for a list of Schengen member states which represent Greece for issuing Schengen visas in third countries where Greece does not have diplomatic or consular representation.For full information regarding visas for foreigners traveling to Greece please click here

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Schengen Visa Application (MS Word format) 55 KB
Parallel Accreditation Countries (.pdf format) 23.5 KB