Schengen Visa Greece

The Republic of Greece as a Member of Schengen Area

Greece became a member of the Schengen area after signing the Schengen agreement on . Greece implemented issuing Schengen Visa for foreign travelers since . Greece also a member of the European Union located in central Europe.

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Who Needs Schengen Visa to Travel to Greece?

Citizens of the following countries must need to apply and get Schengen visa to travel Greece or any Schengen member country for tourism or business purpose

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Who Doesn’t Need Schengen Visa to Travel to Greece?

Citizens of the following countries no need to apply and get Schengen visa to travel Greece or any Schengen member country for tourism or business purpose

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Greece Travel Requirements

Greecen border officials ask for the travel and identification documents when you are at any Greecen port of entry (Airport).

Documents Required at the Airport

  1. Legit Passport or Travel Document
  2. Visa Document

Greece Entry Border Officials Common Questions

How long you expect to Stay in Greece?

What is the aim of your visit to Greece?

Where are you going to stay in Greece?

Schengen Visa Types of Greece

Schengen Visa is given for short stays up to 90 days in Greece

Greecen Airport Visa

This type of visa also called transit visa this visa is given to the people who want to travel to another country passing Greecen airport

Greecen Tourist Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to visit Greece as tourists/volunteers

Greecen Visitor Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to visit Greece as their family members or friends living in Greece

Greecen Business Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to do business in Greece as they want to attend to business fairs, meetings, or set up businesses

Greecen Official Visit Visa

This visa type is given to the people who are government officials or delegations envoys when they want to travel to Greece

Greecen Medical Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to undergo medical treatments inside Greece

Greecen Study Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to do studies in Greece through the validity of visa is always 90 days

Greecen Cultural, Sports and Film Crews Visa

This visa type is given to the people who attend sports events, film festivals or making films or cultural events in Greece

Apply Schengen Visa to Greece

Documents Checklist

Greecen visa application form

First of all, you need to get the Greecen visa Application form and fill it clearly as a possible sign it at the end of it.

Two identical photos

These photos should be in passport size your portrait color photo in the light background.

Passport/Travel document

Your Legit passport this should not expire soon around the  three months of your stay in Greece

Passport should not be older than 10 years

It should have black pages to put visa stamps

Copies of previous Schengen visas if any

If you have traveled a Schengen state before

Schengen Travel Insurance

Your verified travel insurance when you have a medical emergency it should cover your expenses in medical treatment estimate of EUR 30,000 medical cover needed to Greece

Your Cover letter

The clear statement of your purpose of visit to Greece and how you spend time in Greece, you complete itinerary

Proof of Accommodation

Booking details of your hotel accommodations in Greece

Proof of Civil status

Your marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse,

Round-trip Flight Itinerary

Your date of departure and flight details and airport you are leaving Greece

Proof of Financial Status

Your last three to six-month bank statements (recent)/ Income statements

Documents Required Based on your Employment Status

Greecen consulate/embassy of your country will ask for your employment status to fulfill the Greecen visa requirements

Currnetly Employed

Employment Letter from employer

Leave permission from the employer

Tax Documents

Currently Self Employed

Business Registration and Licence Document

Company Income/Bank Statements

Tax Documents

As a student

Institute Registration Documents
No-objection certificate from school or university

Currently Retired

Pension Statements

Documents Required for Minors

Documents Required for Airport Transit Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Tourist Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Visitor Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Business Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Official Visit Visa

Documents Required for Study Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Medical Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Sports Cultural Schengen Visa

List of International Airports in Greece

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