Visa Requirements for travel to Europe

Visa Requirements for travel to Greece

Greece Travel Visa Requirements

Visas for Foreigners travelling to Greece

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) 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
Switzerland
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:

Andorra
Croatia
Panama
Argentina
El Salvador
Paraguay
Australia
Guatemala
San Marino
Brazil
Honduras
Singapore
Brunei Darussalam
Israel
South Korea
Canada
Japan
USA
Chile
Malaysia
Uruguay
Costa Rica
Mexico
Venezuela
The Holy See (Vatican)
Monaco
Nicaragua
New Zealand

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.
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