Greece Schengen Visa Requirements

Laura Amber, Tourism Guide

The Schengen Agreement was signed on 14 June 1985. The purpose of the Schengen visa is to exterminate the border control between member territories, which permits free entrance to the citizens of Schengen countries, Greece is also included. In 1992 Greece signed the Schengen agreement, Greece visa also permits you to travel to all other states of the Schengen agreement. This visa is legally acceptable to all 15 members of the Schengen agreement. Continue your reading this article to learn more about Greece visa requirements for your Schengen visa application as an employee, student, retired person, and spouse and business.

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These members are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.

For Greece, a Schengen tourist visa will permit you to enter or exit for 3 months.

Stat: “As of 2014 Greece has issued a total of 1,345,405 uniform Schengen visas.

Different countries’ embassies required different documents for visa application, documents for a visa vary from country to country.

Mandatory Greece visa requirements Documents:

  • Download the application form and fill it and print it.
  • Two fresh passport-sized photos with white backgrounds.
  • Past visa copies and a valid passport for the last three months after departure, the passport must have 2 blank pages.
  • Travel insurance covering expenses of € 30,000 – You can get your Schengen or non-Schengen countries embassies recognized travel insurance from Schengen Visa Travels.
  • Flight itinerary for visa: Flight reservation is one of the mandatory document which you needs while applying for or submitting your visa application. You can get your flight itinerary by filling out the flight reservation form.
  • Prove civil status
  • Proof of accommodation: Hotel bookings would be the best example and shape of proof of accommodation is required because the visa officer needs to know whether you are capable or have any place to the destination to stay or not. You can get your hotel bookings from SFRV Travels.
  • Bank statement
  • Purpose of visa to travel to Greece

The requirement of documents depends on the visa nature

For Minor:

  • Birth certificate
  • Form signed by parents
  • Copy of parent passport

For Employed:

  • No objection letter or leave approval letter from the company
  • Bank statement
  • Income tax return
  • Employment contract

For Student:

  • Proof of enrollment from Greece University
  • Permission letter from school/college
  • Source of income (how student bear his/her expenses in Greece)

For Retired Person:

  • Pension statement for the last three months

For Self-employed:

  • Income tax return
  • Bank statement
  • Proof of Business License

Greece Tourist visa requirements for other visas:

For Business purposes:

  • Invitation letter from Greece organization
  • Partnership deed
  • Memorandum and Article of Association
  • Trade license
  • Proof financial statement
  • Permission letter for business travel

For work Visa:

  • Appointment letter
  • Bank statement for the last 6 months

Transit Visa:

  • A valid visa for the main destination
  • Original and one copy of the airline ticket to the landing place

For Medical Care:

  • Medical report
  • Appointment letter hospital in Greece
  • Fee payment

For Training:

  • Enrollment, student card, or any evidence from Greece institute, where training course attended
  • Financial statement
  • Place of accommodation

For Spouse Visa:

  • Marriage certificate
  • Greece Family record
  • Greece green card

Is travel Insurance important for a tourist visa?

If you are going for a Greece tourist visa, for your safe tour travel insurance plays a vital role.

Insurance policy vary according to the nature of the visa Schengen Travels help you with travel insurance.

The fee schedule for Greece Schengen Visa:

Visa CategoryAmount in EUR

Short-stay visa :

Tourist visa

Business visa

Transit visa

Children under the age of 1235
Long stay visa99
Student visa50

Which countries do not need a visa to travel to Greece??

Following EU countries nationality holders who are not a part of the Schengen area do not need a visa to travel to Greece.

Bulgaria             Croatia               Cyprus

Ireland                Romania             United Kingdom

Note: we are suggested you have a suitable insurance plan to meet any emergency situation during your stay in Greece

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