VISA

Your stay in Greece may require a VISA along with your passport depending on the country you are travelling from. The table below provides the list of countries for which VISA is required for traveling to Greece. The countries not[1] included in the table are VISA-FREE.

A VISA is usually issued by the Greek embassy or Greek consulate in your country. In case there is no Greek diplomatic representation in your country, please contact the relevant foreign Authorities that issue visas for Greece. You may find a table of EU member states representing Greece where there is no Greek diplomatic representation here.

Procedures for issuing a VISA can be found on the website of the Greek embassy or consulate in your country. In all cases, relevant documentation should be accompanied by the conference invitation letter. To request for the conference invitation letter please send an email at globelics.athens.2017@gmail.com.

List of countries for which visa is required for traveling to Greece:

AFGHANISTAN GEORGIA OMAN
ALGERIA GHANA PAKISTAN
ANGOLA GUINEA PAPUA NEW GUINEA
ARMENIA GUINEA-BISSAU PHILIPPINES
AZERBAIJAN GUYANA QATAR
BAHRAIN HAITI RUSSIA
BANGLADESH INDIA RWANDA
BELARUS INDONESIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
BELIZE IRAN SAUDI ARABIA
BENIN IRAQ SENEGAL
BHUTAN JAMAICA SIERRA LEONE
BOLIVIA JORDAN SOMALIA
BOTSWANA KAZAKHSTAN SOUTH AFRICA
BURKINA FASO KENYA SRI LANKA
BURUNDI KOREA, NORTH SUDAN
CAMBODIA KUWAIT SOUTH SUDAN
CAMEROON KYRGYSTAN SURINAME
CAPE VERDE LAOS SWAZILAND
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC LEBANON SYRIA
CHAD LESOTHO TAJIKISTAN
CHINA LIBERIA TANZANIA
COMOROS LIBYA THAILAND
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE MADAGASCAR TOGO
CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE MALAWI TUNISIA
COTE D’IVOIRE MALDIVES TURKEY
CUBA MALI TURKMENISTAN
DJIBOUTI MAURITANIA UGANDA
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MONGOLIA UKRAINE
ECUADOR MOROCCO UZBEKISTAN
EGYPT MOZAMBIQUE VIETNAM
EQUATORIAL GUINEA MYANMAR YEMEN
ERITREA NAMIBIA ZAMBIA
ETHIOPIA NAURU ZIMBABWE
FIJI NEPAL PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY
GABON NIGER KOSOVO (UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 1244/10.06.1999)
GAMBIA NIGERIA

Further information on visas for foreigners travelling to Greece can be found here.

[1]Note:

For Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Fyrom visa exemption should only apply to holders of biometric passports. In addition, for Serbia the visa requirement exemption is not applied to holders of Serbian passports issued by the Serbian coordination directorate (in Serbian: koordinaciona uprava).