Employment Visa

Overview

This category of visa is issued for the provision of dependent employment or for the provision of services or work in Greece. Before applying you should confirm that the Approval concerning your case has been issued by the competent Prefecture in Greece and that it has been received officially by the Embassy.

Visa Fees

Dear Applicants, Travel Agents and Representatives, please view the revised visa fee and service charges applicable from 30 May 2017.

 

Visa category Visa Fee in Euros Visa Fees in INR
Employment visa-type 2 180 12960

Please Note:

  • All Visa Fees are payable in cash in the equivalent amount in Indian Rupees at the time of submission of application. It is subject to change every month end.
  • The visa fee is non-refundable.
  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax 15 %) per application. This is an optional service.
  • There is a service charge of Rs 830 - (Inclusive of Service Tax levied per application over and above the visa fees).for applicants applying in Delhi.
  • Please note Applicants applying at Mumbai, Jalandhar, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Bangalore, Puducherry, Cochin, Goa, Gurgaon, Jaipur and Kolkata Centres need to pay service charge of Rs.1440/- (Inclusive of Service Tax levied per application over and above the visa fees). This includes two way courier charges pertaining to the transfer of visa applications to New Delhi and returning the passports at the respective regional VFS Visa Application Centers in the respective cities.
  • The applicable visa fee in Indian Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice

 

For Applicants applying from Nepal

  • The only acceptable method of payment for Visa Fees is by Demand Draft in Indian Rupees (INR). Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of "Embassy of Greece-Consular Fees", and be payable at New Delhi. It is subject to change every month end.
  • The visa fee is non-refundable.
  • There is a service charge of NPR 2304/- (Inclusive of Service Tax levied per application over and above the visa fees). It will be accepted only in Demand Draft in favor of “VF Services Mauritius Pte Ltd” payable at Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Note : “Any demand draft having contradicting MICR number or incorrect information shall not be acceptable”
  • The applicable visa fee in Indian Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice

Documents Required

Photo Specifications

Photograph Quality



The photographs must be:

  • No more than 6-months old
  • 35–40mm in width
  • Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up
    70–80% of the photograph
  • In sharp focus and clear
  • Of high quality with no ink marks or creases




The photographs must be:

  • Show you looking directly at the camera
  • Show your skin tones naturally
  • Have appropriate brightness and contrast
  • Be printed on high quality paper, and at high resolution Photographs taken with a digital camera must be high quality colour and printed on photo-quality paper.

Style and lighting









The photographs must be:

  • Be colour neutral
  • Show your eyes open and clearly visible—no hair across your eyes
  • Show you facing square on to the camera, not looking over one shoulder (portrait style) or tilted, and showing both edges of your face clearly
  • Be taken with a plain light-coloured background
  • Be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflections on your face and no red eye

Glasses and head covers



If you wear glasses:

  • The photograph must show your eyes clearly with no flash reflection off the glasses, and no tinted lenses (if possible, avoid heavy frames— wear lighter framed glasses if you have them)
  • Make sure that the frames do not cover any part of your eyes.

Head coverings



Are not permitted except for religious reasons, but your facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of your face must be clearly shown.

Expression and frame



Your photographs must:
  • Show you alone (no chair backs, toys or other people visible), looking at the camera with a neutral expression and your mouth closed.

Processing Time

Processing time for Long Stay Visa application is solely up to the Embassy discrimination.

 

Application Forms

Download Visa Application Forms

Please click on the appropriate category for which you are applying to download the relevant form:

Long Stay

Visa Application Form (Family Reunion -Opinion)
Visa Application Form (Family Reunion - Decision/ Employment/Student/other categories)
Disclaimer Form

You can also obtain this form from all VFS Greek Visa Application Centres .

To download a form:

  1. Click on the form link
  2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.

OR

  1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
  2. Select Save Target As from the list
  3. Save the form on your computer.