The holder of a Schengen visa is entitled to enter and stay, for a maximum of 90 days in any- 180 days period *,, in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
An application for a Schengen visa can be lodged at the Embassy of Greece in the following cases:
For calculating the period of allowed stay, you can use the short-stay calculator and read the user's guide , which contains information on the relevant rules, the use of the calculator and practical examples.
DECISION ON THE APPLICATION-TIME LIMITS
The Embassy decides on applications once it reaches at Embassy and processing time for applications is maximum 15 days, In exceptional cases, this period may be extended up to 30 calendar days in, notably when further scrutiny of the application is needed and when additional documentation is needed in specific cases, the period may be extended up to a maximum of 60 calendar days.
Applications of nationals of specific third countries or of specific categories of such nationals are subject to prior consultation of central authorities of other Member States. Such consultation lasts approximately seven calendar days and does not apply to applications for airport transit visas.
Third countries whose nationals or specific categories of such third country nationals who are subject to prior consultation
|Third country||Specific categories concerned, if applicable|
|Afghanistan||Applies only to holders of diplomatic and service passports|
|Egypt||Does not apply to holders of diplomatic and service passports|
|Kazakhstan||Applies only to holders of service passports|
|Russian Federation||Applies only to holders of service passports|
|Saudi Arabia||Does not apply to holders of diplomatic passports|
|Uzbekistan||Does not apply to holders of diplomatic passports or soldiers and police officers who travel for the purpose of exercising their duty|
|Category of persons|
SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR EU FAMILY MEMBERS*
Family members of an EU citizen benefit from the following facilitations as far as they accompany or join the EU citizen:
As family member of an EU citizen is considered:
* The same provisions are applied to family members of citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
Special procedures for citizens of countries which have concluded Visa Facilitation Agreements with The European Union : Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Fyrom, Georgia,The Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, The Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine