Visa Requirements

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  • Original Passport should be valid for at least six months along with photocopy of all full pages of current passport duly notarized .
  • Application form for a Schengen visa, fully and correctly filled in and signed by the applicant.
  • Travel medical insurance covering the territory of all Member States as well as the entire period of the intended stay. Also, the insurance policy should cover any eventual expenses relating to repatriation for  medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital treatment. Minimum coverage: 30.000 Euro.
  • (Important information for applications lodged in India: as of 01/10/2013, travel medical insurances will be accepted only if they are issued by specific Indian insurance companies. Please refer to the following link (“All about visas”)
  • Clear photocopy of the first and last page of the passport
  • 2 Recent passport size color photographs with white background.(80% Face Clear Visibility on matt finish paper)
  • Covering letter from the applicant stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit (format attached)
  • Letter from organization who is  sponsor  them with  list of applicants name and passport no
  • NOC letter from parents with passport copies
  • Proof of financial solvency – Copies of property papers, fixed deposits or investments (if any).
  • Personal Bank statements for the last 6 months (till date) (personal/parents)
  • Personal Income Tax Returns/ Form 16A for the last 3 years.(personal/parents)


  • If applicant is self-employed then:
  1. Covering letter on letter head
  2. Company registration certificate
  • If honeymoon trip :
  1. Marriage card from both side with engagement photographs
  2. Noc/financial letter from mother of male/female applicant with passport copy
  3. Bank statements of father of  male/ female applicant with passport copy
  4. Bank statements of mother of male/female applicant with passport copy
  5. Personal income tax papers for last 03 years of father of  male/female applicant with passport copy
  6. Personal income tax papers for last 03 years of mother of male/female applicant with passport copy

The following categories of applicants are exempt from the requirement to provide fingerprints (Article 13(7) of the Visa Code):

  1. Children under the age of 12;
  2. Persons for whom fingerprinting is physically impossible. If the fingerprinting of fewer than 10 fingers is possible, the maximum number of fingerprints shall be taken. However, should the impossibility be temporary, the applicant shall be required to give the fingerprints at the following application. The authorities competent in accordance with Article 4(1), (2) and (3) shall be entitled to ask for further clarification of the grounds for the temporary impossibility. Member States shall ensure that appropriate procedures guaranteeing the dignity of the applicant are in place in the event of there being difficulties in enrolling;
  3. Heads of State or government and members of a national government with accompanying spouses, and the members of their official delegation when they are invited by Member States’ governments or by international organizations for an official purpose;
  4. Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, when they are invited by Member States’ governments or by international organizations for an official purpose.

Biometrics will be collected using a quick, discreet and non-intrusive process that captures a facial image with a digital camera and a 10-digit fingerprint scan with a digital finger scanner.

  • Your face must be clearly visible in the photograph. This means that you cannot:
  1. have hair that covers the eyes
  2. wear a hat or scarf or any other item that obscures the face, hair or neck (with the exception of religious head coverings detailed below:
  • If you wear a head or neck covering for religious reasons, then you must ensure your face is clearly visible, from the bottom of your chin above your eyebrows including both cheeks. If possible, both of your ears should also be displayed. You may also need to remove your glasses when the photograph is taken.
  • If you have cut or damaged your fingertips, you should make an appointment with the Greece Visa Application Centre when your injury has healed.
  • If you have a temporary decoration, such as mehndi, you should advise the Greece Visa Application Centre when booking your appointment to determine whether a scan will be possible.
  • If you refuse to submit your biometric data, your visa application cannot be processed and you will be referred to the Embassy of Greece.
  • The Consular Visa Fee is EUR 60 (INR 4,860) and must be paid only by cash when you submit the visa application.
  • Countries with which the EU has concluded Visa Facilitation Agreements shall pay a fee of EUR 35 (INR 2,900). Please consult here.
  • The applicable visa fee is in Indian Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. (May subject to change without notice)
  • The Visa Fee is waived for applicants belonging to one of the following categories:
  1. Children under twelve (12) years
  2. Holders of diplomatic and service passports
  3. School children, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake accommodation for the purpose of study or educational training
  4. Researchers from third countries travelling for the purpose of scientific research (as defined in Recommendation No 2005/761/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to promote the issue by the Member States of uniform short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research
  5. Representatives and participants of non-profit organizations aging 25 years or below participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organized by non-profit organizations
  6. Spouses and children of EU citizen traveling with the latter as long as relevant sufficient proof is provided along with the application (i.e. ticket bookings, copy of EU citizen’s valid passport and marriage certificate or unabridged birth certificate as applicable)


Time Taken for Greece Visa Processing

07-10 Working Days



The requirements given are subject to change without notice.

  • The charges quoted above are provisional and subject to change without notice.
  • Documents of visa received before 5:30pm will be processed on the same calender day. All documents received after 05:30pm will be processed on the next working day.
  • It must be noted that grant or refusal of visa is at the sole discretion of the Embassy and IML Travel is neither involved in the process nor is liable or responsible in any manner.
  • The Embassy/ consulate also reserves the right to ask for further documentation / personal appearance at any time during the processing of the application.
  • We will not be liable for the Delay in processing by the Consulate/Embassy.
  • Visa fees/charges are non-refundable of the mostly countries. Whatsoever, the applicant accepts that IML Travel Services is not responsible for any delay in processing or granting or rejection of the visa application by the Embassy

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