Greece is a member of the European Union (EU) and one of the Schengen Area countries – the world’s largest visa-free zone, see the list of Schengen area countries for details.
Citizens of some countries need an entry visa for Greece. If you need a visa, make sure to apply for one well in advance.
Do I need a visa?
To find out whether you need a visa to travel to Greece, check the page on Visas for Foreigners travelling to Greece. If you have trouble opening the link, follow the steps:
- Go to the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs web page.
- In the menu, find Services.
- Click on Visas.
- Click on Visas for Foreigners travelling to Greece and follow instructions.
The conference organizers will provide a detailed invitation letter to all registered participants who need to apply for a visa.