Visa requirements for Greek citizens

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Visa requirements for Greek citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Greece. In 2015, Greek citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 167 countries and territories, ranking the Greek passport 7th in the world according to the Visa Restrictions Index.[1]

Visa requirements map

Visa requirements for Greek citizens

Visa requirements

Country Visa requirement Notes (excluding departure fees)
 Afghanistan Visa required[2]
 Albania Visa not required[3] 90 days; ID card valid
 Algeria Visa required[4]
 Andorra Visa not required[5] ID card valid
 Angola Visa required[6]
 Antigua and Barbuda Visa not required[7] 3 months
 Argentina Visa not required[8] 90 days
 Armenia Visa not required[9] 180 days
 Australia and territories eVisitor[10] 90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
 Austria Visa not required[11] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Azerbaijan Visa required[12]
 Bahamas Visa not required[13] 3 months
 Bahrain Visa on arrival[14] 14 days
 Bangladesh Visa on arrival[15] 30 days
 Barbados Visa not required[16] 3 months
 Belarus Visa required[17] Visas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport
if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.[18]
 Belgium Visa not required[19] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Belize Visa not required[20] 1 month
 Benin Visa required[21]
 Bhutan Visa required[22]
 Bolivia Visa not required[23] 90 days
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required[24] 90 days; ID card valid
 Botswana Visa not required[25] 90 days
 Brazil Visa not required[26] 90 days
 Brunei Visa not required[27] 90 days
 Bulgaria Visa not required[28] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Burkina Faso Visa on arrival[29] 1 month
 Burundi Visa on arrival[30] 3 months
 Cambodia Visa on arrival[31] 30 days. Visa is also obtainable online.[32]
 Cameroon Visa required[33]
 Canada Visa not required[34] 6 months; eTA required if arriving by air from March 15, 2016.[35]
 Cape Verde Visa on arrival[36]
 Central African Republic Visa required[37]
 Chad Visa required[38]
 Chile Visa not required[39] 90 days
 China Visa required[40] 72-hours visa free visit when in transit at Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guilin, Shanghai, Shenyang and Xi'an.
 Colombia Visa not required[41] 180 days
 Comoros Visa on arrival[42]
 Republic of the Congo Visa required[43]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required[44]
 Costa Rica Visa not required[45] 90 days
 Côte d'Ivoire Visa required[46]
 Croatia Visa not required[47] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Cuba Tourist Card required[48]
 Cyprus Visa not required[49] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Czech Republic Visa not required[50] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Denmark and territories Visa not required[51] Freedom of movement (DK); ID card valid
 Djibouti Visa on arrival[52]
 Dominica Visa not required[53] 90 days in any 180-days
 Dominican Republic Visa not required[54] 90 days (10 USD Tourist Card must be purchased upon arrival)
 Ecuador Visa not required[55] 90 days
 Egypt Visa on arrival[56] 30 days
 El Salvador Visa not required[57] 3 months
 Equatorial Guinea Visa required[58]
 Eritrea Visa required[59]
 Estonia Visa not required[60] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Ethiopia Visa on arrival[61]
 Fiji Visa not required[62] 4 months
 Finland Visa not required[63] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 France and territories Visa not required[64] Freedom of movement (in Regions of France); ID card valid
 Gabon eVisa[65] Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
 Gambia Visa not required[66] 90 days
 Georgia Visa not required[67] 360 days;[68] ID card valid
 Germany Visa not required[69] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Ghana Visa required[70]
 Grenada Visa not required[71] 90 days in any 180-days
 Guatemala Visa not required[72] 90 days
 Guinea Visa required[73]
 Guinea-Bissau Visa on arrival[74] 90 days
 Guyana Visa required[75]
 Haiti Visa not required[76] 90 days
 Honduras Visa not required[77] 3 months
 Hungary Visa not required[78] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Iceland Visa not required[79] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 India Visa required[80]
 Indonesia Visa not required[81] 30 days
 Iran Visa on arrival[82] 30 days[83]
 Iraq Visa required[84] Visa on arrival for 15 days at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports.
 Ireland Visa not required[85] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Israel Visa not required[86] 3 months
 Italy Visa not required[87] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Jamaica Visa not required[88] 30 days
 Japan Visa not required[89] 90 days
 Jordan Free visa on arrival[90] Conditions apply[91]
 Kazakhstan Visa required[92]
 Kenya eVisa[93] 3 months; also visa on arrival until 1 September 2015
 Kiribati Visa not required[94] 30 days
 North Korea Visa required[95]
 South Korea Visa not required[96] 90 days
 Kuwait Visa on arrival[97] 3 months
 Kyrgyzstan Visa not required[98] 60 days
 Laos Visa on arrival[99] 30 days (32 USD Effective 22. Dec 2013)
 Latvia Visa not required[100] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Lebanon Visa on arrival[101] 1 month extendable for 2 additional months; granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
 Lesotho Visa required[102]
 Liberia Visa required[103]
 Libya Visa required[104]
 Liechtenstein Visa not required[105] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Lithuania Visa not required[106] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Luxembourg Visa not required[107] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Macedonia Visa not required[108] 90 days; ID card valid
 Madagascar Free visa on arrival[109] 30 days
 Malawi Visa on arrival[110][111]
 Malaysia Visa not required[112] 3 months
 Maldives Visa on arrival[113] 30 days
 Mali Visa required[114]
 Malta Visa not required[115] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Marshall Islands Free visa on arrival[116] 90 days
 Mauritania Visa on arrival[117]
 Mauritius Visa not required[118] 90 days
 Mexico Visa not required[119] 180 days
 Micronesia Visa not required[120] 30 days
 Moldova Visa not required[121] 90 days
 Monaco Visa not required[122] ID card valid
 Mongolia Visa required[123]
 Montenegro Visa not required[124] 90 days; ID card valid
 Morocco Visa not required[125] 90 days
 Mozambique Visa on arrival[126] 30 days
 Myanmar eVisa[127] 28 days, eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports.
 Namibia Visa required[128]
 Nauru Visa required[129]
   Nepal Visa on arrival[130] 90 days
 Netherlands and territories Visa not required[131] Freedom of movement (European Netherlands); ID card valid
 New Zealand and territories Visa not required[132] 3 months
 Nicaragua Visa not required[133] 90 days
 Niger Visa required[134]
 Nigeria Visa required[135]
 Norway Visa not required[136] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Oman Visa on arrival[137]
 Pakistan Visa required[138] Visa on arrival when travelling on business valid for 30 days. Conditions apply.[139]
 Palau Visa not required[140] 90 days
 Panama Visa not required[141] 180 days
 Papua New Guinea Free visa on arrival[142] 60 days
 Paraguay Visa not required[143] 90 days
 Peru Visa not required[144] 183 days
 Philippines Visa not required[145] 30 days
 Poland Visa not required[146] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Portugal Visa not required[147] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Qatar Visa on arrival[148] 1 month
 Romania Visa not required[149] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Russia Visa required[150]
 Rwanda Visa required[151] Obtainable online.
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa not required[152] 3 months
 Saint Lucia Visa not required[153] 90 days in any 180-days
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa not required[154] 90 days in any 180-days
 Samoa Visa not required[155] 90 days in any 180-days
 San Marino Visa not required[156] ID card valid
 São Tomé and Príncipe Visa not required[157] 15 days
 Saudi Arabia Visa required[158]
 Senegal Visa not required[159] 90 days
 Serbia Visa not required[160] 90 days; ID card valid
 Seychelles Visa not required[161] 3 months
 Sierra Leone Visa required[162]
 Singapore Visa not required[163] 90 days
 Slovakia Visa not required[164] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Slovenia Visa not required[165] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Solomon Islands Free Visitor's permit on arrival[166] 3 months
 Somalia Visa on arrival[167] 30 days, provided an invitation letter issued by the sponsor has been submitted
to the Airport Immigration Department at least 2 days before arrival.
 South Africa Visa not required[168] 90 days
 South Sudan Visa required[169]
 Spain Visa not required[170] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Sri Lanka Electronic Travel Authorization[171] 30 days
 Sudan Visa required[172]
 Suriname Tourist Card on arrival[173] 90 days
 Swaziland Visa not required[174] 30 days
 Sweden Visa not required[175] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
  Switzerland Visa not required[176] Freedom of movement; ID card valid
 Syria Visa required[177]
 Tajikistan Visa on arrival[178] 45 days
 Tanzania Visa on arrival[179]
 Thailand Visa not required[180] 30 days
 Timor-Leste Visa not required[181] 90 days in any 180-days
 Togo Visa on arrival[182] 7 days
 Tonga Visa not required[183] 90 days in any 180-days
 Trinidad and Tobago Visa not required[184] 90 days in any 180-days
 Tunisia Visa not required[185] 1 month
 Turkey Visa not required[186] 3 months ; ID card valid[187]
 Turkmenistan Visa required[188]
 Tuvalu Free visa on arrival[189] 1 month
 Uganda Visa on arrival[190]
 Ukraine Visa not required[191] 90 days
 United Arab Emirates Visa not required[192] 90 days within 180 days[193][194]
 United Kingdom
excluding some Overseas territories
Visa not required[195] Freedom of movement (in Constituent countries); ID card valid
 United States Visa Waiver Program[196] 90 days on arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.[197]
 Uruguay Visa not required[198] 90 days
 Uzbekistan Visa required[199]
 Vanuatu Visa not required[200] 90 days in any 180-days
  Vatican City Visa not required[201] ID card valid
 Venezuela Visa not required[202] 90 days
 Vietnam Visa required[203]
 Yemen Visa required[204]
 Zambia Visa on arrival[205] 90 days; also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.
 Zimbabwe Visa on arrival[206] 3 months; also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

Territories

Visa requirements for Greek citizens for visits to various territories, disputed areas, partially recognized countries and restricted zones:

Europe
Africa
Asia
Caribbean and North Atlantic
Oceania
South America
  • 22x20px Galápagos — Online pre-registration is required. Transit Control Card must also be obtained at the airport prior to departure, cost around 100USD.[301]
South Atlantic and Antarctica

Non-ordinary passports

Holders of various categories of official Greek passports have additional visa-free access to the following countries - Algeria (diplomatic or service passports), India (diplomatic passports), Pakistan (diplomatic passports) and Russia (diplomatic passports). Holders of diplomatic or service passports of any country have visa-free access to Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Mali and Zimbabwe.

Right to consular protection in non-EU countries

When in a non-EU country where there is no Greek embassy, Greek citizens as EU citizens have the right to get consular protection from the embassy of any other EU country present in that country.

See also

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