Information for Issuing Visa

Participants requiring a  visa for entering Greece should contact the conference organisation committee. It takes up to two months for the applications to be processed. Please send an email to icoae@i-coae.com with the following information:

1. Names of conference participants and accompanying persons, as appearing in their passports, requiring visa.

2. Passport number of each person requiring visa

3. Postal Address

4. Dates of visit in Greece

5. Consular office where you plan to get your visa.

LIST OF NON-EU COUNTRIES WHOSE NATIONALS ARE REQUIRED TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A VISA WHEN CROSSING THE EXTERNAL BORDERS OF THE MEMBER STATES (more infromation can be found on https://www.mfa.gr/en/visas/visas-for-foreigners-traveling-to-greece/)

  1. STATES

Afghanistan

Armenia

Angola

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Burkina Faso

Bahrain

Burundi

Benin

Bolivia

Bhutan

Botswana

Belarus

Belize

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Central African Republic

Congo

Côte d’Ivoire

Cameroon

China

Cuba

Cape Verde

Djibouti

Dominican Republic

Algeria

Ecuador

Egypt

Eritrea

Eswatini

Ethiopia

Fiji

Gabon

Ghana

The Gambia

Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Indonesia

India

Iraq

Iran

Jamaica

Jordan

Kenya

Kyrgyzstan

Cambodia

Comoros

North Korea

Kuwait

Kazakhstan

Laos

Lebanon

Sri Lanka

Liberia

Lesotho

Libya

Morocco

Madagascar

Mali

Myanmar/Burma

Mongolia

Mauritania

Maldives

Malawi

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

Nepal

Oman

Papua New Guinea

Philippines

Pakistan

Qatar

Russia

Rwanda

Saudi Arabia

Sudan

Sierra Leone

Senegal

Somalia

Suriname

South Sudan

São Tomé and Príncipe

Syria

Chad

Togo

Thailand

Tajikistan

Turkmenistan

Tunisia

Turkey

Tanzania

Uganda

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Yemen

South Africa

Zambia

Zimbabwe

  1. ENTITIES AND TERRITORIAL AUTHORITIES THAT ARE NOT RECOGNISED AS STATES BY AT LEAST ONE MEMBER STATE
Kosovo as defined by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999

 

The Palestinian Authority

LIST OF NON-EU COUNTRIES WHOSE NATIONALS ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A VISA WHEN CROSSING THE EXTERNAL BORDERS OF THE MEMBER STATES FOR STAYS OF NO MORE THAN 90 DAYS IN ANY 180-DAY PERIOD

  1. STATES

former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1)

Andorra

United Arab Emirates (2)

Antigua and Barbuda

Albania (1)

Argentina

Australia

Bosnia and Herzegovina (1)

Barbados

Brunei

Brazil

Bahamas

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Dominica (2)

Micronesia (2)

Grenada (2)

Georgia (3)

Guatemala

Honduras

Israel

Japan

Kiribati (2)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

South Korea

Saint Lucia (2)

Monaco

Moldova (4)

Montenegro (5)

Marshall Islands (6)

Mauritius

Mexico

Malaysia

Nicaragua

Nauru (6)

New Zealand

Panama

Peru (6)

Palau (6)

Paraguay

Serbia (excluding holders of Serbian passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (in Serbian: Koordinaciona uprava)) (5)

Solomon Islands

Seychelles

Singapore

San Marino

El Salvador

Timor-Leste (6)

Tonga (6)

Trinidad and Tobago

Tuvalu (6)

Ukraine (7)

United States

Uruguay

Holy See

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (6)

Venezuela

Vanuatu (6)

Samoa

  1. SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Hong Kong SAR (8)

Macao SAR (9)

  1. BRITISH CITIZENS WHO ARE NOT NATIONALS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND FOR THE PURPOSES OF UNION LAW

British nationals (Overseas)

British overseas territories citizens (BOTC)

British overseas citizens (BOC)

British protected persons (BPP)

British subjects (BS)

  1. ENTITIES AND TERRITORIAL AUTHORITIES THAT ARE NOT RECOGNISED AS STATES BY AT LEAST ONE MEMBER STATE

Taiwan (10)

(1)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall only apply to holders of biometric passports.

(2)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall apply from the date of entry into force of an agreement on visa exemption to be concluded with the European Union.

(3)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall be limited to the holders of biometric passports issued by Georgia in line with standards of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

(4)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall be limited to the holders of biometric passports issued by Moldova in line with standards of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

(5)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall only apply to holders of biometric passports.

(6)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall apply from the date of entry into force of an agreement on visa exemption to be concluded with the European Union.

(7)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall be limited to the holders of biometric passports issued by Ukraine in line with standards of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

(8)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall only apply to holders of a ‘Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’ passport.

(9)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall only apply to holders of a ‘Região Administrativa Especial de Macau’ passport.

(10)  The exemption from the visa requirement shall only apply to holders of passports issued by Taiwan which include an identity card number.