Welcome to the web-site for Greek Visa Application Centre in India and Nepal

This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Indian, Nepalese and Bangladeshi residents who wish to apply for a short stay Schengen visa and long stay visa to travel to Greece.

For Prospective Applicants:

Applicants who wish to apply for a Greek visa, kindly read the information on this website carefully. The guidelines listed on this website will help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the chances of your application being delayed or declined due to inadequate or incorrect submission of documents.
Visa Application Process
Step 1 : Short-stay and Long stay visa applications are accepted at the VFS application centre. In specific cases, applications can be submitted directly at the Embassy, notably when the applicant belongs to one of the following categories:
holders of diplomatic and service passports
family members of EU/EEA citizens
citizens of countries which have concluded visa facilitation agreements with the EU : (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, FYROM, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, the Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine)
Step 2 : Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ - do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our Work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa as this is entirely the prerogative of the Consulate / Embassy of Greece to decide on.
Step 3 : Please go to the link “All about visas” to understand details of short and Long stay visas.
Step 4 : Please select type of the visa you are applying for to obtain the information on the requirements.
Step 5 : Please check the requirements carefully.
Step 6 : You need to print out the visa application form, fill it and come to apply in person or through any representative to the Visa Application Centres in India. Please note that at the time of submission you need to have all the documents and visa fees specified for your nationality and type of visa you are applying for.
Step 7 : Please ensure you check closure dates and read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre
Step 8 : Please note that in order to collect your passport at the Visa Application Centre you will need to present the original receipt given to you during the submission which will be collected from you as a proof of delivery of your passport. If any third person is coming to collect your passport on your behalf; an authorization letter from your side with your passport details, along with that person’s ID proof is require. Please make sure you have a copy of it if you require it for your records.
Step 9 : It is Applicant’s responsibility to check the validity of the visa issued to ensure that it covers the period of stay requested, the number or entries required, and that it is valid for the purpose of trip immediately after collection of your passport.

Kindly note if you are submitting your application in Cochin /Srilanka and Nepal Application center the processing time will be 2 more Working days in addition to normal days define by Embassy.


Please to inform you that VFS has started Skype services to conduct Interviews for Applicants submitting their Application at satellite Centre's - Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Pune, Chennai and Nepal so that the applicant does not have to come to New Delhi.

Please note that Applicant has to visit the respective Application Centre for the Interview which will be conducted by Embassy of Greece.
Track Your Application
If you have already submitted an application for a Visa at VFS Greek Visa Application Centre in India you can track your application here by entering your Receipt Number and your Date of Birth.
Please click here to see the status of your application.