Greece Travel Advice
This article includes up to date information on the entry requirements for Greece and Athens depending on the various nationalities:
Depending on your nationality, these are the necessary documents you will need to travel to Greece:
US & UK Citizens
American and British citizens traveling to Greece for less than 90 days do not need a visa. However, they will need a valid passport for at least six months beyond their stay. Immigration officers may also ask citizens to show enough funds for their stay and a return airline ticket.
Australian citizens visiting Greece or any other European country in the Schengen Convention (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden) for less than 90 days do not require a visa. Passports need to have at least six-month validity from the planned date of return.
EU, EEA and Swiss Citizens
As citizens of the European Union and European Economic Area, you will not need a visa to enter the country.
EU member countries
Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, and Sweden.
Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.
Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Greece
Nationals of the following countries only need a valid ID card or passport to travel to Athens. No visa is required.
Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Spain.
For citizens of countries not previously mentioned, we recommend going to the Embassy of Greece or visit the Hellenic Republic - Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website for more information: