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Important Info

Applicants are strongly advised to ensure they bring to the Visa Application Center all required documents as described in the relevant checklist per purpose of travel.
For applicants who are unable to complete the application submission on their appointment time due to missing documents, as an option the VAC offers Prime Time Service appointment which can be availed at minimum service fee to continue the application submission and bring the missing documents within the day. Otherwise please feel free to book a regular appointment on your most convenient time.

Seafarers, maritime companies and cruise ship companies that wish to book appointments are kindly adviced to read the information here and to contact us via email at

We strongly encourage you to book an appointment online at a Visa Application Center for Greece (VAC) based on your residence address. This will save you time at the submission counter at the VAC for Greece, especially during peak season.

Please click here to select a VAC for Greece near you.

Once you have completed an appointment online make sure to print out the booking and bring it with you to your VAC.

Kindly note that this platform for online appointments has been designed to service individual applicants and their families and it is not intended for any professional use. Appointments booked online are to be cancelled by the applicant as soon as it is determined that these are no longer required. The correct use of the platform is being monitored regularly and any excess use will result to the cancellation of the reserved slots. 


Dear Applicants,
You can purchase insurance coverage from any insurer of your selection. However, in order to expedite and facilitate your application, we wish to bring to your knowledge that GVCW is partnering, through INSURTE, a European company acting under EU laws, with first-class European Insurance Companies.
Should you wish so, please click the following button:


Disclaimer: By clicking “Book now your insurance”, you will be redirected outside the Global Visa Center World (GVCW) website under our Privacy Notice. GVCW does not accept any liability arising from the purchase or use of the insurance services by any person.

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