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The Hellenic Republic

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Greece?

Canadian citizens using Canadian passports do not require a visa to enter Greece for tourism or business stays under ninety (90) days.

Nationals of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Greece:
European Union (EU);
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, CANADA, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Korea Rep, Liechtenstein, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Switzerland, Uruguay, UK, USA, Vatican, Venezuela.

All other nationals will need a visa.

Apply IN PERSON at the Greek Embassy or nearest consulate for the Schengen Zone visa.

Non-Canadians must apply IN PERSON at the nearest Embassy or Consulate of the country which is their main or first destination.

This country is a signatory of the Schengen area Agreement on border control and visa standardization. The application for a Schengen area visa is the same for all members. Prices vary depending on the country of your first arrival.


Due to Greek government regulations, we are unable to assist you with your visa needs. Travelers to Greece are advised that they must seek visas directly from the Greek Embassy in Ottawa:

Embassy of the Hellenic Republic
80 MacLaren Street
Ottawa ON K2P 0K6
Tel: (613) 238 6271, 6272, 6273
Fax: (613) 238 5676

For more information about travel conditions in Europe, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.