Visa Required:
Visa Processing Time:
Processing time for personal applications is between 3 to 14 working days.
The processing time for postal applications will be "significantly prolonged" and is unknown.
Visa Appointment Required:
Yes. Family members of EU Citizens do not need an appointment to apply for a Schengen Visa.
Visa Appointment Procedure:
Appointment can be booked by calling 09065540744 (Calls cost 1 per minute from BT landlines). An individual can make an appointment for up to 5 members of their immediate family.
Visa Application Fee:
GBP 48 (depending on the prevalent exchange rate) or EUR 60.
Free for spouses or children of EU nationals.
Payment only by cash or postal orders. Personal Cheques and Credit Cards are not accepted.
Documents Required:
Application Form
Completed and signed application form with 2 recent passport size photos.
Need to be valid for more than 3 months beyond the validity of the requested visa, with 2 blank visa pages to affix the visa sticker. British Residence Permit must also exceed by more than 3 months the validity of the requested visa.
Provisional booking for accommodation.
Provisional booking for flights.
Financial Means
Proof of funds to support the travel. Recent bank statements or travellers cheques are accepted as proof.
Status Proof
Letter from employer/school/university/college where applicable.
Travel Insurance
Proof of travel insurance to cover the intended stay in Greece.
Letter of Invitation
Required only if the applicant has been invited by a private person or visiting friends and family. Formal invitation from the host in Greece plus a copy of their passport or ID Card, which have been authenticated accordingly (e.g. by a relevant Greek public authority e.g. Greek police, Greek Consulate etc). If the host in Greece is not a Greek national then a copy of their authenticated residence permit should be provided.
Self addressed mail
A self-addressed pre-paid special delivery envelope for the return of the passport if the applicant desires it to be sent back by post.
Postal Application:
Only applicants who reside more than 200 miles from London can apply through post. These applicants also have to send a prepaid registered self addressed Special Delivery envelope. The processing time for postal applications will be "significantly prolonged" and is unknown.
Visa Application Procedure:
Copies of all supporting documents are to be provided.
Visa Collection Procedure:
Passports can be collected everyday from 1200 to 1300 hrs by showing the collection slip given on the day of the application. If the person collecting is other than the applicant then they should produce a passport or an identity card as well.
General Visa Information:
Visa can be applied from a maximum of 12 weeks before the start of the trip.

Embassy Information:
1A Holland Park
London, W11 3TP
Tel. 02072216467
Fax. 02072433202
For more information call the embassy on 02073135617 between 12:00-14hrs Monday to Friday.
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