Kindly be informed that the Visa Application Centre for Greece in New Delhi have resumed operations only accepting applicants that submit visa applications for National “D” Visa under “Prime Time Service” at a cost of 3000 INR strictly upon appointment. You can book your appointment in New Delhi by sending an email to

The VAC in New Delhi will accept the last applications on Monday the 28th of September 2020 from 10:00am until 15:00pm only for National “D” Visa purposes of travel:

  • Student D Visa
  • Seamen Visa
  • Family Reunion cases (1st stage application & Decision application after opinion cases)
  • Family members of EU citizens

As operations at the Visa Application Center for Greece in New Delhi resume, you are kindly asked to adhere to the highest standards of health and safety based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization and local health authorities: you will need to self-disclose COVID-19 symptoms, to undergo temperature screening at the entrance of the VAC using non-contact equipment, to wear appropriate mask and gloves. You will be checked contactless by the security service of the VAC. In case you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please, DO NOT visit our VAC. Applicants without mask and gloves and applicants with a temperature rise above 37 degrees will not be allowed to enter the premises. As the VAC cannot be crowded, you may be asked to wait outside the VAC. While waiting inside, please keep social distance of 2 meters. Please be informed that your appointment slot will be rescheduled to a later date in case you have any COVID-19 symptoms. We suggest you to prepare your application and all necessary documents in advance (click here for more information) to avoid waiting time at the VAC.

Protecting the health of applicants and our employees during these times is of utmost importance. We are following the recommendations of the Health and Governmental authorities and have put in place best practices to minimize the possible exposure of applicants and employees. For these reasons, applicants are requested not to come twice to our premises; your passports will be returned via courier service at a minimal cost.

Kindly be informed that due to the current situation the processing time of the visa applications may be extended. 

We are taking care of your health and hope for your understanding and support. We look forward to your cooperation and strict adherence to above provisions to ensure a healthy and safe environment for you and our staff.

Furthermore, we wish to inform applicants that given the present circumstances all other regional VACs for Greece in India will remain closed until further notice.

For any further information, please contact us via e-mail:



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GVCW in Kolkata

GVCW Regional Manager for South and S.E. Asia, Ambassador Yannis A. Zepos (on the right) visits the Greek VAC in Kolkata.

GVCW Kolkata Visa Application Center for Greece.


Greece In India


Schengen acquis

Schengen Brochure (5.6.2015)

New Visa Information System (VIS)

Visa Code Guidelines

Application Form

Visa applicants’ rights in case of rejection due to registration in the Schengen Information System or the National Record of Undesirable Foreigners

Information request form about personal data processed in the National SCHENGEN Information System (N-SIS)

Procedure of issuance of Schengen visas for seafarers

Schengen acquis

News from the Embassy of Greece/ Consular Office

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