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  1. A.Important Notices


  1. 1.The Embassy has received complaints that some websites claim payment of visa fees on its behalf. Please note that visa fees are to be paid only at the Embassy visa counters at the time of submission of visa application and in cash only.


  1. 2.INSIDE THE EMBASSY PREMISES, USE OF CAMERA, MOBILE PHONE AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES BY APPLICANT/VISITOR, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED


  1. 3.GREEK NATIONALS ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR e-TOURIST VISA. 

  1. 4.For Visa Queries: e-mail visa@indianembassy.gr  

Tel:+30 210 7216481/6227  ext: 30 Fax. 0030 210 7245129

Applicants may forward their complaints /grievances related to Consular/Visa matters on following e-mail addresses: embassy@indianembassy.gr


  1. 5.As per existing guidelines issued by the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, it is banned to carry satellite phone by the foreigners going to India on tourist visa or any other short-term visa. Therefore, all foreign nationals going to India are advised not to carry satellite phone during their visit to India.


Persons arriving in India and importing satellite telephones through baggage are required to declare these on arrival. Satellite phones declared to Indian customs will be allowed clearance only after production of a license issued by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India.



  1. B.General Information


  1. a.All documents prepared in foreign languages, including Greek language, required to be submitted by the applicants in support of their application(s), should be accompanied by their translation in English language, done by a recognized translator, registered with the Greek authorities and approved by the Embassy.

LIST OF REGISTERED TRANSLATORS APPROVED BY THE EMBASSY

Legalization Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Arionos 10, Monastraki

Tel: 210 3285711 /12

  1. b.Since 01 March 2013, it is required for all applicants between 12 and 70 years old to personally submit their documents due to Biometrics (fingerprint) capture.

  2. c.Minors (less than 12 years of age) should be accompanied by one parent along with photocopy of parent’s Passport or National ID Card for official submission.

  3. d.Visa is valid from the date of issue and not from the date of travel.

  4. e.Acceptance of visa application does not automatically guarantee grant of a visa.

  5. f.Visa processing fee once deposited are non refundable irrespective of the outcome of the visa application and duration granted.

  6. g.The duration of visa and number of entries granted to the applicant is at the sole discretion of Embassy/Consulate. No claims and correspondences shall be entertained in this regard.

  7. h.Foreign nationals in Greece having stay permit less than two years should apply for Employment / Business visa from their home country.

  8. i.Foreign nationals in Greece intending to apply in Greece, clearance is to be obtained from the Indian Mission in their respective countries for grant of visa.


  1. C.Applicants may be asked to furnish documents on case to case basis.

All the information on this website is purely of advisory nature and shall not constitute any basis for any claim whatsoever.

All applicants should check the details in their visas, passports, OCI/PIO cards and other Consular documents immediately on delivery/collection, and bring any discrepancies to the attention of the issuing authority without delay for rectification. Failing to do so, Embassy of India and the Consulates bear no responsibility for the consequences.

All travellers to India, especially long-term visa holders, are advised to check the latest immigration and entry regulations before travel.  http://boi.gov.in/

Visitors to restricted/protected areas need special permits. For more information and the list of restricted/protected areas, kindly visit http://boi.gov.in/content/restricted-protected-area

All queries regarding visa can be addressed to visa@indianembassy.gr

PLEASE CHECK WITH THE VISA SECTION FOR ANY CHANGES IN VISA PROCEDURE Tel:+30 210 7216481/227 ext: 30  





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