Greece visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Ghanaians visiting Greece

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Greek Visa.


  • A duly completed visa application form
  • 2 passport-size photographs
  • Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for at least 3 months beyond return date. Your passport must also have at least two blank pages.
  • Travel insurance confirmation of a minimum 30,000 € coverage within Greece and the entire Schengen area.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Greece and itinerary.
  • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, if applicable).
  • Flight Itinerary with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Greece.
  • Hotel Reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Greece.
  • Means of subsistence – proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Greece.

Greece Visa for Ghanaians

Facts about Greece


Greece is known for its world heritage sites, islands, seas, and beaches. Democracy, western philosophy, western literature, historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles are considered to have originated from Greece. Tourists visiting the country can be assured of being engaged throughout their time in the country.  
 
In 2018, the country played host to over 33 million foreign tourists which made it one of the most visited countries in the world. Olympia, Greece, is popular for being the original birthplace of the Olympics Games. The tourism industry is a major contributing factor to the Gross Domestic Product in Greece. The industry is responsible for contributing 18% to the country’s GDP.
 
Indecent dressing and behavior are not tolerated, prison sentences or fines will be issued to anyone caught in the act. Anyone who is caught driving under the influence of alcohol will be fined or imprisoned. Always make sure you request a receipt whenever you buy anything in the country.

Types of Greece Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 - 30 days 180 days
Business visa 15 - 30 days 180 days
Student visa 15 - 30 days 180 days
Medical visa 15 - 30 days 180 days

General Requirements for Greece Visa


  • A duly completed visa application form
  • 2 passport-size photographs
  • Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for at least 3 months beyond return date. Your passport must also have at least two blank pages.
  • Travel insurance confirmation of a minimum 30,000 € coverage within Greece and the entire Schengen area.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Greece and itinerary.
  • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, if applicable).
  • Flight Itinerary with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Greece.
  • Hotel Reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Greece.
  • Means of subsistence – proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Greece.

Greece Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

60.00 (EUR)

Medical visa

60.00 (EUR)

Greece Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Ghana


Location

Address

Accra

No 1 Boundry Road Extension East, Legon DTD 102 Cantonments, Accra

thp@hellenicconsulghana.com

(+233) 302 432 814

Frequently Asked Questions


How much money do you need to go to Greece??
Budget travelers should plan on $50 a day, while mid-range to luxury travelers can expect to pay between $150 to $350 a day, or higher if you plan to visit more than one of Greece’s 200 islands. While there is no limit to the amount of cash you can bring into Greece, you must declare anything over 10,000 euros.

Is Greece safe to visit??
Greece is the 39th safest country in the world, based on a safest and most dangerous countries ranking.

What is the economy of Greece like??
Greece ranks 39th in the world by nominal GDP per capita (18,637 US$).

Does Greece have free healthcare??

The public health system in Greece provides free, or low cost, healthcare services to residents. Healthcare is affordable to foreigners.


How is the education in Greece??
The Greek educational system is mainly divided into three levels: primary, secondary and tertiary, with an additional post-secondary level providing vocational training. Primary education is divided into kindergarten lasting one or two years, and primary school spanning six years (ages 6 to 12).

Please is the Greece consulate in Ghana open? Please is it possible for me to be granted Greece visa from Ghana and how long will it take to be processed.?
Thomas Gyedu

1 year ago

Please is the Greece consulate in Ghana open? Please is it possible for me to be granted Greece visa from Ghana and how long will it take to be processed? Please, I need response to this question.


How to apply w tourism visa to Greece as a Ghanaian citizen in Accra?

My name is Sarah and want to visit Santorini in Greece with my son who is 2 yrs old. My husband wil meet us from UK, can you help me get a Greece tourist visa and what are the processes?

how much does the tourist visa cost in total for greece?

How much does a tourist visa cost for Greece in total for a Ghanaian citizen to come to Greece??

Please is your embassy open for tourist visa .?

Please can u update me about the travel insurance I want a vacation with my wife to Athens and Santorini?

Is Greece currently open for tourism to holders of the Ghanaian passport? And is there a Greek Embassy in Ghana?

Do you have Greece Embassy in Ghana??

Good morning sir, please I wish to apply for an immigrant visa and I want to know if it can be possible from Ghana.?

I only want to visit Greece and I don't have any host there to give me an invite. Can I still apply because I will be lodging in a hotel?

Good morning,my friend in Greece wants me to visit him in Greece .and I need support on how to obtain visa .thank you?

Can I apply for Greece visa in Ghana or I have to go to Nigeria?

Hello… Please what’s the requirements for a tourist visa to Greece?
Max

8 months ago

Did you read anything on the page?


do i need to book an appointment before submitting my documents at the embassy ??

Dear sir, I want to submit my documents for Greece bisuness visa, do I need to book an appointment ??
Edward Mensah

4 months ago

I want to submit my documents to Greece embassy for businesses visa how would I get the chance to the embassy


Where is the Greece visa centre in Ghana? what is their contact number??

Can I apply for my Greece Visa in Ghana ? Thank you?
nii

1 month ago

My visa application forms are complete but do not know where to submit it, please assist


Do you have Greece embassy in Ghana,if yes can I app for student visa there,thank you?