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US Embassy Urges Americans in Greece to Request Extension of Visa-Free Status

The consular section of the US Embassy in Greece issued a statement on Friday urging American citizens who are currently in Greece to apply...

Greece Enables Non-EU Entrepreneurs to Come and Do Business in the Country

An amendment facilitating the entrance of foreign, non-EU nationals who are entrepreneurs to Greece was brought before the Greek Parliament on Tuesday. The amendment, which...

Russia Refutes Claims Moscow Hacked Greek Foreign Ministry

The Russian Embassy in Athens posted three tweets on its Twitter account on Monday regarding a statement made recently by Greece's former Foreign Minister...

Greeks Permanently Included in U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Greek nationals have been permanently exempted from the obligation to obtain travel documents (a visa) before traveling to the United States, according to a...

Moscow Queries Athens Over Russian Priests’ Visa Bias Claims

Moscow is asking Athens to clarify the Greek authorities' reported refusal to grant visas to Russian Orthodox clerics, Russia's Foreign Ministry representative Maria Zakharova has...

Greece Continues Visa Program for Turkish Tourists

Greece will provide short-term visas to Turkish nationals wishing to visit Greek islands again this year, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed. A ministry statement said...

Greeks Among Citizens of 80 Countries that Can Enter Qatar Visa-Free

Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, Qatari officials announced today. Greece is amongst them. Other countries include the...

PM Tsipras: Georgian Citizens’ Right to Travel Without Visa to EU a Milestone

The opportunity given to Georgian citizens to travel without visa to the Schengen countries is a milestone for the relations of Georgia with the...

Tourism Bodies in Lesvos Decry EC’s Decision to Halt Special Visas for Turkish Tourists

Tourism bodies and municipal authorities in the northern Aegean reacted angrily to a letter by Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos informing them that the...

Bild: EU Official Points to Plan B Should EU-Turkey Refugee Deal Fall Through

German tabloid Bild reports on the existence of Plan B to deal with the refugee crisis should the deal between Turkey and the European...

Washington Pushes for New Greek IDs by 2017

Washington gave Athens a deadline until April 2017 to retrofit all IDs in order to avoid Greece's expulsion from the Visa Waiver Program for Greek citizens...

The Strength of Greek Passport

Not all passports have the same power. The passport of an American citizen entitles him free entrance to 172 countries without a visa. Citizens of...

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