Due to the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and following recent announcements, all Visa Application Centers for Greece in Russia will temporarily suspend operations effective 28th of March 2020. The VACs in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk are expected to resume operations after the 5th of April while all other Regional Visa Application Centers will remain closed until further notice.

With regard to general restrictions currently into force (banning of entry of third country nationals to Greece from 18.03.20 until 18.04.20), Individual Applicants and Travel Agencies (which have been accredited by the Consulate General of Greece in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk), will be able to submit applications with intended travel dates from 1st of May onwards, provided that no further notice on the extension of the entry ban to Greece be issued in the meantime.

All individual applicants and travel agents with appointments between 30th of March and 5th of April may come for submission without rescheduling their appointment when the VACs will resume operations, provided that there is no further notification or closure.

For any urgent queries please contact us via e-mail:

For Moscow Jurisdiction: 
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Information notice to applicants:
Dear Applicants, due to entry into force of the revised Schengen visa code, the following main changes should be kept in mind: 

  1. Visa fees for Russian applicants remain the same, 35 euros. For non-Russian applicants visa fees will amount to 80 euros.
  2. Applicants will be eligible to apply 6 months prior to their intended journey, while seafarers will be eligible to apply 9 months prior to their intended journey.
  3. A new application form both in English and in Russian is to be soon available.


Press: Appreciation of our work


GVCW in Uzbekistan

Global Visa Center World CEO, Mr. Dimitris Platis (on the left), visits Tashkent to prepare the new Visa Application Center for Greece of GVCW in Uzbekistan to commence its operations in January 2019.

Here in presence of Consul General of Greece in Moscow, Amb. Eleni Vakali, who paid a visit to the premises.


Greece in Russia

EU-Russia Visa Facilitation Agreement


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


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