Important Notice:

  • Visa Application Centre in Ankara is moving to a new location effective 16 April 2019. Starting Tuesday, 16 April 2019, applicants will be able to submit their visa applications at İşçi Blokları Mh. Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu Cd. No:57/A Çankaya/Ankara 06530 – Regnum Sky Tower
We advise all visa applicants to refrain from using any paid services from touts, unauthorized agents or translation offices standing outside our visa application center. Our experience suggests that the information provided by such sources is often incorrect and misleading. Please note that the VFS Visa Application Center and our Partner Embassies have no affiliation to these entities.


VFS Global is pleased to announce the opening of 3 new Visa Application Centres in Cesme, Kusadası and Ayvalik on 01 April 2019.

VFS Global is pleased to announce the opening of the Visa Application Centre in Ankara and Gaziantep on 02 June 2014.

VFS Global is pleased to announce the opening of the Visa Application Centre in Marmaris on 05 May 2014.

Effective 16 July 2012, short stay Schengen visa applications for Consulate Generalof Greece in Izmir and Consulate of Greece in Edirne, can be submitted to VFS Global Visa Application Centers.

Effective 17 December 2012, short stay Schengen visa applications for Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul, can be submitted at VFS Bursa Visa Application Center. Applicants who wish to submit their applications at Bursa Greece Visa Application Center, should be residing in one of the cities listed here. VFS Global has no say in visa decisions taken by Consulate General of Greece.

Effective 10 November 2014 for Ankara, applicants who wish to submit their applications to Visa Application Centers no need an appointment taken online or from our Call Center: 0212 373 58 26.

Cruise passengers who are citizens of Third Countries who are subjected to a visa requirement for crossing the external borders of the Schengen Member States must, at least three months before their intended /predicted arrival in the Schengen area, contact the competent Greek Consular Authorities in order to obtain the required entry visa.

Prior entry of a cruise ship coming from a port located in a Third Country, an entry check will be carried out by the responsible Authorities due to the crew and passenger name lists as provided by the above specific provisions of the Cruise Ship Schengen Borders Code

Applications for visas can be submitted not only via VFS Global Visa Application Center but also directly at the Consular Office of the Greek Embassy, the Greek Consulate General in Izmir and the Greek Consulate in Edirne.

National Visa Applications; (Residence Visa, type D), family reunion, Erasmus; Long Term Visa Applications that exceed 90 days of stay must be submitted directly to the Consulate General, Consulate or Embassyof Greece (Izmir ,Ankara, Edirne)

Offical Website of Embassy of Greece, in Ankara;

Offical Website of Consulate General of Greece, in Izmir;

Offical Website of Consulate General of Greece, in Edirne:

Offical Website of Consulate General of Greece, in Istanbul:

Attention: Applications can be submitted, earliest, 90 days before the foreseen departure date. If there is longer than 15 days before the departure date, the application can not be submitted. For further information and/or booking an appointment, please call our Call Center at 0212 373 58 26.

Step 1 : Prepare your application and supporting documents: Go to ‘All about visas’ link on this website and find out details related to the visa category you want to apply for, you can find the applicable fee, documents required, Visa application form and more.
Step 2 : Book an appointment to visit Visa Application Centre: To visit Visa Application Centers you need to book an appointment online or by calling the Call Centre.

Applicants may enjoy other optional services which are available at the Visa Application Centre, such as Premium Lounge, travel insurance, courier delivery service, and many others.

You can click here to see VIP Premium Lounge Service information to submit your application through this dedicated service. You can also visit ‘

Applicants are invited to see more details on those services by visiting the “Additional Services” menu.

Step 3 : Submit your application: Visit Visa Application Centre as per appointment scheduled and submit your completed Visa Application Forms along with required supporting documents.
Step 4 : Submission Officer will inform you about total payable amount in TL (Visa Fee + Service Fee) and also about the optional services. Receipt will be provided for all payments made at the Centre.
If you have already submitted an application for a Visa at the Visa Application Centre you can track your application here.

You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number and your Date of Birth.
Please click here

In case of you are willing to get your passport back by courier service, please click here to fill the request form.
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