Immigration in Greece

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
To get more information on visa and entry requirements, visit the website of the ministry of Foreign affairs of Greece.
For Further Information
List of Greek embassies.
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Taxation On Persons
800 cigarettes (if bought in the EU) / 200 otherwise
1 kg of tobacco / 250g
10 l of alcohol more than 22% (if bought in the EU) / 1 l otherwise
22 l of alcohol less than 22% / 2 l
90 l of wine / 2 l
110 liters of beer
250 ml
Foreign Currency
No limit.
For residents, when importing, above the equivalent of 1,524.49 EUR, the sum must be changed within 3 months.
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
Above 10,000 EUR or its equivalent.
Local Currency
No limit.
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
When you go through Customs, present your VAT refund documents. You should ask the shopkeeper for them directly when you make your purchase. For further information, consult the pages of the European Commission Taxation and Customs Union website.

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