Greece is a Schengen country. AVS generally can pick up completed visas for you. See info to the right.

Visas for the Greece

Below you will find information about obtaining a visa for Greece. If you have questions at any point in the process, click the  and you will be directed to a pop-up page with more information; close that once your question is answered and proceed.


The Greek Consulate requires travelers to present applications for a Visa in person at the Consulate in Chicago but generally allows American Visa to pick up a completed visa with a notarized Authorization Letter. See below.

Please visit the Greek Consulate website for requirements and how to apply. Please Note: You will need to pay for the visa with a Money Order. Click HERE for the Greek Consulate website

The Greek Consulate in Chicago is located at:

650 North St. Clair Street
Chicago, IL  60611
phone: 312-335-3915

Once you submit your documents in person you can request that American Visa Service be allowed to pick-up the completed Visa. You will need to provide a letter authorizing AVS to pick-up for you. Click HERE for a template.

If the Greek Consulate will allow AVS to pick-up your completed Visa, please fill out our Order Form and send it to us for payment and shipping information. We will need this form and the Authorization Letter prior to shipping your Passport to you. AVS charges $50 to pick-up a completed Visa and $35 for Overnight UPS.


American Visa Service - 53 West Jackson - Suite 1226 - Chicago, IL 60604  (312) 922-8860 fax (312)922-7578


Note: Visa documents not in our office by 9:30 a.m. (CST) may be submitted the following business day and/or may be charged additional rush fees to meet a date of departure. We suggest you ship documents by UPS Early AM with signature waived as all other options generally arrive too late for submission. All passport documents will be submitted the day after they are received. AVS is not responsible for deliveries to our office. American Visa Service, Inc. is not responsible for passports lost, delayed or damaged by any government office, Consulate or delivery service. American Visa is not responsible for the websites of other offices nor for problems with those sites. Fees and/or requirements may change with little or no advance notice. All cancelled orders will incur a 10% credit card fee to cover the fees AVS is charged by Visa/MC/Amex to process charges and refunds.