MEXICAN CITIZENS VISITING GREECE
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Mexican citizen for short-stay period in Greece starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Greece. All tourists entering Greek territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Greek authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Mexico who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Mexican citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Greek custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Greek territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigars (200), cigarillos (400), tobacco (1Kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), Spirits under 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), cigarillos (100), tobacco (250g) if arriving by air.
- Cigarettes (40), cigars (10), cigarillos (20), tobacco (50g) if arriving by other means.
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (1L), Spirits under 22% (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
Exporting any antiquities (items more than 100 years old) it's forbidden, the penalties applied are second to drug smuggling only. All the archeological sites must be kept untouched.
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Greece with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
List of Mexican diplomatic offices in Greece
Embassy of Mexico in Athens, Greece
Address: Platia Filikis Eterias No. 14, Floor 5, Athens, Greece 10673
Phone: (30) 210 729-4780, 210-729-4781, 210-729-4782
Fax: (30) 210 729-4783
List of Greek diplomatic offices in Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Greece in Monterrey
Address: Grupo CYDSA, S.A. de C.V., Vista Boulevard 405, Col. Linda Vista, Cd Guadalupe
Phone: (0052818) 3361403, 3361531
Fax: (0052818) 3361915
Honorary Consulate of Greece in Merida
Address: Anillo Periferico 12512, Pacatbun Oriente, Merida, Yucatan 97160, Mexico
Phone: (0052999) 9301107
Fax: (0052999) 9822824
Embassy of Greece in Mexico D.F., Mexico
Address: Sierra Gorda 505, Lomas de Chapulterec, C.P.1100
Phone: (0052) 5555202070 or 5552022310
Fax: (0052) 5552024080
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Area: 131,940 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +30
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