You don’t need a Schengen visa for the Netherlands if you live in Greece. If you don’t live in Greece, find out what to do.
I live in Greece
You don’t need a Schengen visa for the Netherlands if:
- you are a Greek national
- you live in Greece and have a valid Greek residence permit
- you are in Greece and already have a valid Schengen visa
You will need other documents to travel to the Netherlands. The checklist for travelling to the Netherlands tells you which documents you need and what goods you can and cannot bring with you.
I don’t live in Greece
What you can do depends on your situation.
If you are in Greece and need a Schengen visa for the Netherlands for one of the following situations, you can apply for this visa at the embassy of Luxembourg in Athens:
- You didn’t need a visa for Greece but do need one for the Netherlands. You have to travel to the Netherlands on short notice and didn’t know this when you travelled to Greece.
- Your Schengen visa has expired or almost expired but you must urgently travel to the Netherlands, for example for medical reasons or following the death of a family member.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.