America Division of Homeland Safety (DHS) on 9 March introduced the designation of Greece as a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This resolution permits Greek residents to journey to the U.S. for tourism or enterprise for stays of 90 days or much less with out acquiring a visa.
Vacationers will nonetheless have to finish some data on-line previous to touring.
In accordance with the VWP designation course of, DHS decided that Greece complies with key safety and information-sharing necessities (equivalent to enhanced legislation enforcement and security-related knowledge sharing with the U.S.); well timed reporting of misplaced and stolen passports; and the upkeep of excessive counterterrorism, legislation enforcement, border management, aviation and doc safety requirements.
With this announcement, Greece joins the 35 nations already collaborating within the VWP and is the twenty third European Union member to be added.
Greek residents ought to have the ability to journey to the U.S. with out visas as of the second week of April.