Greek Citizens no longer need a visa to travel to the US

| October 29, 2018

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Greek citizens are now permanently exempted from the obligation to obtain a visa before traveling to the United States, according to a letter sent by US authorities to Citizen Protection Minister Olga Gerovassili made public on Monday. According to the ministry, the letter said that Greek citizens were included in the Visa Waiver Program, which was reviewed every year and from now on Greece is exempted from the annual review on a permanent basis, it said.

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