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Letter of No Objection

For the issuance of a “letter of no objection” stating that the Greek government has no objection to the visitor receiving a waiver of the two-year foreign residence requirement of Section 212 (e) of the US Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, the following documents need to be presented:

1.      an application to the Consular Office stating why the applicant is requesting a no objection letter
2.      Income tax statement showing that no taxes are owed
3.      Criminal record check
4.      Certificate of registration in a municipality or community
5.      Certificate from the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) that no scholarship has been granted (Πιστοποιητικό από το ΙΚΥ ότι δεν έχει λάβει υποτροφία)
6.      For a medical doctor, confirmation that their specialty is not a necessity for Greece
7.      For males, a "type A" certificate showing that they’ve fulfilled their national service obligations.
8.      case number from the U.S. Department of State  

Please note that upon submission of the above documentation the "no objection letter" takes 4-6 weeks to be issued and is sent directly from us to the U.S. Department of State.

Letters of no objection are issued free of charge.

Please contact the relevant Greek Consular Authority in the USA for further information.

Please note that all prices mentioned throughout the website are in Euros. The exchange rate changes once a month and the rate is valid throughout that month. This page will be updated at the first of each month.

The exchange rate for April 2021 is:
1 EURO = 1.20 USD for Consular Service
1 EURO = 1.20 USD for the Visa Section

Please note that we only accept cash or money orders payable to "Embassy of Greece" or the respective Consulate or General Consulate of Greece.

We DO NOT accept credit cards, debit cards or personal checks.