All students applying to BCA Business College of Athens residing from a non-European Union country are obliged to apply for and obtain a student visa. This will enable the student to enter the country and ensure that he or she is legal in Greece. Applicants that are academically qualified are provided with a Letter of Acceptance confirming the student’s official admission.
Please note that it is required that the tuition and fees are paid in full by Bank Draft. Upon receipt of the tuition and fees, we will issue and mail the following documents to the student:
Students wishing to apply for a student visa are required to contact and schedule an appointment with the Greek Consulate in their country. We recommend that you contact the Greek Consulate as early as possible because the visa application process may delay your admission to BCA Business College of Athens.
It is advisable to apply at least ten weeks before your desired entry date. Prior to your appointment, please make sure that you have gathered the necessary documents needed for applying for a visa at the Greek Consulate. Students must contact the Consulate directly to confirm the requirements.
In most cases the Greek Consulate requires the following:
Please be informed that students are responsible for staying informed about the specific immigration requirements of the Greek Government.
Acquiring a Residence Permit – Maintaining Legal Status in Greece
Upon arriving to BCA, you will be required to register with the local immigration office to extend your visa and acquire a Residence Permit. Our Office of International Services will assist and advise you with this process.