Greece


Service locations

The Australian Embassy in Athens has no visa function. Our office in Berlin, Germany manages visa services for clients in Greece. Our office in London, United Kingdom manages citizenship services for clients in Greece.

Australian Embassy

Berlin

Berlin
Summary

This office provides visa and immigration services for clients in Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City.  Albanian citizens residing in Greece may also lodge their applications in Belgrade.

Street address
Australian Embassy
Wallstrasse 76 - 79
10179 Berlin
Postal address
As above
Telephone
See: Europe Service Centre
Fax
49 302248 9293
Website
http://www.germany.embassy.gov.au
Additional information

Payment information

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Credit Card​

Payments using credit card may be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB.

When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Credit Card Authorisation Form available on the Australian Embassy, Berlin website.​​​​

Bank cheque

Bank cheque will be accepted  in EUR only, please make out to the Australian Embassy Berlin.​

​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​

Citizenship

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Applications for Citizenship by Descent are processed at the Australian High Commission in London.

Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in the Australian Capital Territory.

Australian High Commission

London

London
Summary

This office provides immigration and visa services to clients in the United Kingdom, Ascension Island, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Ireland, Saint Helena and Ukraine​.

Street address
Australia House
Strand London
WC2B 4LA
United Kingdom
Note: Courier deliveries are not accepted at Australia House. They may only be sent to the advertised courier address

Australian High Commission
Attention - Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Suite 100
43 Bedford Street
WC2E 9HA
United Kingdom

Postal address
Migration Branch
As above
Telephone
See: Europe Service Centre
Fax

44 207379 6290

Website
http://www.uk.embassy.gov.au/
Additional information

Payment information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We do not accept personal cheques, company cheques, or debit cards​.

Bank Cheques

Bank cheques in pounds sterling and made payable to the 'Australian High Commission'. If your bank is outside of the UK you must ensure the bank cheque can be 'cleared' in the UK and paid into a UK bank account. Bank cheques cannot be accepted in EUROs, Australian Dollars or any currency other than pounds sterling.

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Citizenship

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Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.

Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in the Australian Capital Territory.

Special procedures​

We recommend all passports and valuable documents are sent by Special Delivery (if you are outside of the UK you should use registered post) to ensure trackable and secure delivery. If you are in the UK, you should enclose a pre-paid self-addressed Special Delivery envelope for the secure return of your documents.

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Panel physician

Athens

Dr Chrissoula Gavalakis, Concierge Medical Services
Summary
​Medical examinations
Street address

Sepolion 74
Sepolia 10443

Telephone

+30 21 0894 0353
+30 69 3204 8541

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Chrissoula Gavalakis (female)

Iaso General Hospital
Summary
​Medical and Radiology examinations
Street address

264 Messogion Ave
Holargos 15562

Telephone

+30 21 0650 2992

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Vasilios Doumazos (male)

Radiodiagnostic Clinic Attiki
Summary
​Radiology examinations
Street address

Admitoy 9
Athens 10440

Telephone

+30 21 0882 1982

Fax

+30 21 0882 1982

Thessaloniki

Private Practice of Dr Dimitra Diamantopoulou
Summary
​Medical examinations
Street address

63 Egnatia Str
Thessaloniki 54631

Telephone

+30 23 1022 5963

+30 67 7732 1790

Additional information
Doctor(s):
Dr Dimitra Diamantopoulou (female)
Radiological Diagnostic Center - Kelemouridi
Summary
​Radiology examinations
Street address

107 Egnatias Street
Thessaloniki 54635

Telephone

+30 231 023 0249

Police check

Greece

Greece
Street address

Ministry of Justice
96 Mesogion Street
Athens, 11527
GREECE

Telephone

+30(0) 2109499500

Fax

+30(0)2109499501

Electronic contact

keptest1@kep.gov.gr

Website
http://www.ermis.gov.gr/portal/page/portal/ermis/FullStory?sid=1519
Additional information

Relevant document: 'Penal Certificate for General Use'.
Residents of Greece (including non- Greek citizens): Apply in person at any KEP (Client Service Centre).
Non-citizens living in Athens: Apply in person to the address above.
If you are a Greek citizen, you will need to provide your Identity Card. If you are a resident non-citizen, you will need to provide your passport/resident permit.
Non-residents: Must apply in person or sign a power of attorney, authorizing a third party (in Greece) to request the police certificate on their behalf.
Processing time: Approximately two weeks through KEP. Foreigners living in Greece can obtain the document from the Ministry of Justice within one working day.