About Us

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, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City.

Street address
Australian Embassy
Wallstrasse 76 - 79
10179 Berlin
Postal address
As above
Additional information

Payment information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Online payment is the preferred payment method. If you are lodging an online application, payment is made when you submit the application.

If you are lodging a paper application, you can login to ImmiAccount, select My Payments from the Manage Payments section, then select Pre-Pay Paper Service. After you have made your payment, record the receipt number on your application and include a copy of your receipt.

More information on How to pay for an application is available.

Citizenship

Citizenship by descent, citizenship by conferral and applications for evidence of citizenship can be lodged online through ImmiAccount.

Applications for citizenship by descent are processed at the Australian High Commission London.​​

​Applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be sent to the Australian address on the form.​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​

Australian High Commission

London

London
Summary

This office provides immigration and visa services to clients in the United Kingdom, Andorra, Ascension Island, Belgium, Canary Islands, Falkland Islands, France, Gibraltar, Ireland, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Saint Helena, Spain and Ukraine and citizenship services for all of Europe.

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 Home Affairs
Suite 100
43 Bedford Street
WC2E 9HA
United Kingdom
Postal address
Migration Branch
As above
Additional information

Payment information

Online payment is the preferred payment method. If you are lodging an online application, payment is made when you submit the application.

If you are lodging a paper application, you can login to ImmiAccount, select My Payments from the Manage Payments section, then select Pre-Pay Paper Service.

After you have made your payment, record the receipt number on your application and include a copy of your receipt.

We also accept bank cheque in pounds sterling 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.

We do not accept personal cheques or company cheques.

More information on How to Pay for an application is available.

Citizenship

Citizenship by descent, citizenship by conferral and applications for evidence of citizenship can be lodged online through ImmiAccount.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Applications for citizenship by descent are processed at this office.

Applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be sent to the Australian address on the form.

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

Iaso General Hospital
Summary
​Medical and Radiology examinations
Street address

264 Messogion Ave
Holargos 15562

Telephone

+30 21 0650 2992

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

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) 210 7767042
+30 (0) 210 7767044
+30 (0) 210 7767040

Fax

+30 (0) 210 7767184
+30 (0) 210 7767196

Electronic contact

ypdipimi@otenet.gr
Rlazarou@justice.gov.gr

Website
http://www.ncris.gov.gr
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 three working days.