Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Greece. Here you will find information on how to contact us, advice on the range of consular services available to Australian citizens, and information on visa and citizenship arrangements. There are links to sites where you can obtain information about social security and pension payments, trade and investment advice, and find general information about Australia. To learn more about Australian foreign and trade policy, or our bilateral relationships with Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, to which the Embassy is accredited, you can explore the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website: www.dfat.gov.au. If you are an Australian citizen planning to travel overseas, check out the Smartraveller website.
Appointments for Passport and Notarial Services
Visa, Citizenship or Customs enquiries
The Embassy is unable to provide assistance with citizenhsip and visa enquiries. For more information visit the Home Affairs website. To speak with an officer from the Department of Home Affairs, you will need to call the Global Service Centre (GSC) +61 2 6196 0196 from 9am - 5pm local time on weekdays.
2019 Federal Election
The date for the 2019 Australian federal election has not yet been announced.
The Australian Embassy in Athens will be offering in person voting for the 2019 Australian federal election. Members of the public must provide photo ID in order to gain access to the Embassy. ID is not required to vote.
If you wish to vote in the federal election you must be enrolled. To enroll, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au.
For information on enrolling and voting while overseas, please visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website at www.aec.gov.au/overseas.
Speech and presentation on Australia’s approach to cervical cancer by the Deputy Head of Mission, Mr Andrea Biggi, at an awareness event held by the Hellenic Oncology Foundation on Thursday, 14 February 2019
Battle of Crete Commemorations – Crete, 15-20 May 2018
Battle of Crete commemorations will be held in the regions of Rethymno and Chania from 15 to 20 May: an opportunity to honour the memory of the Australian service personnel who fought to help defend Crete during WWII. See programme here (pdf).
ANZAC Day Commemoration 2018
Australians and New Zealanders in Athens were joined by Greek officials and representatives of other countries yesterday to mark #AnzacDay2018 at the Phaleron Commonweatlh War Cemetery. Thank you to all those who joined us in remembering Australian servicemen and women who lost their lives during wartime.