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Wills

For a legally binding Will, the Testator must be of sound mind and of legal age (18 years old or older).

1. To have your Will signed in the Consulate you must provide:

-Proof of Greek citizenship, such as a Greek passport or a Greek identification card. Birth certificates from a Municipality or a Community in Greece would also do, even if issued a long time ago.

-3 witnesses not related to you, or to one another. The witnesses must be Greek nationals and shall provide a Greek passport, or a Greek identification card.

2. To deposit with the Consulate your HAND-WRITTEN, SECRET WILL, you must bring it in a sealed envelope to the Consulate and provide:

-Proof of Greek citizenship, such as a Greek passport or a Greek identification card. Birth certificate from a Municipality or a Community in Greece would also do, even if issued a long time ago.

-3 witnesses not related to you, or to one another. The witnesses must be Greek nationals and shall provide a Greek passport, or a Greek identification card.

3. Wills of any kind must go through the Greek Courts after the Testator's death. This means that before they can be executed, they need to be probated.

4. Proof of death of the Testator is needed before the Will is made public. If the person dies in Greece, a death certificate from Greece is needed ("Lixiarhiki Praxi Thanatou").  If the person dies in Canada, this certificate is issued by the Consulate upon submission of Canadian Registration of Death, Medical Statement of Death, Greek passport or a Greek identification card and Birth certificates from a Municipality or a Community in Greece.

5. Please, contact the Consular Office for more detail

Last Updated Monday, 29 July 2013

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 June 2017 is:
1 EURO = 1.52 CAD for Consular Service
1 EURO = 1.51 CAD for the Visa Section

Please note that we only accept cash, in Canadian Dollars.

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

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