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Power of Attorney

The person who gives power of attorney must be legally capable of doing so; i.e. they must be of sound mind and of legal age (over 18 years old). Those who wish to give power of attorney must do so in person, before the Consular employee, providing at the same time documents which establish beyond any doubt their identity (name, surname, place and date of birth, name of father and mother).

The full name (father's and mother's included) of the proxy (the person to whom the power of attorney is being given) shall also be provided at the time that any certificate of power of attorney is to be drawn up and signed.

If the person who signs the power of attorney does not know Greek at all, then an interpreter is required. The interpreter will translate the document for the benefit of the person giving the power of attorney and sign it as interpreter.

There is no official Translation –Interpreting department within the Consulate. However, should you wish to identify or contact a Translator – Interepreter, you can contact the official translators:

List of translators:

Necessary documents:

1) Application (signed in the Consulate)

2) Valid passport or Greek identity card.

3) The exact particulars of the assignee, including name, surname, father’s name, mother’s name, occupation, address and, if possible, Greek ID number with date and place of issue.

4) A draft of the power of Autorney should be drawn up by an attorney or a notary public in Greece and must been send to the Consulate through e mail in the following address:

The fees for a power of attorney depend on the length of the document:

POWER OF ATTORNEY    COPY TOTAL    COST
2 pages €50            2 pages €10      2 pages €60
4 pages €100          4 pages €20      4 pages €120
6 pages €150          6 pages €30      6 pages €180

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