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Registrations - Declarations (Birth - Marriage - Death)


Registration - Declaration of birth


Registration of a birth at a Consular Mission requires that the birth took place in one of the States of Jurisdiction of the Consulate General or Consulate.

The following supporting documents must be submitted: (Please note that the parents’ marriage registration in Greece is required before proceeding to the birth registration)

1. Applicant’s original birth certificate.
2. Parents’ municipal registration/family status certificate from the appropriate municipality in Greece and their Greek passports (if they have obtained such). Municipal registration certificates should be recently issued, so as to reflect the relevant administrative reforms introduced in Greece.
3. If there has been a christening, the Church Baptism Certificate.
4. The applicant’s valid US passport or Greek ID.

Please note that if the applicant is an adult, he or she must come to the Consulate General or Consulate in person.

If the applicant is under 18, one of the parents will have to complete the registration procedure.

If the declaration is registered within a period of 3 months from the birth, the fee is €10. The cost for each copy is €10. A minimum of 2 copies is required, for a total cost of €30 (you may view the current exchange rate at the bottom of this page).

  • If the declaration is registered within a period of 3 to 6 months from the birth, there is an extra fee of €5
  • If the declaration is registered after 6 months from the birth, there is an extra fee of €15

Please contact the relevant Greek Consular Authority in the USA for further information.


Registration - Declaration of marriage


To have a marriage registered with a Greek Consular Mission in the US, the applicants must be married in one of the States of the Consulate General's or Consulate's jurisdiction.

The following supporting documents must be submitted:

1. Original marriage certificate of the interested parties from the church and from City Hall. We point out that this marriage certificate must include the   number of the marriage performed (first, second, etc.) for both husband and wife.
2. A recent certificate of municipal registration (from the appropriate municipality in Greece) is required from each party.

If the declaration is registered within a period of 40 days from the wedding date, the fee is €10. The cost for each copy is €10. A minimum of 2 copies is required, for a total cost of €30 (you may view the current exchange rate at the bottom of this page).

  • If the declaration is registered within a period of 40 to 130 days from the wedding date, there is an extra fee of €5
  • If the declaration is registered after 130 days from the wedding date, there is an extra fee of €15

Please contact the relevant Greek Consular Authority in the USA for further information.


Registration - Declaration of death


To have a death registered with a Greek Consular Mission in the US, the deceased must have passed away in one of the States of jurisdiction of the Consulate General or Consulate.

The following supporting documents must be submitted:

1. Original Death certificate
2. Greek passport of the deceased (if available).
3. Greek identity card of the deceased (if available).
4. Certificate of municipal registration from the appropriate municipality in Greece (if 2 or 3 are not available)

If the declaration is registered within a period of 3 months from the death, the fee is €10. The cost for each copy is €10. A minimum of 2 copies is required, for a total cost of €30 (you may view the current exchange rate at the bottom of this page).


  • If the declaration is registered within a period of 3 to 6 months from the death, there is an extra fee of €5

  • If the declaration is registered after 6 months from the death, there is an extra fee of €15

Please contact the relevant Greek Consular Authority in the USA for further information.



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 September 2017 is:

1 EURO = 1.20 USD for Consular Service

1 EURO = 1.20 USD for the Visa Section

Please note that we only accept cash or money orders payable to "Embassy of Greece" or the respective Consulate or General Consulate of Greece.

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

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