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Certificates

The Consular Office issues certificates for a number of specific uses as required by current legislation.

Please note that certificates for Permanent Residents for use at the Tax Office and/or Banks in Greece are no longer issued by the Consular Office. Interested parties could submit directly at the above Offices/Banks official British documents that prove their residence in the UK (e.g. from HMRC etc).

1) Certificate to continue receipt of pension by the Greek Social Security Institutions

The requirements are;

• Application form (can be downloaded here).
• Valid passport or Greek police Identity Card.
• Social Security Number or Registration Number at the Social Security Institution (usually included in the letter received from the pension institution).
• Proof of address in the UK (e.g. utility bill, council tax bill)
• Pre-booked appointment via emailing the Consular Office in a sufficient time in advance at

2) Certificate of residence in the UK for purposes of a child entering the Greek Higher Education

The requirements are;

• Application form (can be downloaded here).
• Valid passport or Greek police Identity Card of the parent.
• Proof of address in the UK for the parent (e.g. utility bill, council tax bill, P60, house contract etc) covering the time required by law.
• Certificate of attendance at UK secondary school for the child.
• Pre-booked appointment via emailing the Consular Office in a sufficient time in advance at

Last Updated Tuesday, 17 November 2020
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