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Declaration of death

A relative of the deceased or an authorized employee of the Funeral Directors must attend in person.

• Application for declaration of death to the Consular Office in London

• Greek passport or ID card of the deceased.

• Valid passport or ID card of the informant.

• Certificate of Municipal registration in Greece where the deceased was (issued within the last 6 months). You are kindly requested to fill in the Voluntary Search Form giving personal details of the deceased in Greek and to email it to: so that we may request the certificate from the Municipality of the deceased.

• Original death certificate issued by the British Authorities. A translation of the death certificate is not required.

• The Special Registry Office Athens requires the informant to complete a solemn declaration, detailing information from the deceased’s Greek ID card, his/ her unique tax number (Α.F.Μ.), his/her Social Security record number (Α.Μ.Κ.Α.) and insurance agency in Greece.

Fees: The declaration itself 10€ sterling equivalent.
Copies 10€ sterling equivalent.
Payment in cash.
See section Consular Fees for itemised fees.
For documents that authentication of the original signature is required, it is priced at 10 Euros for Greek/EU citizens and 30 Euros for third country nationals equivalent in Sterling.
Appointments: Kindly contact the section for an appointment
Applications: 1. Declaration of death
2. Application voluntary search for a certificate of the deceased
3. Solemn declaration

Last Updated Wednesday, 17 February 2021