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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.


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. Long - form marriage certificate of the interested parties from the City Hall or the County Clerk office which explicitly indicates the number of any previous marriages performed in the past for both spouses (zero, first, second, etc.). If you have performed a religious marriage, the marriage certificate from the church may also be submitted.
2. Recent birth certificates for both spouses. For third-country nationals, birth certificates must bear the Apostille seal and an official translation in Greek language


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)

For the General Greek Consulate of New York, please contact the Registry Department at ΝΥ: 212-988-5500 ext.411 as the requirements may vary depending on the case.

For all the Greek Consulate Authorities in the United States except from General Greek Consulate of New York please find the contact information in this link: https://www.mfa.gr/usa/en/contact-our-missions-in-the-usa.html



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 July 2018 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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