How to Become a Greek Citizen – Ways to Get Greek Citizenship

Welcome to our Greek Citizenship page. Here you will learn the different options through which you can become a Citizen of Greece.


How can I become a Greek Citizen?

1. By virtue of birth to a Greek parent 

2. By virtue of birth in the Greek territory


If one of the parents of a minor was born in Greece and he/she is a permanent resident in the country since his/her birth

3. Due to aknowledgment of paternity by a Greek father

4. By naturalization process for non co – Ethnic Greeks


Third country nationals who have acquired long term resident status


Nationals of European Union and of the European Free Trade Association’s Member States


Third country nationals who are either members of a family of a Greek or EU citizen or they are parents of a minor that has acquired the Greek citizenship


Persons who have been officially recognized as political refugees or beneficiaries of subsidiary protection or protection for humanitarian reasons


Persons who have been declared as stateless by a Greek authority


Foreigners that hold any type of permanent residence permit

5. By naturalisation of foreigners who are classified as co-ethnic Greeks


For those who come from a non-EU member state and do NOT hold a Special Identity Card for co-ethnic Greeks


For those coming from an EU member state and do NOT hold a Special Identity Card for co-ethnic Greeks


For those that hold a Special Identity Card {for co-ethnic Greeks}

6. By declaration


For a child born before 8 May 1984 to a mother who held the Greek citizenship at the time of the birth or marriage


Of a child born to a Greek father before the entry into force of L.1250/1982

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Kolonaki Square,
Athens, 10674 Greece | [email protected]

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36 Great George Street Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica
00112 West Indies 

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P.O. Box W834
Ocean Heights
Hodges Bay
St. John's, Antigua WI

St Lucia:
20, Micoud Street, Castries
P.O. Box 189
Saint Lucia

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Flat 210
2-4 Arch. Makarios III Av.
1065 Nicosia, Cyprus


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