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

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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

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Third country nationals who have acquired long term resident status

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

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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

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

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Persons who have been declared as stateless by a Greek authority

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Foreigners that hold any type of permanent residence permit

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

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

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

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

6. By declaration

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

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


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GR 10679 Athens, GREECE
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Commonwealth of Dominica
00112 West Indies 

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Friars Hill Road, P.O. Box W1516,
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