The British Vice Consulate in Crete represents the UK government in Greece.
Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals in the EU.
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We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Greece.
If you’re in Crete and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +30 2810 224012. In an emergency outside working hours (9am to 3pm) call +30 210 7272600. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in country, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Greece.
Marriage and civil partnerships
For information on getting married in Greece, see getting married abroad.
Certificates of Non Impediment (CNIs) for British Nationals wishing to marry in Greece are only issued by the British Embassy in Athens. Please go to the getting married abroad page to establish if you need one.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Greece.
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