EuroBrits Greece The AIRE Centre is here to help UK nationals and their family members who moved to Greece before 1 January 2021 apply for the new biometric residence permits. If you require assistance with this process, contact us at [email protected]. We are also operating a phone helpline for those who do not have access to emails or the internet. The line is open from 4pm to 7pm local time on Mondays and Wednesdays and 10am to 1pm local time on Tuesdays. If you or anyone you know is in this situation, please call 0030 698 85 91 229 31 March 2021 marks 90 days since the end of the transition period. This is a significant date for UK nationals who have been in Greece since 1 January 2021 and who do not intend to become residents there as it marks the end of the 90 day period that you are allowed to stay in the Schengen area as a British citizen without a visa. However, for those UK nationals who were legally residing in Greece before 1 January 2021 this limit does not apply, even if you do not yet have a biometric residence permit. We encourage anyone who falls into this category to apply for a biometric residence permit as soon as possible. Information Sheets We are producing a series of information sheets designed to provide practical information to UK nationals seeking to secure their residence in Greece. We want these sheets to be as helpful as possible and want to know if they have supported you in obtaining a residence permit or if they have assisted you to help someone else do so. Please help us to improve our service by giving us feedback on these resources HERE. Learn more about: Biometric residence permits - competent authorities, required documents and relevant processes How to pay the administrative fee (paravolo) when applying for a biometric residence permit NEW Biometric residence permits for family members of UK nationals What does the Withdrawal Agreement mean for UK nationals in Greece? How does the residence status of UK nationals affect their rights to healthcare in Greece during the Coronavirus pandemic? Events The AIRE Centre's EuroBrits Greece team is running a series of virtual appointments. UK nationals who need assistance with applying for the new biometric residence permits can contact us at [email protected] to book an appointment. These appointments are designed for people facing significant difficulties applying for the new permits. We also offer phone appointments for those without access to the internet. Appointments are available for UK nationals in the following locations on the following dates in April: The Peloponnese - 12 April to 16 April Northern Aegean Islands - 19 April to 23 April The AIRE Centre travelled to Crete on 10th to 17th June to offer confidential one to one information sessions for UK Nationals about securing their residence rights in Greece. The sessions were free and open to anyone in need of individual assistance, but we tried in particular to reach those who do not have access to the internet or the phone. Useful Links Living in Greece - GOV.UK UK Citizens in Greece - Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs UK nationals covered by the Withdrawal Agreement (biometric permits guidance)- Hellenic Police Social Media Like the EuroBrits Greece Facebook page to stay up to date with all the project news!