Announcement of the Profession of Tour Guide

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At a glance

Points of service

Directorate of Tourism Education and Training, MINISTRY OF TOURISM

Digital provision points

Number of required documents

4 to 5 + (
1
)

Fees

20 €

Deadline of completion

10 days

Description

The procedure concerns the submission of an application for the profession of tour guide

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF TOURISM

Authority/Public body’s Unit responsible for the institutional framework of the procedure

Related links

Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

Directorate of Tourism Education and Training

Provided to

Related links

Validity duration

Indefinite

Application

Application Type

Application / Solemn Declaration

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Persons

Title

Application – Solemn declaration of the applicant (article 8 of Law 1599/1986)

Notes:

It is included as Model 1 in Ministerial Decision No. 16368/2013 "Determining supporting documents for the submission of a practice announcement of the profession of a tour guide - Register of Guides - Inclusion of the procedure for submitting the announcement for the practice of the profession of a tour guide in KEPs that operate as CSR." (B΄ 1808).

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification document

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    Requirements

      Fees

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        Rules concerning a lack of reply from the competent authority and the legal consequences for the use:

        Tacit approval

        In case no response has been provided before the above deadline, it is considered that the application of the interested party has been implicitly accepted (tacit approval) and the licence has been issued, according to par. 4 of article 14 of Law 3844/2010 (GG 63/A/2010). The applicant, in the aforementioned case of tacit approval, may request a relevant certificate from the administrative authority responsible for issuing the act, in accordance with paragraph 4 of article 10 of 3230/2004 (Government Gazette 44/A/2004).

        NACE

        • 79.90 Other reservation service and related activities

        Output & Results

        Output

        Administrative Act

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Official title

            Announcement of the profession of Tour guide

            Languages supported

            English, Greek

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Registries updated

            Μητρώο Ξεναγών (ΜΗ.ΞΕΝ.)

            Legislation

              Categories

              Trigger

              Applied for, Notification/Announcement

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (digital), email

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1

              ,,


            • 1 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses The applicant must not have been irrevocably convicted of a felony or one of the misdemeanors of theft, embezzlement, fraud, extortion, forgery, counterfeiting, aggravated assault, drug offences or offences relating to public morals.


              No No

            • 2 Educational The interested party should be a holder of a tour guide diploma of the Ministry of Tourism (former OTEK) according to article 2 of law 710/1977, as amended by case 2 of sub-paragraph ID.1. of the first article of law 4093/2012


              No No

            • 3 Educational Or in case they have acquired professional rights as a tourist guide in another EU Member State, they must have their professional qualifications recognized by the Council for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (S.A.E.P.), in accordance with the procedures of Title III of P.D. 38/2010 (A 78) "Adaptation of Greek legislation to Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of September 7, 2005, regarding the recognition of professional qualifications" (Government Gazette A 78), as applicable.

              Alternative condition of 2

              Yes Yes

            • 4 Educational Or the interested party should be a graduate of the accelerated training programs for tour guides under paragraph 2 of article 14 of Law No. 710/1977

              Alternative condition of 2

              Yes Yes

            • 5 Military The person concerned must have completed his military service. Not required for nationals of other EU Member States.


              No No

            • 1 Membership in a Register of Tour Guides 20 €

              e-Administrative Fee code 1581

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking), Hellenic Post

              Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

              Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/create.htm?langId=2

              No

            • 1 Photocopy of identity card or passport Identification document

              Photocopy of identity card or passport

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2244

            • 2 Extract from the general criminal record, issued in the last three months or equivalent document, if the applicant is a citizen of another EU Member State, from which it appears that the applicant has not been irrevocably convicted of a felony or any of the misdemeanors of theft, embezzlement, fraud, extortion, forgery, forgery, grievous bodily harm, violation of drug or morals provisions. Criminal Record Copy for General Use

              Extract from the general criminal record, issued in the last three months or equivalent document, if the applicant is a citizen of another EU Member State, from which it appears that the applicant has not been irrevocably convicted of a felony or any of the misdemeanors of theft, embezzlement, fraud, extortion, forgery, forgery, grievous bodily harm, violation of drug or morals provisions.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/dikaiosune/poiniko-metroo/antigrapho-poinikou-metroou

              Submission by: Ex officio (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)


              Notes: to be obtained officially if issued by a domestic authority

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 4750

            • 3 A copy of a copy of the qualification, which proves the right to exercise the profession of tour guide, according to article 2 of Law No. 710/1977, as amended by case 2 of sub-paragraph ID.1. of Article 1 of Law No. 710/1977, as amended by case 2 of sub-paragraph ID.1. of Article 1 of Law No. 710/1977. 4093/2012 Proof of Study

              A copy of a copy of the qualification, which proves the right to exercise the profession of tour guide, according to article 2 of Law No. 710/1977, as amended by case 2 of sub-paragraph ID.1. of Article 1 of Law No. 710/1977, as amended by case 2 of sub-paragraph ID.1. of Article 1 of Law No. 710/1977. 4093/2012

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2825

            • 4 A recent color ID photo Photographs

              A recent color ID photo

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8298

            • 5 Certificate of military status (to be requested by the authorities) Certification

              Certificate of military status (to be requested by the authorities)

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)


              Notes: In case of a male.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Military

              No 8619

            • 6 Copy of relevant training diploma obtained in another EU member state and a copy of the decision for the recognition of professional qualifications, which is granted by the Council for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications, in accordance with the procedure of Title III of p.d. 38/2010 "Adaptation of Greek legislation to Directive 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005, on the recognition of professional qualifications" (Government Gazette AD 78), as in force. Proof of Study

              Copy of relevant training diploma obtained in another EU member state and a copy of the decision for the recognition of professional qualifications, which is granted by the Council for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications, in accordance with the procedure of Title III of p.d. 38/2010 "Adaptation of Greek legislation to Directive 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005, on the recognition of professional qualifications" (Government Gazette AD 78), as in force.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Civil servants


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 3

              Yes 2825

            • 7 Certificate of successful attendance of the fast-paced programs of paragraph 2 of article 14 of law 710/1977, as in force. Proof of Study

              Certificate of successful attendance of the fast-paced programs of paragraph 2 of article 14 of law 710/1977, as in force.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 3

              Yes 2825

            • 8 Proof of deposit fee for registration in the relevant Register. Proof of payment / Receipt

              Proof of deposit fee for registration in the relevant Register.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7053

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 9960 2013 1192 Β

              Description Type and content of diplomas of the Guiding Schools of the Ministry Tourism

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20130201192

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 16368 2013 1808 Β

              Description Prerequisites - Supporting Documents – Procedure

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20130201808

            • Law 710 1997 283 Α

              Description About tour guides

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19770100283

            • 1 Submission of application and of required documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The interested party submits his application and all the attached supporting documents either by e-mail to the Department of Tour Guides, or in person at the Department of Informatics of the Ministry of Tourism or at KEP-EKE

              Notes Employee of KEP-ΕΚΕ forwards the application with the attached documents to the Department of Tour Guides.

              No No


            • 2 Notification of the interested party

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description A member of the Department of Tourism Education and Training informs, within 10 days, by phone or by email the interested party to receive the digitally signed Certificate of subscription, accompanied by a guides identity card.

              No Yes



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