Special Identity Card for Expatriates from Albania

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



e0c53a9e-6ec3-481d-a1a0-8f7e64bd12ad 630009 Ειδικό Δελτίο Ταυτότητας Ομογενούς (ΕΔΤΟ) από Αλβανία

At a glance

Points of service

Country Security Sub-Directorates, Departments of Aliens, Country Security Departments

Digital provision points

  • The service is not provided digitally

Number of required documents

3 to 11

Fees

25.2 €

Estimated Time

6 months

Description

The procedure concerns the provision of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates of Albanian nationality and to their children residing in Greece on request of an indefinite duration. The issue of the document is entitled:

a. Foreign spouses of the relatives, regardless of nationality, and foreign minors from previous marriages, whose parental care is taken.

b. The widowed foreign spouses of the relatives.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION

Authority responsible for the provision of the procedure

HELLENIC POLICE

Provided to

Related links

Validity duration

Indefinite

Notes

As reception services for supporting documents of the aforementioned documents are defined the relevant Immigration Departments, for those residing in the area of jurisdiction of the General Police Directorates of Attica and Thessaloniki, and the relevant Services that deal with foreigners issues at the headquarters of the Police Directorates of the General Police Directorates of the Region for those residing in the area of jurisdiction of the said Police Directorates, are designated as services for receiving the documents and issuing the above documents. In the event of a change in the address of residence of the holder of an Special Identity Card for Expatriates declared in accordance with the provision of sub-paragraph aa of case a of par. a of Article 9, the competent authority for the renewal or withdrawal of the documents referred to in paragraph 1 shall be the competent authority of his/her place of residence, as the case may be.

Application

Application Type

Application

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Persons

Title

Application for a Special Identity Card for Expatriates

Notes:

The person concerned for the issue of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates, after entering into Greece, shall submit an application to the competent Office of his/her place of residence in Greece.

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification document

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Hierarchical appeal/recourse

        Against the decision rejecting the request, the person concerned is entitled, within ten (10) days of its notification, to bring an appeal before the locally competent Director of the Police Directorate or Aliens Directorate, who will decide within 30 days.

        Output & Results

        Output

        Administrative Act, Decision, Document Production

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Alternative titles

            Granting of a Special Identity Card to Expatriates with Albanian nationality and the members of their family

            Official title

            Special Identity Card for Expatriates from Albania


            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (handwritten)

              Type

              Outgoing
              D1, D4

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            • 1 Citizenship Parents of Albanian nationality and their children residing in Greece are entitled to be granted the Special Identity Card for Expatriates of an indefinite validity time. The document shall also be granted to: a. The foreign spouses of expatriates, irrespective of and their foreign minor children from a previous marriage, of whom they have parental authority parental care. b. Widowed foreign spouses of expatriates. Also, expatriates who have or had Albanian citizenship, who reside in Greece before the year 1990 and who are holders of Alien Identity Cards, even if even if their validity has expired, as well as their children, are entitled, upon their application, to be granted a Special Identity Card for Expatriates.


              No No

            • 2 Family The applicant must have expatriate status or be related to the expatriate.


              No No

            • 3 Administrative The expatriate or another entitled person shall, in person, submit an application to the competent Greek Consulate Authority of his or her existing or last residence in Albania for the purposes of issuing a national entry visa. For minor children, the application is submitted by the person who has parental responsibility.


              No No

            • 4 Administrative A special consular visa is not required for the original version of Special Identity Cards for Expatriates and Single Type Residence Permits for expatriates with an origin from areas of traditional property of the Greek National Minority in Albania, according to the list of the Joint Ministerial Decision No. 4000/3/10-c in Article 15A from 20-01-2015, as corrected by FEK No 243 from 17-02-2015 (Title B).

              Alternative condition of 2

              Yes Yes

            • 5 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses Against the applicant of the Special Identity Card for Expatriates there must be no reasons of national security or he/she must have acted for the benefit of a foreign state, incompatible with the status of a Greek expatriate and/or contrary to the interests of the country.


              No No

            • 1 A Special Identity Card for Expatriates from countries of the E.C.S.R., Albanian nationals, Turkish nationals. 25.2 €

              e-Administrative Fee code 6018

              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 Passport or other equivalent travel document issued by Albanian authorities in force. Travel Document

              Passport or other equivalent travel document issued by Albanian authorities in force.

              Submission by: Presented by the applicant

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: For granting a Special Identity Card for Expatriates, the applicant is required to hold a passport on which the national entry visa is affixed if he/she is required to hold a consular entry visa.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 4746

            • 2 Four (4) recent photos of 2.7 x 2.9 cm, similar to those used for Identity cards for Greek citizens. Photograph

              Four (4) recent photos of 2.7 x 2.9 cm, similar to those used for Identity cards for Greek citizens.

              Relevant link: http://www.astynomia.gr/index.php?option=ozo content&perform=view&id=93507&Itemid=114&lang=

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Relevant Procedure: MyPhoto for citizens

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8298

            • 3 Six (6) recent photographs of 2.7 x 2.9 cm, similar to those used for Identity cards for Greek citizens. Photograph

              Six (6) recent photographs of 2.7 x 2.9 cm, similar to those used for Identity cards for Greek citizens.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/stoikheia-polite-kai-tautopoietika-eggrapha/myphoto-gia-polites

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Relevant Procedure: MyPhoto for citizens

              Notes: It concerns the expatriates who have or had Albanian citizenship, who reside in Greece before 1990 and who hold an Alien Identity Card, even if its validity has expired.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Time

              Alternative document of: 2

              Yes 8298

            • 4 National Entry Visa Permit

              National Entry Visa

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: The expatriate or other eligible person shall submit in person to the competent Greek Consular Authority of his/her current or last residence in Albania, an application for the issuance of a national entry visa. For minor children, the application shall be submitted by the person having parental responsibility. By way of exception, a specific consular visa shall not be required for the initial issuance of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates who come from areas of traditional presence of the Greek National Minority in Albania, according to the list of Article 15A.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 4627

            • 5 Wedding certificate Certification

              Wedding certificate

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: A marriage certificate, in the case of a married woman who has changed her surname because of her marriage.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Family

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 8619

            • 6 Evidence of expatriate status Identification document

              Evidence of expatriate status

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: Evidence of expatriate status, in particular old Albanian identity cards (‘LETRNJOFTIM’) with an indication of nationality (‘GREKE’) a certificate of the marital status of his/her ascendants from whom he/she is descended (‘trungu familjar’), an old Alien ID card, any entry of his/her ascendant in consular registers or an old consular passport.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Administrative

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 2244

            • 7 Family status certificate for minor children of expatriate nature. Certificate of marital status

              Family status certificate for minor children of expatriate nature.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/ipiresies/oikogeneia/oikogeneiake-katastase/pistopoietiko-oikogeneiakes-katastases

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: Family status certificate or any other official particular or document proving the family relationship of a minor with the relative.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Family

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 3964

            • 8 Act of stepchild or recognised child Rule

              Act of stepchild or recognised child

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: In the case of a stepchild or a recognised child, the relevant act of the competent foreign authority or a court decision is required.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Family

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 1127

            • 9 Certificate of marriage and family status issued by foreign authorities Certification

              Certificate of marriage and family status issued by foreign authorities

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: Recently issued certificate of marriage and family status for foreigners of a recent version as an evidence of marital or family bond, in the case of a foreign spouse of a nationality.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Family

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 8619

            • 10 An official document of a competent foreign authority assigning his/her spouse to the parental care of a child of his or her child. Official document

              An official document of a competent foreign authority assigning his/her spouse to the parental care of a child of his or her child.

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: In the case of a child of an alien spouse from a previous marriage, an official document of a competent foreign authority proving that the parental care of that child has been entrusted to his spouse.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Family

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 6440

            • 11 Death certificate of the deceased expatriate Death certificate

              Death certificate of the deceased expatriate

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/ipiresies/oikogeneia/apoleia/lexiarkhike-praxe-thanatou

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

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: Death certificate of the deceased expatriate in the case of a widowed expatriate

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Family

              Alternative document of: 4

              Yes 1701

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 4000/3/10 2012 3043 Β
            • Joint Ministerial Decision 4000/3/10 2015 119 Β
            • Other 2015 243 Β

              Description Error corrections.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20150200243

            • 1 Receipt of an application and supporting documentation

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The official of the competent Police Service shall receive the application and the supporting documents submitted.

              No No


            • 2 Verification of complete supporting and fulfilling the conditions for granting

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The competent police department shall verify the completeness of the supporting documents and the fulfilment by the applicant-supplier of the conditions for granting the Special Identity Card for Expatriates.

              No No


            • 3 Verification of authenticity

              Responsible for Implementation Competent body

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The authority issuing the Special Identity Card for Expatriates requests the Greek Consulate Authority to send copies of the dossier of the person concerned in paper or, if possible, in electronic format. After receiving them, it shall state hierarchically to the Immigration Directorate of the Hellenic Police Headquarters and submit additional record reports.

              No No


            • 4 Attestation of the lodging of supporting documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description Albanian citizens and members of their families who apply for the issuance of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates, if the conditions are met and until the completion of the procedure of examination of their application, are issued a certificate of submission of supporting documents.

              No No


            • 5 Preparation of an administrative file and forward of it to the Head of the Office

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description For the Departmental Level Services (Ministry of Immigration or Security Departments) the Administrator or a deputy of him/her shall decide, while for the Subordinate Level Services (State Security Directorates) the Director or a deputy of that.

              No No


            • 6 Adoption of a decision for granting the Special Identity Card for Expatriates

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Director

              Μethod of Implementation Signature

              Description The Director or the Administrator or their deputies of the competent police service, if they approve the applicants application, shall issue and sign the decision to grant a Special Identity Card for Expatriates.

              Yes No


            • 7 Rejection decision of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Director

              Μethod of Implementation Signature

              Description The rejection of the request for the granting of the Special Identity Card for Expatriates, is made by a reasoned decision, which is communicated with evidence and includes a return decision (Article 21(1) of Law 3907/2011, A 7), if the person concerned resides in the country. Against the above decision, the person concerned is entitled, within ten (10) days of its notification, to to bring an appeal before the locally competent Director of the Police or Aliens Directorate, who shall decide on the matter within 30 days.

              Yes No


            • 8 Examination of a rejection decision of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Director

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The lodging of an appeal in due time and in due form and the time limit for lodging it shall suspend the execution of the refund decision. If the appeal is upheld, the case shall be referred back to the locally competent Governor of the of the authority referred to in paragraph 1. 3 of Article 1, for the purpose of issuing the Special Identity Card for Expatriates, and, if the application is successful, a reasoned decision shall be issued, notified to the person concerned by means of a certificate, ordering the return decision to be enforced.

              Yes No


            • 9 Granting of a Special Identity Card for Expatriates

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The competent police service invites the person concerned to come to the Service and proceeds with the granting of the Special Identity Card for Expatriates.

              No Yes


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