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About the US embassy and its location in Athens, Greece.

About Greece

Greece is a country located in Southern and Southeast Europe. The current population (as of 2017) is 10,768,477. Greece has a human development index (HDI) of 0.870 and therefore can be considered as country with very high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Greece. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Athens

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities. 664,046 people are living in Athens (as of 2012). The city is very important and represents Greece internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Athens, Greece

Offices located within the US embassy located in Athens include:

  • The Consular Section
  • The Public Affairs Section
  • The Foreign Commercial Service
  • The Office of Defense Cooperation-Greece

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Athens, Greece

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits. You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (+225) 22-49-40-00.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Athens, Greece

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Athens, Greece

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.