Due to the unprecedented situation unfolding regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hon. Consulate-General of Greece in Queensland is continually monitoring the evolving situation and our focus is the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients and our staff and the role we can play to prevent the further spread of the virus.
As advised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, the Hon. Consulate-General of Greece in Queensland will transition to new procedures for providing services. From Monday, 23 March 2020, we have undertaken the following changes, until further notice:
- Face to face meetings at the Consulate will no longer be held unless deemed necessary
- Only Urgent Matters will be dealt with by Consulate
- Issue of Various Certificates (e.g. Pension, Residency etc.) – Will discontinue
- Applications for the drawing up of Power of Attorney documents that have been submitted to the Consulate to date will be processed. New applications will only be prepared in Urgent cases.
- Registrations Acts (i.e. Births, Deaths & Marriages) and applications for the acquisition of Greek Citizenship – These are not considered urgent at this point.
- National Service Matters – These are not considered urgent at this point.
The Hon. Consulate-General of Greece advises that anyone who intends to come to it’s offices should call before attending and has also taken into consideration the recommendations made by the Australian Authorities on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
In the interests of our clients and our staff, we will continue to monitor conditions daily and adjust our business operations as needed in accordance with advice given by the Australian Health Authorities.
We take this opportunity to thank everyone for their cooperation and understanding with regards to the above temporary measures and please do not hesitate to contact us either by phone or by email to discuss the urgency of your matter.
Hon. Consulate-General of Greece – Queensland