All you need to know in order to exchange your UK driving licence to a Greek one if you are a UK expatriate living in Greece!
If you are a UK national living in Greece you should exchange your UK driving licence for a Greek driving licence until 31 December 2021. We have gathered all the necessary information below to help you find your way through the process.
What you need to know in order to obtain the new biometric residence permit for living in Greece!
Expats living in Greece who already have residence permits (beige or blue) will now be required to apply for the new biometric format from 01/01/2021 - 30/06/2021. We have gathered all the necessary information below to help you find your way through the process.
What to look out for when you buy car insurance in Greece!
When driving in Greece, good car insurance is essential since Greece has one of the highest accident rates in the European Union. On the other hand the insurance companies that operate in Greece are more than 100! This means that you need to be extra carefull when selecting one of them as they may not have the know-how or financial capabilities to support their customers.
So when you look out for insurance in Greece you should not only base your decision on premiums. Some insurers have lower premiums, but end up costing you more in the end by lowballing loss estimates, hassling the repair shop to cut costs, and forcing you to pay extra for replacement parts. They might even raise your premiums after an accident.
Instead, look for reputable companies that will give you value for money, big organisations or International firms who also operate in Greece like the ones selected to be partners of insuranceline.
All you need to know to find your way through the Greek Vaccination Program and simple instructions on how to use the available platforms to book your vaccination appointment!
As an Expat living in Greece you do not need to return to your country of origin to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Follow the steps in our guide below to check for eligibility at the current vaccination phase and arrange for your appointment.
Brexit: What you need to know if you are a UK Citizen living in Greece!
Whether it is for a short visit or for a desire to live in Greece for longer periods of time, Brexit will have consequences on the rights of British nationals and the formalities they will need to follow to stay in Greece permanently.
Based on UK Government advice these are the most important things UK expats in Greece should do now:
The Hellenic Information Centre has launched a website through which everyone can check in real time if their insurance plan is valid. The process is very simple, please follow the guide below and check your vehicle’s cover!