Message to U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closures on October 26 and October 28, 2022


The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece will be closed two days this week due to a Greek holiday and an external office training day, as detailed below:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 – Closed

Friday, October 28, 2022 – Closed for Greek OXI Day (Public holiday)

We will be open for normal business (by appointment only) on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 and Thursday, October 27, 2022.  The Consular section will resume normal business from Monday, October 31, 2022.  During the closures, we will not offer appointments for U.S. passports, notarial services, visa services, or federal benefits.  Callers seeking assistance with an emergency involving the death, arrest, hospitalization or serious illness of a U.S. citizen may contact the Embassy at 210-721-2951.  Those seeking assistance with all other non-emergency matters should review the information on the U.S. Embassy website at for information on consular services and how to make appointments.  For current information on COVID-related measures affecting travel between Greece and the United States, review the Embassy’s COVID-19 Information website at

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Athens

+(30) 210-721-2951


U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

+(30) 2310-376-300


State Department – Consular Affairs

(888) 407-4747 or (202) 501-4444


Greece Country Information

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