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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Christopoulos, Dimitris

Published: September 2009 - Latest Update: January 2013

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Christopoulos, Dimitris

Published: July 2013

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Christopoulos, Dimitris

Published: February 2013

The 2015 reform of the Greek Nationality Code in brief[pdf] by Christopoulos, Dimitris

Published: October 2015

Country expert(s)

Anagnostou, Dia

Christopoulos, Dimitris

Current citizenship law

3284/2004: Περί Κυρώσεως του Κώδικα της Ελληνικής Ιθαγένειας LANGUAGE: Greece


NOMOΣ ΥΠ’ΑΡΙΘ 3838 (2010 Amendment to Greek Nationality Code) LANGUAGE: Greece

Law 3284/2004 Greek Nationality Code (consolidated version 2010) LANGUAGE: United Kingdom

Please note that this consolidated version does not contain amendments introduced by Law 4332/2015.

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Greece domestic case law
International and European case law Greece International and European case law
Citizenship statistics

Greece Statistics

Citizenship News

Greece: New bill reintroducing citizenship by declaration for children born or raised in Greece enters into force

Greece: New bill proposes to reintroduce citizenship by declaration for children born or raised in Greece

Greece: New citizenship bill now opened for public consultation

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship