Greece - USCIS Athens Field Office
USCIS permanently closed its field office in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 15, 2019. The U.S. Embassy Greece in Athens will assume responsibility for certain limited services previously provided by USCIS to individuals residing in Greece (see the table below).
Beginning Oct. 1, 2019, individuals who were previously assisted by the USCIS Athens Field Office (which includes individuals residing in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Moldova, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Yemen) must follow these filing instructions:
File your petition by mail with the USCIS Dallas Lockbox or online using the USCIS website. You can find additional filing information on the Form I-130 webpage.
If you are a U.S. citizen, the Department of State may accept a petition from you if you are filing for your immediate relative (spouse, unmarried child under the age of 21, or parent (if you are 21 years of age or older) at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate in certain limited circumstances, as described in USCIS Policy Manual, Volume 6, Part B, Chapter 3. Please contact the U.S. Embassy or Consulate having jurisdiction over the area where you live for further information.Active-Duty Military: If you are an active-duty U.S. citizen service member stationed permanently at a military base overseas, you may file this petition directly with the Department of State at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate without needing to establish exceptional circumstances.
Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant (for Widow(er) petitions only)
If you reside outside of the United States, you may be able to file at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate having jurisdiction over the area where you live. Please contact them for more information.
Please see the Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant webpage for the most current filing instructions.
|Form I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation)||Beginning Nov 1, 2019, if you are a lawful permanent resident (LPR) who has lost your LPR card and/or reentry permit and you need travel documentation to return to the U.S., you can file your Form I-131A with any U.S. embassy consular section.|
Form I-407, Record of Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status
Submit your Form I-407 to the USCIS Eastern Forms Center. You can find additional filing information on the Form I-407 web page.
For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
USCIS Eastern Forms Center
For FedEX, UPS, DHL, or other express/registered deliveries:
USCIS Eastern Forms Center
In very rare circumstances, a U.S. embassy or consulate may allow you to submit a Form I-407 in person if you need immediate proof that you have abandoned your lawful permanent resident status. The most common need for an expedited application is to apply for an A or G visa.
You must file your petition with the USCIS Nebraska or Texas Service Centers, depending on where the petitioner lives in the United States.
For beneficiary interviews/processing, contact the U.S. embassy consular section in the country where the beneficiary resides.
|Form N-400, Application for Naturalization||If you are a member of the U.S. military stationed overseas or a designated spouse, please see the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, page. Call 877-CIS-4MIL (877-247-4645) for the most current filing instructions.|
|Form N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322||For qualified children of active-duty service members stationed abroad, the proper form to file is the Form N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322.|
General information about the U.S. Embassy Greece is available on the embassy website. You may also contact the Embassy by calling 30-210-721-2951 or by mailing:
U.S. Embassy Greece
91 Vasilisis Sophias Ave
10160 Athens, Greece
For information on other immigration benefits, please visit uscis.gov. We suggest you use Ask Emma for more details about what you want to accomplish. Many times, you may be able to complete your task online.
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For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the Department of State’s website.