|06/15/2012: Press Release for the introduction of new residence permits for expatriates single type under a stand-alone document|
MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION
Athens, the 1st on the 5th I Unia 2012
Adoption of new residence permits homogeneous uniform in the form of stand-alone document
The Ministry of Citizen Protection moves to introduce new residence permits homogeneous formats.
The new identity will be homogeneous stand-alone document, you are in credit card and will include strict safeguards, including a digital photograph of the holder and two fingerprints.
The owner of the residence permits has legal right of residence and free re-entry to Greece, and free movement within the territory of the Schengen signatory countries.
The new identity replaces the given residence permits, which had a sticker, to expatriates and their families, under the provisions of Regulation (EC) 380/2008 and the issue has been undertaken by the Passport Division of the Headquarters Greek Police.