Generally speaking, when a US citizen needs the help of the American Embassy, something went terribly wrong. The American Embassy in Athens and the Consulate General in Thessaloniki are meant to offer assistance to the US citizens living in Greece and those traveling to Greece.
The emergency services offered by the American Embassy include:
- assistance to US citizens arrested in Greece
- assistance to US citizens victims of crimes in Greece
- if a US citizen dies in Greece
- emergency transfer of funds
- access to list of lawyers and doctors
- replacement of lost or stolen passport
Other special consular services are provided, such as reporting birth abroad.
For after-hour emergencies (outside of normal working hours), call (0030)210-729-4301 or (0030)210-729-4444.
US Embassy in Athens
91 Vasilissis Sophias Avenue
101 60 Athens
American Citizens Services:
Phone:(0030)210-720-2419,2415, 2420, 2408
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5p.m. except on Greek and US holidays
Map of the American Embassy in Athens
Here’s an interactive map to help you get to the American Embassy in Athens.
US Consulate General in Thessaloniki
43 Tsimiski street
Phone: (30) 2310 242 905
Fax: (30) 2310 242 927
Tuesday & Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Map of the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki
Here’s an interactive map pointing at the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki.