Generally speaking, when a Chinese citizen seeks the help of the Chinese Embassy in Athens , something has gone terribly wrong. The Chinese Embassy is meant to help both Chinese citizens traveling to Greece and those living in Greece.
In case a Chinese citizen, who has a lawful staying status in Greece, loses the passport (or it gets stolen), a private passport may be issued as replacement. For other Chinese passport holders traveling to Greece on short-term visits, a Travel Permit valid for one journey within one year may be issued to facilitate their return to China if the passport is lost (or stolen). A Travel Permit is an alternative to the passport (it can be valid for a year or for a single journey).
A Chinese citizen must contact the Embassy if: he/she falls victim of a crime, is ill and needs medical assistance, or has been arrested in Greece. The Embassy can also offer assistance in case a Chinese citizen dies in Greece.
Chinese Embassy in Athens
Address: Krinon 2A, Paleo Psychico, 15452 Athens, Greece
P.O. Box: 65188
Office Hours: 09:30-12:30 Monday-Friday