Greece - Diplomat
- Bill of lading
- T21 document for shipment coming from EU countries.
- Copy of consignee's passport.
- Detailed Inventory list made by the office at origin.
- Personal Statement using the Law 1599 Form (Ipefthini dilosi) stating in Greek: I have nothing to declare more than the goods shown on the inventory list"and "I state that there are no prohibited items in this shipment such as alcohol and tobacco products, firearms and drugs". Certificate authenticity of the signature is essential for this document. Certificate authenticity of the signature is essential for this document. Certificate authenticity (it is a stamp) can be obtained by the police (any police station) in Greece or the Greek Consulate at origin.
- Authorization form (Dilosi - Edoli) authorizing specific customs officer to clear the shipment on behalf of customer. Certificate authenticity of the signature is essential for this document. Certificate authenticity (it is a stamp) can be obtained by the police (any police station) in Greece or the Greek Consulate at origin.
- Letter from the Embassy stating the diplomatic status of the shipment.
- Issuance of DEX certificate by the embassy at destination - only for non-EU shipments. With this certificate shipment is free of V.A.T.
- Diplomats should be in Greece 2-3 days before shipment arrives at port of entry in Greece.
- Diplomats / owners must personally attend clearance of motor vehicles and pick up motor vehicles from port by them selves.
- Personal effects and household goods are generally duty-free due to diplomatic status.
- It is strongly encouraged to contact destination agent prior to shipping vehicles to Greece
- Restrictions apply to vehicles with diesel engines.
- Motor vehicle needs to be insured when arrives in Piraeus port and insurance certificate (which should be valued in Greece) needs to be shown to the customs authorities otherwise vehicle will be insured upon arrival at port for 30 days.
- Documents required:
- Must be listed on household goods inventory
- Registration plates and vehicle road license showing that the appropriate road tax has been paid in the country of origin
- Drivers License
- Insurance certificate
- Regulations on pets vary.
- Drugs and medicines
- Flammable items, such as gas propane tanks, or other hazardous material of any kind.
- Alcohol and tobacco products
- Volatile, corrosive, caustic, or otherwise dangerous liquids of any kind.