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  1. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hello.. I am UK National moving to Greece and have a few questions. I understand at the moment things are all up in the air with the current situation but would love to have information as if all was normal. I have read multiple government webites and forums but feel like I am getting more...
  2. Expat Media & Research Requests
    Hello, My name is Marcel and I am a 23 years old bachelor student at the Georg-August-University Göttingen, studying business administration with the focus on HR management. Currently, I am writing my bachelor thesis about ‘Expatriation in the Mediterranean’. As part of my bachelor thesis...
  3. Expat Tax
    Hello Does anyone know the current tax situation for UK expats who want to have a UK private pension paid into a Greek bank account? Last I heard, there is no tax a source but 22% is payable and then can be claimed back up to a certain threshold. Is that still current do you know? And, if so, I...
  4. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi, I'm working in Greece for next 3 yrs. I would like to buy a car for my daily commute and weekend excursions? What formalities do I need to do. I already have an AFM number. Can someone also suggest an approx price tag for a second hand car? :D Thanks :bolt:
  5. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi all I am doing my PhD in Thessaly University (in Volos). There is not any international student in my department and I am looking for some new friends. Is there anyone here to share our free time and happiness?
  6. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    due to a new job and a starting date Very soon we have to move to Greece asap from Nottingham. Already handed in our notice and have started to look at how we drive there, at first we were going to drive straight through on land but after looking at various post online we have decided that the...
  7. Expat Tax
    Greetings! Next week, my wife, youngest child, and I are moving to Thessaloniki for two years to study at Aristotle University. I am wondering if anyone in the forum is a retired US federal employee, like myself. I want to learn whether the pension to US federal employees is taxed by the...
  8. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hello all. Thanks in advance for any replies. My girlfriend and I have 5 days in the islands with the first stop being Santorini (i hope). What other islands would you recommend day tripping or perhaps staying a night or two. We don't want to be on very long ferry rides. Thanks again :dance:
  9. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Moving from Greece to the US, sending things over and passport Hi, everyone :) I want to thank you in advance for any and all help. I am currently in the US and I have been trying to figure out the best way to bring a few of my things over. I thought of sending a few boxes with via post but...
  10. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hello, I am new here. I have only just hatched an idea to move to Greece with my two children, aged seven and five, for a six month period. I am thinking of going to one of the islands, possibly Kea. Can anyone advise me on 1.do I need permission to do this, ie, a visa, and 2.if any of you have...
  11. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi everyone! I'm Alex, 21 yo girl from Poland. I'm moving to Kallithea, Halkidiki (to work there)and I'm looking for friends in the neighbourhood (to avoid lonliness) So anyone who is interested in a friendship- feel free to write to me :)
  12. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi! My name is Emmi, and I'm 24 years old woman from Finland. :) I'm seriously looking for someone from GREECE, who would want to sell some old (1980's) My Little Ponie figures to me. I'm looking ponies made in Greece, Mexico or Argentina (and of course others than "Made in China"), since...
  13. Articles: Europe
    Future expats who may rely on public transport are being urged to consider transport links when researching locations as services can vary considerably from country to country. Bus services in rural areas can be unreliable in many popular expat locations where routes can be regularly changed or...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I am hoping to take my Philipina maid on holiday with the family to Greece. We are based in Dubai. Last year we took her to the UK and managed to obtain a work permit through the UK Consulate in Dubai. Does anyone know if I can do the same with Greece?
  15. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Can someone help please. I'm trying to work out how to do a round motorcycle riding tour to South Cyprus from London to visit my mother. Hoping some of you expats can offer some advice on current ferry options... Thanks for reading...
  16. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi guys! This is my first post and it's a bit tricky. I am a dual citizen (Greek/Canadian) and have been living in Greece since Jan. I went to Germany last week and bought a big old truck: a 1981 3.7 litre diesel original engine (eligible for classic car status). It can be registered as a...
  17. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi I'm from Switzerland (33) and I would like to move to Greece for this summer together with my wife. The place can be a villa, a bungalow, an apparment anywhere on the mainland of Greece or an island. I'll provide a short list of what I want, so you dont waste your time unneccesarily. These...
  18. Expat Tax
    Hello everyone, I am a regular Spaniard who happened to be born in the US. I left the US when I was 2 months old, never been there since then and my parents are not US citizens, but I have US citizenship, a SSN and US passport, so I guess I must fill taxes as every other american. I have just...
  19. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi I'm a 20 year old English lad (Manchester) soon to be moving to Greece. I have family in Athens, So I'll be going there first, but then I'll be making my way to Patmos and eventually should be living and working in Samos. I am a little rusty on the Language but used to speak it fluently so...
  20. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hello I just wanted to put my first post out here to establish that I, a crazy American, have moved to Crete's south shore to be with a man and here I am. I have no idea what kind of things I likely should have gotten into order back in the states or what kind of documentation is required now...
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