Military obligation buying-out for refugees
Prerequisites and required supporting documents for the buying out of military obligations .
- Certificate or attestation of the competent Greek consular authority, showing the required conditions and moreover any eventual arrivals and departures of the applicant from and to Greece following 08.03.91
- Application for military obligation buying-out note for refugees
a) They must come under the classes of 1986 and previous ones (years of birth 1959 and previous). b) They must have acquired the capacity of the immigrant until 25-9-1988 in the countries defined for issuing the ranking deferral (any country of the EU)
Citizens visit the KEP of their choice to apply for the buying out of military obligations, presenting the required documentation.
The KEP employee receives and checks the documents that are presented by the citizen. If, during check, a missing or uncomplete document is discovered, the employee informs the citizen and refrains from submitting the Application.
The employee fills in the electronic Application and creates a new folder in the KEP Information System. The citizen has the possibility, if he wishes it, to declare his mobile phone number and thus to be informed by SMS for the complemetion of the request. Finally, the employee hands to the citizen a request submission certificate in which the number of the request file is written.
The Employee of the KEP sends to the Competent Entity the file of the case (which includes both the application and the supporting documents) in one of the accepted ways (email, fax, courier, post, etc).
The employee of the KEP receives the final Document immediately from the Competent Entity and notifies the citizen (via sms or telephone) for him to come and take it.
Citizens visit the competent Army Recruiting Office and receive the military service buying out note (for immigrants).
Notes and Clarifications
For the buying-out of their military obligations, interested parties receive from the competent Military Office, upon the submission of the supporting documents, a special note of acquisition on the basis of which they submit the amount determined by this to any Public Financial Service within the period specified in this note. They then submit a copy of the payment receipt to the Recruiting Office. The submission of the evidence can be done in person or by proxy, or by registered letter to the competent Military Office. In the case of postal delivery, the effective date is that of mailing.