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SMS service




A. SMS Service for automatic information on passports and identity cards:

Upon registration to this service you will have constant, timely and valid information, wherever you are, through SMS:
  • Instant information for the receipt of your passport or identity card,
  • Reminder for the expiration of your passport or identity card, one month and fifteen (15) days before the expiration.

You can, at any time, through an SMS, activate, temporarily deactivate, reactivate or permanently de-register from the service. Further down you will find instructions on how to register, temporarily deactivate, reactivate and permanently de-register from the service:

Show details for RegistrationRegistration

Show details for Temporary DeactivationTemporary Deactivation

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Send an SMS to 1199 (charges of 3,4 cent per SMS apply), with the text:
NTFΥ(space)ΟΝ

Hide details for De-registrationDe-registration
Send an SMS to 1199 (charges of 3,4 cent per SMS apply), with the text:
UNRGT

B. One-off SMS Service for specific passport and ID:
Without any registration you can be informed about the progress of a specific passport or ID application. You can easily find the application number on the receipt you received when paying the fees during the application submission (Γ.Λ. 301A).

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C. One-off SMS Service for specific residence permit/ document:
Without any registration you can be informed about the progress of a specific residence permit/ document. You can easily find the application number on the receipt you received when paying the fees during the application submission (Γ.Λ. 301B).

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