Population: 10 770 521
NFP: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Greece:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs:

  • Ministry for Migration Policy: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (residence permits); the reception of asylum seekers and the asylum procedure; social integration.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: representation of Greece at international and EU levels; visa policy and consular affairs; diaspora relations.
  • Ministry of Public Order and Citizen’s Protection: border management and irregular migration.


Last update: December 2018