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by Jean
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: The start of the rot?
Replies: 19
Views: 4054

Re: The start of the rot?

You could put a chimpanzee in the White House and it wouldn't make any difference. I guess the last 4 years pretty much prove that idea.

This is unfair. I think that a chimpanzee would have done far less damage in the past 4 years.
by Jean
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Biometric permits
Replies: 141
Views: 27853

Re: Biometric permits

Bob, I don't know for sure, but maybe 'electronic' means they want a print out, via one's accountant, which proves the tenancy is set up in the Tax system?! ΑΑΔΕ (Ανεξάρτητη Αρχή Δημοσίων Εσόδων) 'Αντιγραφο Υποβληθεισας Δηλωσης Πληροφοριακων Στοιχειων Μισθωσης Ακινητης Περιουσιας' This is what I th...
by Jean
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: KTEO
Replies: 6
Views: 1421

Re: KTEO

Official extensions to the IKTEO validity have been given so probably not a big rush. Best call them and they'll know it all.
by Jean
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Roll out of the vaccine in greece
Replies: 170
Views: 33917

Re: Roll out of the vaccine in greece

If they carry on at 8,000 doses per week, which was stated as their target a few days ago, it will take 6 years to work their way down the age groups. That's pretty much what I had worked out as well. But now the government mouthpiece Ekathimerini writes "Greek gov’t sets vaccination target of...
by Jean
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New Variant COVID in Crete?
Replies: 26
Views: 5581

Re: New Variant COVID in Crete?

Out of curiosity where do you access the daily regional figures, Jean? I've been using Keep Talking Greece but they don't always publish them. Good question! Unfortunately I don't think that there is a reference source that you can look up on the web except on the day where the government publishes...
by Jean
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New Variant COVID in Crete?
Replies: 26
Views: 5581

Re: New Variant COVID in Crete?

Chania has now gone up to the second level of infection, 25 to 49.9 per 100,000 in a 14 day period,

But only just: 39 cases over the last 14 days so that makes it 26 (assuming a total population of 150.000 for the prefecture of Chania)
by Jean
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Brexit Living in Greece Website
Replies: 45
Views: 6966

Re: Brexit Living in Greece Website

He certainly intends to take many other documents with him Good move. Sometimes it can be a little bit like playing chess: they ask you for a piece of document which you promptly produce. Slight hesitation and quick bit of thinking to ask for another piece of document...and on and on until one is v...
by Jean
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Roll out of the vaccine in greece
Replies: 170
Views: 33917

Re: Roll out of the vaccine in greece

Your blind, ill-informed and often irrational hatred of the EU sometimes astounds me, Kamisiana. You are no longer a member. Let it go. There is no war left to fight. Go and live your life and forget all about the EU.

Yes it's kind of weird
by Jean
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Brexit Living in Greece Website
Replies: 45
Views: 6966

Re: Brexit Living in Greece Website

He asked if he needed to bring anything else and was told no. He explicitly asked if he needed proof of medical insurance and proof of income and was told no. He'll find out what else he would have needed to bring (beyond the 5 mentioned) when he goes there on the 5th of February. At least that's h...
by Jean
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Roll out of the vaccine in greece
Replies: 170
Views: 33917

Re: Roll out of the vaccine in greece

Being without EOPY health insurance and no Amka you might well fall through the cracks and not have a chance of getting vaccinated in the near future. If you have a private health insurance it might be worth checking with them if they have a plan. If you have no health insurance at all you could wel...
by Jean
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Roll out of the vaccine in greece
Replies: 170
Views: 33917

Re: Roll out of the vaccine in greece

Like Shine on we have no desire to jump any queues but find ourselves in the same situation no AMKA and can't get one, Greeks only have access to health care if they are in employment (or on unemployment benefits), self-employed and paying their contributions or retired. Admittedly that's not brill...
by Jean
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: lockdown ticket
Replies: 25
Views: 5061

Re: lockdown ticket

Officially you need an appointment but in practice, you just queue outside their office until your turn comes. The Vamvakopoulo KEP is generally very quiet so it should not be a long wait.
Let us know how it went with contesting the fine.
by Jean
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Selling my car
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

Re: Selling my car

I think it is very many years since you had to go to the tax office

I had to get some paper from the tax office when I sold my last car in 2016 (or 2015). It seemed to be a pretty standard request at the time (that was via KEP in Kounoupidiana who handled the whole thing)
by Jean
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 56
Views: 13171

Re: New Lockdown

why the quarantine only for those from abroad? Possibly because the levels of Covid infection is much higher in most foreign countries than in Greece? Additionally, there are tight restrictions in domestic movement. I believe that you cannot take a domestic flight from, say Athens to Chania, unless...
by Jean
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Selling my car
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

Re: Selling my car

I don’t think the KEP offices have ANY information covering situations such as changing car registrations from the Government, following Brexit, at this point in time. I'm sort of intrigued by the connection between selling a car here and Brexit. Also very surprised that you could do it all at the ...

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