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Announcement of Practicing the Profession of Optician

Basic information

Institutional Body

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Description

The procedure concerns the announcement of the commencement for practicing the profession of optician.

At a glance

Points of ServicePoints of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Regional units, Public health Department / Primary Health Care Directorate / Directorate of Doctors, Other Scientists and Health Professionals.
Number of Documents0
Cost~ 36.98
Process Diagram

Conditions

The interested party must have a degree : •From the Optics Department of the School of Health and Welfare Professionals (SEYP) of Technological Educational Institutions (TEI) of the country or •From the Optics Departments of the former K.A.T.E.E. or •Foreign equivalent degree, officially recognized by the Greek State. In case the interested party is a citizen of an EU member state, and has acquired his professional qualifications in another Member State either as a self-employed person or as an employee, his professional qualifications must have been recognized by the competent body of the country.

The interested party must register at the relevant Regional Department of the Panhellenic Association of Optical Optometrists.

Fees / Imposts

  • Administrative fee
    Payment type
    Tax Office cashier
    Type
    Administrative Fee (not provided by e-paravolo webpage)
  • Public fund receipt, as defined by joint ministerial decision Y7/6697/13-1-1994 (Β΄ 28)
    Payment type
    Tax Office cashier
    Type
    Stamp Duty

What you will need

  • Application – Solemn declaration of the applicant (article 8 of Law 1599/1986) (Request description: Announcement of the commencement for practicing the profession of optician).
    Filed by
    Submitted by the applicant (digital)
    Applicant status
    MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Announcement of the Commencement for the Profession of Optician
What you will need
1Copy of domestic degree or Professional equivalence decision of the Independent Department for the Implementation of European Legislation (Α.Τ.Ε.Ε.Ν.) or Copy of foreign degree and Exchange rate and correspondence act of I.T.E. or of D.O.A.T.A.P.Proof of Study
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Persons
2Copy of criminal record of general use, last quarter issued or equivalent document, when the applicant is a citizen of another EU member state. (sought ex-officio)Criminal Record Copy for General Use
Filed by
Ex officio (digital)Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
3Two (2) photosPhotographs
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Persons
4For Greek citizens: Photocopy of police ID card or of any public document certifying the identity of the person concerned For expatriates: Expatriate identity card or Residence permit In case the interested party is an expatriate from Turkey or Cyprus, he / she must submit an identity card In case the interested party is an expatriate from Albania, he / she must submit a Special ID Card for the Expatriate Police (E.D.OT.)Identification document
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Persons
5Certificate of registration in the Panhellenic Association of Opticians – Optometrists.Certificate
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Persons

Legislation

  • Description
    Establishment of the Panhellenic Association of Opticians – Optometrists.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Περί ασκήσεως του επαγγέλματος του οπτικού και καταστημάτων οπτικών ειδών Τροποποιήσεις: - Ν. 4058/2012 (ΦΕΚ 63/Α/2012) αρ. 36 - Κατάργηση παρ. 1 αρ. 10 (Καθήκοντα οπτικών) - Ν. 2304/2003 (ΦΕΚ 296/Α/2003) παρ. 8 αρ. 21 - Τροποποίηση του ν. 971/1979 (Τίτλοι σπουδών) - Ν. 2071/1992 αρ. 128 - Κατάργηση αρ. 2, 3, 4 και 5 του ν. 971/1979 (Αναγνώριση πτυχίων, Εξετάσεις, Εξεταστέα ύλη, Δικαιολογητικά εξετάσεων)
    Legal references
  • Description
    Professional rights of graduates of the Departments of Optics of SEYP. of TEI.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Optical Code of Conduct – optometrist.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Supplement of JMD Υ7α/Γ.Π.οικ.46217/2012 and amendment of JMD ΔΙΑΔΠ/Α1/13310/2002 (Required documents - Process - Submission forms - Facilitation of application submission via KEP-EKE) and Error correction in JMD Γ5Β/Γ.Π.οικ.14015/2020 (ΦΕΚ 1379/Β/2020)
    Legal references
  • Description
    Supporting documents - Procedure - Application forms - Inclusion in KEP-EKE.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Supporting documents - Procedure - Application forms - Inclusion in KEP-EKE.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Posting Online Decision: 6Ψ65465ΦΥΟ-Κ1Κ) (Proficiency in Greek language.
  • Description
    Procedure for access to health professions

About

Process code
147844
NACE code
86.22
Description of NACE code
Specialist medical practice activities
Rules for non-response by the competent authority and legal consequences
Tacit approval

In case no response has been provided before the above deadline, it is considered that the application of the interested party has been implicitly accepted (tacit approval) and the profession can be practiced (art. 3 of Law 3919/2011). The applicant, in the aforementioned case of tacit approval, may request a relevant certificate from the administrative authority responsible for issuing the act, in accordance with paragraph 4 of article 10 of 3230/2004 (Government Gazette 44/A/2004).

Other Information

Languages supported
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Ways of provision
Establishment

ID: 147844

Name: Announcement of Practicing the Profession of Optician