TN 31 (08-05)

GN 00307.524 Claimants of Greek Descent Born Outside Greece

A. Introduction

In many cases, claimants of Greek descent who were born outside Greece lived in Greece for many years. Often good evidence of their age exists in Greece even if it does not exist in the country of their birth.

B. Procedure

Develop for evidence of age as follows:

 

If the claimant...

Then....

has not tried to get a pre-age 5 birth/baptismal record from his/her country of birth,

follow GN 00302.350 if he/she is in the U.S., or GN 00307.150 if he/she is outside the U.S.

tried but was unable to get a pre-age 5 birth/baptismal record from the country of his/her birth,

follow GN 00307.523A. and GN 00307.523B.

C. Reference

GN 00307.521A.3, Turkish records for ethnic-Greeks.


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GN 00307.524 - Claimants of Greek Descent Born Outside Greece - 08/26/2005
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:08/26/2005