Digital IDs and driver’s licenses can be used at banks and other credit institutions, as well as mobile and landline companies, starting October 1, 2022according to a joint ministerial decision released on Wednesday.
Until that moment, citizens will have to present paper versions, the decree says. The rollout of a new app that allows people to store a digital version of their ID and driver’s license on their mobile phones began on July 27.
However, digital IDs and driver’s licenses invalid abroad and cannot be used as travel documents for international flights or travel within the Schengen area as they are only in Greek. However, they can be used for domestic transport.