The Greek passport is ranked as the 4th strongest passport in the world when it comes to residency by investment. Known as The Golden Visa Program, Greece’s residence by investment program, was established since 2013 allowing non-EU citizens to receive an EU Residence Permit in exchange for investments in Greece’s real estate.
Greece’s cosmopolitan cities, Mediterranean climate and attractive real estate has lured high net worth individuals into making this country their second home.
- Service Based Economy
- MIN. CAPITAL INVESTMENT
- EUR 250,000
- PROCESSING TIME (APPROX.)
- 3 months
Key Advantages Include
Obtain Permanent Residence in 3 months, subject to renewal every 5 years
Allows free travel within the 29 Schengen countries with the Golden Visa.
Can reside in any Schengen country for up to a period of 3 months in every 6 months.
Can lead to citizenship after 7 years of residence in Greece subject to passing a language requirement.
Citizenship once acquired – right to live, work and study in any of the EU countries.
Route to Greek Residency
/ The Golden Visa for Greece extends to the main applicant, spouse, all children under the age of 21 and parents of the main applicant and spouse.
/ The main applicant must purchase residential, commercial or agricultural real estate for a minimum of €250,000 plus applicable taxes and fees.