GREECE INFO

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT  GREECE

 YOUR GATEWAY TO EUROPE

GREECE – ‘LIVE THE MYTHS, EXPLORE THE EXPERIENCES’

From the very dawn of history this ancient land has played an influential role in shaping the world as we know it today. Greece is a country full of culture, myth and legend and a nation who is proud of its rich heritage and traditions.

Famed for the beauty of its landscape, Greece is unique, for it seems the Greek gods themselves have scattered little pieces of paradise into the sea which we so lovingly know as the Greek Islands.

Whatever your interests or the lifestyle you choose to adopt, you can be sure of a warm welcome from the people of Greece. A healthy climate, good food and wine, a new  home, a new and exciting lifestyle, a dream finally realized.

Acquire your holiday home In Athens , in peaceful Paros, cosmopolitan Santorini or glorious Crete and combine holidays with tailor-made Investment.

HEAVEN ON EARTH

WHY GREECE

THE PLACE TO BE

  • EU member country
  • Unparalleled beauty and diversity in landscape & Vegetation · Healthy Mediterranean climate with 320 sunny days a year
  • 428 blue – flagged beaches & 16.000 km of coastline
  • Unique ‘island hoping’ – 6.000 islands & isles
  • World’s healthiest diet – exquisite local cuisine & wines
  • Friendly and hospitable people, relaxed lifestyle
  • English is widely spoken
  • Safe: at the top of the EU list
  • Rich history & culture – innumerable sites of interest
  • Vivid modern life (culture & social)
  • Advanced infrastructure & expertise in professional services · Excellent medical facilities
  • Strong banking system
  • Excellent transport connections
  • Great investment: low prices, growing rentals
  • Laws regulations becoming more ‘investor friendly’
  • Low cost of living

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A HOME

EUROPE IS YOUR BACKYARD

Enjoy the benefits and security of a Permanent Residence Permit

in Greece, and travel freely to other European Schengen countries,

with the purchase of a home in the best Mediterranean country, Greece.

 

‘GREECE GOLDEN VISA PROGRAMME’

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A HOME

TOP 10 REASONS TO ACQUIRE A GREEK PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT

    AFFORDABLE  ONLY 250.000 EURO

The cheapest permanent Residency Program in Europe

SCHENGEN AREA

Greece is part of Schengen area

Visa free access to all Schengen countries (practically all of EU)

No need to enter Europe through Greece

NO MINIMUM STAY REQUIREMENT

No requirement to spend minimum time in the country.

Once every 5 years you need to visit Greece for one day

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A HOME

TOP 10 REASONS TO ACQUIRE A GREEK PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT

AT THE CROSSROAD OF THREE CONTINENTS

Conveniently located between Europe Asia and Africa

Extremely well connected with

all the world and especially Europe.

UNIQUE NATURAL BEAUTY

Greece is famous for its unique natural beauty. Thousands of islands, endless award-winning beaches, spectacular mountains.

Every year nearly 500 Greek beaches are awarded a Blue Flag, while many more await you to discover them.

The Greek climate strikes the perfect balance between mild winter and glorious summer. More than 300 days of sunshine per year guarantee that you will spend your time outdoors.

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A HOME

TOP 10 REASONS TO ACQUIRE A GREEK PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT

    PERFECT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

Greece is exiting a long recession, with Property values expected to rise significantly.

Greek property market has traditionally been demand driven, protecting itself from overinflated prices

SAFE

Greece has one of the lowest crime rates in Europe

Take to the streets of any Greek city or village feeling absolutely relaxed and safe well into the night

CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION

Greece is the origin of the Western Civilization. The basis of Philosophy,

the vision of Democracy, and Mathematics flourished in Greece.

From the Parthenon to the Palace of Knossos

the evidence of the thousands year old civilization can be found all over Greece

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A HOME

TOP 10 REASONS TO ACQUIRE A GREEK PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT

   GREEK LIFESTYLE

The Greeks are among the most hospitable people in the world. Every visitor will feel right at home in our country

The Greek cuisine is universally recognized as the healthiest in the world.

Aided by the glorious weather the visitor will enjoy spending time socializing at the beach, beautiful cafes, and historic sites

HEALTH & EDUCATION SERVICES

Greek Health care system is one of the best in Europe.

The residence permit holder has full access to the Greek Education system, from the first school classes all the way to the National Universities

GREECE’ STRATEGIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

GREECE

CAN I TRAVEL TO EUROPE?

YES!

Greece is part of the Schengen tready so the Greek PR is also a Schengen Visa!

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT IN GREECE IN LESS THAN 20 DAYS

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

HOMEOWNERS OF ANY NATIONALITY WHO INVEST MINIMUM 250,000 EUROS IN GREECE

… AND, the family members of the Applicant, Spouse, Children

(under 24 years old of age, unmarried, common children and those who have adopted, and children of the sponsor or the other spouse, including adopted children, if one has been entrusted with the exercise of parental responsibility) and Parents of the applicant and spouse.

What is the duration (of PR)?

FOR LIFE. Provided that the Property remains at the possession of the Applicant.

How is renewed?

By presenting the registered title deed of the property and submitting biometric data once every five years.

How fast can I Receive my PR?

From the day of receiving the Title Deed, less than 20 days IF the house is located in Chania, Crete, and approx. 2 months for properties in Athens and Santorini.

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A HOME

WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO SUBMIT?

  1. Application (PR) form
  • Three recent colour photographs
  • Electronic photograph and fingerprints submitted in person to the local decentralized administration
  1. Exact copy of a valid passport including the entry visa inside
  2. Copy of the Purchase Contract (of a property with at least € 250.000)

and the registration of Title Deed from the ‘Registry of Mortgage’.

  1. Medical Insurance: covering the costs of hospitalization and medical care from a Greek Insurance

company or international one.

DOCUMENTS FOR THE FAMILY MEMBERS

( IN ADDITION TO THE MAIN DOCS )

  1. Family Certificate from country of origin translated and certified,
  2. Marriage Certificate (official and certified translation),
  3. Children’s Birth Certificates (official and certified translation), provided that children are under the age of 24 years of age.

COMMON QUESTIONS

LET’S BE CLEAR

Where do I submit my application?

The submission of application is filed at the ‘Decentralized Administration’ where the Property is located  or  other area and shall be signed by the Applicant on the day of submission. On this day biometric date need to be provided by the applicant. Provided that all the documents are valid, a certificate (‘blue card’) of filing the application is given on the same day. The residence permit is granted within 20 days.

Do I and my family have access to the Public Medical Care and Schooling?

YES, the public schools in Greece are free and you have the same rights to the public medical care as Greek people. You need however to have a private health insurance.

Can I travel from my country directly to the other Schengen countries without passing first through Greece?

YES

Can I buy one property with my friend?

YES, provided that each person contributes from €250,000 minimum, hence the price of the property must be at least €500,000.

OVERVIEW MAIN POINTS

THERE IS NO FINE PRINT!

EU

GREECE

  • Minimum investment €250.000 (value before taxes)
  • Permanent Residence Permit (PR) for Greece is also a Schengen Visa
  • PR for lifetime, if Owner maintains ownership forever
  • Ownership will be examined every five years (Owner will only show valid title deed, medical health care and resubmit biometric data)
  • PR for spouse and children below the age of 24 years of age
  • PR holders have free access to public education
  • No minimum stay requirement
  • No minimum savings account needed
  • The investor may sell the property and transfer it to another non-EU National, who in turn will also be eligible for PR

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT BENEFITS!

RIGHT TO OBTAIN GREEK CITIZENSHIP

  1. A) The PR holders who have been residing in Greece for 7 consecutive years (180 days in each year) B) A child born in Greece that has enrolled and is attending the A’ grade of elementary school.
  2. C) A child whose one of the parents has completed a continuous stay in Greece for 5 consecutive

years prior to the child’s birth.

  1. D) A child unmarried and minor whose parents have acquired Greek citizenship.
  2. E) Children living in Greece and have successfully completed nine classes (6 in elementary school

and 3 in Gymnasium) or 6 classes of secondary education.

Transferring Primary PR to the children

Once the child is 24 years old, the parents can donate the property to the child. This way the child becomes the primary PR holder and the parents can maintain their PR under the provision of the law for parents.