Greece

Greece, a country that is steeped in history and by the beauty ofthe the Mediterranean Sea. Rugged mountains, exotic, pristine beaches with crystal-clear waters, green valleys, quiet lakes and lush forests- Greece has it all. Get the chance to discover different lifestyles and wonders all in one country as the natural beauty and diversity are bound to astonish you.

The immense hospitality of Greeks is incompatible across the globe, Greeks are famous for their kind-heartedness towards friends and strangers and will always make you feel appreciated and welcomed. Added to this, life is less expensive in Greece compared to many other European countries and locals and visitors alike can still enjoy all the pleasures of life at affordable prices.

Capital
Athens
Population
10,4 million
Official Languages
Greek
Ethnic Groups
98.0% Greek
2.0% Turks, Albanians, Macedonians, Bulgarians & Armenians
Religion
Greek Orthodoxy
Climate
Temperate, mild, wet winters, hot, dry summers
Currency
Euro
Timezone
GMT + 3
GDP 2019 Estimate
Total $337.900 billion
Per capita $31,616

There are many benefits of investing and living in Greece:

  • Greece is a member of the Schengen Area which consists of 26 European countries. Holders of the Greek residency permit enjoy the same travel privileges as a Greek citizen in the Schengen Area.
  • Low cost access to a European Golden Visa- many European countries have recently offered non-EU-citizens access to Europe through Golden Visas. Greece is one of the most economically reasonable solutions and the least expensive in the Mediterranean area.
  • No minimum stay requirement- the holders of the Greek residency permit are not burdened with annual travel expenses to retain their rights.
  • Access to higher education- higher education in Greece is both public and private- the education itself is free of cost. Holders of the Greek residency permit enjoy the same rights to higher education as the Greek citizens.
  • Unique investment opportunities-the real estate prices in Greece are amongst the lowest in Europe and are forecast to show robust and above average increases in the years to come.
  • Health services- Greece is known for its excellent health care system.
  • Safety – in Greece, anyone can roam the streets without any safety concerns, also late in the night.
  • A destination for everyone- As one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide, Greece has something to offer to all types of lifestyles. From its calm, secluded beaches and villages, where one can retire and relax, to its buzzing modern cities. Whether you are adventurous and you like sports and camping, or you are fascinated with history and art, you can find everything in Greece.

Golden visa program for residency/ Golden Residence Permit Programme

Greece offers the most affordable residency program within Europe offering fast application processing in just 2 months. It is not necessary to live in the country in order to retain and renew the investor visa. It must be noted that citizenship will be granted after seven years of residency. With the residency visa, all family members will have the freedom to travel to and throughout the EU Schengen visa zone with ease and without further visa applications.

Investors can purchase real estate for a minimum of €250,000 or choose a Real Estate Lease or Timeshare option with the same investment threshold.

Investment options:

Real Estate Acquisition to the Minimum Value of €250,000

  • Residence permit granted for 5 years.
  • The investor can invest in one or several properties to a total value of €250,000.
  • The residence permit can be renewed for another 5 years each time, provided that the applicant still owns the property.

Real Estate Lease or Timeshare to the Minimum Value of €250,000

  • Residence permit granted for 5 years.
  • Lease for at least 10 years or invest in a timeshare for hotel accommodation or furnished tourist residencies in a combined tourist facility. The above facility must be registered with Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Contact us to learn more about the available investment options and the application process.