Greece Residency



  • Methods of Investment for Permanent residence permit :
    - Investment in real estate by 250,000 Euros. (either residential or commercial), that can include one or more properties
  • Max ages that Children can be included on a Permanent residence permit application:
    - Children below 21 are eligible
  • Years for Permanent residence permit to lead to Citizenship:
    - After 7 years of uninterrupted residency
  • When exactly does an applicant become a Permanent residence permit holder?
    - Within 30-60 days
  • When does a Permanent residence permit holder become a Citizen?
    - After 7 years of uninterrupted residency
    - Citizenship by Marriage with at least 1 child and have resided in Greece for at least 3 years
  • Schengen visa
  • Immigrate to Europe with Family (including parents of the main applicant and spouse)
  • One of the lowest costs for residency in Europe
  • Residency can be Acquired within 30-60 days
  • Immediate Permanent residency in Greece
  • No language tests required
  • No minimum stay requirements
  • Opportunity to rent out the investment property


  • Greece is a member of the Schengen Zone of Europe allowing all Greek PR permit holders to travel freely through Europe
  • Great investment: rising property prices, high capital gains, growing rentals
  • Live and travel freely throughout Europe and many more countries
  • Greece has more than 320 sunny days a year
  • Unparalleled beauty and diversity in landscape & Vegetation
  • 428 blue – flagged beaches & 16,000 km of coastline
  • Unique 'island hopping' – 6,000 islands & Isles
  • Ideal for outdoor activities & sports of all kinds
  • World's healthiest diet – exquisite local cuisine & wines
  • Friendly and hospitable people, a relaxed lifestyle
  • Rich history & culture – innumerable sites of interest
  • Vivid modern life (culture & social)
  • Advanced infrastructure & expertise in professional services
  • Excellent medical facilities
  • Excellent domestic transport connections
  • Laws and regulations are becoming more 'investor friendly' Low cost of living
  • Minimum investment amount in Europe (EUR 250, 000 per family)
  • Greece has a very high standard of education There are excellent English speaking private elementary and high schools These schools are directly linked to the overseas educational institutions


  • Official Name: Hellenic Republic
  • A Form of Government: Parliamentary republic
  • Capital: Athens
  • Population: 10,722,816
  • Official Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro
  • Area: 50,942 square miles (131,940 square kilometers)
  • Official Language: Greek
  • Education: Greek and British language
  • Culture: a mixed culture (Greek, Italian, Espanyol)
  • Environment: diverse
  • Health Care: high-quality 23rd worldwide
  • Taxation: Greek individual is taxed at a rate of 22% - 42%
  • Tourism: ranked 16th worldwide
  • Weather: summers usually hot and dry, and the winters quite cold and wet
  • Politics: stable
  • Schengen: yes
  • Religion: Christian Orthodox per 98%


  • Be at least 18-year-old
  • Investment of 250,000 Euros
  • Open a bank account in Greece
  • Two passport sized photos
  • No criminal record
  • Visit Greece first through a valid visa from their country
  • Valid passport
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Property sale contract
  • Birth certificate
  • Healthcare certificate proving that no diseases are present
  • Proof of sufficient funds to live in Greece
  • Employment contract (if employed)
  • Copy of business license (if self-employed)
  • Income tax return


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