Get a residence permit in Greece
Get a residence permit in Greece

Get a residence permit in Greece

Discover travel and business opportunities
from € 250,000
amount of investment
Schengen area
without visa

Greece

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Greece is located in Southeastern Europe and occupies the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula and multiple islands of the Mediterranean Sea and consists of 7 decentralized administrations, which in turn are divided into peripheries and municipalities. The Golden Visa program operates throughout the country. Investments in real estate worth 500,000 euros or more are possible in the areas of the Northern, Central and Southern sectors of Athens, the municipality of Vari Voula Vouliagmeni in Attica, in several municipalities of the city of Thessaloniki and on the islands of Santorini and Mykonos. In other regions, the required investment amount starts from 250,000 euros.

Capital
Athens
Population
10,413,982
Official language
Greek
Currency
euro (EUR)

Benefits of residence permit in Greece

1.
Lowest entry
One of the lowest entry thresholds for obtaining a "Golden Visa" in Europe
2.
Legal residence
Legal residence of the applicant and his family in Greece
3.
30 Schengen and EU countries
Travel to 30 Schengen and EU countries without having to apply for a visa
4.
No mandatory period
There is no mandatory period of stay in Greece during the year
5.
A stable income
The opportunity to earn a stable income in Greece through investments
6.
Loans
Temporary residence status provides advantages in obtaining loans, including mortgages
7.
Tax regime
Tax advantages for a number of categories of taxpayers (pensioners, "digital nomads", etc.)
8.
Education
Free education for children in municipal kindergartens and schools
9.
Medical care
High-quality medical care under an insurance policy
10.
Residence and citizenship
The period of residence in Greece on the basis of the "Golden Visa" is counted when applying for permanent residence and citizenship
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Visa-free countries

30 countries are available for citizens of Greece
Austria
visa-free
Belgium
visa-free
Bulgaria
visa-free
Croatia
visa-free
Cyprus
visa-free
Czech Republic
visa-free
Denmark
visa-free
Estonia
visa-free
Finland
visa-free
France
visa-free
Germany
visa-free
Greece
visa-free
Hungary
visa-free
Iceland
visa-free
Italy
visa-free
Latvia
visa-free
Liechtenstein
visa-free
Lithuania
visa-free
Luxembourg
visa-free
Malta
visa-free
Netherlands
visa-free
Norway
visa-free
Poland
visa-free
Portugal
visa-free
Romania
visa-free
Slovakia
visa-free
Slovenia
visa-free
Spain
visa-free
Sweden
visa-free
Switzerland
visa-free

Tax regime

Income tax is calculated at a progressive rate: 9% on income up to 10 thousand euros per year; 22% on income from 10 to 20 thousand euros per year; 28% on income from 20 to 30 thousand euros per year; 36% on income from 30 to 40 thousand euros per year; income above 40 thousand euros is taxed at the rate of 44%.

Corporate tax is 22%, VAT is 24%, and the tax on the purchase of real estate is only 3.09%. The capital gains tax is 1%, while the withholding tax on dividends is charged at the rate of 5% for dividends, 15% for interest, 20% for royalties, 20% for technical, managerial, consulting and other services.

Inheritance tax is paid in respect of inherited movable and immovable objects. The tax is calculated at progressive rates from 1% to 40%, depending on the degree of kinship and a number of other factors. Tax is also paid upon receipt of gifts, including from parents at progressive rates, depending on the value of the object, its type, as well as the degree of kinship of the parties.

INFIA This tax consists of basic and additional taxes calculated at certain rates based on the area of objects using a number of coefficients, taking into account location, type of use, etc.

And the wealth tax is also calculated at a progressive rate: 9% on income up to 10 thousand euros per year; 22% on income from 10 to 20 thousand euros per year; 28% on income from 20 to 30 thousand euros per year; 36% on income from 30 to 40 thousand euros per year; income above 40 thousand euros is taxed at a rate of 44%.

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Business set up

  • Choosing the type of business.
  • Preparation of necessary documents and notarization.
  • Registration of the company in the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. To submit a request, you should consider a unique name and get a legal address. You need to deposit funds in the amount of a conditional start-up capital in a Greek bank.
  • Get the company registration number.
  • Opening a corporate bank account.
  • Obtaining all necessary licenses.
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How to obtain a residence permit in Greece

Purchase of residential or commercial real estate
Purchase of residential or commercial real estate
from €250,000
Purchase of an object/objects of residential or commercial real estate in the amount of €250,000 (without VAT), without using credit funds
Rental of real estate
Rental of real estate
from €250,000
Rental of real estate — both private houses and apartments, and in the segment of tourist profitable real estate — for a period of 10 years and an amount of €250,000 without VAT. The payment must be made once
Investments in government bonds
Investments in government bonds
from €400,000
Investments in government bonds in the amount of €400,000 without VAT
 Investments in bonds or shares
Investments in bonds or shares
from €400,000
Investments in bonds or shares of Greek real estate investment companies in the amount of €400,000 without VAT
Shares and bonds of venture funds
Shares and bonds of venture funds
from €400,000
Shares and bonds of venture funds in Greece in the amount of €400,000
Direct investments in companies
Direct investments in companies
from €400,000
Direct investments in companies with headquarters in Greece in the amount of €400,000
A term deposit to a Greek bank
A term deposit to a Greek bank
from €400,000
A term deposit to a Greek bank in the amount of €400,000 for a minimum period of 1 year and a permanent extension.

Post-immigration services

Apart from company registration, opening a bank account for an individual,opening a bank account for a company, there are other post-immigration services available, as following:
Banking assistance
Banking assistance

Banking assistance (local and offshore accounts)

Tax ID
Tax ID

Tax Identification Number

Company registration
Company registration

Company registration/incorporation (local and offshore companies)

Police reports
Police reports

Police reports for approved clients

SIM card
SIM card

Local SIM card

Proof of address
Proof of address

Proof of address (Lease Agreement + Utility bill)

Driving license
Driving license

Getting a driver's license

Requirements for applicants

Main application
  • Age from 18 years old.
  • No criminal record.
  • Citizenship outside the EU.
  • Availability of health insurance for yourself and your family.
  • The reliablity of the candidate.
Family applications
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Greece
Greece
from €250,000

Process and Period

Step-by-step instruction
1
Choosing the investment method
2
Obtaining a national D visa
3
Opening an account
4
Conducting a legal expert examination
5
Preparation of all documents
6
Provision of biometric data
7
Approval
8
Issuance
Choosing the investment method
Choosing the investment method: buying/ renting real estate, buying bonds/shares
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