Greece Golden Visa Programme

Greece Residency


The Greece Golden Visa Programme is considered as the most affordable residency by investment route to Europe. The Programme grants visa free access to the Schengen Zone for the applicant as well as the family within 2 months of submitting an application.


Country Highlights

CAPITAL CITY: Athens  EU: Full Member of the EU & Schengen Area 
TIME ZONE: Eastern European Time Zone UTC+02:00 CURRENCY:Euro €
TOTAL AREA: 131, 957 km2 POPULATION: 10,773,253
LANGUAGES: Greek VISA FREE COUNTRIES: 26 Schengen Countries

Legal Basis

The Greece Golden Visa is granted by virtue of the Immigration and Social Integration Code, 2014 which has introduced provisions to facilitate the stay of nonEU nationals in Greece. By virtue of this law, residence permits could be granted to third country nationals and their family members who proceed to purchase real estate property in Greece valued at a min. of €250,000.



  • Fast Processing time of 40 days;
  • Schengen Residence Card
  • No minimum residency is required;
  • A permanent permit will be granted which is renewable after 5 years, and leads to citizenship after 7 years;
  • Right to live, Invest & do business in Greece;
  • Family members are included in the application.


Non-EU individuals are eligible to obtain the Greece Golden Visa 

  • The main applicant must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Eligibile dependents include spouse, children and parents; 
  • The applicant must undergo a fit and proper test and be able to produce a clean criminal record;
  • The applicant must carry out a real estate investment. Three options are available:
    • Property purchase at a minimum value of €250,000;
    • Timeshare agreement - signed for 10 years with the minimum value of the lease amounting to €250,000;
    • Investment in a plot of land - the cumulative value of the land purchase and the contract with the construction company must be at least €250,000.



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