Greece Residency by Investment

Greece Residency by Investment


Greece Residency by Investment

The Greek government grants permanent residency through real estate investment to individuals who wish to purchase real estate or make a strategic investment in the economy

The capital of Greece, Athens, is located on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, and shares borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast.

  • Capital: Athens
  • Currency: Euro
  • Language: Greek
  • Government: Unitary parliamentary republic
  • Major Airport : The Athens International Airport
  Greece  Minimum Investment
Minimum Investment
€ 250,000 EUR
 Greece  Number of countries that allow visa-free travel
Number of countries that allow visa-free travel
187 Countries
 Greece  Global Passport Rank
Global Passport Rank
 Greece  Residency
No residency requirement
 Greece  Taxation
No taxes on external income
 Greece  Processing Time
6 - 8 month

What are the advantages that Greece offers ?

  • Freedom to travel without a prior visa within the European Union and Schengen countries.
  • You no need to reside within Greece
  • You and your family have the right to European residence for life
  • Benefit from world-renowned and leading healthcare systems in the European Union.
  • Applications are available for all nationalities.
  • Ease of opening bank accounts and expanding investments around the world.
  • You can legally acquire a new nationality quickly and simply
  •  You can renew your residency every 5 years
  • Permanent residency is valid as long as the investor owns the property.


What are the costs required to obtain permanent Greek residency:

  • €250,000 minimum amount through real estate investment
  • 1% plus VAT legal fees for purchase
  • 3500 for the family plus VAT legal fees for accommodation
  • 1.2% Notarization contract
  • Approximately 0.5% Land Registration
  • 3.09% Transfer Tax
  • EUR 500 per adult residence issuance fee

Frequently Asked Question

  • How can I get a Greek residence permit?

    You may be granted permanent residence permits in Greece for you and your family, Known as the Greece Golden Visa, When buying a property with a minimum value of 250,000 Euro

  • Does a residence permit give me the right to apply for Greek citizenship?

    After seven years of continuous residency, you can apply for citizenship

  • How long is the Greek residency permit valid ?

    The Greek residency permit needs to be renewed every five years