Greece is in the southeastern Europe on the borders with Albania, Bulgaria and Macedonia to the north and Turkey to the east. The country consists of 13 regions. Many cultures and civilizations have succeeded in Greece over the years, where their influence can be seen in the multiple mix of cultures and traditions, present in the daily practices of the local population. Greece has a Mediterranean climate, with relatively warm and dry summers and rainy and mild winters. As for the landscape, the country is mostly characterized by its mountainous nature, as its highest peak is located in Mount Olympus, 2,917 meters above sea level. Greece also has a long coastline with many internationally known beaches and islands, such as Santorin and Mykonos.

  • Capital Athens
  • Official Language Greek
  • Official Currency EUR
  • Area (km2) 131,957 km²
  • Population 10,640,000

Greece's passport currently ranks sixth in the global passport ranking.

About Greece

Greece has the longest coastline in the Mediterranean Basin and the third longest in the world, with a length of 13,676 kilometers. It includes a large number of islands, including 227. About 80% of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at an elevation of 2,918 meters. Some of the most important Greek industries include tobacco, food products, chemicals, metal products, mining, and oil refining.

The legal basis for the Golden Visa program



Real Estate from

250,000 EUR

Processing Time

3 – 4 months

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Benefits of the Golden Visa Program in Greece

Residency in Greece provides broad opportunities to live, work and invest And enjoy daily life in a safe and stable environment and a set of advantages Another

SAFETY: Greece is considered as one of the safest countries in the world, with a low crime rate and a welcoming environment for tourists

TAXES: The Country has a 7% of flat tax for the first ten years of foreign residents’ stay, providing a favorable tax environment.

DAILY USE: Greece has an affordable cost of living, making it an affordable place to reside. The country also offers cheaper real estate and decent quality of life.

FREEDOM OF TRAVEL: Permanent residents can travel freely across the Schengen countries

TOURISM: Greece is one of the best tourist destinations worldwide, known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and beautiful islands

LANGUAGE: no language requirements to obtain residency in Greece

PRIVILEDGES: Residency holders can benefit from a wide range of services and privileges as European Citizens, such as access to healthcare, education and social care benefits and services.

BUSINESS SECTOR: Greece offers the opportunity to open bank accounts and establish businesses, making it an attractive destination for entrepreneurs and investors.

CITIZENSHIP: Golden visa program can lead to Greek citizenship after fulfilling necessary requirements and conditions

Conditions that must be met to obtain residency

Family member that can be included in the file:


Partner: husband/wife                                 

Dependent children of investor below the age of 21.

Parents regardless of age


Requirements to apply for residency by investment program in Greece: 

Has no previous criminal record.
Main applicant/Investor:
Non EU-national
Must submit an entry visa to the Greek consulate in his country of origin or country of residence.
Has a health insurance in Greece.
Must be aged 18 years old or above.
Has the minimum investment amount.

Types of investment to obtain residency

  Investment requirements to obtain residency within Greece:

Real Estate Investment

Minimum real estate investment amount

  • Minimum real estate investment amount

    250000   EUR

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Golden Visa fee for the main applicant

  • Golden Visa fee for the main applicant

    4116   EUR

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Fees for the wife

Fees for dependents under the age of thirteen years

  • Fees for dependents under the age of thirteen years

    216   EUR

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Fees for dependents aged up to three Ten and twenty-one years

  • Fees for dependents aged up to three Ten and twenty-one years

    366   EUR

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Main applicant/spouse fees

Visa-Free Travel or E-Visa