GREECE RESIDENCY

Greece Investment Residence Permit (GIRP)

Greek passport holders have the right to study, work, and live in any country in the European Union. A five-year Residency Permit can be granted to Non-EU citizens who own or purchase real estate in Greece, the value of which exceeds 250,000 euro. The duration of this type of Residence Permit is 5 years and it can be renewed indefinitely (for a 5-year period each time) provided that the real estate property is still owned by the applicant.

ADVANTAGES

  • By investing in Greece, you become a resident of a European Union (EU) member country.
  • Fast processing: For successful applicants the GIRP is issued within 6 months from the date of submission.
  • No language, education, residency or business experience requirements.
  • Very flexible investment options.
  • Full residence rights in Greece for the applicant and direct family members with access to free education.
  • The GIRP is valid for 5 years and can be renewed for a further 5 years if the investment is still held.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The applicant must be a Non-EU citizen.
  • The applicant must be over 18 years old & in good health.
  • Make a qualifying real-estate investment.
  • The investment must be held for the entire duration that the residence permit is required.
  • Proof that the applicant has no criminal record.

ADVANTAGES

  • By investing in Greece, you become a resident of a European Union (EU) member country.
  • Fast processing: For successful applicants the GIRP is issued within 6 months from the date of submission.
  • No language, education, residency or business experience requirements.
  • Very flexible investment options.
  • Full residence rights in Greece for the applicant and direct family members with access to free education.
  • The GIRP is valid for 5 years and can be renewed for a further 5 years if the investment is still held.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The applicant must be a Non-EU citizen.
  • The applicant must be over 18 years old & in good health.
  • Make a qualifying real-estate investment.
  • The investment must be held for the entire duration that the residence permit is required.
  • Proof that the applicant has no criminal record.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

The applicant must invest 100% of the specified investment.

  • Minimum investment €250,000 in property.
  • Property can be held Freehold or Leasehold.
  • Property can be either Commercial or Residential.
  • Investment can be made singly or jointly providing each applicant invests at least €250,000.
  • Leases must be for a minimum of 10 years with a minimum prepayment of €250,000.
  • The investment can be made personally or through a wholly owned company.
  • The investment can be made in a single property or multiple properties providing the combine value of the properties is at least €250,000
  • A wide range of high quality beach front properties are available in beautiful locations such as Chania, Santorini and Paros.

PROCESS

  1. Must apply to Greek consulate in the applicants country domicile.
  2. Submit application documents, health certificate and copy of contract for qualifying investment.
  3. Approval is typically within 2 months.
  4. Following approval the applicant must obtain an entry visa and visit Greece for issuance of the GIRP.
  5. Family members have the option to visit Greece at a later date to collect their permits.

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  • Residency Greece  Albania
  • Residency Greece  Andorra
  • Residency Greece  Austria
  • Residency Greece  Belarus
  •   Belgium
  • Residency Greece  Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Residency Greece  Bulgaria
  • Residency Greece  Croatia
  • Residency Greece  Cyprus
  • Residency Greece  Czech Republic
  • Residency Greece  Denmark
  • Residency Greece  Estonia
  • Residency Greece  Faroe Islands
  • Residency Greece  Finland
  • Residency Greece  France
  • Residency Greece  Germany
  • Residency Greece  Gibraltar
  • Residency Greece  Greenland
  • Residency Greece  Hungary
  • Residency Greece  Iceland
  • Residency Greece  Ireland
  • Residency Greece  Italy
  • Residency Greece  Kosovo
  • Residency Greece  Latvia
  • Residency Greece  Liechtenstein
  • Residency Greece  Lithuania
  • Residency Greece  Luxembourg
  • Residency Greece  Macedonia (FYROM)
  • Residency Greece  Malta
  • Residency Greece  Moldova
  • Residency Greece  Monaco
  • Residency Greece  Montenegro
  • Residency Greece  Netherlands
  • Residency Greece  Norway
  • Residency Greece  Poland
  • Residency Greece  Portugal
  • Residency Greece  Romania
  • Residency Greece  San Marino
  • Residency Greece  Serbia
  • Residency Greece  Slovakia
  • Residency Greece  Slovenia
  • Residency Greece  Spain
  • Residency Greece  Sweden
  • Residency Greece  Switzerland
  • Residency Greece  Ukraine
  • Residency Greece  United Kingdom
  • Residency Greece  Vatican City
  • Residency Greece  Bangladesh *
  • Residency Greece  Brunei
  • Residency Greece  Cambodia *
  • Residency Greece  Hong Kong (SAR China)
  • Residency Greece  Indonesia
  • Residency Greece  Japan
  • Residency Greece  Kazakhstan
  • Residency Greece  Kyrgyzstan
  • Residency Greece  Laos *
  • Residency Greece  Macao (SAR China)
  • Residency Greece  Malaysia
  • Residency Greece  Maldives *
  • Residency Greece  Nepal *
  • Residency Greece  Philippines
  • Residency Greece  Singapore
  • Residency Greece  South Korea
  • Residency Greece  Sri Lanka *
  • Residency Greece  Taiwan
  • Residency Greece  Tajikistan *
  • Residency Greece  Thailand
  • Residency Greece  Timor-Leste
  • Residency Greece  Benin *
  • Residency Greece  Botswana
  • Residency Greece  Burkina Faso *
  • Residency Greece  Cape Verde Islands *
  • Residency Greece  Comores Islands *
  • Residency Greece  Djibouti *
  • Residency Greece  Egypt *
  • Residency Greece  Ethiopia *
  • Residency Greece  Gabon *
  • Residency Greece  Gambia
  • Residency Greece  Guinea-Bissau *
  • Residency Greece  Kenya
  • Residency Greece  Madagascar *
  • Residency Greece  Malawi *
  • Residency Greece  Mauritania *
  • Residency Greece  Mauritius
  • Residency Greece  Mayotte
  • Residency Greece  Morocco
  • Residency Greece  Mozambique *
  • Residency Greece  Reunion
  • Residency Greece  Rwanda *
  • Residency Greece  Sao Tome and Principe
  • Residency Greece  Senegal
  • Residency Greece  Seychelles *
  • Residency Greece  Somalia *
  • Residency Greece  South Africa
  • Residency Greece  St. Helena *
  • Residency Greece  Swaziland
  • Residency Greece  Tanzania
  • Residency Greece  Togo *
  • Residency Greece  Tunisia
  • Residency Greece  Uganda *
  • Residency Greece  Zambia *
  • Residency Greece  Zimbabwe *
  • Residency Greece  Australia **
  • Residency Greece  Cook Islands
  • Residency Greece  Fiji
  • Residency Greece  French Polynesia
  • Residency Greece  Guam **
  • Residency Greece  Kiribati
  • Residency Greece  Marshall Island
  • Residency Greece  Micronesia
  • Residency Greece  New Caledonia
  • Residency Greece  New Zealand
  • Residency Greece  Niue
  • Residency Greece  Northern Mariana Islands **
  • Residency Greece  Palau Islands
  • Residency Greece  Papua New Guinea*
  • Residency Greece  Samoa
  • Residency Greece  Solomon Islands
  • Residency Greece  Tonga
  • Residency Greece  Tuvalu
  • Residency Greece  Vanuatu
  • Residency Greece  Anguilla
  • Residency Greece  Antigua and Barbuda
  • Residency Greece  Aruba
  • Residency Greece  Bahamas
  • Residency Greece  Barbados
  • Residency Greece  Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
  • Residency Greece  British Virgin Islands
  • Residency Greece  Cayman Islands
  • Residency Greece  Curacao
  • Residency Greece  Dominica
  • Residency Greece  Dominican Republic
  • Residency Greece  French West Indies
  • Residency Greece  Grenada
  • Residency Greece  Haiti
  • Residency Greece  Jamaica
  • Residency Greece  Montserrat
  • Residency Greece  Puerto Rico **
  • Residency Greece  St. Kitts & Nevis
  • Residency Greece  St. Lucia
  • Residency Greece  St. Maarten
  • Residency Greece  St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Residency Greece  Trinidad & Tobago
  • Residency Greece  Turks & Caicos Isl.
  • Residency Greece  US Virgin Islands **
  • Residency Greece  Argentina
  • Residency Greece  Belize
  • Residency Greece  Bermuda
  • Residency Greece  Bolivia *
  • Residency Greece  Brazil
  • Residency Greece  Canada **
  • Residency Greece  Chile
  • Residency Greece  Colombia
  • Residency Greece  Costa Rica
  • Residency Greece  Ecuador
  • Residency Greece  El Salvador
  • Residency Greece  Falkland Islands
  • Residency Greece  French Guiana
  • Residency Greece  Guatemala
  • Residency Greece  Guyana
  • Residency Greece  Honduras
  • Residency Greece  Mexico
  • Residency Greece  Nicaragua *
  • Residency Greece  Panama
  • Residency Greece  Paraguay
  • Residency Greece  Peru
  • Residency Greece  Suriname *
  • Residency Greece  United States **
  • Residency Greece  Uruguay
  • Residency Greece  Venezuela
  • Residency Greece  Armenia
  • Residency Greece  Bahrain *
  • Residency Greece  Georgia
  • Residency Greece  Iran *
  • Residency Greece  Israel
  • Residency Greece  Jordan *
  • Residency Greece  Kuwait *
  • Residency Greece  Lebanon *
  • Residency Greece  Oman *
  • Residency Greece  Palestinian Territory
  • Residency Greece  Qatar
  • Residency Greece  Turkey
  • Residency Greece  United Arab Emirates

GENERAL INFO

* As Greece is part of the EU Schengen Agreement, holding residency grants you the ability to travel to all EU Schengen countries visa free. Once residency requirements for 7 consecutive years have been fulfilled, you will be allowed to apply for citizenship.

If the Greek Passport & Citizenship is granted to you, you will hold one of the strongest EU Passports, with visa free access to 174 countries, and the ability to live, work and open up businesses in any EU country.

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