Greek Residency – Golden Visa Services
Do you want to enter the European Market? 
Do you want to acquire the Greek Residency through the Golden Visa Program?
We are here to help!
 The Greece’s Permanent Residence Scheme / Program is one of the most attractive residence scheme currently available to non-European investors seeking to enter European Market. Our Golden Visa Services team is composed of lawyers, tax advisors and in-house accountants serving a significantly big client base  from abroad and we are ready to support you holistically . 
  One Stop Greek Residency Consulting and Support
For non-EU nationals seeking a sunny European residence base with a truly European culture, safe way of life and great business opportunities.

When it comes to buying a property in Greece for a permanent European residence permit for you and your family, we are your Trusted Partners.

We consult you for all the legal, real estate, financial and taxation issues regarding your investment plan.

We support you throughout the entire process, we take care of all the bureaucracy and we issue your desired residence permit.

Consulting and Support Services

Legal Services

Engineering Services

Tax Services

Real Estate Services

Bank Account Services

How we can help you

Phase 1: Primary Consultancy on Greek long term Residency Program

Our support normally begins with consulting sessions before your first visit.
We give you all the necessary guidance and consulting on the preparation and essential paperwork to bring with them as well as send over some property options.
You can either want to acquire the Long term Visa either as a person or as an entity.
We provide you with the necessary information about this.

Phase 2: Before the acquisition of the property

  • Evaluation of the property
  • Legal and Engineering Due Diligence
  • Tax Budgeting for the property

We can help you check the property that you want to invest in Greece that will provide you with a Golden Visa. We provide you with due diligence checks  by our legal and engineering team and engineers.

Phase 3: Completion of the procedures of Property Acquisition

  • Bank Account Opening Services
  • Notarial Services
  • Legal Services
  • Tax Services

Phase 4: Issuance of the long term European Residence Permit

    • Documents Collection
    • Visa Application Submission
    • Issuance of Golden Visa

    We help international investors all the way through to issuing residence permits . We accompany you to the Bank and Tax office for the necessary formalities and then submit your application and collect your Golden Visa once it is issued.

Phase 5 : After Visa Acquisition Support

  • Tax Consulting
  • Tax Filing
  • Business Consulting
  • End to end Business entity support (when it comes from an investment through a business entity)

A few words about the Greek Residency Program

The Greek golden visa programmeLaunched in July 2013  and grants a five year residency visa in return for an investment in real estate. There is no minimum stay requirement and children up to the age of 21 are included in the family application. The visa is granted for five years and renewed every five years if the property investment is retained. It is not necessary to live in the country in order to retain and renew the investor visa.

However citizenship can only be granted after seven years of residency.

  • Investment in property from €250,000
  • Full family residency. Children up to 21.
  • No requirement to reside.
  • EU Schengen visa travel
  • Citizenship requires residency

Investors in real estate in Greece must also take under consideration  the additional taxes on real estate at 24%. However at €250,000 + taxes and fees (just over €300,000 in total) this programme the lowest cost to residency in Europe.

About Greek Residency Program

Investment
An investment of at least 250.000 € in real estate  property in Greece is required. The property can be located anywhere in the Greek mainland or on the islands and it can be residential or commercial. A number of properties can be combined in order to make up of the 250.000 € minimum investment.

Process
The application process takes approximately 3 to 6  months from the time of investment in order to be completed and for the the Residency Permit to be issued. The applicant is necessary to purchase the property prior to applying for the visa. Once a property has been selected, our experts, lawyers and tax consultants will take care of the application process, conveyancing and other legal  and bureaucratic work concerning the property.

The investor(s) might need a few meetings with our experts firm, a week visit to Greece to review their selected and prefered properties, meet with our consultants and open a bank account. The procedure can be processed by our company under Power of Attorney.

Requirements
The Greek residency applicants is prerequisite to have a clear criminal record and medical insurance to cover any stay in Greece. No minimum stay is required. The Greek residency visa can be renewed after five years under the condition that the investment is maintained.

Fees
Government, notary, accountant and lawyer fees for the property purchase and Greek Residency /visa application can cost up to  €15,000.

Family – Career
The Greek Residency Program allows the applicants’ family to apply for Greek Residence.  With the residence permit, the applicants can live and also set up a business in Greece. After the permanent residence permit is issued, the investors along with their families (spouses, their children and parents of the spouses) will be able to live in Greece if they desire.

Taxes – Obligations
The Greek residents pay taxes on their income in Greece. ThenNon-residents in Greece pay taxes on income earned in Greece but not on income earned outside the country.

Travelling
Travelling in Europe and the Schengen zone has become easier and more convenient for those that come from countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. After the VISA is issued, the investors can travel inside the EU and the Schengen zone. The Greek Residency- Golden Visa holders are able to travel to an extensive list of countries all over the Europe.

  • A pleasant climate and a hospitable English-speaking people.
  • A peaceful and safe way of life .
  • A rich cultural and historical heritage.
  • Freedom of movement into & out of Greece.
  • Easy repatriation of capital & income out of Greece.
  • Excellent & safe banking centre with the presence of major international banks
  • Excellent access by Sea and International Airports
  • A crossroad of three continents

You can compare the real estate immigration programmes for Greece, Cyprus, Spain and Portugal and see by yourself why to choode Greek Golden Visa over the programmes of other countries.

Greece Cyprus Spain Portugal
Schengen Country Yes No Yes Yes
Free travel to Schengen Area Yes No Yes Yes
Minimum Investment (€) 250,000 300,000 500,000 500,000
Compulsory period of staying No Yes Yes Yes

 

What advantages do the holders of a residence permit, have in Greece.

-The holders of the residence permit can reside in Greece during the entire period of validity of the residence permission

– They can travel to every country of the Schengen area– They have access to the public health and education services, same as the Greek citizens.

The amount of 250.000 is referring to one only property?

No, the investor could buy one property or more, which their total value exceeds the amount of 250.000Euro.Do the holders of residence permit have the right of employment in Greece?

No, but they can be entitled as a shareholders, members of a management board of a company or the Managing Director.