Greece Residency

EU citizenship in 12 years

Various profitable investment options

Tax exemptions

EU citizenship in 12 years

Various profitable investment options

Tax exemptions

Benefits of Greece Residency

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Visa-free entry

To the EU and the Schengen Area countries

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Fast application processing

Within 6 months.

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An opportunity to live in any EU country

No residence limits in Greece, and up to 90 days per year in other EU countries

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Tax Exemptions

Alternative or lump-sum tax of €100,000 per year on non-Greek income for 15 years

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Return on investment

Option to purchase commercial or residential rental property with an annual return of up to 5%, and a return on initial investment in 5 years

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Access to EU banking system

The right to open and service accounts in reliable class A EU banks

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The clear path to EU citizenship in 12 years

For investors who keep their assets and, as part of the Golden Visa program, get their residence permit extended

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No restrictions on dual citizenship

No need to renounce your existing citizenship in the future when obtaining Greek passport

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No requirements on the duration of stay in the country

No minimum stay requirements to maintain and extend the residence permit

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When to Choose Greece Residency

When you need access to the Greek Riviera and the EU, with the bonus of getting Greek passport in the long run

When you are looking for a profitable investment with an option to return it in 5 years

When you are considering an investment with cryptocurrency or fiat

When you want to relocate to one of the best destinations in the Mediterranean

How to Get Greece Residency

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Detailed step-by-step process

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Requirements for all eligible applicants

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Required documents for each step of the program

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Answers to frequently asked questions

Greece Residency

Greece Residency by Investment Requirements

Investment options:

Purchasing of real estate

from €250,000

10-year lease agreement for a hotel or tourist residence starting at €250,000

Purchase of development or agriculture land starting at €250,000

Securities or deposit of €400,000 into a Greek bank

Inheritance or a gift acceptance that includes real estate starting at €250,000

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"The Cradle of Western Civilization"

Greece is a country with a long, fascinating history and a unique cultural landscape.

In recent years, the country has also become an attractive destination for investors, with its strong economic fundamentals and modern infrastructure offering attractive opportunities for those wanting to capitalize on the growth and potential of the Greek market.

Greece Residency and Passport Timeline

Officially published timeline

2-5 months

Real timeline, based on our practical experience

6 months

Greece Passport Strength

 of passports

Visa-free

travel to the Schengen area countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US

Canada

Australia

Visa-free

countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US

Canada

Australia

Visa-free

countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US

Canada

Australia

Visa-free

countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US

Canada

Australia

Greece Passport Strength

Visa-free

travel to the Schengen area countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US

Canada

Australia

Why Work with Golden Harbors?

Tested by time: years of learning and working across the industries and global mobility solutions. Our team learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls and will help you to avoid them

Convenient team structure: our team is located in both the U.S. and Europe  so we have the best coverage to assist you.

We take preparation seriously: planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. We only work with vetted and government-licensed partners in Greece.

We take care of the paperwork and handle all the interactions with counterparties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step.

Tested by time:

years of learning and working across industries and global mobility solutions. Our team has learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls and will help you avoid them

Convenient team structure:

our team is located in both the U.S. and Europe so we have the best coverage to assist you

We take preparation seriously:

planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. We only work with vetted and government-licensed partners in Portugal

We take care of the paperwork:

and handle all the interactions with counter-parties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step

Greece Residency Steps

Enter your estimated application start date and get a clear timetable for each step.

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Sign a service agreement, fill out application forms, and pay the initial service and due diligence fees.

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We apply you for Greek tax ID (A.F.M.), open a bank account on your behalf and finalize the real estate purchase.

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We prepare the document package, and your application is submitted to the Greek immigration service.

60

Greek government reviews the application and documents and grants preliminary approval

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You visit Greece and submit your biometric data.

Up to 14 days

We receive the final decision and send your residence permit card via DHL express.

Greece Residency FAQ

What kind of real estate can be purchased under the Greece Golden Visa investment program?
 Are there any restrictions on the amount of real estate that an investor can purchase?
Is joint ownership of real estate allowed when applying for the Greece Golden Visa?
Are there additional costs when buying a property in Greece?

Greece Residency Consultation

Every client is unique

Every case requires an individual approach and solution. Our years of experience in the industry allow us to provide both.

We will answer all your questions and provide detailed information about the available second passport and residency programs to help you make the right choice.

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Lead Attorney at Golden Harbors

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Lead Attorney at Golden Harbors

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a new citizenship and passport

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If you are looking for a comprehensive review of whether this program is the best fit for you, please get in touch with your trusted advisors at Golden Harbors

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