Greece is one of the first members of the European Union and part of the Schengen zone. All its citizens can benefit from the free flow of people, products, and services, high levels of safety and security, good educational possibilities, comprehensive healthcare alternatives, and a trustworthy rule of law. Greece is a desirable country to reside in since it has a good level of living standards and a low cost of living. The nation also provides various cultural and recreational pursuits along with a rich history and stunning scenery.
Finally, Greece has been developed into a significant European economic hub and is considered one of the top tourist destinations in the world. Many upwardly mobile people have made Greece their second home due to its warm Aegean and Mediterranean environment, world-popular and cosmopolitan islands, world-famous cuisine, sophisticated cities, stunning beaches, and genuine local traditions and hospitality.
Greek Residency Program had been the past years one of the most popular programs within the European Union countries. Still is considered to have a program with the lowest investment requirement – only 250,000€ worth of property price all across the country; however recently is announced that changes on the investment level will be adopted and imply by end of April of 2023.
Specifically, is announced that, from April 2023 the provinces North, Central, and South of Athens in Attica region, the municipality of Thessaloniki, and the islands of Mykonos and Santorini, the minimum investment for a permanent residency will become 500.000€. Additionally, and very important, under the revised law from April 2023 besides the increase of the amount to 500.000€, in the above areas of Greece, the overall investment must apply for only One Property.
All remaining areas in the country will continue to have as a minimum investment the 250,000€ and will continue to be either for a single or multiple properties.
A single buyer or an investor that wishes to buy a property in Greece from distance; may any time proceed with the signing of POA in their country of origin, without visiting Greece, at
- a) the Greek Consulate and b) at any foreign public notary
provided that the power of attorney (POA) is certified with the Apostille Stamp or legalized by the Greek Consulate.
List of documents to apply for a long-stay visa in Greece:
- Passport Photos
- Your Valid Passport
- Medical Certificate
- Health Insurance
- Proof of Adequate Financial Resources
- Booking a Round-Trip Flight
- Proof of Accommodation
- A Certified Copy of a Valid Labour Contract
- Documentation of Education and Work Experience
- Certifications, Authorizations, Licenses, and References that are Pertinent
PropertyLink is your Alliance in Safe Immigration
Property Link has extensive knowledge of all immigration-related issues in Greece, including citizenship, work permits, and residency permits. We take care of all the paperwork with the immigration authorities, whether is for you and your family or a friend and relative, so that you can concentrate on your primary line of work. We can secure these matters in the shortest amount of time and money possible thanks to our exclusive partners who have years of knowledge in immigration.
We have submitted and completed numerous applications of this sort, so we are well-versed in the procedure. We can offer you both the legal knowledge and real-world experience you need to process your applications efficiently and we stay in touch to ensure you don’t get any unpleasant surprises.
We will help with all immigration-related matters, including:
- Permissions for Residence
- Applications & Schemes for Citizenship
- Licenses to Work