Globally hailed as the cradle of Western civilization, Greece is a mountainous peninsula located on the eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea. Well known for its centuries of history and culture, the country draws more than 22.5 million tourists yearly who flock to experience its ancient citadels and libraries, picturesque islands and beaches, and its ever-growing arts and culture scene. From the breathtaking seaside wonders found in the Cyclades and the Ionian Islands to the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel in the city’s capital Athens’s, Greece is an idyllic location for investors and their families.
The Golden Visa program launched by the Greek government in 2014 grants a five-year residency visa in return for an investment in real estate. Permanent residency cards can be obtained in 3 months.
Greece golden visa applicants are required to invest in a real estate for the value of €250,000 and obtain a Permanent Residency status in 3 months.
Permanent Residency status can be held for as long as peroperty is maintained.
- Property Investment in Greece: €250,000
- Property Transfer Tax: 3.09%
- Legal Fee for each family member: €600
- Land Registry: 0.5%
- Government Fee: €500 per adult