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Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, with the longest coastline in the Mediterranean and over 200 inhabited islands. The country enjoys a Mediterranean climate, beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, mountain ranges, extraordinary lagoons of Messolongi Gialova, Porto and many more. A member of the European Union since 1981, Greece is a democratic and developed country with a good quality of life, and a very high standard of living. As the crossroads between east and west, it is a superb business location with the capital, Athens, providing access to both international business and travel. Greece is home to a population of around 11 million. The official language is Greek and English is the most widely spoken foreign language.
The Greek residency by investment program is considered one of the most affordable programs providing fast-track access to Europe within 3-4 months.
As one of the lowest cost residency programs within the European Union, the Greek Golden Visa Program is an attractive option, particularly for applicants whose principal aim is to leverage visa-free travel throughout the Schengen Area.
Applicants should purchase a property with a value of at least €250,000, to be held for the duration of residency and for a minimum period of 5 years.
There is no minimum stay requirement in Greece, and applicants’ children up to the age of 21 can qualify within the application process.
Investors are granted a residence permit that is valid for 5 years and renewable thereafter.
If you choose to put down roots in Greece, the Golden Visa Program also offers a pathway to Greek and European Union citizenship after seven years.
Peninsula & Islands
USD 200 Billion