Visa-free travel in the Schengen Area
Fast-track 60 day application process
No requirement to live in Greece
Minimum €250,000 real estate investment
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Introducing Greece

Greece, the birthplace of democracy and western philosophy. From the vibrant and historic capital Athens to thousands of sun-drenched Mediterranean islands, Greece offers a variety of superb options for European residency.

A member of the European Union since 1981, Greece is a democratic and developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a good quality of life, and a very high standard of living. At 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 Residency Benefits

  • Visa-free travel throughout the Schengen Area
  • No physical stay required
  • Only one visit per year
  • Lowest cost EU residency program
  • Family members included
  • Enjoy rental income from property
  • Fantastic holiday destination
  • Fast-track application process
Capital city: Athens
Languages: Greek
Visa free countries: 26 (Schengen Area)
Currency: Euro €
Total area: 131,957 km²
Population: 10.8 million (2017)
Nearest country: Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Turkey
Time zone: Eastern European (UTC+02:00)

Route to Greece Residency

Applicants must fulfil ONE of the following:

Property purchase

Purchase real estate with a value of at least €250,000, to be held for the duration of residency and for a minimum period of five years.

Property investment

Invest in one of the following options:

  • A €250,000 time share investment with a minimum 10 year lease.
  • A €250,000 real estate investment (land purchase and construction costs).
Government website

To view the official government website for this programme, please click here.

Greece Golden Visa Application process

  • Weeks 1-3

    Submit application.
    Greek authorities issue a receipt of application, which may be used as a temporary permit prior to residency being granted.

  • Weeks 4-7

    The application is reviewed and diligence checks are carried out.

  • Week 8

    Golden Visa is issued.

  • Citizenship may be applied for after seven years of residency.


Our clients enjoy the benefits of Greece's Golden Visa Program in as little as eight weeks after application. Fill out the form below to find out more.


Greece's Golden Visa Program requires a minimum investment of €250,000. By checking this box, I confirm that I have read and understood this requirement.