Golden Visa is issued for the following types of investments:
1. Real estate purchase contract and ownership, worth 250,000 euro, in Greece or 500,000 euros for the geographical areas of Athens, Thessaloniki, Santorini and Mykonos. In the case of jointly owned property, the right of residence is granted only if the owners of the property are spouses with indivisible shares in the property. In all other cases of joint ownership, the right of residence is granted only if the joint ownership rate of each joint owner is worth the minimum amount of the investment. The purchase can be fulfilled by a legal entity, whose shares are fully owned by the investor.
2. An agreement for at least a ten-year lease of hotel accommodation or furnished tourist residences in tourist accommodation complexes, pursuant to Article 8 par. 2 of Law 4002/2011.
3. Atime-sharing agreement pursuant to the provisions of Law 1652/1986, which is the commitment of the lessor to grant, each year, to the lessee, the use of the tourist accommodation and to provide to them the relevant services for the determined period of time. The minimum value of the real estate property, as well as the contractual consideration of hotel accommodation or tourist residences leases is determined at two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) euro and must have been paid in full upon the signing of the contract.
The third-country national investor may be accompanied by the members of his/her family to whom, at their request, an individual residence permit is issued.
A Digital Nomad Visa gives the right to non EU nationals to legally reside in Greece for one year. Digital Nomad Visa can be renewed.
Who can obtain a Digital Nomad Visa ?
Non EU nationals that are either employees or self employed and they are digitally working with employers and clients outside Greece using internet and communication technologies. The digital nomads can be accompanied by their family members to live in Greece.
Eligibility Criteria :
The digital nomad must have sufficient resources, at least 3,500 euros per month. The three and a half thousand euros per month should be the minimum net monthly income of the applicant.
The income of the digital nomad can derive either from dependent employment or independent provision services.