Table of Contents
- Background and Guide - Greece Permanent Residence Permit Programme
- Why Invest in Greece Property, in 2023?
- Real Estate Investment Eligibility - Greece Residence Permit
- Investment Options to Obtain Greece Residence
- Benefits of Greece Permanent Residence Permit
- Legal Assistance to obtain Greece Residence Permit
- Schengen Visa to Visit Greece for Chinese and Indian Citizens
- Supporting Documents for Greece Residence Permit
- Contact VisaConnect! Buy Greece Property
- Useful Links - Greece Residence by Investment
Background and Guide - Greece Permanent Residence Permit Programme
Greece is a country full of culture, myth and legend and a nation who is proud of its rich heritage and traditions. Famed for the beauty of its landscape, Greece is unique, for it seems the Greek gods themselves have scattered little pieces of paradise into the sea which we so lovingly know as the Greek Islands.
Whatever your interests or the lifestyle you choose to adopt, you can be sure of a warm welcome from the people of Greece. A healthy climate, good food and wine, a new Greek home, a new and exciting lifestyle, a dream finally realized.
Acquire your holiday home in peaceful Paros, cosmopolitan Santorini or glorious Crete and combine holidays with tailor-made Investment.
Now in 2023, it is possible to apply for High Net Worth Immigration to Greece, and obtain a Greece Permanent Residence Permit (Greece Golden Visa), which allows the applicant and his family to live, work, and study anywhere in the beautiful islands of Greece through a simple and fast property investment! Contact our Greece Immigration Consultants and Greek Lawyers by telephone or visit us in our offices in Brisbane, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, London, UK and Lisbon, Portugal.
Why Invest in Greece Property, in 2023?
- Greece Passport - 8th Ranked Passport in 2023 - The Henley Global Passport Ranking Index in 2023 Q1 ranked Greece as the 3rd highest ranked passport in the world, with access to 185 Visa-free countries.
- Safe Country - Greece is one of the safest countries in the Mediterranean region (top of EU list).
- Geographic Location - Strategic link to the emerging markets of the Balkans, Black Sea, Eastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean regions.
- EU Member Country - Greece is a Member of the European Union, since 1981, which allows for free movement of people, goods, services, and capital within the internal market. In addition, Greece has access to the Schengen zone, in Europe. Greece is also a Member of the European Monetary Union, which are likely to continue providing strategic oversight, assistance and access to credit.
- Beauty - Unparalleled beauty and diversity in landscape & Vegetation.
- Climate - Healthy Mediterranean climate with 320 sunny days a year.
- Beaches and Islands - 428 blue flagged beaches & 16,000 km of coastline. Unique 'island hopping', 6,000 islands & isles.
- Healthy Diet - World's healthiest diet & exquisite local cuisine and wines.
- Friendly People - Friendly and hospitable people, relaxed lifestyle.
- English Speaking - English is widely spoken in Greece. English is the first foreign language Greek students learn from an early age. Official data released by the Eurobarometer Special Surveys shows that, when it comes to people being able to speak English, Greece reaches 51 percent.
- Rich History & Culture - Innumerable tourist sites of interest. Vivid modern life (culture and social).
- Infrastructure - Advanced infrastructure & expertise in professional services. Greece has a developed infrastructure that enables the uninterrupted implementation of most investment activities. Within the framework of holding the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, and the investment in the following years several changes and improvements in a variety of areas, including the infrastructure of Greece were materialized.
- Healthcare - Healthcare in Greece consists of a universal health care system provided through national health insurance, and private health care. According to Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Greece’s total health spending will bump up to 11.7 billion euros in 2022. The amount, which involves all government ministries, equals 6.3 percent of Greece’s GDP, and thus puts the country close to the European Union average of 7 percent. Meanwhile, Staikouras stated that the government will hire an additional 6,000 health workers in 2022, an estimated 29 percent of total hirings.
- Free Education - The provision of free education to all citizens and at all levels of the state education system is a constitutional principle of the Greek State. Education is compulsory from the ages of 6 to 15.
- Increasing Tourist Numbers - 2022 - Greece Visitor Arrivals recorded 2,205,210 person in May 2022, compared with 1,056,001 person in the previous month. Greece Visitor Arrivals data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2005 to May 2022. The data reached an all-time high of 6,761,996 person in Aug 2019 and a record low of 37,566 person in Apr 2020.
- Transport Connections - Excellent international flight connections by Air to Europe, Africa and Asia, transport between the Greek Islands by ferry, and Intercity bus connections. One of the strongest shipping sectors in the world.
- Foreign Investment - Greece marked an impressive increase of 74.3 percent in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, according to the Hellenic Investment and Foreign Trade Company, also known as Enterprise Greece. Enterprise Greece recently released data issued by the Bank of Greece showing that net inflows of foreign direct investment exceeded 5 billion euros ($5,055.9 million).
- Low Cost of Living - Life in Greece is unusually affordable for Europe. With a relatively low budget, you can live a good life - even in the capital of Athens. Rental prices are low for a European country.
- Gross Domestic Product - Gross Domestic Product of Greece grew 2.3% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the previous quarter. This rate is 15 -tenths of one percent higher than the figure of 0.8% published in the fourth quarter of 2021. The year-on-year change in GDP was 7%, 11 -tenths of one percent less than the 8.1% recorded in the forth quarter of 2021.