Greece Golden Visa Law 2018
Greece Golden Visa enables an entire non-EU family, including dependent children up to age 24 and the parents of both spouses, to obtain permanent residency status in Greece within just 3 months (in some areas it takes less time) with a real estate investment of just €250,000. It is the most competitive permanent residency scheme in Europe.
Golden Visa In Greece enables visa-free travel to all countries of the Schengen zone, for up to 90 days in each 6 months period. It also offers an insurance policy for the future ensuring you always have a second place to call home. Recent legislation changes now enable PR holders to apply for Greece (EU) citizenship as well.
Client decides to travel to Greece to buy property:
→ issuing Travel Visa for Greece by our Company in Greece:
Inspection Trip for 4-5 days, recommended based on our experience to complete the property purchase.
Our Greek company can assist with:
+Assistance with Hotel Accommodation
Note: We can offer an assistance to the traveling arrangements and stay in Greece.
Inspection Property Visit to Greece:
A) Viewing Locations & Projects, through the assistance of our Sales Executives & Translators
B) Client selects a property:
1. Reservation Payment of 10% (We provide POS machines in our Offices)
→ (unit off the market)
→ signing of Private Sales Contract
C) Meeting with Lawyer AND Signing the POA (power of attorney) in Public Notary Office in order for the Lawyer to do:
1. ‘AFM’ (Tax.no.) issuance
2. Opening Bank Account
3. Signing the Final Sales Contract
4. Do the Golden Visa Application
For the signing of Final Contract:
A) Appointed Greek Lawyer fulfils the procedure of signing the Final Contract in Notary Office and transfer of Title Deed to Client(s) name(s).
B) Settlement of Contract amount in full, including all legal fees & Title Deed transfer fee.
*Settlement of Final Contract and Issuance of Title Deed take place in one day.
Appointed Greek Lawyer applies FIRST for the BLUE CARD, necessary documents:
A) signed Final Contract & Title Deed, B) Entry Visa (initial), C) Passport, D) Signed Application for PR, E) Medical Insurance.
Note/ Optional: client can also sign himself by visiting Greece.
Note: IF spouse and children request the residence permit, the following documents are requested:
i) Family Certificate from country of origin,
ii) Marriage Certificate (official and certified translation) (if applicable),
iii) Children’s Birth Certificates (official and certified translation) (if applicable), provided that children are under the age of 18 years of age.
Note: in case the Applicant doesn’t visit Greece, s/he must send all documents to appointed Lawyer.
Appointed Greek Lawyer, after the application of Golden Visa and receipt of Blue Card, will arrange the Appointment of Biometrics, which is Clients shall give fingertips.
Usually the appointment takes place 6-10 weeks after the Blue Card.
Clients shall visit Greece to do this, then, the Lawyer can get the Golden Visa Card and post it to China or any other Country that the Greece Golden Visa Applicant lives in.(Lawyer must have the Passports of clients to get the Golden Visa Card).