FAQ About Golden Visa

What is the Golden Visa?

Golden Visa isa 5-year residence permit for those who want to invest in the country’s real estate market. In particular, this privilege of residence can be acquired by anyone who buys one or more properties in Greece with a total value of at least 250,000 or by investing from 3 to 100 million euros in Greek companies or infrastructure projects.

Does the residence permit apply only to the investor or to his family members as well?

The Golden Visa can be obtained by both the investor himself and his family members. In particular, the residence permit can be obtained by both the spouse and children up to 21 years of age as well as spouses’ relatives. The permission of the family members requires a separate application, while after the issuance, the Golden Visa expires and is automatically renewed with that of the investor.

Can I work in Greece as a Golden Visa holder?

Golden Visa, is a license for the legal residence of a citizen of another country in Greece. It does not provide the right to access the labor market. The holder of a Golden Visa can engage in financial activity only as a shareholder of a company or as a member of the Board of Directors or CEO of a company.

How long does it take to issue a Golden Visa?

Assigning the issue of Golden Visa to the experienced team of our real estate agency will ensure your immediate issuance and receipt, specifically in less than 60 days.

What documents will I need to obtain the Golden Visa?

You can find in detail the supporting documents required for the issuance of the Golden Visa in the section “How to obtain a Golden Visa in Greece“. In particular, in addition to the supporting documents for the acquisition of Golden Visa, you will find all the supporting documents for opening a Greek bank account as well as other useful information about the 5-year residence permit for investors.

After obtaining the Golden Visa, what are my accommodation obligations?

As mentioned above, Golden Visa is a permanent residence privilege. Contrary to a common residence permit, the holder does not have any obligation as to how many days should they stay in our country. You can visit and stay in Greece whenever you wish.

What is the total amount I have to pay to obtain a Golden Visa?

In addition to the amount of investment you will pay for the purchase of the property, the costs you will need to pay are the transfer tax, the payments of the lawyer, the notary and the real estate agency. Detailed information can also be found on the page “How to obtain a Golden Visa in Greece“.

What else do I need to know?

In general, this is the information you need to know about the Golden Visa program in Greece. However, if you have any other questions that we did not include in the above list, you can contact us and we will answer all your questions. 

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