Greece introduced the law No 4251/2014 that allows citizens from any non-European countries to acquire a European residence permit by investment, granting them free movement to travel within the Schengen Zone (26 countries).
The Golden Visa Programme in Greece is exceptionally competitive as it features friendly terms, minimizing both the amount of the capital required and with the help of investment consultants it is easy to obtain. It is an investor visa and it can be renewed indefinitely as long as the main applicant keeps the investment, while there is no requirement to stay in Greece whatsoever.
The most common way of acquiring a Golden Visa is through property acquisition, although there are other alternatives related to business investments.
Through general investment in promising fields of Greek economy, is the other option to acquire the Greek Golden Visa, and as investment consultants we would be happy to work together on a plan on how you can utilize the opportunity for Golden Visa investment by proposing business ventures that suits your individual needs and requirements as well as being relevant to your field of expertise.
It is worth mentioning that the applicable law for the Golden visa Programme may soon widen and the blend of acceptable investments will by including alternative types of assets (i.e government bonds, shares of existing Greek companies, etc). Sign up to our mailing list in order to be notified as soon as the proposed law amendments are in effect.
If you would like to know more about the process of acquiring a permanent Greek residence permit through real estate investment, feel free to browse our page on How to get a Golden Visa. Alternatively, feel free to contact us for details on the general investment route, as the process and timeline are slightly different.