On these pages you can find general information on what rules apply if you are a non-European Union citizen and if you are interested in purchase of property in Greece or/and to become a long-term resident and potentially to obtain Greek citizenship.
Greece is located in southeastern Europe. It is a member of European Union since 1981, Schengen since 2000 and Euro zone since 2001.
Today, Greece is one of the cleanest regions in the World with beautiful nature and mild climat. According to the World Health Organization. Greece is in top 20 countries in the World by life expectance.
In July 2013, the Greek government launched the programm which grants a five years residency visa in return for investments in real estate. There are no miminum stay requirements and children and both parents of the investor and his/her spouse are included in the family application.
The visa is issued for five years and is renewed every five years provided the property is retained.