Greek PR Card - Benefits

benefit
  • GREAT VALUE The Greek Permanent Residency programme at just € 250,000 is the cheapest in Europe. Also unlike other programmes this is not a donation. You are investing in a property, which can give you good rental yield and capital appreciation.
  • VISA-FREE EUROPE A Greek PR Card allows you to travel to any Schengen country without a visa. You don’t need to enter through Greece and you can fly in from anywhere.
  • NO NEED TO STAY IN GREECE There’s no minimum stay requirement. You need to visit Greece only for one day every 5 years.
  • STRATEGIC LOCATION Greece is located at the cross-roads of three continents and is well-connected to all global destinations.
  • NATURALLY STUNNING Greece is blessed with natural beauty. From majestic forests to spectacular mountains to pristine beaches – Greece has it all.
  • SMART INVESTMENT Greece has gone through a recession and growth is picking up now. Property prices are at reasonable valuations currently, with the potential to offer promising rental yield and capital appreciation.
  • SAFE & SECURE Greece has one of the lowest crime rates in Europe.
  • CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION Greece dominated every sphere of life including arts, philosophy, medicine, architecture and literature for thousands of years - the evidence of which can be seen and felt all over the world to this day.
  • GREAT LIFESTYLE Great weather, good food and warm hospitable people make Greece the destination of choice, which attracts more than 32 million visitors every year.
  • HEALTH & EDUCATION Greek PR Cardholders can access the healthcare system in Greece, which is one of the best in Europe. Greek PR Cardholders also have full, free access to the Greek Education system, from primary school all the way to university.
ENQUIRE NOW

Greek PR Card - FAQs

benefit

1. WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE PERMANENT RESIDENCY (PR)?
Anyone who invests a minimum of 250,000 Euros in Greek property, along with their family members are eligible. Family includes spouse, children (under 21 years, but can be extended to 24), parents of the applicant and of the spouse.

2. HOW LONG IS THE PR VALID?
The Greek Permanent Residency is valid for life as long as the property remains in the name of the applicant. You need to renew the Residency Card every 5 years.

3. WHAT IS THE CARD RENEWAL PROCESS?
You need to present a certificate of ownership of the property and submit biometric data once in every five years.

4. HOW FAST CAN YOU RECEIVE PR?
You can receive your PR in as little as 10 days from the day of receiving the title deed, if the house is located in Chania, Crete and within 3 months approximately if the property is in Santorini, Paros or Athens.

GREECE PR CARD – DOCUMENTATION
For Primary Applicant:
• Application (PR) form.
• Three recent color photographs.
• Photocopy of a valid passport including the entry visa inside.
• Copy of the Purchase Contract (of a property worth at least € 250,000) and the registration of Title Deed from the ‘Registry of Mortgage’.
• Medical Insurance covering the costs of hospitalization and medical care from a Greek Insurance company or international one.
• Electronic photograph and fingerprints submitted in person to the local decentralized administration.

FOR FAMILY MEMBERS:
• Family Certificate from country of origin translated and certified.
• Marriage Certificate (original and certified translation).
• Birth Certificates of the Children (original and certified translation), provided that children are under the age of 21 years.

benefit

Greek PR Card - Features

requirement

GREECE PERMANENT RESIDENCY – SUMMARY OF FEATURES
There’s no fine print!

• Minimum investment €250.000 (value before taxes).
• Permanent Residence Permit (PR) for Greece is also a Schengen Visa.
• PR for lifetime, provided applicant maintains ownership forever.
• Ownership will be examined every five years. Owner will need to present only valid title deed, health insurance and resubmit biometric data.
• PR for spouse and children below the age of 21 years of age.
• PR holders have free access to public education.
• No minimum stay requirement.
• No minimum savings account needed.
• The investor may sell the property and transfer it to another non-EU National, who in turn will also be eligible for PR.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR GREECE PR CARD HOLDERS
The right to obtain Greek Citizenship is available to:

A) The PR holders who have been residing in Greece for 7 consecutive years (180 days in each year).
B) A child born in Greece who is attending the A' grade of elementary school.
C) A child whose parent(s) has completed 5 continuous years of stay in Greece prior to the child's birth.
D) A child unmarried and minor whose parents have acquired Greek citizenship.
E) Children living in Greece who have successfully completed nine academic years (6 in elementary school and 3 in middle school) or 6 academic years of secondary education.

Transferring Primary PR to the children:
Once the child is 24 years old, the parents can donate the property to the child. This way the child becomes the primary PR holder and the parents can maintain their PR under the provision of the law for parents.

requirement
ENQUIRE NOW

Properties eligible for Greece Permanent Residency

Apartments
Apartments
Townhouses
Townhouses
Villas
Villas
 


LEPTOS ESTATES AVAILABLE PROJECTS

View All Projects

Aegean Blue Apartments

 
Aegean blue Apartments is a modern development by Leptos Estates. Clean cut lines, minimal design and modern colours from the Mediterranean palette character...

Aegean Blue Apartments II

Aegean blue Apartments is a modern development by Leptos Estates. Clean cut lines, minimal design and modern colours from the Mediterranean palette characterize this beau...

Ampelokipi - Athens

Athens is one of the oldest named cities in the world, having been continuously inhabited for at least 5000 years. Situated in southern Europe, Athens became the leading ...

Aphrodite Seafront I & II - Chania

West of Crete in the region of Chania, only 15 minutes from the city of Chania, the internationally awarded project 'Aphrodite' is set on a sea front location wit...

Fournado - Chania

Commanding magnificent views of the Kissamos Bay and the surrounding olive groves, Fournado is located on the hills, south of Kastelli, the second largest urban centre of...

Paros Gardens

A traditional ‘Kyklades’ style development situated at the fishing village of Molos, only 50 meters from the beach, consisting of one and two bedroom apartmen...

Santorini Villas

Santorini Villas are situated on the east coast of the island, only 200 meters from the best sandy beach of the island, the Monolithos-Kamari beach, and within easy reach...

Viglia Beach Villas

Luxury stone-built homes with extremely spacious landscaped gardens and traditional Cretan style architecture are only the beginning of what to expect of this breathtakin...