Golden Greek Visa

Obtaining a Greek Golden Visa Through Buying Real Estate

Obtaining the Greek Golden Visa Through
Real Estate

Greece is a beautiful country with a rich culture and history, making it a popular tourist destination. In recent years, Greece has also become an attractive destination for investors and homebuyers, especially those seeking to obtain a Golden Visa. The Greek Golden Visa is a residency-by-investment program that allows non-EU citizens to obtain a residency permit in Greece by investing in real estate. In this article, we will explore the process of obtaining a Greek Golden Visa through buying real estate.

What is a
Greek Golden Visa?

The Greek Golden Visa is a residency-by-investment program that was introduced in 2013. 

The program allows non-EU citizens and their families to obtain a residency permit in Greece by investing in real estate. The program is designed to attract foreign investment and stimulate the Greek economy.

Why should you consider obtaining a
Greek Golden Visa?

Obtaining a Greek Golden Visa has many benefits. The most obvious benefit is the ability to live and work in Greece. The Golden Visa also provides access to the Greek healthcare and education systems, as well as the ability to travel freely throughout the EU. In addition, Greece has a low cost of living, making it an attractive destination for retirees or those seeking a better quality of life.

What are the requirements for obtaining a
Greek Golden Visa?

To obtain a Greek Golden Visa, you must meet the following requirements:

Since 2024 (pending for the Bill to be rectified  from the Greek Parliament), to be eligible for the Golden Visa Program, you need to purchase a property in Greece with a minimum value of €800,000 in Athens, Thessaloniki and island like Mykonos and Santorini. For Samos and the rest of the islands you are eligible for a Golden Visa with a minimum purchase of 400,000€. Furthermore, the area of the property that you buy must be at least 120 m2.

The property must be new or resale and can be residential or commercial.

The investment must be made with funds from outside of Greece.

The applicant must not have any criminal convictions.

Also, The applicant must have health insurance.

Furthermore, the applicant must not be considered a threat to public order, national security or public health.

What is the process of obtaining a Greek Golden Visa?

The process of obtaining a Greek Golden Visa is relatively straightforward.

Once you have identified a property that meets the requirements, you will need to apply for a residence permit at the local immigration office. You will need to provide the following documents:

A valid passport

The purchase agreement for the property

Proof of health insurance

Proof of the transfer of funds for the purchase

A statement from a Greek bank that you have opened a bank account in Greece

A tax identification number (TIN)

Once your application has been approved, you will be issued a residence permit. The permit is valid for five years and can be renewed if the investment is maintained.


Obtaining a Greek Golden Visa through buying real estate is a great way to obtain residency in Greece and enjoy all the benefits that come with it. Greece is a beautiful country with a rich culture and history, and the Greek Golden Visa is an excellent opportunity for non-EU citizens to invest in the country and benefit from its growth. If you are interested in obtaining a Greek Golden Visa, it is important to consult with a qualified attorney who can guide you through the process and ensure that all requirements are met.

Golden Greek Visa – YOUR GATE TO EUROPE

Greek Golden Visa – Is Your gateway to Europe and the Schengen area countries.

Spend more than 400,000€ on a property on Samos and gain a 5 year renewable European Visa.

Thanks to GOLDEN VISA GREECE, you take the chance to be connected with the most beautiful country of Europe, Greece.

For a minimum investment of only 400.000€ you get the most attractive free pass to 26 Schengen countries in Europe.

That is, without in terms any visa further requirement, by just showing your passport with the GOLDEN VISA GREECE.

At the same time you get the right of permanent stay in its territory.

For, as long as you keep the investment, GOLDEN VISA GREECE is valid for you and your family.

Buy a wonderful property in Samos, valued 400,000€ or more

and get the benefits of the Greek Law 4251/2014

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To begin with, With Law 4251/2014, the Greek government welcomes the foreign investments in Greece.

You get a GOLDEN VISA though Real Estate Investment in Greece. The Greek Government grants long-term residence permits to non-EU foreign citizens-and their families- that acquire or long-term lease property.

In this case the minimum cost of the property has been set to 250.000 Euros (the minimum investment budget in Europe).


Moreover, The residence permit offers unlimited stay in Greece for five (5) years and it is unlimited renewable repeatedly.

The VISA is Valid for as long as, the property remains in the possession of the owner.

Furthermore, This permit also offers unlimited travel to all European countries without further conditions.

Moreover, in the case of investments classified, either as Strategic Investments (under a decision of the Ministry Committee for Strategic Investments).

In addition, simple investments with a minimum value of 250,000€, residence permits can be issued to the investor.

Furthermore,  Visa is granted to up to 10 additional persons (dependently on the size of the investment) related to the implementation of the investment plan.

Moreover, The residence permit for simple investment is granted for five (5 years), the one for strategic investments is granted for ten (10) years.

After (7) seven years of non stop residency you as a property owner can also apply for Greek Citizenship.

When you buy your real estate property from Samos Housing, our legal partners will undertake all necessary steps.
Our Legal Partners will issue your residence permit, with clarity, integrity and speed.

Top Reasons to invest on Samos Real Estate

  • Greece member of the Schengen Area – Travel to 26 countries in Europe hassle free with no lengthy customs queues*. Schengen Area countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
  •  Low cost of gaining Visa access to Europe – Only 250,000€ grands you a visa in Europe
  • Investment Opportunity – Real Estate Prices on Samos are a great opportunity now that prices are at their lowest
  • Amazing Climate – Samos and Greece have one of the best climates in the world and the most clean seas and beaches
  • Flexibility -No minimum Stay Requirement – You don’t have to live on the property or in the country to maintain the Visa
  • Safety – Samos is one of the safest locations in Europe and in the world with a crime rate of literally zero
  • Top Touristic Destination – Samos is one of the greatest destinations for tourists full of history, wine and clean seas. With a sunshine rate of 300 days a year on average and a 72 F / 22 C average annual temperature.


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