Greece Golden Visa

A popular investment visa program for Greece is the Golden Visa. The visa is provided to non-EU citizens who contribute significantly to the Greek economy. Various investment options are available for individuals who wish to obtain a Greece Golden Visa.

Investment Options

The different investment options that are available are given below:

  • Invest 800,000 Euros in government or corporate bonds.
  • Deposit 400,000 Euros at a bank in Greece.
  • Invest 400,000 Euros in shares or bonds of investment companies (real estate).
  • Invest 400,000 Euros in Greek government bonds.
  • Minimum capital investment of 400,000 Euros in a company that is registered in the country.
  • Enter into a lease deal with a tourist establishment or hotel for a minimum period of 10 years.
  • Buy real estate property for at least 250,000 Euros.


The main benefits of a Greek Golden Visa are mentioned below:

  • Healthcare can be accessed in Greece.
  • Education can be accessed in Greece.
  • After staying in the country for seven years, you can apply for citizenship.
  • In case you own property in the country, it can be rented out.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria that must be met in order to apply for a Greece Golden Visa are mentioned below:

  • A company that operates in Greece must provide health insurance.
  • Sizeable investment must be made in the country.
  • You should not have any criminal records in the country that you are living in.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.


The list of documents that must be submitted to apply for a Greece Golden Visa are mentioned below:

  • Funds proof.
  • Health insurance proof that has been obtained in Greece.
  • Payment of the necessary government fees.
  • Valid passport.
  • Passport-size photograph.
  • Application form.
  • Depending on the investment you are making, additional documents will need to be submitted as well.


The Greece Golden Visa comes with a validity period of 5 years. However, until the investment is maintained, the visa can be renewed.

Process to Apply

The procedure to apply for a Greece Golden Visa is mentioned below:

  • You will need to visit the Consulate or Embassy and submit the Greek National Visa application form.
  • Enter the country and ensure the investment is finalised.
  • Collect and submit the relevant documents for a Greece Golden Visa.
  • Once the application form has been processed, biometric information must be provided in Greece.
  • A Greece Golden Visa will be provided with a validity period of five years.
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