Immigration

Immigration

Our firm provides a wide range of services in the field of immigration law. More particularly, we provide legal advice and representation before the competent authorities regarding any type of residence permit as well as for obtaining Greek citizenship.

 

In particular, we provide a complete package of services in relation to the Greek Golden Visa Program, i.e the Residence Permit for Investors in Real Estate, enabling foreigners to obtain a Greek Residence Permit by investing in real estate for an amount of 250 000 euros, as well as for the Residence Permit for Investors in Securities and Bank Deposits.

Our Firm has vast experience in the provision of services related with the Greek Golden visa program, and we always aim to provide the highest standard of legal services to international clients who wish to invest projects in Greece.

Our services include:

In connection with the investment:

√ Support the client throughout the research of properties

√ Drafting a Power of Attorney

√ Due diligence checks on the legal titles of the selected property at the Land Registry

√ Issuance of a Greek tax registration number for the client

√ Preparation of the documents for the purchase of the property or entering into timeshare agreement, coordination with notary and seller

√ Review of the notarial agreement of sale and purchase of the property

√ Representation at the purchase agreement, if the client is not present

√ Translations and/or certifications of any documents (either internally or through the public authorities, as applicable)

√ Registration of the transfer of the property at the Land Registry

√ Advice and handling of any related tax issues

√ Representation of client before utilities companies

√ Opening of bank account for the client

√ Preparation of lease agreements for the property, if the client decides to lease it

 

In connection with the application for the permanent residence permit for owners of real estate:

√ Advice on the appropriate residence permit depending on the applicants’ requirements and status;

√ Advice on the procedure and documentation which is required for applying for an entry visa (where applicable) and for applying for the relevant residence permit;

√ Preparation of the application file, arranging translations and certifications (where applicable), representation of the applicant before the competent authorities and submission and/ or receipt of any documents in connection with the application for residence permit;

√ Advice and assistance in connection with the applications for residence permits for family members of the aforementioned applicant (where applicable).

 

 

Find out more about Greek residence permits below:

Owners of Real Estate (Golden Visa)

Investment activity in Greece: investment in securities and bank deposits, investment in real estate, strategic investments

Legal update: ministerial decision on new provisions regarding residence permits for intangible investments (investors in securities and bank deposits)

Investors, Business Owners and Financially Independent Persons (FIP)

Residence Permits for non- EU citizens studying Greek language

Legal update: Recent amendments in the legislation regarding Greek Residence Permits

Important updates on Greek Golden Visa Program