First of all, non-residents shall be aware of the following: participation in the programme applies not only to the person who is involved. The programme covers a husband / wife and their minor children. Parents and grandchildren can be included into the programme for some extra charge.
Only those non-residents who have purchased an apartment or a house for the amount of not less than 250 000 Euro are allowed to get the Residence Permit in Greece. However, it is not that easy to do since the investor shall:
- Study the legislation;
- Be aware of the real estate market condition;
- Have skills of selecting readily transferable facilities;
- Make a transaction in accordance with any special aspects of the law.
Then the bureaucratic machine shall be started, therefore, extensive skills in various fields and experience of business conduction outside the country will be required. Otherwise, the standard procedure will take 6-7 months and in case of documents return – one year. But life can be much easier if you apply for professionals` support in solving different issues.