Living in Greece

Overview
Despite the economic crisis that emerged in 2010, Greece remains appealing as an investment location. It offers businesspeople a wide variety of investment opportunities that take advantage of the country’s strategic geographic location and unique competitive advantages. Greece is a natural gateway to more than 140 million consumers in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, a region with a GDP of almost 1 trillion Euros.

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Useful Information
Greece, despite its small size, has a particularly rich and diverse natural environment, a distinct topography with sharp contrasts, and many areas with high ecological value.   Residents and visitors enjoy a wealth of leisure and recreation options that are unequalled in the Mediterranean. Combining a modern infrastructure and the stark beauty of the ancient world, the birthplace of Western civilization is one of the leading tourist destinations globally that satisfies young and old.

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Visa Information
» General Information
» Visas for Foreigners travelling to Greece
» Long Stay Visas
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Residence Permits
In a move to create a development friendly environment, Greece has introduced two additional  types of residence permits to third-country citizens. Those investors who participate in strategic investments, or people who purchase real estate, under prescribed conditions, are eligible to receive residence permits.
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