At the start of 2022, Greece launched diginal nomad residence program. The official name is Work from Greece. The main advantage of this program is its simplicity and ease of access to anyone who earns more than 3.500 euros per month and is not tied to a particular workplace.
The opportunity to legally reside in Europe is now available to everyone, including holders of Russian and Belarusian passports. Although majority of residency programs for Russians and Belarusians were frozen in February 2022, digital nomads residence permit in Greece is available to everyone without restrictions on citizenship.
Like others, this residence permit entitles to permanently reside in Greece and move without a hindrance throughout the Schengen area.
- Minimum age of 18 Verified income source
- Property rental agreement for 2 years
RESIDENCE PERMIT FOT FAMILY MEMBERS
SIMPLICITY OF APPLICATION PROCEDURE
EASY STATUS CONFIRMATION
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Stages of obtaining a residence permit in Greece
Duration - 1 hour
Contact us via +30 6980446749 (Viber, Whatsapp, Telegram) to find out if you are eligible for this residency permit.
Duration - appr. 2 weeks
After signing the contract with us, you need to provide the following documents: contract, bank statement, birth and marriage certificates. After a thorough check of the documents by our lawyer, we translate them into Greek and have them legally certified.
Duration - 3-4 days
You come to Greece and we proceed with the rest of the documents, including power of attorney, Taxpayer's Identification Number (AFM), insurance, rental agreement, photos, payment of state duty, etc. 3-4 days are required for this purpose.
Duration - Online
Our lawyer submits the documents to the platform and issues you a confirmation of the submission, which in essence is a temporary residence certificate. This document allows you to legally reside in Greece even if your visa has expired and track the status of your application online.
Duration - optional
Once your documents have been verified, you will be invited for fingerprinting to the Ministry in Athens.
Duration - optional
On completion of the said, you will receive a residence permit for 2 years, which will allow you to enjoy life in Greece and freely travel around the Schengen countries.
- Our services: 2.000€ for main applicant +300€ per each co-applicant;
- State duty: 1.000€ per main applicant and 250€ for spouse (single-time payment for 2 years);
- State duty for each family member: 16€;
- Insurance in Greece: 150€ annually per person;
- Translation of the whole documents package into Greek: ≈500€;
Residence permit renewal
The residence permit can be renewed for the same period and as many times as the applicant requests providing the applicant still meets the requirements of this type of residence permit.
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Get our detailed guide on how to obtain residence permit. The guide includes:
- all permit stages in much detail
- list of documents required
- other special aspects of the process
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Vadim Dolmenidis, CEO:
Founded in 2002 we have been dealing, in addition to real estate, with execution of residence permits for property owners and financially independent persons. So we know all the intricacies of the procedure.
As soon as the long-awaited Digital nomads program appeared in Greece in 2022, we have been dealing with obtaining DN permits. We have been successfully submitting documents on behalf of all clients who contacted us and had no denials. Contact us for a consultation and we will provide you with the detailed clarifications on the contract structure and essense, review the entire package of your documents, schedule AFM appointment, arrange property rental issue and much more.
Document of TIN opening is not required for the permit issue, however, it is required for signing a long-term tenancy agreement. For this reason we open a special TIN for a foreign national that entails no obligations. In case you do not have any income in Greece, you are not required to submit tax declaration in Greece.
Schengen area does not have internal borders, therefore, you can reside in any Schengen country as it cannot be controlled. If you plant to extend your permit in 2 years you should better enter Greece and afterwards relocate to another Schengen country – in this case you will be considered to have been residing in Greece for this period.
You can, permit holder can buy a car, but only in Greece. As an alternative you can rent a car or or arrange a lease for a period of 1 month or more. See the website for car rental options in Thessaloniki Aktis Car
Yes, you can open an account even without residence permit.
Yes, secondary and higher education in Greece is free, language of teaching is Greek. There are private schools where teaching is in English or German.
Children under 6 are not liable for fingerprinting, however, when they are 6 they will have to undergo this procedure.