The Greek residency program


Does the residence permit give me the right to apply for citizenship ?

Yes. After seven years of continuous residency the permit holders may apply for Greek citizenship.

[law No. 4332/2015, Greek Government Gazette Number 76 A’, July 2015]

For the citizenship eligibility there are certain criteria to be met :

– Knowledge of Greek language. Knowledge of Greek history and elements of civilisation.

– The applicant must live in Greece for most of the time before the application.

With the approval of the application the investor receives:

– Greek – European Union passport

– Voting rights