The Greek Permanent Residency programme at just € 250,000 is the cheapest in Europe. Also unlike other programmes this is not a donation. You are investing in a property, which can give you good rental yield and capital appreciation. A Greek PR Card allows you to travel to any Schengen country without a visa. You don’t need to enter through Greece and you can fly in from anywhere. There’s no minimum stay requirement. You need to visit Greece only for one
A fee of EUR 500 is payable with the submission of the application and EUR 50 extra for the biometric capturing. The application will then be examined by the Civil Registry and Migration Department and will be submitted to a permanent secretary of the Ministry of Interior for a decision within two months. Once approval has been granted, the applicant and all the members of the family must visit Greece within one year to obtain the actual permit.
When in Greece, a visit is organized to the migration office in Athens in order to capture the biometric data for all members of the family applying. The biometric data can be submitted either with the submission of the application for residence, during the application process, or immediately after approval.