Residence Permits in Greece for economically independent citizens
As a rule, having reached a certain level of the savings or of the permanent income from official sources, a citizen of the third country begins to give special attention to the comfort and safety of residing in Europe. It involves a necessity of the profitable money investment, which can give more ample opportunities and provide a stable economic platform. If your income level is sufficiently high and stable, and you don’t intend to be engaged in any entrepreneurial activity in Greece, the law 4251/2014 provides possibilities to obtain the residence permits for economically independent persons.
Greece has many preconditions to act as ideal variant for the residence permits for economically independent citizens. First, it is a full-fledged member of the European Union; secondly, it has favorable climatic conditions; thirdly, it is the largest European tourist center; fourthly, it provides sufficiently high extent of the internal security (it has one of the lowest crime rate indicators among developed countries). It is possible still to list advantages, but considering only these points, we draw a conclusion that it is possible to live in Greece comfortably and successfully, especially having advantages of the residence permits for economically independent persons.
The main advantages of these documents are:
At the first stages of preparation and drawing up of documents for the residence permit in Greece, it is important to consider the Russian-speaking lawyer’s consultation in order to avoid any misunderstanding, in particular, in connection with confirmed last changes or amendments for the law.
One of the main criteria for making decision about the special visa issue by competent services is the official document from a respectable bank that confirms the source and stability of the annual incomes of the foreign state citizen and the sufficient tangible assets availabilities for the financial support of natural discharges for residing in Greece. The sufficient income amount and its confirmation form are fixed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Economy of Greece.
The individual permission to stay can be given to members of the family of a citizen of the third country for the same term as well as for a citizen of the third country having the residence permit for economically independent person.”