Do EU citizens need a residence permit in Greece?

Do EU citizens need a residence permit in Greece?

EU/EEA citizens do not need a work or residence permit to live and work in Greece. They can enter Greece with a valid identity card or passport, regardless of the planned duration of their stay.

How do I get a European Citizen Card?

To get your first UK ID card online you must:

  1. be a UK resident (live in the United Kingdom)
  2. create your online account (complete a registration form and activate your account)
  3. complete an online application for a new (first-time) CitizenCard and make a payment.

Can I live in Greece with an EU passport?

A: Yes. Because Greece is a member of the European Union its citizens are automatically European citizens, which means you are allowed to live, work or study anywhere in Europe.

How long can EU citizen stay in Greece?

3 months
EU/EEA/Swiss citizens may enter Greece and stay for 3 months.

How can I get permanent residence in Greece?

To qualify for a Golden Visa for Greece, you must make one of the following investments:

  1. Purchase a real estate property worth at least €250,000.
  2. Sign a lease agreement with a hotel or tourist establishment for at least 10 years.
  3. Make a capital investment of at least €400,000 in a company registered in Greece.

Can a foreigner buy a house in Greece?

Any foreigner can own a home in Greece. The country does not apply any restrictions on the purchase.

Can I retire to Greece after Brexit?

Living in Greece after Brexit From now on British expats will have to follow non-EU application procedures with one notable exception – you can still stay in Greece for up to 3 months without a visa. After this, you will need to apply for permanent residency.

Can Brits buy a house in Greece?

Can a EU citizen live in Greece as an EU citizen?

This new provision does not apply to EU nationals residing in Greece. Under Greek law, citizens of the EU member states are not foreign nationals. There is already an EU residence permit for EU nationals, but Greece does not insist on people applying for this as EU law gives very strong protection without formal documentation.

Where can I apply for an EHIC card in Greece?

The EHIC card is issued free of charge. Application can be made at the local Social Insurance Institute ( IKA) or at a Citizen Service Centre (KEP). Greek residents using an EHIC card when out of the country must make sure that their card is valid.

What kind of iD do you need to work in Greece?

Law requires local nationals to carry an identity card at all times. The Residence Certificate is considered to be an adequate form of identification. EU nationals intending to work in Greece must have medical insurance or a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and a social insurance number (AMKA).

When did Greece start using electronic residence permit?

The card will also show whether the holder has the right to work in Greece. All European member-states are obliged to introduce the electronic residence permit based on a regulation first passed in 2002 and then updated in 2008. The aim is to design a uniform residence permit for the EU.

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