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GREECE – Fee Changes

Effective 12 September 2018, new fees ("stamp duty") are applicable to non-EU nationals applying for various categories of residence permit. The following are the key changes:

  • For senior managers and family members, stamp duty is now EUR 150 for two years (previously EUR 150 per year);
  • For investors and property owners (golden visa), stamp duty is now EUR 2000 for five years (up from EUR 500);

Action Items

  • Employers intending to hire non-EU nationals in Greece should be prepared for the new stamp duty rates.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Corporate Relocations Greece.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2021 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.