A residence permit is an authorisation granted by the Ministry of Migration and Asylum for the legal residence of non– EU/EEA citizens in Greece, in accordance with the provisions of the European Union (Council Regulation (EC) 1030/02, as applicable). There are several categories of residence permits and several types of permits in every category. Employment rights depend on the type of permit issued.
The specific program (entry and residence for investment activity) is governed by the provisions of article 16 par. A and D of Law 4251/2014, as amended by Article 8 (par.21) of Law 4332/2015, Article 84 (par.1 through 6) of Law 4399/2016, Article 31, par.3 of Law 4540/2018 and Article 42 par.1a and b of Law 4605/2019.