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Greece Digital Nomad Visa Legal Services

Providing expert Greece Digital Nomad Visa legal advice to foreigners looking to work remotely from anywhere in Greece.

Digital Nomad in Greece

Are you a digital nomad looking for the perfect destination? Greece is the perfect place to work and explore. Let our team help you make the most of your time as a digital nomad in beautiful, historic Greece. 

Contact us today to learn more about our services for digital nomads in Greece and start your adventure.

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How to relocate to Greece as a digital nomad?

Greece has long been a destination for ex-pats who want to swap their day-to-day reality for incomparably good weather, cuisine and rich history. Unlike most attractive climates, Greece has the advantage of a strong legal system and is fully integrated into the European Union, which allows for visa-free travel throughout the continent and access to the EU’s business friendly single market.

Greece is leading the way in Europe when it comes to embracing digital nomads and remote work. Greece launched its Digital Nomad visa in September 2021 to allow non-EU citizens who are freelancers to legally work and live in the country. The new visa provided a simple route for entrepreneurs, remote workers, freelancers and self-employed people to enjoy the opportunity to live and work on the Greek mainland or any one of its 227 inhabited islands

The main requirements are that the applicant doesn’t work for a company that’s already registered within Greece and can do their existing work remotely.

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Join the growing community of digital nomads in Greece and experience all that this incredible country has to offer.

The Digital Nomad Process

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For Digital Nomads exploring opportunities in Greece, the journey usually starts in their home country and proceeds as follows:
  1. Digital Nomad Visa

The applicant must appear in person at the Greek Consular Authority of their home country or country of residence and apply for the Digital Nomad Visa. You can do this in-person, by email or via post.

This visa is issued within 10 days of submitting the application and gives the holder the right to reside in Greece a year.

  1. Digital Nomad Residence Permit

Once the application is submitted the competent authority must examine the file within 40 working days and provide the applicant with the temporary residence permit which allows the applicant to reside in the country until the final decision is made. 

Once filed, the applicant will receive confirmation of their submission and this is called the “white certificate”. This automatically grants the applicant the right to enter and exit Greece as well as reside in the country until the final card is issued.

The next and final step is the provision of fingerprints and this depends solely on the availability of the authorities. It should be noted that the whole process until the issuance of the final card could take up to a year.

What are the requirements?

While Greece is an open and welcoming country, there are specific requirements for its various permits and visas. Therefore Digital Nomads must meet the following requirements to qualify for this type of work and residence permit. 

  • The applicant must be a non-EU citizen
  • They cannot work for a Greek company
  • Their work must be performed remotely with a laptop and internet connection
  • They must have sufficient financial means to support themselves. This €3,500 a month for the applicant and this increases by 20% if there’s a spouse or partner during them plus a further 15% for each child.

If you’re self-employed, you need to specify your type of business and ensure your business address is outside Greece. Freelancers must work for companies or clients based outside of Greece as well.

How can a lawyer help me?

Our team of immigration legal experts are here to ensure that you don’t get tied up in bureaucracy, or worse, lost in translation. Having a lawyer who is a seasoned expert in immigration procedures will accelerate the process and ensure that you arrive in your new home in a positive mindset without stress or hassle. While Digital Nomad Visas simplify the existing process, they are still a little tricky for those unfamiliar with Greek culture and the legal system. 

We will review all the documentation and advise whether a Digital Nomad visa, or another permit, is the right choice for you. Where necessary, we’ll arrange for documents to be certified and translated and we will work with the consular authorities in your home country to kick start the process. We will also liaise with Greece’s Ministry of Immigration to prepare the application for submissions and accompany you when filing the paperwork. Finally, we will track the progress of your application, overcome any hiccups during its approval and collect the visa once its ready.

¨We will be with you each step of the journey.¨

 

OUR WORK

We are a department formed by qualified legal experts who have been trained in the field of immigration law. We work on these requests every day and it’s our passion. For us, Lexidy is a way of life and what excites us the most is to be able to deliver the happiness and satisfaction of a successful immigration process. We want to help you achieve your goals and dreams.

Eleftheria Charalambous

Eleftheria Charalambous

Lawyer, Head of Athens Office
Eleni Maderaki

Eleni Maderaki

Head of Corporate Department Athens
Maria Balaoura

Maria Balaoura

Paralegal
Charalampos Zachariadis

Charalampos Zachariadis

Lawyer

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Meir Rosinnes
09:33 14 Feb 24
Lexidi, Ms. Eleni Menderaki, helped me to issue an importer EORI nunber and authorization to DHL to enable clearing goods which were shipped from a non-EU country. Without help, Customs procedures were very cumbersome, but very professional and efficient service from Lexidi made it easy and sucessful. Very pleasant friendly conduct by Eleni.
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02:50 07 Aug 23
I used Lexidy in Athens via email correspondence. The experiece was excellent and every detail was looked after as if I was in person in Athens. I highly recommend them for your legal needs.
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12:18 04 Aug 23
Our experience with Maria and Eleni was immaculate. Responsive and personable communication, every detail simply and beautifully explained, and we felt completely untouched by the complexity of all immigration and legal processes thanks to their support. The speed and ease they brought to our residency and tax processes exceeded all expectations.
Tala Re
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06:41 03 Aug 23
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13:20 30 May 23
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Daniel Matcham
Daniel Matcham
08:27 12 May 23
Eleni has been exceptional every step of the way! She guided me through the formation of my company in Greece (as a foreigner), set the up tax number, opened me a bank account, set up civil liability insurance and more. I would recommend her to anyone!
beyouta myriam
beyouta myriam
08:28 22 Feb 23
Very nice experience.We feel that we do not know how to begin with such as many procedures to establish a new company. Lexidy Law Boutique giving us all facilities and clarification.Assistance highly appreciated step by step.They answered to all our questions and didn't leave any doubts to succeed, very responsive rate through all channels, phone ,emails.Thank you Lexidy, you made my dream a reality.I recommend very much.Bonne continuation !
Rosa Akbari
Rosa Akbari
16:07 10 Jan 23
Lexidy staff were speedy, straightforward, and reassuring. No hesitation to recommend to anyone needing help navigating residency bureaucracy.
Julians Mjankovs
Julians Mjankovs
08:10 21 Nov 22
I got everything I needed. Big thanks to Eleftheria and Maria for help! You just ask what you need, and they'll figure out how you can get it.
Natasha Halicki
Natasha Halicki
09:51 09 Nov 22
Genuinely welcoming and friendly! As well as very knowledgeable, professional and have great integrity. We hit a few bumps in my visa process but I was supported the whole way through and didn't give up and I was finally successful in my application thanks to their hard work going above and beyond. I wouldn't have been able to do it alone and I would certainly use Lexidy again.
Stephanie Bratnick
Stephanie Bratnick
13:28 05 Sep 22
I can't recommend Lexidy enough. They made our move to Greece incredibly smooth and went up and beyond their regular legal duties to help my family. They new all the ins and outs of the Greek immigration, and the whole process went flawlessly all due to their expertise. Thank you so much! And we will definitely use their services for many years to come.
Kenneth Shen
Kenneth Shen
00:32 24 Aug 22
If you’re looking for knowledgeable, responsive, and extremely supportive lawyers on your side - look no further. Lexidy and Eleftheria made my process of applying for residency smooth and easy. It’s hard to imagine working with someone with more professionalism and knowledge of the subject than the team at Lexidy.
Rossy Rojas
Rossy Rojas
12:28 23 Mar 22
Max is the best and Lexidy LegalTech Boutique solved our immigration process with great aplomb. we were very lucky!
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