Greece's immigration legislation, which prohibits the legalization of illegal immigrants and reduces support for repatriates and economic migrants, nevertheless provides enough other opportunities for those wishing to become a citizen of this country.
Confirm that you have a permanent income of at least 2 thousand euros per month for yourself and an additional 20% for your wife and 15% for each child in order to obtain a residence permit for a financially independent person. In addition, as a reinsurance, you may be required to deposit a certain amount into an account opened with a Greek bank.
Try to get a work permit in the country to make economic migration. In connection with the abolition of the legalization of workers, your potential employer must have a certain status in order to prove to the state authorities your indispensability as a specialist for the country. If you are fluent in Greek and English and are a qualified executive or manager, your chances of getting a job in Greece are very high. A work visa, which gives the right to work in the country, is issued after obtaining permission from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Public Order of Greece.
Get the opportunity to leave for Greece, using the right of repatriation, which allows citizens of the country and their descendants to return to their homeland. If you are a family member of a person legally residing in Greece, you have the right to reunite with him. Create a private limited company or a public limited company in Greece with a registered capital exceeding 18 and 60 thousand euros, respectively, in order to become eligible for business immigration.
Apply for Greek citizenship based on birth, adoption, or acknowledgment of paternity by a Greek citizen. If you are an ethnic Greek, you have the opportunity to obtain citizenship of the country after joining the Armed Forces of Greece. If you have lived legally in the country for 10 years, are the spouse of a Greek citizen, have a common child and have lived in Greece for three years, go through the procedure naturalization to obtain Greek citizenship.