Greece to toughen golden visa rules in surprise move 

Mark Battersby
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Greece is to make it more difficult for non-EU nationals to qualify for its residency-for-investment program by doubling the investment required.  In an announcement made by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis over the weekend, investors will have to double the amount of money needed to qualify for the five-year residency visa.  "in order to increase the affordability of real estate for Greeks, we are now increasing the minimum amount of investment required for the issuance of a golden visa from €250,000 to €500,000", he said.  According to local reports, Government officials said t...

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