Greece Digital Nomad Visa

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Digital Nomad Visa

What are the visa fees/charges?

EUR75 + EUR150

Is there a minimum income threshold applicable for digital nomad/remote work visa?


• For Individual: EUR3,500 per month
• For applicants traveling with spouse: EUR4,200
• For applicants traveling with spouse and child: EUR4,725 (increase in 15% per child)

Are digital nomad/remote work visa holders subject to income tax?

• Yes – In case of DTA in place and exemption conditions are met (usual reference is Article 15), there is a requirement to file an exempt informational tax return (i.e. non- residents)
• In case the applicant stays in Greece for more than 183 days consecutively (or in 12 months period – depending on the DTA in place) – i.e. Article 15 conditions are not met – and are recognized as tax resident, such income is taxable in Greece and payroll and withholding obligations arise for the company
• No additional clarification has yet been provided by the Greek tax authorities in this respect

Are digital nomad/remote work visa holders subject to social security contributions?

The issue has not been explicitly regulated so far, however given that proof of registration with the Greek social security funds is not among the supporting documents to be filed with the Greek authorities, it seems that the digital nomad might be released from Greek social security. No guidance has been issued by the Greek social security authorities in this respect.

Is there Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) relief available in the country?


Is there an income tax requirement in the country, in general?


Is there a social security requirement in the country, in general?

Are criminal checks required for this visa?

Greek embassy authorities may request a criminal record certificate from the country wherein the applicant was residing

For how long is the digital nomad/remote work visa valid?

Up to 12 months. While the digital nomad visa is in force and provided that the conditions for its issuance continue to apply, a digital nomad residence permit can be applied for before the Ministry of Migration with a two years period of validity

Is the applicant bound to any work restraints/limitations?

The applicants will have no access right to the Greek employment market (dependent employment or freelance services)

What are the standard requirements for the digital nomad/remote work visa?

• A declaration letter which states the applicant’s willingness to work remotely from Greece and not to provide dependent employment or freelance services to an employer registered in Greece
• Proof of employment or freelancer activity etc.
• Bank statements, pay slip, or any other document that proves the monthly income
• Valid passport
• Criminal record certificate
• Medical report
• Must provide proof of accommodation in Greece (in case a digital nomad residence permit is applied for)
• Must hold health insurance covering all medical expenses that may occur during the tentative stay in Greece

Which countries are eligible to apply for the digital nomad/ remote work visa?

Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA), and the Schengen Area won’t be able to apply for the Greece DNV

Is applicant required to provide proof of employment?


Cost of living index: 53.2 – (47 out of 140)

Internet fixed: 44.6 Mbps Median- Feb 2023

Internet mobile: 63.6 Mbps Median – Feb 2023


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