THE MOST POPULAR GOLDEN VISA PROGRAM IN EUROPE: GREECE – 2305 INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION IN 2017
According to official statements, in 2017, the Greece Golden Visa program was granted a residence permit in Greece with 2305 individual applications and 3394 dependent applications. In the same period, Portugal’s Golden Visa program, in contrast, received 1351 individual applications and 2678 dependent applications.
Portugal still holds the leadership in Europe in terms of the cumulative number of original applications (5553 as of December 31, compared to 5246 in Greece), but if the interest in the Greece Goldan Visa program does not fall significantly, the Portuguese leadership position will be seen by Greece within a few months timeframe.
According to the statistics of people who applied to Golden Visa in Greece in 2017: