An estimated 65,000 EU citizens live in Greece, according to public order ministry statistics. Authorities say some five to 10 are issued residence permits in Athens daily.
European Union citizens have the right to travel freely throughout the 15-nation bloc. They may even decide to live and work in any member state.
Compared to the gruelling bureaucratic paper chase facing non-EU foreigners in Greece, the application procedure for EU citizens seeking residence papers is child’s play. Here’s how they can set up home in Greece.
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