Self Employment Permit

For a residence permit issued for the exercise of an economic activity (operation of a sole partnership either domestically or otherwise), the following documentation is required additionally to the above (photos, passport, health certificate and an application to the social security agency):

• One photocopy of a personal bank account kept with any Greek bank or other acknowledged financial institution (e.g. the Postal Savings Bank), with a minimum deposit of €60,000;
• A feasibility study identifying the size of the investment, equipment, number and specialization of employees and certifying that you possess the necessary scientific, technical and professional skills (degrees, certificates of studies, working experience etc).

To have this permit renewed, you will need to make a statement that you continue to carry out the specific activity, as well as the following documentation:

• Your business’s operation permit;
• A certificate of registration with the competent Chamber;
• Tax and social security clearance certificates;
• A copy of the Tax Clearance issued by the competent Tax Office for the previous year;
• A copy of your health card.

Ask Philip Gamble whether you (or your children) have a claim to British nationality.

Learn more about these routes to British Nationality: is a specialist UK Nationality and British Citizenship site offering an online search and assessment. Claims to hold a British Passport can be complex and the site offers a quick, simple search to give you the answers. While many people qualify for the UK Ancestry Visa based on holding a Commonwealth passport with a UK born grandmother or grandfather, we have found that if you have a grandparent born in the UK, or if your mother is British or your father is British, then there are several scenarios where you can claim British Nationality and the right to hold a British Passport. This stems from Britain’s collection of British Colonies, British Protectorates and British Protected States in the middle of last century and the Nationality rules concerning what are now the countries of the Commonwealth.