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Moussaka, souvlaki, olives – there’s some great Greek food in and around the islands. But Greece is also the birthplace of philosophy and western medicine. Visit the National Art Gallery, the Acropolis Museum, the National Observatory of Athens and any of the hundreds of other galleries in Greece.

If you’re looking to save money while you work in another country, Greece has a low cost of living. According to Numbeo, a fresh loaf of white bread averages at €1.06 (93p), a one-way ticket on public transport costs €1.20 (£1.05) and a fitness club membership costs €37.91 (£33.29).

Name of visa: Greece digital nomad visa

Length of stay: One year

Can I extend my stay? Yes


  • Passport, valid for at least six months after your return date, with two blank pages.
  • Application form
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • A cover letter of declaration, stating the reason for your stay in Greece
  • Proof of employment, stating work as a digital nomad
  • A clean criminal record
  • Proof of accommodation in Greece
  • Proof of health insurance
  • A return flight ticket
  • A medical certificate

Minimum salary: €3,500 per month (£3,081)

How to apply: Via appointment with your nearest Greek embassy or consulate

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Anna Jordan

Anna is Senior Reporter, covering topics affecting SMEs such as grant funding, managing employees and the day-to-day running of a business.

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