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Agarwal Packers and Movers Ltd. – Move to Greece with us

Greece, the Southeastern Europe country, has become one of the favorite choices for the expatriates. However moving to a different country is always a stressful and daunting task. But, this daunting task can turn into the exciting one with availing the assistance of Agarwal Packers and Movers Ltd. With our qualified and efficient packing and moving services, we are capable to make you move to Greece or from Greece safely as well as happily. Our team of experienced and skilled people is our strength that has made us able to stand upon your expectations and meet your needs. So, you just enjoy your excitement about your move to Greece and rest worries leave on our experts. Before moving to Greece, let us a look over the country, its lifestyle, climate etc.

Your move to Greece may be for several reasons; it can be either for job, business, education, or with the purpose of settling there. Along with the pleasant Mediterranean climate and interesting geography, the country possesses a number of mountains as well as approx 1400 islands off the coast. As a result, it has become one of the beautiful destinations to visit by the tourists. Famous for its rich and diverse history, Greece has become the birthplace of democracy, the Olympic Games, Western drama, philosophy and mathematical principles. With official language Greek and Euro as currency, Greece will prove to be a best choice for you to move in. Being one of the developed countries of world, Greece has high income economy and experiences high quality of life and high standards of living. Not to forget that the country’s healthy and delicious cuisine is also the identity of country.

While moving to Greece, because of any reason, you need to accomplish several formalities including immigration, custom regulation etc. in order to ensure your smooth and stress-free life in country. As you plan to move to Greece, start looking for the job there for which you can take the help of several outlets providing you insight of Greek job market. In order to work in the country, you must need the (i) work permit, and (ii) Insurance and Health certificates.

Now it’s about the visa required to get entry in to the country. Basically there are two types of visas:

Short-term (Schengen) Visa: This visa allows you to stay for 90 days in Greece. Through this visa you can travel to 25 countries in Europe which are covered under Schengen area (Greece is one of it).

What to do to obtain Short-term visa –

  • Fill an application form
  • Apply to your local Greek Embassy
  • Pay the necessary fee
  • One thing to remember is that while your visit to Greece with short-term visa, you cannot work there.

    Residence Permit: This permit is must to obtain if you have intention to stay longer than 90 days.

    Procedure to be followed for obtaining Residence Permit:

  • Also you have to register and obtain certificate of Registration at your local police station or Alien’s Bureau.
  • For non EU/EEA National, it will be quiet harder to obtain residence permit unless you’re of Greece origin or your spouse is Greek.
  • You have to obtain a long-stay visa from your local Greek Embassy
  • Then you have to apply for residence permit within 2 months of arrival to Greece
  • When you have decided to move to Greece along with your household and personal effects, the documents that you will need are:

  • Copy of the passport of the every member of family entering with shipper; the persons entering from non European Union Countries (EU) must have to present their original passport issued within 2 years preceding entry; otherwise, the previous Passport must also be presented
  • Copy of list of packed items
  • Original T2L, if relevant
  • Original Bill of Lading – or copy if Express Release/Convention Marchandises Routiers (CMR) / Air Waybill (AWB)
  • Contact Information of the Shipper
  • Certificate of Repatriation and VAT (Value Added Tax) ID number that is obtained from the Greek Tax Office nearer to new residence (persons who are entering from non-EU countries requesting duty free entry)
  • Residence Permit for the foreigners that is issued by the Greek authorities
  • For diplomats, Copy of Diplomatic Passport, Diplomatic Franchise and T1 Form

Hope you have gained enough information that can help you in moving to Greece hassle-free and smoothly. Now you just concentrate and devote your time in accumulating the required documents and stay relaxed about the moving activities as we are here to perform it. Yes! Get connected with us and let your goods relocated to your new residence in Greece safely and timely.

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