Moving to Greece
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If you are moving to Greece, it might be useful to know the basic information about the country, which can be found below:
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The education system of Greece consists of the following levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary education is compulsory and lasts 6 years from the age of 6 till 12 years old. The secondary level is for children from the age of 12 to 15 years old, and this is also compulsory. These levels are as followed:
Public schools and universities do not charge any costs for tuition and textbooks are also free of costs. The private schools provide more a supplementary tuition. The private schools are more expensive. Costs can vary from school to school and can be from 1500 EUR to 13000 EUR.
When moving to Greece, it is possible to discuss schooling for your children with your employer.
The unemployment rate of Greece was 26% on January 2015, which is very high compared to the other countries in the EU. You must know that when moving to Greece that because of the poor economic situation in Greece, that many job scams are in operation. If your employer asks for money it in order for your job application to be processed, it is advisable to not do so. If you are not from one of the EU or EEA countries, it can be a tricky process to obtain a work permit. Work permits in Greece are on average valid for 1 year and are occupation specific, location specific and employer specific. You can only obtain this if you have a valid visa.
If you are moving to Greece and want to open a bank account in Greece is possible for expats (if not from the EU). Greek banks mostly provide check books, and bank cards for you to use. The biggest banks in Greece are:
Keep in mind that some banks may require a minimum deposit. And that some banks do not open bank accounts for people under the 18 years. You will need the following documents to open a bank account in Greece:
If you are from one of the EU or EEA countries and are moving to Greece, then you will not need a visa to enter. However depending from which third country you come from, you will definitely need a visa if you want to enter Greece. The following documents are required if you want to obtain a visa:
If your employer is paying for the costs, the following documents will be required:
If you are moving to Greece, you must know that living is Greece is very safe. Moreover living in Greece is compared to other EU countries, 30% cheaper. However salaries are also lower compared to the other EU countries. Food and doing groceries is cheap in Greece, especially in Rhodes. The cost of accommodation is not too expensive either.
The health care system of Greece consists of compulsory health insurance and private health insurance. For the private health care, you will need to pay more of course. This is provided by the national health care insurance. If you are moving to Greece and are unemployed for more than 1 year, you will be uninsured and all the costs that you need to pay for medical care will not be subsidized.
If you are moving to Greece and want to obtain a Greece driving license, you must be at least 18 years old. Depending on which country you come from, it is also possible to swap your license into a Greek one. If you are from one of the EU or EEA countries you must live 185 days (or 6 months) in Greece, if you want to apply for a Greek one. You must first pass a theoretical examination and a practical examination. The following documents are needed:
Because the economic crisis in Greece, VAT rates have been increased. Like any other country in the world, the more you earn the more tax you will need to pay.
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