|Name:||Law No.3386, 18 August 2005, concerning the Entry, Residence, and Social Integration of citizens of foreign countries.|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2005-08-23, Part A, No. 212, pp. 3329-3359 (Journal Text in Greek)
|Bibliography:||Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2005-08-23, Part A, No. 212, pp. 3329-3359 Journal Text in Greek
Unofficial English Translation Hellenic Immigration Policy Institute, Greece PDF (consulted on 2010-06-14)
|Abstract/Citation:||Chapter A offers the basic definitions of the notions formulated in the text and defines the area of implementation (the persons concerned by this law).
Chapter B refers to measures of controlling the border areas of immigrant flows and stipulates the creation of an inter-ministerial committee for the monitoring of the national immigration policies.
Chapter C underlines the general conditions of entry and residence of foreign citizens.
Chapter D refers to the general preconditions for granting residence permits.
Chapter E includes stipulations on working permits and the official procedures of granting them. Furthermore, there are special references to granting residence permits to a) seasonal workers, b) citizens working in a company of a country-member of the EU or the European Economic Space, c) citizens working in a company of other countries (outside EU), d) athletes and coaches, e) members of artistic groups and associations.