Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA) to Agrotourism Businesses

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



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Points of service

Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Regional Department for Tourist Businesses and Professions, MINISTRY OF TOURISM

Digital provision points

    Number of required documents

    8 to 10 +
    (1)

    Fees

    300

    Estimated time

    4 Weeks

    Description

    Submission of an application to grant a special licence for agrotourism (ESA) to a business.

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    Application

    Application Type

    Application

    Submission by:

    Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

    Submitted by:

    Legal entities

    Title

    Application – Solemn Declaration considered as Solemn Declaration according to article 8 of Law 1599/1986, listing the details of the applicant natural or legal person, the Tax Register Number (AFM) and the Local Tax Office (DOY) to which the person belongs and where the commencement of operations has been performed, based on the Activity Code (KAD) 55.90.14.

    The Solemn Declaration shall state the activities (educational/ demonstrational/ attendance) practiced within the agricultural operation, in case the accommodation is outside of its bounds.

    If any of the activities thus declared is subsequently changed, the business shall submit a new Solemn Declaration.


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          Means of redress or appeal:

          Judicial redress

          Rules concerning a lack of reply from the competent authority and the legal consequences for the use:

          Tacit approval

          In case the above deadline (28 days) expires, it is assumed that the applica-tion has been approved and the special licence has been issued (tacit approval) as provided in article 14 par.4 of Law 3844/2010 (Α΄ 63) . The interested party may request from the competent authority (Regional Department for Tourist Businesses and Professions) an attestation.

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              Official title

              Granting a Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA) to Agrotourism Businesses

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              English

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                N1

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              • 1 Company law Business formation (individual, corporate)
                • For company establishment see the link below

                No No

              • 2 Possession of passwords to enter software The applicant shall have a TAXISnet username and password


                No No

              • 3 Administrative Submission of an application by a natural person or by the legal representative of a legal person that wishes to be granted a Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA). If the application is submitted by a legal person, it shall be accompanied by documents proving the latter’s legal establishment and operation.


                No No

              • 4 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses The applicant (operator or lessee) shall not have been irrevocably convicted for a felony.


                No No

              • 5 Administrative Agrotourism businesses shall be established by persons registered in the Register of Farmers and Agricultural Holdings (MAAE).


                No No

              • 6 Administrative The multifunctional farms of article 52 of Law 4235/2014 (A 32) may be included in the agro tourism businesses and be granted a Special Licence for Agrotourism, provided they have previously obtained an Special Licence for a Multifunctional Farm.


                No No

              • 7 Urban planning Existence of an appropriate area


                No No

              • 8 Administrative Previous to the application to obtain a Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA), the business shall have completed: - The notification procedure for accommodations in accordance with JMD 8592/2017 “Simplification of the procedure of commencement of operation of tourist accommodation” (B 1750). - The notification procedure for businesses of sanitary interest, in accordance with JMD 16228/2017 “Simplification and standardisation of administrative procedures of notification of the operation of Businesses of Sanitary Interest, Theatres, Cinemas”, joint ministerial decision (B 1723) - The notification procedure for swimming pools within tourist accommodation facilities, in accordance with JMD 7858/2017 “Simplification of the operation and use framework of swimming pools”, joint ministerial decision (B 1654).


                No No

              • 9 Administrative If the agrotourism business includes an artisanal-preparation food unit, an attestation regarding the registration of the person in charge in the Central Electronic Crafts Register (KHMO) of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food (YPAAT), is required in accordance with MD 4912/120862/2015 (A 2468), as in force.


                No No

              • 10 Technical The business shall have previously obtained all the special authorisations/licences related to its activities.


                No No

              • 11 Technical It is possible to have the accommodation and hospitality areas to be run by persons registered in the MAAE and in a radius of 10 kilometres from the farm or the agricultural operation within a Municipal or Local Community of up to 5.000 inhabitants.


                No No

              • 12 Administrative When the operator is a legal person, its lawful establishment and operation shall be proved.


                No No

              • 1 Αdministrative fee of €300 in favour of the Greek state shall be paid. The above administrative fee is payable at any Local Tax Office, account (KAE) 3741 or through the ‘e-paravolo’ application of taxisnet (code 2393) (e-Paravolo (gsis.gr) 300 €

                e-Administrative Fee code 2393

                Cost Calculation One-off

                Method of Payment Hellenic Post, Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking)

                Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

                Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/welcome.htm

                No

              • Law 3874 2010 151 Α

                Description Registry of Farmers and Agricultural Holdings Amendments: Amendment: - Law 4389/2016 (GG Α/94), Article 65 - Amending article 2 of Law 3874/2010 (Definitions, eligibility registration) - Law 4235/2014 (GG Α/32), Article 40 - Amending article 2 of Law 3874/2010 (Definitions, eligibility registration)


              • Law 28-35 4276 2014 155 Α

                Description Provisions regarding agrotourism and the exercise of agrotourism activities, procedure of granting the special licence sign.


              • Ministerial Decision 4912/120862 2015 2468 Α

                Description Procedure for the registration of cottage units in the Central Elec-tronic Cottage Registry - Κεντρικό Ηλεκτρονικό Μητρώο Οικοτεχνί-ας (ΚΗΜΟ) Amendments: - MD 799/13510/2019 (GG Β/224)-Amending MD 4912/120862/ 2015 - MD 1483/74804/2017 (GG Β/2635) - Amending MD 4912/ 120862/2015 - MD 345/23924/2017 (GG Β/ 866)- Amending MD 4912/ 120862/2015


              • Law 4 4582 2018 208 Α

                Description Definition of agrotourism


              • Joint Ministerial Decision 12528 2018 3089 Β

                Description Terms and prerequisites for granting the Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA).


              • Joint Ministerial Decision 289 2019 96 Β

                Description Facilitation of the procedure of granting the Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA) via ΚΕP-ΕΚΕ


              • 1 Submission of application and of required documents

                Responsible for Implementation Other

                Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

                Description The interested party submits the application, accompanied by all the required supporting documents, to the relevant Regional Tourism Service (PYT) or to a KEP-EKE.

                Notes In case the application is submitted to KEP-EKE, the competent employee receives it along with the supporting documents and delivers an attestation of Submission of an Application to the interested person. Then, the application with the documents attached is forwarded internally to to the relevant Regional Tourism Service (PYT).

                No No


              • 2 Notification of the interested party

                Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee

                Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

                Description The interested party is notified of the granting of the Special Licence for Agrotourism (ESA).

                No Yes


              • EUGO portal (information only)


              • 1 Copy of general-use criminal record or equivalent document, if the applicant is a national of another EU member-state, showing that the applicant (operator or lessee) has not been irrevocably convicted for felony. A document is considered ‘equivalent’ if issued by a competent judicial or administrative authority of the state, certifying there is no irrevocable conviction for felony. If in the country of origin or provenance, there is no provision for the issuance of a document equivalent to the extract of the criminal record, the latter may be substituted by a an affidavit or, for countries where this is not used, by a solemn declaration, submitted by the interested party be-fore the competent judiciary or administrative authority or, as the case may be, before a notary of the country of origin or provenance, who shall provide an attestation as to the submission of the affidavit or the solemn declaration. The copy of general-use criminal record, as well as the above documents shall be submitted within three months from their date of issue. Sought ex officio if issued by a domestic authority. Criminal Record Copy for General Use

                Copy of general-use criminal record or equivalent document, if the applicant is a national of another EU member-state, showing that the applicant (operator or lessee) has not been irrevocably convicted for felony. A document is considered ‘equivalent’ if issued by a competent judicial or administrative authority of the state, certifying there is no irrevocable conviction for felony. If in the country of origin or provenance, there is no provision for the issuance of a document equivalent to the extract of the criminal record, the latter may be substituted by a an affidavit or, for countries where this is not used, by a solemn declaration, submitted by the interested party be-fore the competent judiciary or administrative authority or, as the case may be, before a notary of the country of origin or provenance, who shall provide an attestation as to the submission of the affidavit or the solemn declaration. The copy of general-use criminal record, as well as the above documents shall be submitted within three months from their date of issue. Sought ex officio if issued by a domestic authority.

                Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/dikaiosune/poiniko-metroo/antigrapho-poinikou-metroou

                Submission by: Ex officio (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 4750

              • 2 Attestation of registration in the Register of Farmers and Agricultural Holdings (MAAE) of Law 3874/2010, renewed under the responsibility of the operator until the 30th of June every year. Certificate

                Attestation of registration in the Register of Farmers and Agricultural Holdings (MAAE) of Law 3874/2010, renewed under the responsibility of the operator until the 30th of June every year.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 9703

              • 3 If the applicant has a multifunctional farm of article 52 of Law 4235/2014 (A 32), the Multifunctional Farm Authorised Licence shall be submitted.. Official document

                If the applicant has a multifunctional farm of article 52 of Law 4235/2014 (A 32), the Multifunctional Farm Authorised Licence shall be submitted..

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: Yes

                Document’s requirement: Quantitative

                No 6440

              • 4 Ownership titles or leasing agreement, if the business is a leased one, for the whole area where the agrotourist activity takes place, with, as an attachment, a diagram of the area (sketch or annotated map). Property titles

                Ownership titles or leasing agreement, if the business is a leased one, for the whole area where the agrotourist activity takes place, with, as an attachment, a diagram of the area (sketch or annotated map).

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 2905

              • 5 Copy of the notification of operation of the accommodation. Copy of document

                Copy of the notification of operation of the accommodation.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 6866

              • 6 Copy of the notification of operation of the businesses of sanitary interest (KYE) and swimming pools, if such exist. Copy of document

                Copy of the notification of operation of the businesses of sanitary interest (KYE) and swimming pools, if such exist.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 6866

              • 7 Certificate of disinfestation and rodenticide for the main and storage areas within the farm or agricultural holding. Certificate

                Certificate of disinfestation and rodenticide for the main and storage areas within the farm or agricultural holding.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 9703

              • 8 Attestation of registration in the Central Electronic Cottage Registry (Κεντρικό Ηλεκτρονικό Μητρώο Οικοτεχνίας - ΚΗΜΟ), in cases of home processing. Certificate

                Attestation of registration in the Central Electronic Cottage Registry (Κεντρικό Ηλεκτρονικό Μητρώο Οικοτεχνίας - ΚΗΜΟ), in cases of home processing.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: Yes

                Document’s requirement: Technical

                No 9703

              • 9 Any other valid licence, as the case may be, or the application submitted to the competent body for its renewal or a certificate from the competent chamber in case a law does not require an operating license, for any other sub-category - activity. Official document

                Any other valid licence, as the case may be, or the application submitted to the competent body for its renewal or a certificate from the competent chamber in case a law does not require an operating license, for any other sub-category - activity.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 6440

              • 10 If the accommodation is outside the farm or the agricultural operation, an attestation by the relevant Municipality, certifying that the population of the Municipal or Local Community where the accommodation is located, is less than 5.000 inhabitants. Certificate

                If the accommodation is outside the farm or the agricultural operation, an attestation by the relevant Municipality, certifying that the population of the Municipal or Local Community where the accommodation is located, is less than 5.000 inhabitants.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 9703

              • 11 Documents proving the lawful establishment and operation of the legal person, as well as copy of the tax register in which the legal representative has been registered. Legal documents from legal entities

                Documents proving the lawful establishment and operation of the legal person, as well as copy of the tax register in which the legal representative has been registered.

                Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

                Submitted by: Legal entities


                Document submitted under requirements: No


                No 9338

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