Citizenship in Malta

Malta is a highly developed and beautiful island nation in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, consisting of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Camino.

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Malta has been a financial and commercial center since the beginning of times. Malta has an excellent climate, friendly people, low crime rate and is a very safe place. It became part of the EU in 2004.
  • Largest City

    St Paul's Bay

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  • GDP Per Capita

    26,393 USD

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  • Visa-Free travel to

    182 countries without visa or visa upon arrival

Advantages of obtaining Malta citizenship by investment

  • Holders of the Maltese passport can enter visa-free 182 countries.
  • Malta proudly owns the safest and most transparent citizenship program.
  • Malta is an EU Member State and a Commonwealth country as well, including the USA, Canada, and Australia.
  • As an EU member, the citizens have to right to live, work, do business, study or reside in any other EU country.
  • Non-resident Maltese citizens do not pay tax on their foreign sourced income.
  • The Maltese social services are among the best in the world.
  • The immigration process for investors can take only one year.
  • The citizens do not have to live or reside in Malta.
Malta By Citizenship

Who can participate in the Maltese Individual Investor Programme?

  • The target of the non-refundable donation is the National Development Fund (NDF)
  • The primary applicant
  • The spouse and children up to 26 years of age
  • Financially dependent persons of the age of 55 years (parents, grandparents)

Contributions and Investment structure of the Maltese citizenship schem

  • Donation of 650,000 EUR to the National Development and Social Fund (NDSF)
  • Additional contribution of 25,000 EUR for spouse and each child under the age of 18
  • Investment in government bonds, stock or other special purpose vehicles (qualified by the Identity Malta) for at least 150,000 EUR
  • Purchase a residential real estate for at least 350,000 EUR (and keep the ownership for five years), or
  • Rent a residential real estate in Malta; the qualifying annual rental fee is 16,000 EUR, to be held for five years
  • The applicants must obtain global health insurance with a coverage of at least 50,000 EUR.
  • Copy of passport and ID card
  • Medical certificate
  • A statement from the Maltese police force and the local police force of the applicant’s country of residence, or the police force of anywhere the applicant has resided in for longer than a half year within the last ten years;
  • The applicant must have been legally resident in Malta for at least one year before the certificate of citizenship is issued.
  • An official declaration that the applicant intends to remit all necessary contributions to Malta;
  • Police Clearance Certificates of the applicant and the family members
  • A statement of the applicant’s commitment to invest in the country;
  • Any other documentation related to the applicants, their travel habits, financial documentation and any other documentation requested by the Maltese authorities.