Obtain citizenship in Malta by the Individual Investor Program
Why Immigrate to Malta?
Malta is favoured by foreign investors seeking citizenship through investment immigration for a number of reasons, such as the country’s strong and stable economic infrastructure and a mutually accepted political and legal framework.
Regarded as a friendly country that warmly welcomes outside investors and foreign business start-ups, Malta has much to boast about: a low cost of living, its crime rate is reported as one of the lowest in the world, excellent health care and education standards, and an advantageous tax regime.
Malta is strategically situated in Europe, enabling strong continental and international business relations, and as a member state of the European Union, it allows its permanent residents to enjoy full EU benefits.
Main Benefits of Obtaining Citizenship of Malta through the Individual Investor Program:
• EU citizenship with right to live, work, and study in any EU country
• Visa-free travel to 168 countries and territories, including Hong Kong, Mexico, and Thailand
• Family members can be included in the citizenship application
• Lifetime citizenship, which can be passed onto future generations by descent
• Dual citizenship is allowed
• No municipal, inheritance, net worth, or wealth taxes. Double taxation treaties with almost 60 countries
• High standard of living
• Maltese passport ranked 9th in the world according to the Visa Restrictions Index
Note: The application processing time is 6 months to 2 years.
In order to be qualified for Maltese citizenship, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
1. Hold no criminal record
2. Be a resident of Malta for at least one year
3. Make a non-refundable contribution to the National Development and Social Fund to the amount of €650,000 (plus €25,000 for spouse and €25,000 for every child)
4. Purchase a property with a minimum value of €350,000 or rent of a property for at least €16,000 annually. Both purchased and rented property must be held for five (5) years
5. Make an investment into bonds or shares for at least €150,000, which should be kept for five (5) years
6. Hold a global health insurance policy with a cover amount of €50,000 for each family member
Note: Knowledge of the Maltese language is not required to obtain citizenship in Malta.
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