Malta
CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

  • MINIMUM INVESTMENT
    € 650,000
  • TIME TO CITIZENSHIP
    12 months
    EXACT TIMEFRAMES MAY VARY
  • MINIMUM RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT
    NONE

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Family Reunification

Include your spouse and dependent children up to age 26

Dual Citizenship

Malta allows for dual citizenship

No Residence Requirement

Obtain citizenship without a minimum stay requirement

Member of the EU

Enjoy freedom to live, work, study or travel anywhere in the EU in case of citizenship

Visa-free Travel

To 162 countries

Extended Family Inclusion

Include depending parents or grandparents over 55

Access to Public Services

Benefit from publicly funded education, healthcare and childcare

Full Citizenship Rights

Receive full citizenship and passport

INVESTMENT TYPES

The applicant should meet the mandatory investment requirements, and select one of the investment options

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Contributing to the National Development and Social Fund for the main applicant at the minimum value of €650, 000 and,
  • At least €150,000 investment in government approved financial instrument for 5 years

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

  • The purchase of a property held for minimum of 5 years and worth at least 350,000 or,
  • 5 years of lease agreement signed for a residential property
    at minimum value of €16,000 per annum

CBI STATISTICS
2014 – 2017

  • TOTAL INVESTMENT1,462,623,694 €
  • TOTAL INVESTMENT738
  • TOTAL RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR FAMILY MEMBERS2101

STEPS & TIMELINE

Malta Citizenship By Investment Application

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VISA FREE COUNTRIES FOR MALTA

Maltese citizens get visa-free access to 162 countries.
WHY MALTA

# 1 CBI Program
Global Citizenship Program Index 2018-19

# 36 of 140 countries
Global Competitiveness Index 2018

 

# 19 of 149 countries
Legatum Prosperity Index

 

COUNTRY DEMOGRAPHICS

POPULATION
460,297

 

GDP
12.54 billion USD

 

TOTAL AREA
316 sq. km

 

CAPITAL
Valetta

 

TIME ZONE
GMT+1

OUR OFFICES

Experience our global reach and local expertise through our various offices around the world.

CALL US

+351 308 812 570

EMAIL US

LONDON

1 Fore Street Avenue, EC2Y 9DT
London / United Kingdom

 

LISBON

Avenida da Liberdade, 110, 1269-046
Lisbon / Portugal

 

ATHENS

Karneadou 4, 106 75
Athens / Greece

 

ISTANBUL

Büyükdere Caddesi 207/41, Levent
Istanbul / Turkey

 

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Free Brochure & Consultation

Malta Citizenship by Investment Program offers various investment options to obtain a European citizenship. The mandatory investments of the program are making a € 650.000 contribution to National Development and Social Fund, and a making minimum of €150.000 investment in government approved financial instruments (the investment is to be kept for 5 years). After meeting the eligibility criteria, investors may choose from these investment options: a) purchasing a real estate property that is worth a minimum of € 350.000 b) signing a lease agreement for a residential property at the minimum value of €16.000 per annum. Both mentioned investment options has to be maintained for at least 5 years. Malta Citizenship by Investment Programs offer many benefits for the applicants. The main applicant may include their family members (spouse and dependent children below the age 26) into the program. In addition, extended family members such as depending parent and grandparent over 55 may also be included. Malta Citizenship by Investment Program does not require residence in the country in order to maintain Maltese citizenship. After obtaining a Maltese citizenship, the investors become a part of European Union. Therefore, Malta Citizenship by Investment Program allows for free movement within the Schengen area. European passport offers the opportunity to freely live, travel, work and study in the Schengen countries. The Maltese passport allows visa-free travel to 162 countries. The applicants and their families can benefits from the Maltese public services such as education, healthcare and childcare services. Malta Citizenship by Investment Application Process starts with determining the investment criteria. The applicants may choose to work with Power of Attorney throughout the legal process. The applicants and their families have to visit Malta to submit their biometric data. The e-Residence permit can be applied online with the biometric data. The citizenship application begins with gathering all the required forms and documents. These documents should be legalized, notarized and translated before submission. After the documents are completed, they are submitted to the Foreign Registrations Office at the Public Registry. The documents are evaluated and due diligence process takes place. The approval in principle letter is received if the relevant authorities verify all of the documents. Applicants have to complete the required contribution to National Development and Social Fund. After that, according to the investment preference of applicant, an evidence of acquiring or leasing a property has to be provided. The applicant may receive their certificate of naturalization and second passports when the investment is completed. The Maltese citizenship approval takes 12 months time.