Malta

Residency By Investment
Investment & GOV
Contribution
€ 500.000
Duration
6-8 months
Excellent
Education
Eu Schengen
Residency

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to enjoy the stability and higher quality of life in Europe? Malta can be your gateway to an urban, island lifestyle within the European Union. With low crime rates, world-class education and healthcare, Malta Residency by Investment program has become a popular choice for many investors seeking to secure their future and that of their children. Through an investment scheme that offers the option of purchasing or renting real estate in Malta, donating to the Maltese government, or purchasing government bonds, Malta’s Residence and Visa Programme (MRVP) can be completed in less than one year.

CAPITAL

Valletta

LANGUAGE

Maltese and English

TOTAL AREA

316 km2

POPULATION

460,297

GONVERMENT

Democratic Republic with unicameral House of Representatives

CURRENCY

Euro

Benefits of Malta Residecy

  • Malta PR by investment Program requires a one-time investment and does not need to be renewed yearly
  • Once a Malta permanent residency is obtained, applicant can travel freely to all European countries within the Schengen area
  • Malta PR holders have the option to apply for a work permit anywhere in the Schengen area
  • No need to live in Malta to maintain Maltese residency
  • Enjoy high standards of living for yourself and your family
  • No tax on overseas income
  • Applicant may resell the property after 5 years of possessing it. 

LEGAL BASIS

The Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP) investment may be granted under an amendment passed in August 2015 to the Maltese Immigration Act, Chapter 217 of the Laws of Malta. These amendments provided the framework for the enactment of L.N. 288 of 2015. The Malta Residence and Visa Programme Regulations provide for affluent persons of impeccable standing and repute to receive Maltese residence by a contribution to and investment in Malta.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
  • Applicant should have an annual income of  €100,000 or capital assets of  €500,000
  • An applicant should make the appropriate investment in Real Estate (whether purchase or rent), government bonds and donation
  • Applicant must keep real estate and bonds for 5 years
  • Children aged 26 and under are allowed to apply with the main applicant
  • All applicants must pass a strict due diligence, after which only highly respectable clients are admitted to the program

VISA FREE TRAVEL

Travel Freely within the Schengen zone. 

Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland

Timeline and Procedure

Obtain Malta Permanent Residency within 6 months. 

 
 
 
Week
1-3
Month
2-4

Step 1

Step 2

Alt air performs a preliminary check. A scanned passport copy is sent to the legal team in Malta for pre-approval. File preparation begins and required documents are collected Advisory fees and application fees are paid. Initial fee of €5,500 from government contribution will be due.

 

Due diligence process will take place, followed by the decision to grant Malta permanent residency for main applicant and dependents.

 

Month
4-8

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Issuance of “Approved in Principal” letter by the CIU (Government’s Citizenship-by-Investment Unit).

 

Investment is made in selected option.

 
Naturalization certificate is issued.

Month
6

Step 6

Issuance of Malta Residency Certificate and Malta Residency Card.