Introduction to Malta

Malta became a member of the European Union in 2004. Becoming a citizen of Malta will entitle you to travel without a visa to more than 160 countries. You will also enjoy the right to work and reside in all countries that are members of the European Union.

Population 446, 547
Country Size 316 km2
GDP (billion current USD) 13.38 (2014 est.)
Earning per capita (current USD) 31, 700 (2014 est.)
Unemployment Rate 5.9%
Inflation Rate 1%
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With a history that stretches back more than 7500 years, this stable and prosperous country has a democratically elected government, a strong and independent judicial system and other institutions that ensure proper governance of this cultured and educated society. The country’s robust educational and healthcare systems help maintain a very high standard of living. The economy is supported by a large tourism industry and a strong financial sector that is closely linked with other economies in the European Union. Malta also has a pleasant climate and low crime rates.

Benefit of Applying under the Individual Investor Programme

Becoming a citizen of Malta will entitle you to the following benefits:

  • Travel to more than 160 countries in the world without any visa requirements.
  • Access to Malta’s liberalized tax system and tax planning benefits.
  • Retain a Maltese passport as well as your existing passport.
  • The enjoyment of personal security in a developed country with a strong and stable political system.
  • High quality of life with access to the Malta’s healthcare and other social institutions.
  • Maltese funded education for children.

Investment Requirements for Malta Investment Immigration Program

Main Applicant €650,000
Spouse €25,000
Child below 18 years of age €25,000 per person
Unmarried child between 18 and 26 years €50,000 per person
Dependant parent above 55 years €50,000 per person

After approval, the applicant must

  1. Invest at least €150,000 in approved instruments and hold the investment for at least five years.
  2. Buy residential immovable property in Malta with minimum value of €350,000 and hold for the property at least five years or lease a residential immovable property in Malta with a minimum annual rent of €16,000 for a period of five years.

Fees for Malta Investment Immigration

Principal applicant €7,500
Spouse €5,000
Each Dependent child aged 13-17 €3,000
Each Dependent child aged 18-26 €5,000
Each Dependent aged 55 or above €5,000
per person €500
per application €200

Processing Time for Malta Investment Immigration

Between 6 to 24 months.

Documents for Malta Investment Immigration

  1. Health Certificate
  2. Police Certificate
  3. Certificate of Fit and Proper Persons
  4. Investment undertaking
  5. Property purchase undertaking
  6. Undertaking  to support Dependents

Click here to read about the Malta Investor Immigration Government Policy