Malta Individual Investor Programme

The Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta has been established under Legal Notice 47 of 2014. Under the Programme, an individual can become a citizen of Malta by contributing to the economic and social development of Malta leading to granting of certificate of naturalization to the investor and his or her family.

Malta Investor Immigration: Investment Criteria

Main Applicant €650,000

70% goes into the National Development and Social Fund.
Non-refundable payment of EUR 10,000.

Spouse €25,000
Each and every child below 18 years of age €25,000
Each and every unmarried child between 18 and 26 years  €50,000
Each and every dependant parent  above 55 years  €50,000

After application approved in principle

  1. Take global health insurance policy for applicant and dependants, and
  2. Acquire and hold a residential immovable property in Malta having a minimum value of €350,000 for at least five years, or take on lease a residential immovable property in Malta for a minimum annual rent of €16,000 for at least five years, and
  3. Make other investments in Malta to an amount of €150,000 in approved instruments and hold it for at least five years

Malta Investor Immigration: Time Frame

Minimum of six months and Maximum of two years. The maximum includes the mandatory period of residency in Malta of one year.


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

Related Links:

Malta Investor Immigration: Application Process 

Who can Apply For Malta’s Individual Investor Programme

Malta Investor Immigration: Documents Required

Malta Investor Immigration: Ineligible Applicants

The Individual Investor programme shall be operated with utmost consideration the international obligations of Malta. Emphasis will be laid on  preserving Malta’s good reputation as a worthy, transparent and reputable financial centre and a respectable jurisdiction for international business.

The number of successful main applicants shall not exceed 1800 for the entire duration of the Individual Investor Programme.