Malta Citizenship for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment
From 720,000 EUR
Government fees for the Malta residence permit, citizenship eligibility due diligence and citizenship (eligibility) administration, legal fees apply. The quote depends on the family structure of the client. Please contact us to receive the full payment outline.
Citizenship in Malta might be obtained through investment route, which has been designed for High Net Worth Individuals. Malta allows dual citizenship, hence applicant is not required to revoke his/her citizenship. In terms of citizenship by investment programs Worldwide, Malta has been a leader in its thorough due diligence processes. Although regulations of Malta citizenship by residency (requirement of 1 or 3 years residency in Malta) do not state minimum physical stay requirement, we strongly encourage our clients to spend as much in the country as they can. Maltese passport provides you with the freedom to travel visa free to 184 destinations Worldwide, live, work, study and do business. To apply for Malta citizenship please contact our Advisors.
Attorneys are ready to provide you with the most comprehensive advice on the most suitable regulations for your specific case. Your application will be processed under the license number AKM-ACCA-21 under the Granting of Citizenship for Exceptional Services Regulations (S.L. 188.06). Please contact us now to schedule your call appointment.
Benefits of Malta Citizenship
Malta has been a member of the EU since 2004 and of the Schengen Area since 2007. The citizenship can be granted under an amendment passed in 2020 to the Maltese Citizenship Act by virtue of Legal Notice 437 of 2020 (Granting of Citizenship for Exceptional Services Regulations). Becoming a Maltese citizen enables one to live, work, study, invest and do business in Malta. Another great advantage is that the regulations allow this citizenship to be passed on by descent.
Visa Free Travel
The applicants may enjoy the residency status in Malta, which is granted for 36 months, whilst they wait for their residence period to pass in order to be eligible to apply for the citizenship. Maltese residence cards allow applicants to travel visa free within Schengen Zone for up to three months within six months period. Malta citizenship will allow you to travel visa free to 184 destinations worldwide.
High Quality Life
Malta is well known for its high quality healthcare and education. Maltese citizens enjoy free healthcare system. States schools are also free from tuition fees. Education system is based on the British structure.
Malta enjoys a low crime rate and low cost of living index. Malta is a famous destination due to sunny and warm climate all year round.
Both EU and non-EU nationals are welcome to apply. Citizens of Russia, Belarus, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, North Korea, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen are countries that are not eligible to apply. This also refers to citizens of countries that are on the US travel ban or if a potential applicant has significant ties with the mentioned countries, he/she is also not allowed to apply.
The main applicant must be over 18 years of age. Dependents are considered spouse, unmarried financially dependent children under 29 years of age and parents/grandparents over the age of 55 years who are financially dependent from the Main Applicant.
The total number of Naturalisation Certificates to be issued is 400 a year. Although regulations do not state the minimum days required to reside in Malta, we recommend spending a substantial amount of time whilst waiting for the application to be processed. It is of significant importance for the Applicants to create genuine links with the country.
In order to submit a Citizenship Application, the Applicants first need to prove the residency in Malta of at least 12 or 36 months (depending on the route chosen). There is no obligation to reside in Malta whilst waiting for the residency term to pass, however, it is strongly recommended to spend as much as one can. Please contact us to discuss the detailed steps of the process and the timeline.
Also check out our other service
Applicants are required to either purchase the property valued at minimum 700,000 EUR or rent a property valued at least 16,000 EUR/year for at least five years.