Malta Permanent Residence Program (MPRP)

From 150,000 EUR

Malta Global Residence Program (GRP)

From 29,750 EUR



Malta Permanent Residence Program (MPRP)

This program has been designed for Non-EU nationals. This program is specifically set up for the High Net Worth Individuals willing to become the permanent residents of Malta. Although there is no minimum physical stay requirement, one has to comply with the investment requirements for five years. 

Malta residence by investment offer a choice of either purchasing a property or renting it for five years. Applying for this program allows you to obtain permanent residency in Malta for life whilst complying with the requirements only for five years. Malta investor visa is one of the most popular Golden Visas due to country’s safe environment, warm climate, low crime rate, favorable tax environment and many other benefits. With this program applicant will obtain permanent residence permit in Malta within few months. Investor visa in Malta allows you to travel visa free to Schengen zone, gives you the right to live, work, study and do business in Malta. To apply for Malta residency please contact our Advisors.

Should you be interested in Maltese citizenship by investment instead of the residence program, kindly contact us for more information. 

Benefits of MPRP

Residents under this program have a right to live in Malta and obtain a permanent resident status for all their life whilst complying with the requirements for only five years. The residency card will allow them to travel visa free to all Schengen countries and stay there for 90 days within 180 days period. Main Applicant can include family members such as spouse, financially dependent children, parents and grandparents.


Non-EU nationals are welcome to apply except citizens of Russia, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, North Korea, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.

Malta Global Residence Program (GRP)

This program has been designed for non-EU nationals. Residents under this program have a right to live in Malta, however, residency card must be renewed every year, hence applicants need to comply with the requirements yearly for as long as they wish to reside in Malta.




Global Residency Program

Malta Permanent Residence Program (MPRP)

 Minimum Tax

EUR 15,000

EUR 5, 000 might apply

 Tax Rate


0% – 35%

 Property Purchase

Central/North EUR 275,000
South/Gozo EUR 220,000

Central/North EUR 350,000
South/Gozo EUR 300,000

 Property Rental

Central/North EUR 9,600
South/Gozo EUR 8,750

Central/North EUR 12,000
South/Gozo EUR 10,000

 Minimum Stay 



 Official Application Fee

EUR 6,000

EUR 40,000



EUR 28,000 (if property purchased) or
EUR 58,000(if property rented)

 Philanthropic Donation


EUR 2,000


Spouse, financially dependent unmarried children, siblings, parents; also nannies, butlers

Spouse, financially dependent unmarried children, parents & grandparents

FAQ for Malta Permanent Residence Program is for informational purposes only. To get the most recent update on the program, please speak to our Advisors.

Third country nationals, excluding EU, EEA and Switzerland are eligible. Nationals from the currently sanctioned countries of (or have close ties with) Russia, Afghanistan, North Korea, Iran, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen and Venezuela are ineligible. The list of ineligible countries may be revised from time to time by the Agency at its discretion.
An administration fee of €40,000 for each application applies. A non-refundable initial fee of €10,000 should be paid to the Agency within one month of submission of the application. The remaining €30,000 is required to be settled within two months of the issuance of the Letter of Approval in Principle.
The contribution fee of €28,000 (if purchasing property) or €58,000 (if leasing property) covers the main applicant, spouse and children who, upon submission of application, are principally dependent on the main applicant. For parents and grandparents of the main applicant and spouse, an additional fee of €7,500 each applies.
A financial contribution of €2,000 is to be made to a local NGO registered with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organizations, or as otherwise approved by the Agency.
A processing fee applies when a residence card is issued or renewed. The fee is currently that of €137.50 per person for the initial 5 years and €27.50 per year for renewals.

Total duration to complete the process is 4-8 months.

  1. Eligibility Assessment.

Tier 1 Due Diligence. Documents required: Passport copies, CV, company names.


Sign Engagement Letter and Payment Outline. Remit professional fees.

  1. Residence Application.

Residence forms, SoF Evidence, Supporting Documents, Lawyer review & legalization of documents.

  1. Visit Malta.

RMA Due Diligence, Investment & Contribution, Letter of Approval, Biometrics.

Yes, as long as they are financially dependent from the Main Applicant.
No, there is noaThe residence certificate does not expire provided all the Program obligations are adhered to. The residence card is valid for 5 years or until cut-off dates (at ages 14 and 18). age threshold.
No. Applicant has to own/lease property and submit the relevant documentation within 8 months from the date of issue of the Letter of Approval in Principle.
Yes, it is possible, as long as the qualifying criteria are satisfied in both cases.
The beneficiary is not obliged to retain possession of the qualifying property stipulated in the respective legal notice. However, to retain the residence permit he/she must hold a residential property in Malta or Gozo with no minimum value requirement.
This matter is at the discretion of the Bank.
No. These should be liquid assets like stocks, bonds, funds and bank deposits.
Monitoring of beneficiary’s €500,000 in assets, out of which a minimum of €150,000 need to be financial assets will be made yearly for the first 5 years.
Yes, they are different, distinctive requirements. Clients should provide: 1. proof of €500,000 capital, out of which a minimum of €150,000 should be financial assets; and 2. property valued at €300,000/€350,000 or rent of €10,000/€12,000 per annum.
Yes, however these should be in the name of the main applicant as specified in the legislation.
No, this has to be done in physical presence.
No, the agent will submit the application on behalf of the applicant.
The fee has to be transferred via an electronic bank transfer to the Agency. At the time the application pack is accepted by the Agency, a request for payment is handed over to the agent, who will instruct the main applicant to effect payment within one month.
Payments to settle any fees should only be made by direct debit from the bank account as declared by the main applicant on submission of file. Card accounts and/or virtual platforms are not permissible. Cryptocurrency is not permissible.
No, residence cards cannot be renewed through a Maltese Embassy abroad.
Yes, the health policy must be submitted together with a declaration signed by the Main Applicant, whereby, he/she states that he/she will take care of any additional medical expenses locally for all the beneficiaries, which are not covered by the health insurance policy.
The health insurance should cover all beneficiaries for a minimum of €30,000 per annum and covering full expenses for Malta. If any of the beneficiaries travels within the Schengen Area, they are requested to apply for a separate travel insurance covering their stay. The health insurance premium should be in the range of €250 – €750 per person according to age.
After the Letter of Final Approval, main applicant and all dependents have to travel to Malta to have their biometric data captured. Can a beneficiary under the Program be granted an automatic license to be employed or to engage in business in Malta? A certificate of residency under the Malta Permanent Residence Program does not entitle beneficiary to any employment licenses. He/she still needs to apply for a work permit through normal procedures.
The statutory tax applies, and it is recommended that the advice of a tax consultant be sought.
No, under the MPRP a minor is not entitled to free education. However, if the main applicant or spouse acquires a work permit, his/her children would be entitled to free primary and secondary education in state schools.
The MPRP does not grant beneficiary any employment rights in the Schengen Area. Therefore s/he will need to apply for a work permit in the Schengen country according to the provisions of that particular country.
Holders of the MPRP residence card may only travel Visa-free to Schengen countries, and for a maximum period of 90 days within a 180-day period. The traveller should invariably carry a valid travel document and the residence card and is also expected to take out a health insurance covering his/her travel plans.
Yes, de facto partnerships are accepted as long as adequate proof of such is submitted.