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In an effort to support the country's economy, Malta, located south of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea, is offering residency or citizenship status to foreign investors. The Maltese passport is similar to the passports of Germany, France, or any other EU country; Malta passport holders may live, work or study in any country belonging to the European Union.
International business executives, investors, VIPs as well as affluent citizens worldwide consider an alternative residency or citizenship a powerful tool for international tax planning and a safety net should the living conditions at home become unbearable.
Live, work or study in any of the EU countriesThe Malta Individual Investor Program provides for affluent persons of impeccable standing and repute, including their families, to receive Maltese citizenship on the basis of a contribution to and investment in Malta. Once citizenship is granted, the applicant may live, work or study in any of the member countries of the European Union.
Visa free travel to over 160 countries, including the USAMaltese citizenship (EU citizenship) offers full European Union benefits, including Schengen borderless travel and a United States visa waiver. This means visa-free travel to more than 160 countries in the world, including the USA, Canada, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and most countries in North, Central and South America.
A better quality of life for the familyMalta is a safe country that enjoys a low cost of living index. Multiple cultures live side by side in peace and harmony. The country has long been a vacation spot for Europeans and high net worth individuals who flock to the island for its sunny and warm climate year-round. Malta offers a modern infrastructure ranging from reliable phone and internet service to secure banking to well-established air and sea routes connecting the island to the European mainland and international destinations.
A better education for the applicant’s childrenBecause of the country's history as a former British colony the Maltese school system reflects the British structure. There are two school categories: state schools and private schools. State schools are free to all students (including free transportation and free books), while private schools such as international schools charge tuition fees. For more information about the Maltese school system please click here.
Malta residency can be obtained through the Global Residency Program (GRP) which requires a recurring minimum tax of EUR 15,000 per year, or through the Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP / Malta Golden Visa) which requires a minimum one-time investment of approx. EUR 330,000. The processing time is approximately 90 days.
Malta citizenship, i.e. the European passport, is available to qualified investors at a one-time program cost of approximately EUR 880,000. The citizenship application process can be completed in as little as 180 days.
Please contact us for a detailed cost estimate or confidential consultation. Our associated attorneys are ready to assist you with attaining your investment objectives and answer any questions you might have about Malta's Residency / Citizenship by Investment programs.