Malta is a southern European country in the Mediterranean Sea. Malta gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and became a republic in 1974. Malta was admitted to the United Nations in 1964 and to the European Union in 2004; in 2008, it became part of the eurozone. The capital of Malta is Valletta. Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English.
- A full member of the European Union, Eurozone, Schengen Ares and British Commonwealth of Nations;
- Full citizenship with passport is granted to the applicant and family;
- The application process will take from 4 to 6 month to receive the approval;
- Acquiring Maltese citizenship also confers the benefits of European Union citizenship, since Malta has been a member of the European Union since 2004;
- A warm, dry, Mediterranean climate with good weather year-round, good hospital and medical services, low cost of living;
- A good infrastructure. Telecommunications, postal services, banking, hospitals and health services as well as all other important public services are efficient and of a very high standard.
Citizenship by Investment
All individuals and families applying to the Malta Individual Investor Program must make a significant contribution to the National Development and Social Fund established by the Government.
- Over 18 years old;
- Contribution to National Development and Social Fund of EUR 650,000 for the main applicant;
- Contribution for spouse and minor children: EUR 25,000 each;
- Contribution for dependent children 18 to 26 years or dependent parents above 55 years: EUR 50,000 each;
- The applicant must commit to retain a residence in Malta for a period of at least 5 years, either through the purchase of a property, for which the minimum value must exceed EUR350,000, or through leasing of a property, for which the minimum annual rent must exceed EUR16,000; An investment of EUR150,000 in Government approved financial instruments, which must be maintained for a minimum period of 5 years is required.