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Malta Exceptional Investment Naturalisation Program

Malta, one of the European Union’s southernmost members, offers one of few European Citizenship programs.

A minimum investment of €738,000 in Maltese real estate can make any interested individual eligible for the program.

Unlike other citizenship by investment programs, Malta will permit parties to apply for citizenship after just 36 months (or 12 months in certain cases).

Invest

If you wish to become eligible for Citizenship in Malta, an investment of €738,000 in real estate is required.

Freedom of Movement

Holders of Maltese citizenship can travel without a visa to 185 countries, including European Union members.

Fast Processing Time

Applications are fully processed within 2 months.

ADVANTAGES OF MALTESE CITIZENSHIP

Successful applicants can live, work and study in a European Union member state.

A home base in an excellent intercontinental region between southern Europe and northern Africa.

An individual can include their spouse, parents over 55, grandparents, and children under the age of 29 in their application.

Maltese citizenship is valid for life and can be passed on to future generations.

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CITIZENSHIP CRITERIA

  • Applicants must acquire Maltese real estate valued at a minimum of €738,000 and maintain ownership for at least 5 years.
  • Individuals must donate €10,000 to a non-government organisation dedicated to philanthropy, culture, science, sports, art or animal welfare.
  • The interested party must be at least 18 years old at the time of their application.
  • Applicants must reside in Malta for a minimum of 36 months (or 12 months in special circumstances) before applying for Citizenship.
PROCEDURE
  • RESIDENCE APPLICATION

    Interested parties must first apply for a residence permit, as the Maltese citizenship program requires applicants to reside on the island for a minimum of 36 months before applying for citizenship.

  • GOVERNMENT DUE DILIGENCE

    Applicants who successfully pass the Maltese government’s Tier 1 due diligence checks are granted a residence permit. They will then be subject to Tier 2,3, and 4 due diligence checks, after which a Maltese minister will decide the application’s outcome.

  • VISIT TO MALTA

    Successful applicants must purchase their desired property and donate to the government. Upon doing so, the individual will be summoned to take the Oath of Allegiance in Malta, where they will be presented with their Certificate of Naturalisation.

  • PASSPORT ISSUED

    Upon approval of an individual’s application, passports are issued within 16-18 months.

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