WHY BECOME A MALTA RESIDENT

Costs

EUR 250,000

Time To Golden Visa

6 Months

Visa-Free Travel

26 EU Countries

Family

Investor, Spouse, dependents up to age 26 and parents of main applicant

ABOUT MALTA

The Republic of Malta consists of an archipelago that is 80km south of Italy and in the centre of the Mediterranean sea. The smallest capital in Europe, Valletta, crowns a country with a culturally diverse population of 450,000. The two official languages, English and Maltese, create an atmosphere befitting of one of the oldest centres for culture in Europe. The island nation comprises of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino, with a total population of over 400,000 inhabitants occupying an area of 316 km2.

 

By virtue of Legal Notice Legal Notice 288 of 2015 the Government of the Republic of Malta introduced the Malta Residence and Visa Programme (MRVP), whereby Third Country Nationals and their dependents who are willing to bring investment to Malta, are granted Maltese residency and may reside, settle and stay in Malta indefinitely, as well as travel within the Schengen area without the need of applying for a visa.
Third-country nationals means that Maltese, EEA and Swiss nationals are excluded and cannot apply.

MALTA - AT A GLANCE

Continent EUROPE
Capital Valletta
Official Language English
Population 436,947
Total Area 316km2
GDP $10.95 Billion
Visa-Free Countries 26 EU
Passport Rank 6th
Currency Euro €

BENEFITS

Tax business advantages

  • EU Residence Card granted.
  • Renewable indefinitely (every 5 years).
  • Family members can be included.
  • Right to live full time in Malta.
  • Malta is English speaking with Euro currency.
  • Fastest growing EU economy with no unemployment.
  • Financing option available.

Travel Visa free in Schengen Area

Enjoy the comfort of traveling to any country within the Schengen Area without a visa and without lengthy custom checks. You can enter these countries directly without previously visiting Malta. Furthermore, you will be entitled to reside within any of the Schengen countries for up to three months within every six-month period and may enter multiple times.

Security for your Family

Your spouse, parents, minor children and unmarried dependent adult children under the age of 27 are entitled to obtain the Maltese residency along with you. If you love culture, history, and great weather, you will love living in Malta. Living in Malta, you will have access to a top-ranked healthcare system and a large English-speaking, international expat community.

CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMME

OPTION

 

Real Estate\Rent

Purchasing a residence value with minimum amount €270,000

Or leasing a residence with minimum amount €10,000 p.a.

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Contribution

One-time non-refundable contribution €30,0000

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Investment of €250,000 in approved financial instruments to be held for a minimum of 5 years, there is a finance option where applicant invest €70,000

 

*Plus government processing fees and due diligence fees

STEPS AND PROCEDURES

Firstly you will need to sign a retainer agreement for Huriya Private to act as your advisor for application, due-diligence & legal processes

You should then apply for a Schengen visa and prepare to travel to Malta for biometrics.

After reviewing properties and conducting due diligence with developers you should then select a property/properties with a minimum value of €320,000 if in Malta, €270,000 in Gozo/South of Malta or enter into a 5 year rental contract for at least €12,000 in Malta or €10,000 in Gozo/South of Malta.

Additionally you will need to complete a non-refundable €5,500 fee (and an additional €5,000 per dependant) with your application. You will also need health insurance and evidence of high income an capital throughout. A €24,500 contribution to Maltese authorities and a 5 year €250,000 bonds investment are then due upon your approval after 3 months of security checks.

These fees can be transferred into an approved Escrow account. This has a 100% refund status assigned to it, depending on your approval or rejection. After the transfer you should then submit the application for permanent residence & citizenship with any supporting documentation. There will be a 3-month compliance period during which all purchases can be made.

Permanent residency will be issued after your final payment.

Applications for your renewal of the ‘Golden Visa’ should be sent every year for the next 4 years.

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