International business executives, investors, VIPs as well as affluent citizens worldwide consider the Malta 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.
Applicants are not required to continuously live in Malta before or after citizenship approval.
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 Immigration by Investment Programs
Malta Citizenship by Investment Program (IIP)The Malta citizenship program, leading to the Malta passport, is available to qualified investors at a one-time investment of approximately EUR 800,000 plus legal fees and property lease or rental. The citizenship application process can be completed in as little as 12 months.
Malta residency by investment provides Schengen 90-day visa-free travel and the right (but not the obligation) to live in Malta year-round. All residency applicants are required to purchase or lease a property in Malta in addition to making the required investment.