MALTA RESIDENCY

Malta Individual Investor Program (MIIP)

Maltese citizens are citizens of the European Union and as such can live, work and study in any country within the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland.

You and your family will obtain European Citizenship without having to renounce your current nationality. To qualify for Citizenship, the main applicant will be required to provide proof of having been a resident of Malta for a period of 12 months preceding the issuing of a certificate of naturalization.

ADVANTAGES

  • Malta is an European Union member country.
  • The applicant can live, travel, work, study and buy land or property anywhere in the 28 EU countries.
  • Spouse, children up to 26 years old and parents over 55 years old can be included.
  • Great quality of life.
  • An excellent climate.
  • Holding the PR Card Allows visa-free travel all the EU Schengen States.
  • A low cost and tax efficient jurisdiction.
  • Multicultural society
  • Free access to public education and healthcare system.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Aged 18 years or older.
  • Be in excellent health.
  • No criminal record.
  • Proof of residence in Malta.
  • Acquire global health insurance coverage of at least €50,000.

ADVANTAGES

  • Malta is an European Union member country.
  • The applicant can live, travel, work, study and buy land or property anywhere in the 28 EU countries.
  • Spouse, children up to 26 years old and parents over 55 years old can be included.
  • Great quality of life.
  • An excellent climate.
  • Holding the PR Card Allows visa-free travel all the EU Schengen States.
  • A low cost and tax efficient jurisdiction.
  • Multicultural society
  • Free access to public education and healthcare system.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Aged 18 years or older.
  • Be in excellent health.
  • No criminal record.
  • Proof of residence in Malta.
  • Acquire global health insurance coverage of at least €50,000.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

3 AREAS OF INVESTMENTS

The applicant must invest in 3 areas:

  • Government Application fee: €30,000.
  • Property rental €12K/€10K per year OR Property purchase €270,000/€320,000.
  • Investment in Government Bonds (€150,000) x 5yrs, refundable thereafter.
  • National Development Contribution €650,000.
  • In addition, the applicant needs to declare that he/she has an annual income of not less than €100,000 per year arising outside Malta or has in his possession a capital of not less than €500,000.

FINANCING OPTIONS

  • IRC offers the MRVP financing option through a financial institution. Through this option, instead of investing the €150,000 in Government Bonds, the Applicant will only be required to pay a non-refundable fee of €100,000 to the financial institution.
  • Benefits of €100K finance option.
  • Risk of devaluation of bonds taken over by Bank.
  • Releases cash flow for higher yield investment / business opps.
  • Removes hassle from managing bonds investment.
  • Hedges against Inflation cost.
  • At 5-6% finance cost, this covers all management fees, custody fees, brokerage fees.
  • Shariah-compliant since bond route produces interest.

PROCESS

  1. Fast processing: approximately 4 months for approval of residency application including stringent due diligence checks.
  2. Applicant and dependents wishing to gain citizenship must reside in Malta for a period of 1 year.
  3. Following the minimum residency period, the citizenship is granted to the applicant and qualifying dependents after approximately 6 months.

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  •   Cyprus
  •   Czech Republic
  •   Denmark
  •   Estonia
  •   Faroe Islands
  •   Finland
  •   France
  •   Germany
  •   Gibraltar
  •   Greece
  •   Greenland
  •   Hungary
  •   Iceland
  •   Ireland
  •   Italy
  •   Kosovo
  •   Latvia
  •   Liechtenstein
  •   Lithuania
  •   Luxembourg
  •   Macedonia (FYROM)
  •   Malta
  •   Moldova
  •   Monaco
  •   Montenegro
  •   Netherlands
  •   Norway
  •   Poland
  •   Romania
  •   San Marino
  •   Serbia
  •   Slovakia
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  •   Spain
  •   Sweden
  •   Switzerland
  •   Ukraine
  •   United Kingdom
  •   Vatican City
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  •   Australia **
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  •   Papua New Guinea*
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GENERAL INFO

As Malta is part of the EU Schengen Agreement, holding residency grants you the ability to travel to all EU Schengen countries visa free. Once residency requirements for 7 consecutive years have been fulfilled, you will be allowed to apply for citizenship.

If the Maltese Passport & Citizenship is granted to you, you will hold one of the strongest EU Passports, with visa free access to 173 countries, and the ability to live, work and open up businesses in any EU country.

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