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Welcome to Malta

The Republic of Malta is located in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and North Africa. It is an archipelago consisting of 3 inhabited islands (Malta, Comino and Gozo), as well as a number of uninhabited islands, known for their sunny weather and attractive beaches.

Malta is known for its large variety of beautiful landscapes and extraordinary natural attractions. Some of these popular natural attractions can be found on the Maltese Islands, such as the popular Inland Sea and Fungus Rock.

Malta has one the fastest-growing economies in the European Union. The country enjoys economic and political stability, coupled with a colourful Mediterranean lifestyle.

Malta Citizenship


Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world but is known for being an attractive and popular tourism destination. The industry currently contributes to about 27% of Malta’s GDP. The official languages are Maltese and English.

The country is one of only three Commonwealth member countries in Europe. Having become an independent republic in 1974, Malta is still a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, as well as a full member of the European Union, Schengen, the World Trade Organisation and the Eurozone.





Total Area

Total Area

316 km²


Euro (€)

Why Choose the Maltese Individual
Investor Programme?

Valuable Passport

The Malta passport is ranked 8th worldwide, facilitating visa-free travel to over 180 countries around the world. Malta is also the only citizenship programme in the world that opens travel to the USA. 

Business Opportunities

Malta has one of the fastest-growing economies in the EU, rated A+ by Fitch and A2 by Moody's. The country also enjoys a favourable tax regime.

A Safe Future for your Family

Malta is ranked 19th in "Safety and Security" by the latest Legatum Prosperity Index report. You and your family get settlement rights in all 27 EU countries, which means that you are free to study, work and/or operate a business across the Union.

World-Class Free Education

Malta’s education system ranks as one of the best worldwide. As Maltese citizens, you and your family can enjoy free access to world-renowned English-taught educational programmes in any of the EU member countries.


To qualify for the Malta Individual Investor Programme, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Dependent children must be below the age of 26, parents and grandparents must be over 55 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a clean personal and professional background and hold no criminal records.
  • Applicant and the dependants must prove that they will maintain a qualifying international medical insurance policy. 
  • Applicant must make a contribution to the National Development and Social Fund. 
  • Applicant must purchase or lease a property in Malta.
  • Applicant must make an additional qualifying investment, as identified by MIIPA.