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Malta

Citizenship-by-Investment

Process


Month

1

Preparation

  • Preliminary due diligence checks.
  • Prepare supporting documents for residency application.
  • Collect Biometric data.
  • Residency card fast-track will be issued within 1-3 weeks.
  • Receive a Background Verification Report (recommended).

Month

6-11

Contribution and other requirements

  • Purchase or rent a qualifying property.
  • Make a qualifying investment.
  • Contribution to the National Development and Social Fund (to be paid within 25 days of letter of approval).

Month

2-5

Citizenship application

  • Attest the documents before a Maltese Consul or notary.
  • Prepare application file and forms.
  • Submit application to the Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA).
  • Review of application by the MIIPA.

Month

12

Maltese citizenship

  • Once all the above requirements have been satisfied, you will receive an invitation to take the oath of allegiance after which your Malta passport is issued.

* The time estimated to receive the citizenship approval is based on the government’s due diligence processing time and may vary from applicant to applicant.

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