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Malta Residency


Residency and Visa Programme

Reside in 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 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 Residency


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, the country is still a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, as well as a full member of the European Union, Schengen, World Trade Organisation and the Eurozone.





Total Area

Total Area

316 km2


Euro (€)

Why Choose the Malta Residency Programme?

Lifetime Maltese residency

Obtaining a Maltese residency grants the applicant and their dependants a lifetime residency certificate. This gives you the right to reside, settle and stay in Malta, indefinitely.

Schengen visa-free travel

As a Maltese permanent resident, you receive a Residence Card which grants you a lifetime visa-free travel across all the 26 Schengen States, together with Monaco, the Vatican and San Marino. 

EU Long-Term Residency

After 5 years of continuous residence in Malta, you will be eligible for the EU Long-Term Residency. This grants you and your family many of the same benefits as the Maltese citizenship.

Future Security

The programme allows you to include your spouse, unmarried and financially dependent children of any age, as well as parents and grandparents. Therefore, you can enjoy a secure and stable life in the 2nd safest country worldwide, according to the latest World Risk Report. 


To qualify for the Maltese Residency and Visa Programme (MRVP), an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Applicant must have a clean personal and professional background and hold no criminal records.

  • Applicant cannot be a EEA or a Swiss national.

  • Applicant and their dependants must prove that they are in good health and have an appropriate health insurance policy.

  • Applicant must purchase or lease a property in Malta. 

  • Applicant must make an additional qualifying investment in Government Stock.