Citizenship-by-investment is on the rise worldwide. Obtaining a second citizenship-through-investment has become a quick process, allowing you to obtain your second citizenship within 2-3 months without any requirement to reside in the country.
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 is also the fastest-growing economy in the European Union. It enjoys economic and political stability coupled with a Mediterranean lifestyle.
Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world.The country is known for being a popular tourism destination, an industry accounting for 12% 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.
Why Choose the Malta Residency Programme?
Lifetime Maltese residency
Obtaining a Maltese residence grants a lifetime residency certificate to the applicant and dependants. Therefore, you will have the right to reside, settle and stay indefinitely in Malta.
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
Once you physically live in Malta for 5 years, you have the right to EU Long-Term Residency that grants many of the benefits of a Maltese citizenship.
The programme allows you to include your spouse, unmarried and financially dependant children up to 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:
The programme is open to third country nationals i.e. not Maltese, EU, EEA or Swiss nationals.
An applicant needs to be at least 18 years of age.
Applicants must have a clean criminal record.
Applicant and their dependents must prove that they have a good health and an appropriate health insurance policy.