The Malta Individual Investor Programme aka The Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme has been terminated permanently.
Additionally, the government of Malta launched the new Malta Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment aka Granting of Citizenship for Exceptional Services Regulations.
For further information on acquiring Maltese citizenship, kindly click on the link below.
Malta Passport By Investment
If you are in this section, this means you are looking for a unique strategy to safeguard your future prosperity and security.
The Malta Citizenship by Investment Program is the first EU approved citizenship program offering second citizenship options to families wishing to relocate their personal or business affairs to an EU country.
This program could be the solution to every query you have.
What is the Malta Individual Investor Program (MIIP)?
What are the benefits of Malta Citizenship by Investment?
Base your business in the European Union’s fastest-growing economy;
Opportunity to unlimited access to the European Union (EU), the world’s largest economic zone;
Total freedom of capital and income movements;
Make the most from endless investment options in a stable and booming real estate market.
Gain one of the world’s most powerful passports;
Travel without border checks across 26 Schengen visa countries. That means you require no passport checks and no customs checks.
Protect your family legacy by passing on citizenship to future generations. Even if they are born outside of Malta they can attain citizenship by descent;
Secure your children’s future through a world-class education system;
Access to leading health care institutions; and
Relax in what has been voted as one of the safest countries in the world;
You can opt to live, work, study and set up business in all the 27 EU states along with Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Gain settling rights in the following European countries;
Our dedicated team of experts can help you at every step of the way for obtaining your Maltese citizenship. Contact us today.
One of the most powerful rights that Malta Citizenship by Investment offers is that of Freedom of Settlement.
So how does the Malta citizenship application process work? Let us dive deeper and explain,
Eligibility Criteria for Malta Citizenship by Investment
Be 18 years of age, or older;
Pay and invest in the funds as described below;
Show the minimum residency requirement as detailed below;
Have medical insurance that covers you globally;
Have a clean criminal record;
Not be considered a potential national security risk;
Not having a reputational risk; and
Not subject to criminal proceedings.
Malta Citizenship Investment Requirements (Cost)
- Contribution Fees;
- Due Diligence Fees;
- Passport Fees and Bank Charges.
|Malta Citizenship Investment Requirements (Cost)|
|Property Requirements (Qualifying Property)||
(*) - Only € 10,000 of the above fees are payable upon submission of the application, with the rest payable only after receipt of the Letter of Approval.
Due Diligence Fees (Payable to authorities)
|Spouse, adult Children and Parents||€5,000|
|Children aged between 13 and 17||€3,000|
Passport Fees and Bank Charges
|Passport||€500 per person|
|Bank charges||€200 per application|
Malta Citizenship Application Process
(Get your Malta Passport in just over 12 months)
Step 1: Eligibility Criteria and Documentation
Step 2: Residency Permit
An application for the residency permit is submitted to start the 12 - month residency requirement for citizenship. Your physical presence is required for biometrics.
Step 3: Application Submission
Post the Malta Police Approval, Initial Background checks followed by Compliance Approval and exhaustive Due Diligence Process, the application is submitted to the Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA) along with payments due. It takes approximately 21 weeks from step 1 to step 3.
Step 4: Application Process
After a 120 days review period, MIIP confirms if the documentation submitted is formally in order, subject to further investigative due diligence. Once your due diligence process is satisfied, an approval letter is issued by MIIPA. It takes about 39 weeks from step 1 to Step 4.
Step 5: Contribution Fees Settlement
A formal request is issued whereby you are required to settle the contribution (fees mentioned below) within 20 working days. It takes about 52 weeks to reach this step.
Step 6: Investment Requirements
Here you have to provide evidence of qualifying property investment, portfolio investment, health insurance and genuine links. Monetary requirements for the same are mentioned below under the investment requirement section. The professional team of experts at Endevio can help you in gathering all that is required at this stage.
Step 7: Oath of Allegiance
After all the IIP obligations are fulfilled, you along with your family members, will be invited to take an Oath of Allegiance in Malta.
Step 8: Certificate of Naturalisation and Maltese Passport Application
The Government of Malta issues the Certificate of Naturalisation, and the processing of Maltese Passport Application reaches its final stages.
So, all in all, it will be fair to say that the entire Malta citizenship process takes about 55 weeks to complete, post which, you are issued with the Malta Passport.
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