Situated in the center of the wonderful Mediterranean sea, Malta is an ideal country to be called a second home.Moreover, it is a member of the European Union and enjoys a stable political climate, a growing economy, and home to some of the world’s soundest banks.
Malta citizenship by naturalization for exceptional services, grants you and your family citizenship by a Certificate of Naturalization by contributing to the country’s economic development. Besides, there is a minimum amount of investment that you must make to be eligible for the program.
This is possible following a 36-month (or, by exception, 12-month) residence period. Each application is subject to a stringent due diligence process, including thorough background checks.
There is a minimum investment amount required of USD 600.000
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Your family members can be included in the application.
You can enjoy a Malta passport and remain a citizen of another country or countries.
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Citizenship is Passed down to Future Generations
Requirements for maltese citizenship
The application for Malta Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment is thoroughly checked. To qualify, the following requirements must be fulfilled: • A minimum age of 18 years for all applicants. • A contribution of at least EUR 600,000 for a minimum residence period of 36 months or EUR 750,000 for a minimum of 12 months. • The purchase of a residential property in Malta of at least EUR 700,000, which must be held for five years. An alternative to this is to lease a residence with a rental value of €16,000 annually. • A donation of at least EUR 10,000 to a registered sport, cultural, scientific, philanthropic, animal welfare, or artistic non-governmental organization or society, as approved by the Community Malta Agency. • Legal residence of Malta for at least 36 months (or 12 months, by exception).Applicants require a valid residence card in order to apply for citizenship.
Steps to follow
Step 1 - Preliminary Check:
Our specialized team will review the documentation submitted to verify that the immigration requirements are met. In addition, we will verify the transparency of investment funds. As a result, we will have a background check report and signed contract.
Step 2 - Choose of Investment:
You must select the investment option that most convinces and suits you, so that later we can start the process. If you decide to obtain citizenship through real estate investment, we will help you choose your property based on your needs and desires.
Step 3 - Preparation of documents and sending to the corresponding agency:
We take care of everything: we obtain the criminal record certificates, we fill out and complete the government forms, we certify the documents before a notary, we do the translation and apostille everything (this service has a separate cost), and then we send it to the citizenship. We present your documents independently and with strict compliance with the requirements, as well as monitoring the progress of the application. As a result, we will confirm the receipt of the documents by the government.
Step 4 - Due Diligence check:
Once the citizenship agency receives all the documents, the applicant's background check begins. In the event that additional documents are required during verification, we will handle those requests.
Step 5 - Case Investigation:
We look forward to a positive resolution and receive the new documents together with you. If necessary, we can also help you with other operational, commercial and even domestic matters (including the arrangements of additional documents).
Step 6 - Receiving Passports:
When the investment and all fees are paid, you receive the certificate of citizenship and the Passport Then, these documents are sent to you, so that after the wait, you can start enjoying them.
Can I pass on my Malta citizenship to my children?
Yes, Everyone who is granted Malta citizenship will automatically pass on citizenship to any descendants.
How much is the processing time?
Applicants and all adult dependents must hold Maltese residence status for a minimum of 36 months (or 12 months by exception) before they may apply for citizenship.
Is dual citizenship accepted in Malta?
Yes, Malta accepts dual citizenship.
What are the required documents?
• Your passport. • Passports of all family members must be included in the application. • Cover letter. • Proof of having undergone due diligence. • Proof you have the necessary funds for the investment. • Proof your funds were legally obtained. • Bank statements from your country of origin. • Proof of family relationship, such as: - Marriage certificate. - Birth certificate. - Divorce certificate (if applicable). - Custody documents (if applicable). • Documents proving financial dependency (for adult children, parents, or grandparents). • Biometric data for yourself and all applicants over the age of 12. • Police certificates, proving you do not have a criminal background. • Medical reports for yourself and your family. Medical reports are required to prove you do not have any contagious disease that could endanger public health in Malta.
How strong is the Malta visa?
Visa-free l access to 186 destinations.
Can I bring my family in this experience?
Yes, Under this program, individuals and their immediate family members can become citizens of Malta.
Can citizenship be purchased with an investment in Real Estate?
Yes, there is a very stable real estate market that offers significant opportunities to investors as well as resident property dealers.
In what cases can my application be rejected?
Most of the applications are authorized, however there are some reasons why you may have difficulty with this residency. Such us: • Having criminal records. • Lack of documentation. • Being younger than 18 years of age. • Not Making the qualifying investment. • Have entered or stayed illegally in Malta. • Not being a resident before the application.
The main applicant must go to Malta?
Yes, they have to reside in the country for a minimum of 36 months.
With what currency must the residency programs be paid?
This citizenship program should be paid euros.