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Malta Residence and Visa Program

The Republic of Malta is a small country located in the center of Mediterranean sea and has a very attractive location for private residence.

Malta has perfect combination of political and economic stability puts Malta on a par with major European countries. Economic growth was 5.1% in 2015; the country’s credit rating is A with a positive outlook. The base currency is the Euro. A warm Mediterranean climate, clean environment, a high level of safety and excellent infrastructure make Malta a great place to relax and live. And tax relief for residents give a significant advantage to business operations and capital allocation.

since 2004, Malta is a member of the European Union and since 2007 is part of the Schengen area, in addition to this it is a part of the British Commonwealth.

Malta Residence and Visa Program

Malta Residence and Visa Program The Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP) offer non-Maltese persons the possibility of acquiring an EU residence card which offers visa-free travel within the Schengen area.

Minimum requirements:

  • An investment in government bonds of EUR 250,000 to be retained for a minimum period of five years
  • A non-refundable government contribution of EUR 30,000 (EUR 5,500 of which is an advance government administrative fee)
  • A property purchase of EUR 320,000 (EUR 270,000 in South Malta or Gozo); or a property lease of EUR 12,000 per annum (EUR 10,000 in South Malta or Gozo)

What does the status of an indefinite resident of Malta offers?

the main Applicant

husband / wife

children up to 18 years without any restrictions (including the children from another marriage of each) children from 18 to 26 years, if they are dependent on the Investor and are not married

parents* of the Investor and the parents of the husband / wife of the Investor

grandparents* of the investor and grandparents of the husband / wife of the Investor

  * parents and grandparents have the right to participate in the program, if they are dependent on the Investor.

Advantages of the indefinite residence program in Malta

  • Accelerated process of the indefinite residence obtaining.
  • Obtaining of the resident status by all family members at once, including parents and grandparents for a lifetime.
  • Minimum number of days to be spent in Malta is not specified
  • low cost of processing.
  • State guarantees.
  • Reliability of investment. Rating of Maltese bonds is “A”.
  • Government guaranteed return of the entire amount invested in 5 years.
  • The ability to finance.

Conditions of participation in the Malta Residence & Visa Program

Conditions of participation in the Malta Residence & Visa Program are regulated by Subsidiary Legislation 217.18

  1. investments in highly reliable Maltese government bonds in the amount of 250 000 Euro, for a period of 5 years
  2. Contribution to the State Fund of Malta in the amount of 30 000 Euro.
  3. Buying or renting a property in Malta for your own use.
  4. affidavit

Necessary documents for participation in the Malta Residence & Visa Program

  •  valid foreign passport;
  • birth certificate;
  • marriage certificate (if applicable);
  • existing resident cards or identity cards issued by third countries;
  • an obligation that other qualifying requirements will be completed;
  • health certificate;
  • a certificate from the Maltese police, as well as a certificate from the police, issued by the competent authorities of the country of origin as well as the country or countries of residence where the Applicant has resided for more than six months during the last ten years;
  • affidavit of support for each dependent over the age of eighteen;
  • Confirmation of availability of funds (bank statements, proof of income, investments, etc.);
  • Summary;
  • Officially certified translations of any documents that have been issued not in English

The process of the Maltese residency

  • Signing of the contract on participation in the program with the officially authorized company
  • Payment of legal fees (40.000 Euros)
  • Preparation of the Application
  • Filing of an Application for residency in Malta by the authorized company
  • Payment for due diligence check of the Applicants by Maltese security services (5.500 Euros)
  • Decision on the Application for residency in Malta
  • Payment of the contribution to the State Fund of Malta (after a positive decision) (24.500 Euros)
  • Meeting the requirements of participation in the program: the purchase of bonds, the purchase or lease of real estate in Malta
  • A visit to Malta for biometric data submission
  • Obtaining of residency cards (valid for 5 years) by an authorized company
  • Bonds redemption and payback of investment in 5 years.

In case of a positive decision on granting the status of an Investor Resident in Malta in the first phase, and, if they meet the necessary criteria, the next steps are guaranteed by the state.

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  • no additional fees and charges
  • service and support before and after receiving of residency
  • help in integration into the local living environment, tax and financial advice
  • more than 20 years of experience in the field of immigration services and tax planning