Malta Citizenship by Investment (MIIP)

Introduced at the beginning of 2014, the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP)offers high and ultra-high net worth individuals and families worldwide citizenship in a highly respected EU Member Country. Malta has been a member of the European Union since 2004, enjoys a stable political climate, bi-partisan political scene, growing economy, and has some of the soundest banks in the world. The Malta IIP is the first investment citizenship program of its kind to be recognized by the European Commission, and the executive body of the European Union has formally acknowledged the legality of the program paving the way for its success. The Malta citizenship by investment application process is extremely efficient, and the government of Malta is committed to the highest standard of due diligence and vetting of investor applicants ensuring only persons of impeccable standing and repute will be admitted.


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Successful candidates will be granted citizenship in Malta by a Certificate of Naturalization, which can also be extended to include their families. Once a candidate is awarded Malta citizenship, which includes EU citizenship, they have the right of establishment in all 28 EU countries and Switzerland. They also have the ability to set up business in Malta, and can get a Malta passport enabling them to enjoy visa-free travel to more than 160 countries across the world including the United States.

UPDATE: As of 2018, the Individual Investor Program has received more than 1000 Malta passport applications on behalf of investors from more than 40 different countries. As of this date, the IIP Malta is still accepting new applications.

1. Investment Options

• A non-refundable contribution of at least €650,000 to the National Development and Social Fund (NDSF)

• A property investment in one of the following:

– investment of at least €350,000 in a real estate property (to be held at least 5 years); or

– leasing a property with a minimum annual rental of at least €16,000 (for a minimum of 5 years)

• An investment in government approved financial products of at least €150,000 (to be maintained for a minimum of 5 years)

2. Advantages

Malta is an European Union member country

The applicant can live, travel, work, study and buy land or property anywhere in the 28 EU countries

Spouse, children up to 26 years old and parents over 55 years old can be included

Great quality of life

An excellent climate

Allows visa-free travel to more than 160 countries

Stable and safe with a very low crime rate

A low-cost and tax-efficient jurisdiction

Multicultural society

Free access to public education and healthcare system

Keep Malta citizenship forever and can even pass it on to future generations.

The Malta second citizenship program is currently more affordable for investors holding much of their wealth in assets that are denominated in U.S. dollars.

Dual Citizenship Malta

People who acquire Maltese citizenship via the Individual Investor Programme can vote in political elections provided they have been resident in the country for 6 of the past 18 months.

 3. Requirements

Aged 18 years or older

Be in excellent health

No criminal record

Proof of residence in Malta

Hold resident status in Malta for at least 12 months prior to acquiring citizenship

Acquire global health insurance coverage of at least €50,000

For more information, please contact our hotline: +84 911 60 22 44 (Multi line)

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