Malta Residence by Investment (MRVP)

The 1988 Malta Permanent Residence Scheme was designed to attract high net worth individuals to take up permanent resident status in Malta. The scheme is especially attractive to retirees, authors, intellectuals and international consultants or simply persons seeking to establish an alternative residence that suits their lifestyle and tax profile.

The Malta Permanent Residence Scheme was probably the most attractive residence scheme available to individuals seeking to transfer their tax residence overseas to more attractive jurisdictions that are warmer in climate, enjoy a high standard of living, provide a safe environment for younger and older members of the family and a provide a scheme for permanent residence that is selective, affordable and tax friendly. Malta ticks all the boxes for an attractive permanent residence jurisdiction and occupies the highest positions in respected international indexes for quality living and retirement.


The profile can consist of four generations.

Right to reside indefinitely in Malta

Five years’ permanent residence, renewable indefinitely

Investment required only for first five years

Residence card gives visa-free travel within Schengen area

Free education and medical care (top5 in the world). Low tax system with many incentives.

No residence requirement

Malta is a financial center for development, strategic location, advanced infrastructure.

Malta does not levy real estate taxes, impose inheritance taxes, property taxes, or net asset value. In particular, Malta does not levy taxes on assets established abroad.


Minimum requirements:

  • An investment in government bonds of EUR 250,000 to be retained for a minimum period of five years. After 5 years, government bonds can be sold to get back the initial capital.
  • A non-refundable government contribution of EUR 30,000 (EUR 5,500 of which is an advance government administrative fee)
  • Purchasing or leasing a property within 5 years. 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)

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