Residence & Citizenship

Malta

The Malta Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment

Malta Start-up Programme

Malta Permanent Residence Programme

Malta Global Residence Programme

Malta Residence Programme

The Malta Retirement Programme

Malta Key Employee Initiative

The Malta Highly Qualified Persons Programme

Malta: The Qualifying Employment in Innovation & Creativity Scheme

The Malta Digital Nomad Residence Permit

  • Benefits
  • Financial/Other Obligations
  • Additional Criteria

Malta Permanent Residence Programme

Available to Non-EU Passport Holders.

  • Successful applicants receive a Maltese residence permit immediately, giving them the right to settle, stay and reside in Malta, and a 5 year residence card. The card is renewed every 5 years if the requirements of the programme are still being met.
  • Free movement within the Schengen Zone (26 European countries)
  • It is possible to include up to 4 generations in the application.

There is no language exam to pass. English is an official language in Malta which means all documents and government interactions will be in English.

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Dixcart Management Malta Limited Licence Number: AKM-DIXC-22

Malta Permanent Residence Programme

An individual must choose between two investment options:

Option 1: Rent a property and pay the full contribution

  • Pay the €40,000 non-refundable administrative fee; AND
  • Rent a property with a minimum annual rental of €12,000 per year (€10,000 if the property is situated in Gozo or the south of Malta); AND
  • Pay the full Government contribution of €58,000; AND
  • Make a donation of €2,000 to a local philanthropic, cultural, scientific, artistic, sport of animal welfare NGO registered with the Commissioner of Voluntary Organisations.

Option 2: Purchase a property and pay a reduced contribution:

  • Pay the €40,000 non-refundable administrative fee; AND
  • Purchase a property with a minimum value of €350,000 (€300,000 if the property is situated in Gozo or the south of Malta); AND
  • Pay the reduced Government contribution of €28,000; AND
  • Make a donation of €2,000 to a local philanthropic, cultural, scientific, artistic, sport of animal welfare NGO registered with the Commissioner of Voluntary Organisations.

Up to 4 generations can be included in one application: Parents and/or grandparents and/or children (including children older than 18 years of age, providing they are dependant and unmarried) of the main applicant or the main applicant’s spouse, can apply to the programme, at the application stage. An additional €7,500 payment per person is required.

Dixcart Management Malta Limited Licence Number: AKM-DIXC-22

Malta Permanent Residence Programme

Please see Additional Criteria, relating to the Malta Permanent Residence Programme. In addition, an applicant must:

  • Be third country nationals, non-EEA and non-Swiss.
  • Not currently be taking advantage of any other Maltese Residence Programme.
  • Show they have capital assets of not less than €500,000, out of which a minimum of €150,000 must be financial assets.
  • In possession of private health insurance policy to cover all risks across Malta.

Dixcart Management Malta Limited Licence Number: AKM-DIXC-22

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