Malta is a beautiful mediterranean island nation having robust economy, stable political system, sound financial institutions and highly developed nation, Malta citizenship by investment program is the first in the EU approved by European commission. Under the legal act of Legal Notice 47 of 2014 of Republic of Malta under “Individual investor program” grants individuals and families citizenship and passport who involve in technology, social and economic development in Malta.
Only talented, wealthy, highly educated applicants with excellent references are admitted into the Maltese IIP program. All applicants are subjected to stringent due diligence and background checks before approval.
Maltese passport is highly respected in the world rated as the 9th best passport for travel. It is possible to apply for immediate citizenship through naturalization under this scheme, without any living in the country. Under the Malta citizenship by investment program, the investment has to satisfy all the 3 conditions below..
Above payments must only be done after receiving initial approval from Malta Government.
Citizenship application will be refused if, applicant or dependents
No taxes apply unless you have lived for more than 183 days (tax resident) in Malta. Taxes determined based on the “residence status” not based on holding “citizenship”. The acquisition of Maltese citizenship under the IIP doesnot, in itself, trigger tax residency, but even if one decides tomove and take up permanent residence in Malta, one would normally still retain the status of a non-domiciled person.
Malta real estate in in high demand and costs 350,000 euros or upwards. The immovable property must be held for 5 years under the IIP rules, after which it can be sold freely
Total costs will come around €900,000 (without real estate) to €1.2 million (with real estate). This includes additional costs such as lawyer fee, due diligence fee, additional family members etc..
The processing time is 12-15 months until certificate of naturalization and passport is granted.
All applicants and dependents have to satisfy residency requirements for proving genuine link to Malta.
Iran, North Korea, Afghanistan, Somalia or a country under international sanctions.
You have to arrange the following documents to attach to the application for naturalization under the investment program.
* All documents must be duly notorized or apostilled for use in Malta.
Malta does not require you to give up your current or existing citizenship, after becoming a Maltese citizen. Dual nationality is freely allowed.
The Minister shall every year publish in the Gazette the names of all persons who were granted Maltese citizenship under the IIP citizenship program.
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