Citizenship by Investment

Malta Citizenship by Investment

Being located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is famous for its pleasant climate, friendly people, low crime rate, and a high standard of living.

The citizenship by investment program gives admission to the granting of citizenship by a certificate of naturalization to foreign nationals and their families who make a significant contribution to the country’s economic development.

Time to citizenship

1.5- 3.5 years

Visa-free travel

190 countries and regions

Passport rank

5th in the world

Residency requirement

No residency requirements


No worldwide taxation or inheritance tax

Established time

Citizenship program launched in 2013

Investment Requirements

To obtain citizenship in Malta, you need to satisfy following investment requirements:


1. A one-off contribution to the Economic Development Fund starting from €600,000.


2. Purchasing a residential property with a minimum value of €700,000 /renting a residential real estate for 5 years with a minimum annual rent of €16,000.


3. Make a contribution of  €10,000 to Maltese charities.


Program Benefits

Being able to include spouses, children, parents and grandparents in the application.

Dual citizenship is accepted.

Citizenship is available for future generations.

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