Malta Individual Investor Program


  • Full citizenship for life that can be passed on to future generations
  • A member of the European Union and Schengen
  • The application can live, travel, work, study and buy land orProperty anywhere in the 28 EU countries
  • Can include dependent unmarried children up to 26 years old
  • Dependent grandparents of the investor and spouse can be Included
  • Great quality of life
  • An excellent climate
  • Allows visa free travel to more than 180 countries including the UK, EU and USA (e TA)
  • 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


  • Aged 18 years or older
  • Be in excellent health
  • No criminal record
  • Provide evidence of the source of funds used for the investment
  • Must meet all of the investment requirements
  • 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


The applicant must invest in 3 areas

  • 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)


  • Monetary contribution to the NDFS:
  • €650,000 – for the principal applicant
  • €25,000 – for the spouse
  • €25,000 – for each dependent under 18
  • €50,000 – for each dependent aged 18 and over

Due diligence fees:

  • €7,500 – for the principal applicant
  • €5,000 – for the spouse
  • €3,000 – for each dependent aged 13-17
  • €5,000 – for each dependent aged 18 and over


  • Fast processing: approximately 2 weeks for approval of Residency, and 4 months of ‘approval in principle’ of citizenship
  • Applicant and dependents wishing to gain citizenship Must be resident in Malta for a period of 1 year and demonstrate a genuine connection to Malta
  • Following the minimum residency period, citizenship is granted to the applicant and qualifying dependents after approximately 6 months