Permanent residence for the whole family. Tax planning opportunities.
Possibility of tax planning
New business development opportunities
Visa-free entrance and residency in Schengen Area
All family members can receive residency within 6 months
No requirement to reside in the country
Social and political security
Malta permanent residency can also be obtained by:
Free preliminary background check (due diligence) of an applicant (1 day) and contract signing in one of our offices or remotely. At this stage, it will be sufficient to provide the passport copies of all family members who will be included in the residency application.
Result of the stage: background check report + signed contract.
We receive Police Certificates, fill out government forms, arrange notarization, translation and apostilization of all the necessary documents, and send the package to our lawyer in Malta.
You submit the original documents and sign the forms and other documents that we prepare by ourselves.
Result of the stage: Confirmation of documents received by the government.
Identity Malta, the government agency responsible for applications, carries out the processing of the case during the period of 3 months. Sometimes additional documents may be requested. A visit to Malta is not required.
Result of the stage: Approval in principle is issued.
Applicant’s actions: Pay the required amount of investment (purchase government bonds and real estate or sign a rental agreement) within three months after the approval is issued.
All adult applicants visit Malta, sign documents in front of the Council of Malta. And afterwards a permanent residence is issued.
Children under 18 years of age who are not married and who are fully supported by the main applicant;
Children from 18 to 26 years old, unmarried, in full-time attendance at a recognized institution of higher learning, and fully financed by the main applicant;
Children who have a mental or physical disability, regardless of age;
Parents or grandparents of the main applicant and/or spouse;
Former spouse cannot obtain citizenship.
Tax resident status is assigned only to those who have stayed in the country for more than six months. If the investor is still interested in obtaining the tax residency in Malta, he will need to prove that he stays in the country for at least 183 days in a year.
The Certificate will not have an expiry date, however the e-Residence Card, will initially be valid for a period of five years – subject to annual monitoring and that the stipulated conditions continue to be met.
No, this status does not lead to citizenship.
Yes, once, to obtain your resident cards.
You’ll only be able to enter the Schengen countries on a visa-free basis.
With Maltese permanent residence t is possible to obtain a work permit, i.e. it must be issued before you find employment in the Schengen countries.
€ 270,000 – real estate in the south of Malta or the island of Gozo;
€ 320,000 – real estate in any region.
It’s not allowed to rent out your real estate object.
No, the main applicant does not have to commit to retain the property which can, in reality, be sold as long as it is replaced by another qualifying property. The monitoring happens on an annual basis for the first 5 years and 5 yearly thereafter.
Yes. Children of the main applicant/spouse who are born or adopted after the approval date can be added subject to an additional contribution and successful due diligence checks.
The main applicant and/or dependants can apply for a work permit by submitting an application for a ‘single work permit’ through the normal channels. We can help with this.
In order to obtain permanent residence in Malta, make sure that you and your relatives who will be included in the application meet the requirements: