Malta is one of the most stable and respected members of the European Union. Its history dates back over 7,500 years and it is known for having a very well educated and highly cultured society. Malta is politically stable with strong institutions and a democratically elected government.
It is also a good place to live and work, with highly developed financial, tourism and industrial sectors. The climate of the country is pleasant and its geography ensures easy access to other European countries and the rest of the world.
The benefits of Maltese citizenship include:
Visa-free travel to over 160 countries worldwide
The right to work and live in all EU countries
Being allowed to maintain more than one passport
A stable political system that provides personal security
Better education and a good quality of life for your children
Who Can Apply for Citizenship?
The main applicant must be at least eighteen and provide proof that they have been living in Malta for the preceding twelve months following the issuance of a certificate of naturalization. In addition, you are required to meet the following investment requirements:
Purchase of real estate worth a minimum €350,000 which must be held for a least five years OR
Lease a residential property for at least five years which must have a minimum annual rent of €16,000.
In addition, the primary applicant is also required to:
Contribute to the National Development and Social Fund (see amounts below)
Invest in stocks, bonds or special purpose vehicles specified by Identity Malta, worth a minimum €150,000 which must be held for at least five years