MALTA CITIZENSHIP & PASSPORT

Obtain a European Union (EU) passport through the Malta citizenship by investment program and access a world of benefits with the opportunity to settle in any of the EU member states.

Citizenship of Malta and the EU

Visa-free travel to over 150 countries and territories

No minimum residency requirement

No tax on capital or income generated outside of the country

Malta Individual Investment Program

With the increasingly unstable geopolitical climate globally, the value of European citizenship has never been more apparent. It has also never been so difficult to obtain.

Strict immigration laws and miles of red tape can often make it difficult to navigate bureaucratic complexities and hinder the way to citizenship. At Terranova Global, we offer you a simple and hassle-free citizenship option; The Malta Citizenship by investment, Individual Investor program.

The Program is a simplified way of granting citizenship through a certificate of naturalization to individuals, and the families of those individuals, who positively contribute to the economic and social development of Malta.

The program is an easy way for individual investors to become a citizen of an economically secure, politically stable European country.

You will be required to make the following donations to the Maltese Government:

  • €650,000 for main applicant
  • €25,000 for spouse
  • €25,000 for every child younger than 18
  • €50,000 for every unmarried child between the age of 18 and 26
  • €50,000 for a dependent parent (above the age of 55)

You will also need to make a purchase of:

  • €150,000 worth of stocks or bonds, for minimum 5 years
  • € 350,000 worth of property in Malta or a property lease of € 16,000 per annum for 5 years.

EU Citizenship and a World of Visa Free Access

By participating in the Malta Individual Investor program, you will be granted citizenship of Malta.

Not only will you be the citizen of a well respected country of the European Union (EU), you will also automatically be a citizen of the EU and enjoy all the benefits available to EU nationals.

These include:

  • Visa-free travel to more than 150 countries and territories, including the United States, Canada, the entire EU, and the Schengen Area
  • The opportunity to settle in any one of the 28 EU member states, and Switzerland
  • Free or discounted rates at schools and universities across the EU
  • No minimum residency requirement to obtain residence card or citizenship
  • The right to reside in any Schengen Countries for up to 6 months as soon as residence card is obtained (month 1)

The state of Malta consists of a group of islands located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. The country has been a member of the European Union since 2003 and a member of the Schengen area since 2007.

Malta is a parliamentary republic with a stable political environment, a strong economy, and a warm Mediterranean climate with an enviable 300 days of annual sunshine.

Malta boasts high levels of safety and security, and is ranked as the world’s second safest country by the World Risk Report. Citizens enjoy a clean environment and a highly developed infrastructure that includes excellent education, and a healthcare system ranked as one of the world’s best by the World Health Organization.

The robust Maltese economy boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, and since 2015, Malta holds an “A” credit rating and positive outlook from Fitch.

With these attractive credentials, Malta is today ranked as a highly attractive country for financial center relocation.

Step into a new life as a Maltese and EU citizen. Contact us for dedicated financial advisory today.

At Terranova Global

We offer dedicated advisory services to understand your unique needs, and the expertise and reach to deliver them effectively.

Global expertise, local knowledge

Our global reach includes an office in Malta, on the ground support that means we harness the best network of professional services and local partners to cater to your needs.

Comprehensive regulatory support

We will assist you throughout the Individual investor process, from due diligence to regulatory requirements, and guide you through property purchase and rental documentation for the Residency application.

Through our concession agreement with Identity Malta, they will execute functions and duties of the Public administration relating to passports, identity documents, and residence permits.

Lucrative investment opportunities

Our investment specialists will guide you through the opportunities best suited to your needs, and present feasibility studies of real estate options.

12 months to your Maltese citizenship

The entire process of Maltese citizenship by investment will take approximately 12 months, from the time you first visit Malta to the delivery of your new Maltese passport.

Month 1:

  • We organize your visit to Malta
  • At the end of the visit you receive your residence card and the right to reside in any Schengen Countries for up to 6 months.
  • We prepare your required documents and formally submit your citizenship application to the Maltese Government
  • The investor background verification will begin (typically concluded in 5-6 months)

Month 6:

  • Investor background will be concluded, and the Maltese Government will issue the letter of approval
  • We will conclude the transfer of contribution fee and purchase of government bonds
  • We will work with you to organize and finalize the property lease

Month 12:

  • Citizenship procedures are completed 12 months after residency start date
  • Your naturalization oath ceremony will take place. You will formally become a citizen
  • After this ceremony, your new Maltese passport and ID will be delivered to you