Malta Permanent Residence by Investment

Malta Permanent Residence by Investment

The Malta Permanent Residence-by-Investment Program has undergone recent legislation changes which have led to the Program not only being processed more efficiently but also making it the most cost-effective EU Permanent Residence by Investment Program. Holders are granted Visa-Free access throughout the EU Schengen Territories and have the ability to reside in a high-growth EU Union Member State, where English is widely spoken, superb medical and education for families as well as being a highly efficient tax jurisdiction.


  • Residence granted within a stable and high growth European Member State
  • The ability to reside and settle in Malta
  • A straightforward application processes
  • Freedom of movement within Europe’s Schengen Area and security within its social and legal system
  • Investment only needs to be finalized once Approval in Principle has been received

Process & Timelines

Before submitting the PR application, the relevant Government processing and Due Diligence Fees are payable. We will then await Approval in Principle and once granted the required Investment needs to be settled. There are two new Investment Categories for the Malta PR, the first option is a donation of EUR 68,000 with an additional charitable donation of EUR 2,000, this investment option would be applicable when purchasing real estate in Malta to the value of EUR 300,000 in the South of Malta or EUR 350,000 in the North. If choosing to lease the required real estate to the value of EUR 12,000 annually the required Government Donation climbs to EUR 98,000 with the charitable donation remaining EUR 2,000. We would also need to ensure that sufficient Medical Insurance is held by all applicants. The real estate and health insurance required would also need to be settled prior to initial submission. Once approved applicants will be invited to Malta for the biometric appointment and to collect the granted Residence Cards.

Visa-Free Access

Malta Permanent Residence holders can access the EU Schengen States for up to 90 days without a Visa.

Government Fees

  • Government Processing Fee: EUR 7,500 for the main applicant, EUR 5,000 per dependent
  • Additional Donation: EUR 7,500 for dependent parents, grandparents, and adult children