Malta Golden Visa Programme


Fact File

Full Country Name:
Republic of Malta

Capital City:

499,800 (As of 2019)

Euro (€)

Member of the EU:
Since 2004

Total Area SQM in KM:

Official Languages:
Maltese, English

Mediterranean Climate - relatively warm, with a short and wet winter

Life Expectancy:
Male: 80.5 years - Female: 84.7 years (As of 2017)

Interesting Fact:
The University of Malta (1592) is the oldest university in the Commonwealth outside of Britain

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The Malta Golden Visa programme is aimed at third-country nationals and their families seeking to reside, settle and stay in Malta. The programme is the most flexible solution for High-Net-Worth Individuals and their families seeking to reside in an English speaking country in Europe.

Malta Golden Visa Programme 

Gaining a high-quality lifestyle in an exclusive EU location.


The Malta Golden Visa Programme allows individuals and their families to acquire residency in one of the safest countries with the lowest crime rates, whilst also gaining accessibility to top education.

How to gain Residence by Investment in Malta?

The Malta Golden Visa is regulated by the Legal Notice 288 of 2015, amended by Legal Notice 189 of 2017 issued as subsidiary legislation of the Immigration Act (Cap 217).

The Malta Golden Visa Programme is available to Non-EU individuals and their families, subject to a background check and a financial investment which is summarized as  follows:

Property Requirement:

Purchase of minimum €270,000 for a property situated in Gozo or in the south of Malta, or €320,000 elsewhere in Malta.

Rental of minimum €10,000 per annum for a property in Gozo or in the south of Malta, or €12,000 per annum elsewhere in Malta.

The property needs to be held for a minimum period of 5 years.

Investment Requirement:

Makes an investment of minimum €250,000 in investment vehicles as identified by the government from time to time; with a financed option available.

 The investment needs to be held for a minimum period of 5 years.

Contribution Requirement:

Making a non-refundable government contribution of €30,000. A further €5,000 is applicable for every adult dependent added to the application.

Our Advisory team will be happy to hear from you and provide you with a capital outlay for the Malta Golden Visa Programme so you can have the full associated cost to apply for residence in Malta.

Our team will guide you through the process of becoming a Maltese Resident whilst the Consultants from Sotheby’s International Realty will be able to find you the right property to fulfil the investment criteria whilst catering for your family needs.

Malta Golden Visa Programme: The Benefits

We understand that getting residence through the Malta Golden Visa Programme is a very important decision for your family’s future. CSB Group Advisory Team will assist you in every part of your decision and process your application in a timely manner.

The Maltese Golden Visa will give you and your family:

A European Base: for your personal and business life,

Flexibility within the EU: travel within the Schengen area without the need of a Visa.

Asset Diversification: by making an investment in government bonds and real estate.

Having an alternative residence in Malta is a smart investment for families interested in having a base in Europe, this in turn, grants families a safe harbour, a mediterranean lifestyle and top education opportunities.

How can CSB Group help you acquire a Malta Golden Visa?


With over 30 years of experience in the corporate and financial services industry in Malta, CSB Group is commited to provide top-notch services to Private Clients worldwide. CSB Group, has been providing Investment immigration services to High-Net-Worth families since the inception of these programmes.

A Streamlined Process

The Malta Golden Visa Programme has a processing timeframe which ranges approximately between 8-10 months from the submission of  the application for the issuance of the eResidence cards based on the programme. CSB Group Advisory Team will assist you and your family  every step of the journey to obtain your Malta Golden Visa status.

Also, the Associates from Malta Sotheby’s International Realty will assist you in finding the best and most suitable property on the island to fulfil the investment requirements and your family and investment desires. Malta Sotheby’s can give you access to the finest and most desired properties on the island, guiding you through the path to buying a property in order to fulfil part of the financial investment criteria required to get a Malta Golden Visa.

Need our assistance with European Citizenship by Investment?

Key Contacts

Andres Gutierrez

Investment Immigration Consultant



Need our assistance with Citizenship & Residence Planning services?

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