The Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme is regulated by the Maltese Citizenship Act (CAP. 188) and the Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta Regulations, 2014 (L.N. 47 of 2014). Technically known as the Malta Individual Investor Programme, it allows individuals and family dependents to acquire citizenship by fulfilling 3 key investment elements and passing stringent Due Diligence checks.
Aiming to attract high standing and reputed applicants from all over the world, the Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme is thought for the discerning Private Client interested in gaining security, flexibility and the opportunity to have a base in a safe and law-abiding country based in the European Union.
The Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme allows individuals and family dependants to acquire citizenship by fulfilling 3 key investment elements, aside from the regular and stringent background checks:
A Property Investment: Either to purchase a property in Malta with a minimum value of€350,000 or to lease a property for a minimum annual rent of €16,000;
Government Bonds: Invest a minimum of €150,000, which must be placed with investment vehicles designated by the Government of Malta;
Government Contribution: With an amount that depends on the application structure, from €650,000 for the Main Applicant and additional amounts for spouse, children and parent dependants.
The qualifying investment must be held for 5 years, and the applicant must show strong links to the island.
Aside from the financial criteria, in order to get Malta Citizenship by Investment applicants need to pass stringent background checks.
Our team of experts will assist you and your family in the path to be granted with Malta Citizenship by Investment, assisting you in every necessary step to be granted with a Certificate of Naturalization and, therefore, a passport for every applicant the part.
Also, the Consultants from Malta Sotheby’s International Realty will be guiding you through the Malta Real Estate market to find the best and most suitable property for your family needs and investment appetite.
Applying for Malta Citizenship by Investment requires a financial effort, time and getting the relevant documentation in order to fulfil the relevant legal criteria. Albeit this may seem complicated, there are many assets to be obtained once the process has finished and you and your family are issued with the Certificates of Naturalization as Maltese Citizens and passports.
Some of the main benefits of applying for a Maltese Citizenship by Investment can be summed-up in the following:
Freedom and Safety: Live in the EU states and travel visa-free to more than 180 countries, including a to the EEUU through an ESTA authorization
Accessibility: For your personal and business life. The strategic location of the island just a 2-3 hr flight from all major financial capitals of Europe, making Malta the safe harbour for your family needs
A Sound Investment: A strong economy with a booming Real Estate market reputed as the world fastest growing housing market in 2018
Having a second (or bearing multiple passports) is an intangible asset for the discerning investor interested in structure his professional and personal life in a respected and law-abiding country within the European Union, and it has become the policy insurance of the 21st century.
The Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme provides a path to acquire the most desired Citizenships with one of the most stringent due diligence processes in place, a sound and strong investment in one of EU booming economies providing a safe harbour with multiple opportunities for the whole family.
With a history and tradition in Malta, CSB Group operates from Malta providing top-notch services to Private Clients worldwide. Having more than 30 years in the Service Industry has been one of the firsts firms to be granted with the status of Approved Agent (AA) by the Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency, holding License Number 13, to assist clients interested in getting Malta Citizenship by Investment.
A Streamlined Process
With a timeframe which ranges approximately between 12-18 months from the submission to the application to the issuing of the Certificates of Naturalization as Maltese Citizens and Passports, our Advisors will assist you and your family on every step of the journey to your new Malta Citizenship by Investment.
Also, the Associates from Malta Sotheby’s International Realty will assist you in finding the best and most suitable properties in the island that can cover your family needs and investment desire. Malta Sotheby’s can give you access to the finest and most desired properties in the island, guiding you through the path of buying a property in order to ulfl part of the financial criteria required to get Malta Citizenship by Investment.
Albeit small in size, Malta is definitely not short of reasons why one would choose its programme to become a Global Citizen. An attractive location for foreign investors and strategically positioned in the heart of the Mediterranean whilst boasting the unique qualities of a distinctive island lifestyle, it is safe to state that Malta has the whole package.
The advantageous tax rates and investment programmes offered to foreign investors coupled with a pleasant Mediterranean climate and rich culture and history stand out on Malta’s proposition.
Nowadays, the discerning investor that is interested in becoming a Global Citizen and structure his or her business and professional life in a stable and booming EU economy have this opportunity at their fingertips thanks to the Malta Citizenship by Investment programme.
A yet small country but provided with a strong, booming economy and warm welcoming people, Malta is the island in the Mediterranean where the discerning eye can find a vast array of benefits for those looking for lifestyle, peaceful but yet vibrant way of life with European access – and most importantly, through a sound and a smart investment.
Investor Immigration Consultant
Andres strives to give the best and most suitable advice to High-Net-Worth Individuals and their families. Having assisted hundreds of clients in their citizenship and residence by investment strategies in the most reputed jurisdictions worldwide, Andres has a wealth of knowledge in the Investor Immigration arena.
Michael J. Zammit
Michael J Zammit is the CEO of CSB Group. He has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Group and an active role in driving the company’s vision to further develop and expand in the various areas of specialisation.
Dr Davinia Cutajar
Davinia is a CSB Group Director who oversees the Group’s Corporate, Trust and Foundation Administration Services. She is also the Managing Partner of a boutique law firm with Investment Immigration being one of the practice areas of specialisation.
A Mediterranean Island with Greek Heritage and rich culture, being at the crossroads between Europe, Asia and the Middle East, this European country enjoy a a second home in Europe amongst tourism, financial services and Real Estate opportunities.
Backed by our team of Citizenship Advisors and excellent working relations with a legal team we will be able to assist you in every part of the path to gain a second citizenship or alternative residence. With a global mindset and high expertise in the Investor Immigration arena, we will be manage your application and ensure that your expectations are met at every stage.