Malta Permanent Residence Programme (MPRP)

Community Malta Agency Number : AKM-IMMV-21

One of the most attractive permanent residency programmes available is the Malta Permanent Residence Programme. The Programme which is regulated by a robust legal framework, has so far attracted thousands of applications from all over the world. It is a permanent residency programme which allows applicants, parents-in-law and grandparents the opportunity to reside or settle indefinitely in Malta or Gozo. The residency cards provide an opportunity to applicants to travel within the twenty-six countries making up the Schengen zone one hundred and eighty days per year. Once residency is attained, applicants may opt to find employment and/or set up a business in Malta or Gozo. The investment is reasonable given that the Maltese islands are continuously registering growth in their economy.

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Malta Permanent Residence Programme (MPRP)

One of the most attractive permanent residency programmes available is the Malta Permanent Residence Programme. The Programme which is regulated by a robust legal framework, has so far attracted thousands of applications from all over the world. It is a permanent residency programme which allows applicants, parents-in-law and grandparents the opportunity to reside or settle indefinitely in Malta or Gozo. The residency cards provide an opportunity to applicants to travel within the twenty-six countries making up the Schengen zone one hundred and eighty days per year. Once residency is attained, applicants may opt to find employment and/or set up a business in Malta or Gozo. The investment is reasonable given that the Maltese islands are continuously registering growth in their economy.

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Malta Permanent Residence Programme

For those who are not interested in, or coming from countries that don’t accept dual citizenship, Malta launched the Malta Permanent Residence Programme (MPRP). By virtue of Legal Notice 121 of 2021, the Programme allows for the granting of permanent residency in Malta by a certificate of permanent residence to individuals and their families who contribute to the economy of Malta.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a third country national and is not a Maltese, EEA or Swiss national;
  • Not benefit under any other relevant Malta government scheme;
  • In receipt of stable resources to maintain himself and dependants without recourse to the Maltese social assistance system;
  • In possession of a valid travel document;
  • Has a capital of €500,000 (Amongst which at least €150,000
    are in liquidity, cash on account or financial instruments);
  • Pass a strict 4-tier due diligence test.

Dependants

  • the spouse of the main applicant;
  • a child, including an adopted child, of the main applicant or of his spouse who is less than eighteen years of age;
  • a child, including an adopted child, of the main applicant or of his spouse, who is over eighteen years of age, not married, and principally dependant on the main applicant;
  • a parent or grandparent of the main applicant or of his spouse, who is principally dependant on the main applicant;
  • an adult child of the main applicant or of the spouse, who has been certified by a recognized medical professional/Authority as having a disability in terms of the Equal Opportunities.

Month 1

Prepare application and all supporting documents.

Submit residency application.

Months 2-4

Application processing and due diligence.

Application approved in principle

Months 5-7

Purchase / rent property.

Make contribution.

Purchase health insurance.

Months 7

Residency cards issued.

Contributions

Rent Property Option

  • Pay a Government contribution of €98,000;
  • Pay €2,000 towards NGOs;
  • Rent property for a minimum value of €10,000 (Gozo/South of Malta) or €12,000 (North of Malta)  per annual for 5 years;
  • Contribution of senior Dependent: €7500/ each;
  • Purchase health insurance covering Malta for each
    applicant.

Purchase Property Option

  • Pay a Government contribution of €68,000;
  • Pay €2,000 towards NGOs;
  • Purchase property for a minimum value of €300,000 (Gozo/South of Malta) or €350,000 (North of Malta) and hold for 5 years;
  • Contribution of senior Dependent: €7500/ each;
  • Purchase health insurance covering Malta for each
    applicant.

Benefits

  • The right to settle and reside permanently in Malta or Gozo;
  • Freedom of movement – access visa-free to the Schengen Zone;
  • A residency card that supports employment opportunities;
  • Unique business opportunities and grants for prospective investors;
  • A residency programme that allows four generations of families to apply;
  • A competitive low application fee when compared to other European residency programmes.

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