The Maltese Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment

By virtue of the publication of Legal Notice 437 of 2020 on November 20, 2020, introducing an option through which one can acquire Maltese citizenship. This law allows for the Granting of Citizenship for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment to duly qualified, reputable foreign individuals and families who make a significant contribution to the economic development of Malta.

The Maltese Citizenship Programme is the safest and most respected investment citizenship programme in the world. Once a candidate is awarded Malta citizenship, this automatically includes EU citizenship, thus obtaining the right of establishment in all 28 EU countries and Switzerland. A Maltese passport not only provides the advantages of EU citizenship, but also makes the holder a citizen of the British Commonwealth of Nations.

Successful candidates are granted citizenship through a certificate of naturalization, which can also be extended to include their dependents. The Maltese authorities guarantee an efficient application process, and strict due diligence and vetting of applicants, thus ensuring only highly respectable clients will be admitted.

The Maltese Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment requires an Applicant to make a significant economic commitment to Malta. In exchange and subject to a stringent vetting and due diligence procedures, including thorough background checks, the applicants and their family are granted citizenship to Malta.

Main requirements

The table below shows detailed information about the minimum required Investment and administration fees to qualify for citizenship under the Regulations:

Up to 400 citizenship applications are to be approved per year, capped at a maximum of 1,500 successful applicants.

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