Individual Investor Programme (IIP)

By virtue of LN47 of 2014 the Government of the Republic of Malta grants naturalization by investment, (after a rigid and thorough due diligence process) to reputable individuals and their dependants who make a significant contribution to the social and economic development of the country.

The IIP allows for the grant of citizenship by a certificate of naturalization to foreign individuals and their families who contribute to the economic development of Malta.  Currently the Programme is open to 1,800 main applicants.

(1)   REQUIREMENTS:

(a)    Contribution to Malta (see table below); and

(b)   Purchase property in Malta (minimum value of  Euro350,000) or rental of property in Malta (minimum lease of Euro16,000 per annum) – to be kept for at least 5 years; and

(c)    Investment in Malta (minimum investment of Euro150,000 in certain stocks, bonds, debentures); and

(d)   Hold “residence status” in Malta for a minimum period of 12 months.

(2) DEPENDANTS

Dependants of the main applicant may also apply for citizenship under this Programme. The term “Dependants” includes the following relatives of the main applicant:

(a) Spouse;

(b) Children (under 18);

(c) Unmarried Children aged between 18 and 26 where maintained by applicant;

(d) Children of any age if mentally or physically challenged and live with applicant;

(e) Parents and/or grandparents aged over 55 and maintained by applicant.

(3) FEES AND CONTRIBUTIONS

PERSON CONTRIBUTION GOVERNMENT FEES
Main Applicant Euro650,000 Euro7500
Spouse Euro25,000 Euro5000
Children (under 18) Euro25,000 Euro3000
Children (18 – 26) Euro50,000 Euro5000
Parents/Grandparents Euro50,000 Euro5000

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