Malta Citizenship
by Investment

Become an EU citizen
for just 1 year!


€ 1.15 MILLION





Programme Benefits

EU passport in just 14 months

Visa-free travel to 163 countries, including the USA, Japan and the UK

Minimum investment from € 1.15 million

A citizen of Malta is exempt from paying taxes on income earned abroad

By filing one application the investor’s family members also obtain citizenship of Malta

No residence in the country required

High level of safety

No double taxation

No knowledge of the language required

Legal disinvestment and secure storage of capital in the EU hard currency

Partially repayable investment

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Three steps to obtain Malta
citizenship by investment


1. Donation

Contribution to the Economic Development Fund of Malta in the amount of € 650,000. The amount of the contribution remains in the Fund and is non-repayable

2. Real estate investment

Purchase real estate in Malta in the amount of € 350,000, or enter into a lease with an annual payment of real estate not less than € 16,000. In 5 years you may sell the real estate and refuse to lease it


3. Securities

Acquire securities worth € 150,000 from the list approved for participation in the programme for citizenship by investment

Compare immigration programmes
with Astons’ Guide
to Alternative Citizenship


Requirements for investors

No criminal record for the applicant, his/her spouse and children under the maximum age

Excellent health

Applicants should invest in the purchase of real estate worth at least € 350,000, or enter into a lease of real estate with payments of at least € 16,000 per year

Contribution to the Fund of National and Social Development of Malta in an amount not less than € 650,000

Contribution to government bonds in an amount not less than € 150,000

How do we work?

1. Consultation
with an immigration
adviser of Astons

Our certified immigration lawyers carry out a detailed consultation and select the immigration programme that is suitable just for you

2. Selection of
an investment project

We select real estate according to your wishes. If you choose obtaining citizenship through a donation, we will provide full advice on the procedure.

3. Prepayment for investments

We assist in the safe transfer of funds to the account of an escrow agent in a bank of Malta. We recommend audited financial institutions.

4. Submission of documents
for citizenship

Our experts will collect the necessary package of documents for you and your family and will submit them to the Migration Service of Malta.

5. Due diligence

Obligatory requirement – due diligence for the investor and his/her family members. You do not need to visit the country for this.

6. Introducing investments

After checking on due diligence the state agrees to admit you to citizenship. Our advisers assist in the safe transfer of funds.

7. Obtaining citizenship/

You can get a passport when you visit Malta. But we can also assist you in obtaining the documents in the nearest embassy.

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You are required only to take the first step –
we take care of all the rest.

Fill in the form and our immigration advisers will contact you to answer all your questions.

What will you get as a result?

Citizenship of the European Union

and the opportunity to travel around the world without any restrictions

Safety for you and your family

Malta is one of the safest countries in the world

Huge opportunities for business

both in the EU and around the world

High standard of living

Access to advanced health care, education, developed public institutions

Opportunity to live in Malta or in any other EU country

Citizenship of Malta allows its owner to live in any of the 28 EU countries, including the UK, Switzerland and 3 countries of the European Economic Area (EEA), that are not included in the EU - Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland.

Atractive taxation

(No dividends tax, no inheritance tax). There is a treaty eliminating double taxation with 50 countries, including Russia.

Comfort and mutual understanding

Most of the population of Malta are fluent in English


Excellent climate and stunning nature


About Astons

Astons offers you comprehensive services and a tailored, individual approach.

Our experienced professionals have specialised in citizenship programmes via investment for more than 10 years. We are able to relieve the strain of application and allay any concerns you may have throughout the process. We guarantee full confidentiality and comprehensive support to all our clients.

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residence permit in the EU and visa-free regime

accelerated obtaining of a residence permit (ILR) and fast procedure of registration

visa-free entry into the EU and the UK, simplified entry into the USA

visa-free entry into the EU and the UK

residence permit in the EU and visa-free regime

visa-free entry into the EU and the UK, simplified entry into the USA

Minimum period of residence to apply for citizenship: immediate filing available

5 years

immediate filing available

immediate filing available

immediate filing available

immediate filing available

Period of processing the application: 6-24 months

8 weeks

up to 4 months

up to 4 months

3-6 months

up to 4 months

Amount of minimum investment: € 650,000 donation to NSDF; and € 350,000 purchase of real estate or lease € 16,000/a year; and € 150,000 in securities

£ 2 million/5 years, £ 5 million/3 years, £ 10 million/2 years, invested in government bonds and shares; or £ 200 000/5 years invested in business in the UK

$ 200,000 donation in NTF; or $ 350,000 in real estate

$ 100,000 donation to the EDF; or $ 200,000 in real estate

€ 2.5 million as a special programme of collective purchase of real estate; € 500,000 donation to the Foundation for Development of Science and Technology

$ 250,000 donation to SIDF; or $ 400,000 in real estate

Amount of investment in euro: from € 1.15 million

from € 2.4 million

from € 185,000

from € 93,000

from € 3 million

from € 200,000

Investment period: 5 years

5 years, 3 years, 2 years

non-repayable donation

3 years of owning real estate

3 years

non-repayable donation

Visa-free travel to 163 countries

173 countries

120 countries

95 countries

151 countries

131 countries

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Other destinations

We are also happy to offer you
alternative citizenship services

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