Brookes & Partners

Malta

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About
Malta

Malta enjoys a stable political climate and a bi-partisan political scene that is largely convergent on issues of national and economic importance. Malta and Germany were the only two states in the eurozone to maintain economic growth during the financial crisis, and Malta’s banks have been ranked amongst the top 5 soundest banks in the world.

Capital

Valletta

Time To Citizenship

16 to 18 Months

Total Area

316 sq km

Population

493,559

Currency

Euro

Exchange Rate

1 USD = 0.93 EUR

About The Program

Malta enjoys a stable political climate and a bi-partisan political scene that is largely convergent on issues of national and economic importance. Malta and Germany were the only two states in the eurozone to maintain economic growth during the financial crisis, and Malta’s banks have been ranked amongst the top 5 soundest banks in the world.

Malta has been a member of the EU since 2004 and of the Schengen Area since 2007. Citizenship obtained under this programme grants the rights of full citizenship for life and can be passed on to future generations by descent.

Maltese citizenship grants access to all investment opportunities available to EU citizens, both in Malta and throughout the rest of the EU.
 

  • Freely travel, reside, study and work within the 28 countries of the EU, as well as Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein
  • Children of EU nationals enjoy the right to lower tuition fees within the EU
  • Establishment and free movement of services - Individual citizens and their companies can offer services within the EU Member States without any obstacles
  • Free Movement of capital – Transfer funds between EU Member States, purchase property in any preferred EU Member State, and invest in any type of activities across the EU
  • Free Movement of goods – All goods produced in EU Member States can be freely transferred between the Member States
  • There’s no requirement to physically reside in Malta before the filing of an application or after obtaining citizenship
  • Investments can be paid directly, via a trust company, or a third party on behalf of the investor
  • Documentation requirements on behalf of the clients are significantly less than most other programs
  • Malta respects your privacy and will not disclose your application to other governments
  • Guaranteed and underwritten yields on purchased property investments ensure that your investment is protected
  • Malta offers political stability and a high standard of living with access to reputable state and private schools, medical facilities and among the lowest crime rates within the EU
  • No visa is required for travel to over 182 countries including Canada, the UK and Australia
  • Malta allows its citizens to hold dual citizenship

Malta has been a member of the EU since 2004 and of the Schengen Area since 2007. Citizenship obtained under this programme grants the rights of full citizenship for life and can be passed on to future generations by descent.

Price includes the following: · Government donation for the Main applicant is €650,000. An additional price of €25,000 for the spouse and dependent applicants over 18 is an additional of €50,000. · Government bonds – An Investment of €150,000 into Malta government bonds. (Held for 5 years) · You either have to Purchase a property for €350,000 or rent a property for €16,000 p/a for 5 years.

The Malta Citizenship Program takes approximately 16-18 months to complete which will be detailed below:

Month 1

· Brookes & Partners conducts an initial due diligence screening on the client before any agreement is signed.

· Once we have an all clear from our compliance team, we will issue the client with their contract.

· 50% of the Brookes & Partners Legal & Management Fee is paid.

· €10,000 deposit is also paid for the contribution to the National Development Fund (NDSF)

 

Month 2

· The client pays for the Real Estate Lease Acquisition - €32,986

· The MIIP Application is prepared & submitted

· The client has to visit Malta for Biometrics & Rent a Property in Year 1

· The client will be required to spend 2 weeks in Malta in the first year

· The residence card is issued one week after the client visits Malta

 

Month 3-4

· The clients Citizenship Application is prepared. This process takes usually 12 weeks

 

Month 5

· Balance of 50% of Brookes & Partners Legal & Management Fee is paid

· Government Due Diligence & Passport Fees are also paid – Amount depends on the number of applicants.

· MIIP Citizenship Application is submitted

 

Month 6 - 11

· Government Due Diligence & Processing begins and continues for a 6-month period.

· At the end of this period, the client will get an approval in principal.

 

Month 12

· Remaining Balance of the Contribution to the National Development and Social Fund (NDSF) is to be paid – Amount depends on the number of applicants.

· Real Estate Investment has to be concluded of either €350,000 or leasing an apartment for 5 years the value of which is €16,000 p/a

· Investment of €150,000 into Government Bonds

 

Month 13 -16

· Client visits Malta for the Government form filling

· Oath of Allegiance takes place

· Clients Biometrics for the passport are taken

· Certificates of Naturalization & Passports are issued – This takes place 7-10 days after the Oath & Biometrics have been concluded.

The time frames above are estimates and depend on the readiness of the documents from the client and third-party responses which are out of the control of Brookes & Partners

ASIA
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EUROPE
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AFRICA
Botswana, Cape Verde Islands, Comores Islands, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, St. Helena, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia,

OCEANIA
Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

CARIBBEAN
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

AMERICAS
Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru

MIDDLE EAST
Armenia, Iran
 

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