IIP Individual Investor Programme Malta

Individual Investor Programme Requirements

By virtue of Legal Notice 47 of 2014, The IIP Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta (IIP), allows for the granting of citizenship by a certificate of naturalisation to individuals and their families who contribute to the economic and social development of Malta. Subject to a stringent vetting and diligence process, including thorough background checks, the applicants and their dependents are granted citizenship in exchange for such contribution.

To obtain citizenship in Malta, the IIP Individual Investor Programme Malta requires individuals to adhere to the following conditions:

Individual Investor Programme
  • Make a contribution of €650,000 which will go towards financing a National Development Fund
  • Purchase property in the Maltese Islands to the minimum value of €350,000; the property (or substitute) must be retained for 5 years; or Lease a property for which the minimum annual rental must exceed €16,000 – the property may not be sub-let
  • Hold a minimum of €150,000 in Malta Government bonds which must be maintained for a period of 5 years
  • An additional contribution of €25,000 is required for a spouse and for each child under the age of 18
  • The application may include children between the ages of 18 and 26 years, if they are financially dependent on the main applicant and unmarried. In those cases, the additional contribution is set at €50,000 for each such adult dependent
  • Parents over the age of 55 can also be included in the application as dependents, if they are living with and are fully supported by, the main applicant. In this case as well, an additional contribution of €50,000 is required per person

Due diligence fees are also payable for all applicants:

  • €7,500 for the main applicant
  • €5,000 for spouses, adult dependents and parents
  • €3,000 each for children between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age.

Applicants must also have a Global Health Insurance coverage for at least EUR 50,000 for the main applicant and each of the dependents and must give proof that they can maintain the same for an indefinite period. The applicant must commit him/herself to proof of residence in Malta for a period of 12 months preceding the issue of a certificate of naturalisation.

In order for an individual to participate in the IIP Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta, a strict due diligence process shall be carried out on individuals participating in the IIP to issue their biometric passport.

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