Reasons to Obtain Second Citizenship/ Dual Citizenship in Malta

There are many reasons why our clients sometimes prefer to obtain second citizenship or residence for themselves and for their families, which may include:



The legal basis of the Maltese Citizenship by investment is in the Maltese Citizenship Act, Chapter 188 of the law of Malta which was amended in November 2013.

Anyone who is over 18 years old, in good character, has got no criminal record is eligible to apply to the Maltese citizenship by Investment. The main applicant’s parents and grandparents over 55 year old can also be included in the citizenship application. ​​

NB: All information on our website is used for familiarisation purpose only and cannot be used as an individual advice. ​​

Citizenship Malta

Second Citizenship (Malta)

     Main requirements:

  • Ready to contribute €650K ( optional: €25K for spouse and children and €50K for each parent and grand parents) to the Maltese National Development & Social Fund which is non refundable;
  • Ready to purchase/invest in approved Maltese bonds and securities for €150, 000 and maintain this investment for at least 5 years;
  • Must purchase a residential property in Malta for a value of €350,000 or rent a residential property for €16,000 per annum for 5 years;
  • Good character and no criminal record;
  • Evidence of genuine residence in Malta for at least 12 months.
  • According to the Maltese authorities, the processing time for obtaining the Maltese citizenship is between 4 to 12 months​