Malta Global Residence Programme - Malta Citizenship

The Global Residence Programme is open to all nationals outside of the EU, EEA & Switzerland. An application can include the main applicant as well as their spouse, financially dependent children and other members of the household. 

Rules & conditions

The applicant must be able to demonstrate that they are financially self-sufficient and must be covered by health insurance. 

The applicant must commit to either:

  • The purchase of property worth not less than €220,000 in Gozo and the south of Malta
  • The purchase of property worth not less than €275,000 in the rest of Malta

or

  • The rental of property worth not less than €8750 per year in Gozo and the south of Malta
  • The rental of property worth not less than €9600 per year the rest of Malta

Permit holders must not reside outside of Malta for more than 183 days within the year.

Tax Benefits

As a Maltese Resident, one will not be taxed on foreign-sourced income not remitted to Malta, not on foreign-sourced capital gains (whether remitted to Malta or not). Remitted income is taxed at a flat rate of 15% for permanent residents of Malta. Global residents can benefit from Malta’s double taxation agreements with most EU countries, USA, Canada and Australia. Malta residents can receive their pensions in Malta subject to 15% tax, and not be taxed at source. Applicants are free to set up a business and/or work in Malta, where they are taxed at a flat rate of 35% on income arising in Malta. 

For more information about this programme and to find property that satisfies the terms, call Dhalia on +00356 2149 0681, email info@dhalia.com or send us a message on Facebook.