Citizenship and Residence by Investment

Minimum Investment by Donation

EUR 600,000

Minimum Investment In Real Estate

EUR 700,000

Time to Citizenship

12-24 months

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Malta Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment

1) Contribution/Donation

A contribution of EUR 600,000 for a minimum residence period of 36 months


A contribution of EUR 750,000 for a minimum residence period of 12 months


Additional EUR 50,000 for each dependent included in the application

2) Real Estate

The purchase of a residential property in Malta of at least EUR 700,000, which must be held for five years.


The lease of a residential property with a rental value of at least EUR 16,000 per annum, also held for five years.

3) Donation to an NGO

A donation of at least EUR 10,000 to a registered sport, cultural, scientific, philanthropic, animal welfare, or artistic non-governmental organization or society, as approved by the Community Malta Agency.

4) Government Due Diligence Fee

Main applicant EUR 7,500


Additional 5,000 EUR for each adult dependent


Additional 3,000 EUR for each minor dependent between 13 and 17 years of age

5) Passport Cost

500 EUR per passport

Costs of Malta Permanent Residency

Applicants must make a qualifying investment to fulfil the basic requirement of Malta’s Permanent Residence Program’. This includes purchasing or renting a property in the country, donating to the Maltese Government and completing a Philanthropic donation.

1) Real Estate

Applicants can either purchase property in Malta and hold it for a minimum of 5 years or rent a property for 5 years with a minimum rent.

Minimum amount:

EUR 350,000

Minimum rent per annum:

EUR 12,000

Minimum amount:

EUR 300,000*

Minimum rent per annum:

EUR 10,000*

* for properties located in Gozo – the south of Malta

2) Investment

Applicants must complete a minimum donation to the Government of Malta of EUR 98,000 and a Philanthropic donation of EUR 2,000.

Minimum amount:

EUR 100,000

The only other costs incurred during the process include our professional fees, official application forms, certification of citizenship and passport, courier & other disbursements. To maintain transparency, we at Passport Legacy provide a detailed quotation so our clients do not need to worry about hidden costs.