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Our story started with looking for a Plan B, never really wanting to make a move. I came to Malta on an exploratory visit – ‘kicking and screaming’. I had no intention of staying. To my surprise, I fell in love with Malta.
Malta offers an enviable lifestyle with some of the best residency schemes and citizenship by investment programmes’ in Europe – without additional hidden costs.
The Maltese ‘Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Investment’ (The new regulations by virtue of legal notice 437 of 2020).
Qualifying foreign individuals and their families, who contribute to the economic development fund of Malta, and meet the statutory requirement, may be granted a certificate of naturalisation as a citizen of Malta. Applications must be made through licenced Agents.
A variety of residency programmes are available with the relevant conditions for Non-EU and EU Nationals. As this is not a one size fits all the programmes varies based on requirements such as number of days, taxation, qualification etc.
These include: Global Residence Programme, The Malta Retirement Programme, Ordinary, Long Term and Temporary Residence, Residence for EU Nationals, Highly Qualified Persons.
The revamped Malta Permanent Residence Programme MPRP (from March 2021, replaces the acclaimed Malta Residency & Visa Programme MRVP).
Foreigners residing in Malta are not taxed on their worldwide income, but only on Maltese source income and capital gains, and on foreign source income remitted to Malta. Foreign source capital gains are not taxed even if remitted to Malta.
Diversify your portfolio and benefit from the favourable taxation rates for companies and individuals.
Serious buyers are looking for secure economic and political environments and reduced risk – which Malta offers.
Retire in Malta
Rated amongst the top destinations to retire, Malta offers mature people residency in a country that will give them the best in terms of climate, lifestyle, health services and peace of mind, whilst also providing advantageous tax regime benefits.
Gżira (Maltese: Il-Gżira) is a town in the Central Region of Malta. It is located between Msida and Sliema, also bordering on Ta' Xbiex. It has a population of 8,029 as of March 2014. The word Gżira means "island" in Maltese, and the town is named after Manoel Island which lies just adjacent to the town. The seafront of Gżira has views of the walled city of Valletta, which are illuminated at night
Saint Julian's (Maltese: San Ġiljan) is a town in the Central Region of Malta. As at 2020, its registered number of inhabitants were 13,792. It is situated along the coast, north of the country's capital, Valletta. It is known for tourism-oriented businesses, such as hotels, restaurants and nightclubs which are centred mainly in an area known as Paceville.
Sliema (Maltese: Tas-Sliema Maltese pronunciation: [tas.ˈslɪː.ma]) is a town located on the northeast coast of Malta in the Northern Harbour District. It is a major residential and commercial area and a centre for shopping, bars, dining, and café life. It is also the most densely populated town on the island.
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Dingli (Maltese: Ħad-Dingli) is a village in the Northern Region of Malta, with a population of 3,608 as of March 2014. It is 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the capital Valletta and two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the nearest town, Rabat. The village lies on a plateau some 250 metres above sea level, which is one of the highest points of Malta.
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Qrendi (Maltese: Il-Qrendi) is a small village in the Southern Region of Malta, with a population of 2752 people as of March 2014. It is located close to Mqabba Żurrieq and Siggiewi. Within its boundaries are two well-known Neolithic temples called Mnajdra and Ħaġar Qim. In this village two feasts are held annually.
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Marsaxlokk (Maltese pronunciation: [marsaʃˈlɔk]) is a small, traditional fishing village in the South Eastern Region of Malta. It has a harbour, and is a tourist attraction known for its views, fishermen and history. As at March 2014, the village had a population of 3,534.
Rabat (Maltese: Ir-Rabat, [ɪrˈrɐbɐt]) is a town in the Northern Region of Malta, with a population of 11,497 as of March 2014. It adjoins the ancient capital city of Mdina, and a north-western area formed part of the Roman city of Melite until its medieval retrenchment. The Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See to the Republic of Malta is seated in this village.
Żurrieq (Maltese: Iż-Żurrieq [ɪl zuːrːɪːʔ]) is a town in the Southern Region of Malta. It is one of the oldest towns in the country, and it has a population of 11,823 inhabitants as of March 2014. The first documentation about it being a parish dates back to 1436 dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria.
Siġġiewi (Maltese: Is-Siġġiewi, [sɪdʒˈʒiːwɪ]), also called by its title Città Ferdinand, is a city and a local council in the South Western Region of Malta. It is the third largest council in Malta by surface area, after Rabat and Mellieħa respectively.
Ta' Xbiex (Maltese pronunciation: [tɐ ˈʃbɪːʃ]) is a locality and Local Council in the Central Region of Malta with a population of 2148 (estimated 2019)  It is part of a small headland within the Marsamxett Harbour, right between the villages of Msida and Gzira.
Swieqi (Maltese: Is-Swieqi) is a town in the Northern Region of Malta. It is a residential area just 15 minutes by bus from Sliema and within walking distance of Malta's nightlife and entertainment centres, Paceville and St. Julian's. As the town developed, residential estates took over farmland.
Gozo (/ˈɡoʊzoʊ/, also US: /ˈɡɔːdzoʊ, ˈɡɔːtsoʊ/), known locally as Għawdex (Maltese: [ˈɐːˤʊ̯dɛʃ]) and in antiquity as Gaulos (Punic: 𐤂𐤅𐤋, romanized: gwl; Ancient Greek: Γαῦλος, romanized: Gaúlos), is an island of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. The island is part of the Republic of Malta.
Valletta (/vəˈlɛtə/, Maltese: il-Belt Valletta, Maltese pronunciation: [vɐˈlːɛtːɐ]) is the capital city of Malta. Located in the South Eastern Region of the main island, between Marsamxett Harbour to the west and the Grand Harbour to the east, its population in 2014 was 6,444, while the metropolitan area around it has a population of 393,938.
The Three Cities is a collective description of the three fortified cities of Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua in Malta. The oldest of the Three Cities is Vittoriosa, which has existed since prior to the Middle Ages.
Mdina (Maltese: L-Imdina [lɪmˈdɪnɐ]; Phoenician: 𐤌𐤋𐤈, romanized: Maleṭ; Ancient Greek: Μελίττη, romanized: Melíttē; Arabic: مدينة, romanized: Madīnah; Italian: Medina), also known by its Italian-language titles Città Vecchia ("Old City") and Città Notabile ("Notable City"), is a fortified city in the Northern Region of Malta which served as the island's capital from antiquity to the medieval period.
Mosta (Maltese: Il-Mosta) is a small but densely populated city in the Northern Region of Malta. The most prominent building in Mosta is the Rotunda, a large basilica built by its parishioners' volunteer labour. It features one of the world's largest unsupported domes, and displays a replica of the World War II bombshell that famously crashed through the dome but did not detonate upon impact.
Pembroke is a town in the Northern Region of Malta, and it is considered to be the country's newest town. To the east is Paceville, the nightlife district of Malta. The coastal town and tourist hub of St. Julian's lies to the southeast, and the residential area of Swieqi lies to the south.
Birkirkara (abbreviated as B'Kara) is a city in the central region of Malta. It is the second most populous on the island, with 24,356 inhabitants as of 2020. The town consists of five autonomous parishes: Saint Helen, Saint Joseph the Worker, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Saint Mary and San Gorg Preca.
Mellieħa (Maltese: il-Mellieħa [ɪl mɛˈlːɪːħɐ]) is a large village or small town in the Northern Region of Malta. It has a population of 10,087 as of March 2014. Mellieħa is also a tourist resort, popular for its sandy beaches and natural environment.