Malta (Mein)


Malta Exceptional Investment Naturalisation

The EU’s only Citizenship-by-Investment allows for the granting of Maltese citizenship following a period of residency. The MEIN allows for the granting of citizenship for exceptional services to individuals and their families who make a direct investment in the Republic of Malta, contributing to the social and economic development of the country. Successful families enjoy being a citizen of a stable and safe European country, with a strong economy and the ability to travel visa-free to 184 countries.

Capital City


Visa free countries


Total area

316 km²


Maltese, English





Time Zone

Central European (UTC+01:00)


Visa-free travel
to 184 countries

Required investment
from approx. €830,000

Citizenship within 12 or 36 months

Low minimum presence requirement

Application Process


Consult with Global RCG


Prepare your documents


Submit the application


Receive your citizenship

Malta Malta Exceptional Investment
Naturalisation​ Application Process

There are multiple requirements that need to be fulfilled to qualify for the MEIN:

1. Capital Contribution:

2. Residency

3. Property

4. Charitable Donation

Month 1
Month 1
Submit your application for residency and pay the necessary fees. You’ll then undergo a due diligence process.
Month 1
Month 3
Month 3
Confirmation that the application and supporting documentation are in order. The candidate is subject to a further 30 days of additional verification by CMA.
Month 3
Month 4
Month 4
Application conditional approval + philanthropic contribution must be made by this time.
Month 4
Month 8
Month 8
Applicant must provide evidence of Malta property purchase or rental.
Month 8
Month 12 or 36
Month 12 or 36
Once the applicant has fulfilled all obligations under MEIN and taken an Oath of Allegiance, they will be issued a Certificate of Naturalization and given a Maltese Passport.
Month 12 or 36

Download Our Factsheet

Do you need more information about the Malta MEIN program? Download the complete factsheet below:

Required & Non-Required Visa Countries


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