The Malta Permanent Residence Programme (MPRP) is designed to attract individuals and families who are not nationals of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, to take up residence indefinitely in Malta.
Key Benefits of MPRP
Who may apply?
A three-tier structure must be satisfied by the main applicant as indicated hereunder
One-time Government Contribution
|Pay a total of €98,000:|
– a contribution €58,000 if the residential property is leased &
– €40,000 non-refundable administration fee)
€98,000 covers the main applicant, spouse and children of the main applicant/spouse at application stage
|Make a donation of €2,000 to an approved local philanthropic, organisation or an NGO||Rent a property for a minimum of €10,000 in Gozo or the South of Malta / €12,000 in the Centre or North of Malta*|
|Pay a total of €68,000:|
– a contribution €28,000 if the residential property is purchased &
– €40,000 non-refundable administration fee
€68,000 covers the main applicant, spouse and children of the main applicant/spouse at application stage
|Make a donation of €2,000 to an approved local philanthropic, organisation or an NGO||Purchase a property for a minimum value of €300,000 in Gozo or the South of Malta and €350,000 in the Centre of North of Malta*|
*Under the MPRP, beneficiaries should hold their qualifying property for a minimum period of five years from date of issuance of residency certificate.
Advantages of the MPRP
in Malta. Should MPRP beneficiaries satisfy the conditions for becoming Maltese tax resident(but not domiciled) in Malta laid down in the Income Tax Act, they would become taxable in Malta on a source and remittance basis only – that is on income and capital gains arising in Malta and on income arising outside Malta but which is remitted to or received in Malta. Any capital or capital gains arising outside of Malta would not be taxed, even if remitted to Malta.
A minimum tax liability of €5,000 per annum is payable by persons having an annual income arising outside of Malta of at least €35,000.
Prospective MPRP applicants should not be beneficiaries under any of the below:
MPRP applications may only be submitted to Residency Malta Agency through the services of an accredited person. As an accredited agent, holding licence AKM-FORT-21, Corrieri Cilia may assist your family and yourself further.