Malta is a great place to take up residence because of its enjoyable weather, safe surroundings and welcoming English-speaking inhabitants. It also offers a variety of advantages to those seeking to obtain residence, including its beneficial tax rules and competitive living costs. EU/EEA or third country citizens who are residing in Malta for over three months are required to apply for a permit from the immigration authorities. This is approved depending whether the individual fulfills the specific criteria, some of which are listed below.
There are no specific tax benefits for Ordinary Residents.
Any EU/EEA nationals who remain in Malta for three or more months are required by law to obtain a permit from immigration authorities. These permits are granted on the following grounds:
The criteria for third country national (non-EU/EEA) to acquire residency in Malta differ from those applicable to EU/EEA citizens: