The Malta Golden Visa Permanent Residency (MRVP) is available to residents of Malaysia.

What are Malta Residence Visa Requirements for Malaysia?

Malta Golden visa (PR) requirement – Malaysia

  • At least 18 yrs old in Good health.
  • Income €100K (Malaysian Ringgit 488K MYR) p.a or Capital €500K (2.4M MYR).
  • Buy a property €320K (1.6M MYR) Or Rent €12,000 (59K MYR) p.a.
  • €30K (146K MYR) admin fees to Govt.
  • €250K (1.2M MYR) in Govt. bonds for 5 years

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The Malta Golden Visa Permanent Residence Programme is available to Malaysia citizens. There is growing demand in moving to Malta from Malaysia through Residence Visa.

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How long does it take to get a Malta Residency Visa for Malaysian citizens?

Maltese Golden visa timeline – Malaysia

For an investor from Malaysia, the processing time for a Malta residency visa is between 3 to 7 months.

  • Application preparation time – 2-3 weeks.
  • Residency application submission and Processing time – 3 months.
  • After initial approval, compliance time (Buy House and more) – 3 months.
  • Permanent Residency card is issued at the end.

Details on Malta Residence Visa processing times

How much does Malta Golden Visa Cost for Malaysian citizens?

Malta Permanent Residence visa by Investment – Malaysia

In 2024, the Minimum investment amount for Malta Golden Visa (PR) is typically over €500K (Malaysian Ringgit 2.4M MYR).

  • Application Fee €5,500 (27K MYR) and €24,500 (120K MYR)
  • Government Bonds €250K (1.2M MYR)
  • Home Purchase min. €270K (1.3M MYR) or Rent min. €10K (49K MYR)

Bank Negara Malaysia is the Malaysian Central Bank that has framework and monetary policy for moving assets and money outside of Malaysia.

Details of Malta Residence Visa Costs

What are the benefits of Malta residence for Malaysian citizens?

  • No minimum presence required
  • Approval of permanent residency in three months
  • No worldwide tax remittance basis only
  • Schengen residence card
  • No Real Estate tax
  • Certificate or Permanent Residency for life
  • Visa-free travel within Schengen

Immigration – Malta PR from Malaysia

Taxation of New Residents

The basis for taxation under the Maltese tax is based on residence and domicile. Residence for Malta tax purposes shows an intention to reside in Malta indefinitely. It may also be a basis of physical presence in Malta of at least 183 days.

Non-tax residents of Malta or those who are non-domiciled in Malta are taxable only on Malta source income and gains. Non-domiciled Malta residents are taxable on remittance only on foreign source income, not on foreign-source capital. It should be remitted to Malta only and is subjected to a minimum tax of €5,000. The minimum tax applies to individuals and couples who earn at least €35,000 in annual income outside Malta. Income and capital gains in Malta are applicable to personal income taxes.

Capital gains outside Malta will be outside the scope of Maltese tax regardless if remitted to Malta or not. Capital and savings remitted to Malta also fall outside the scope of Maltese tax.

Malaysia, Malta Permanent Residence Visa Consultant

EB5 BRICS can help you navigate Malta Golden Residency Programme through our presence in Malta in conjunction with our Malta Legal Partner. Our team speaks English, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.

Phone: +1 (213) 344-5941

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Malta Golden Visa for Malaysia FAQ

For Malaysia, How long does one have to live in Malta to get citizenship?

As a Resident of Malta, You have to live in Malta for six years before you can start an application to become a Maltese citizen by naturalization.

For Malaysia citizen, can one buy property in Malta?

A Malaysian citizen can buy Real Estate in Malta. Within specially designated areas, you can buy property in Malta without a Acquisition of Immovable Property (AIP) permit. For other areas in Malta, an API permit is needed.