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Tax Residence in Malta - EU Residency Schemes

Originally initiated in 1988 and last amended by the Residents Scheme Regulations, 2004, the Maltese Permanent Residence Scheme provides tax and other incentives for foreigners to take up residence in the European Islands of Malta.

Your Claris Manager can assist EU and non-EU nationals seeking a prestigious but sunny European residence base with a truly European culture and a safe way of life.

Life-style Benefits of Maltese Residence Permits

  • A pleasant climate and a hospitable English-speaking people.

  • A peaceful and safe way of life & high standard of living.

  • A rich cultural and historical heritage.

  • Freedom of movement into & out of Malta.

  • No minimum stay requirement.

  • Easy repatriation of capital & income out of Malta.

  • Excellent banking centre with the presence of major international banks

  • Excellent access by Sea and the Malta International Airport

Tax Benefits of Malta Residence Permits

  • A flat rate of 15% tax only on income received in Malta;

  • No tax payable on a world-wide income not received in Malta.

  • Favourable, tax-friendly procedure for moving your possessions to Malta.

  • No property / land taxes imposed in Malta.

  • No death duties payable in Malta.

  • A highly respected jurisdiction for incorporating low-tax companies

  • Favourable double-taxation agreements with key countries.

Conditions for Maltese residence

  • Acquisition or rental of property in Malta;

  • Remittance of minimum EUR15,000 p.a. to Malta bank account for living expenses;

  • Wealth test (EUR375,000) OR Annual income test (EUR25,000);

  • A clean criminal record (save minor/traffic offences)

Our Service

  • Professional assistance with the Immigration process including handling of residence application;

  • Assistance with personal tax registration and tax compliance in Malta;

  • Location of residential property on sale or for rental in Malta;

  • Legal assistance with property acquisition/rental;

  • Private Banking and mortgage assistance;

  • The services of our Notary Public;

  • Tax planning advice.

  • Other relocation assistance.

For more detailed information, please feel free to Contact Us at your convenience.

Fort St Angelo, Grand Harbour View, Valletta, Malta



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Claris Trustees & Fiduciaries Ltd. (Reg. No. C-39315) is licensed and regulated by the
Malta Financial Services Authority in terms of the Trusts & Trustees 2004, as amended.  Claris provides professional trusteeship, Malta property trusts, Malta company formation and assistance with Malta residence permits.

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