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The Global Residence Programme (GRP)

The Global Residence Programme aims to attract upstanding high-net-worth individuals who wish to take up tax residence in Malta who are not EU, EEA or Swiss nationals. Successful applicants will benefit from favourable tax advantages such as;


  • No chargeable tax on income arising outside of Malta which is not received in Malta.
  • No chargeable capital gains tax on any gains arising outside of Malta even if it is received in Malta.
  • Tax on income arising outside of Malta which is received in Malta will be charged at a 15% flat rate.
  • Capital gains tax on any gains realised and received in Malta will be charged at a 35% flat rate.


Eligibility & Investment Costs


In order to qualify for the Global Residence programme, applicants will have to meet certain criteria.

Applicants must be;

  • Over the age of 18
  • Be a third-country national, non-EEA and non-Swiss
  • Be in good health
    • Applicants will need to have international health insurance and provide a full medical report as proof that they are in good health.
  • Meet the minimum property investment threshold
    • Purchase a property in Malta valued between €220,000 and €275,000 depending on where the property is located or have a rental property with an annual rent between €8,750 and €9,600 annually depending on where the property is.
    • In addition, a non-refundable application fee of between €5,500 and €6,000 is payable by the applicant when applying for the Global Residence Programme.


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