Malta Citizenship Process and Timeline

  • Stage 1



    Month 1

    STEP 1
    Application preparation and submission. A pre-approval letter is issued. Advisory and due diligence fees are due at this step. Evidence of the source of funds must also be presented at this stage.

    STEP 2
    Notification of acceptance will be issued.

  • Stage 2


    Month 3

    STEP 3
    Additional verification is done by the Government of Malta’s regulatory body.




  • Month 4

    STEP 4
    Application is approved.




  • Month 5

    STEP 5
    Payment of remaining fees needs to be done.

    STEP 6
     An investment is made in selected option. Payment of government fees, if applicable.

  • Stage 3


    Month 6

    STEP 5
    Naturalisation Certificate issued.

    STEP 6
    Submission of passport application. Passport issued.