To be eligible for Maltese citizenship under the Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta, applicants must:
· make a contribution of €650,000 to the Maltese Government, which is deposited in the National Development and Social Fund AND
· lease property in Malta for a minimum value of €16,000 per annum, or purchase property for a minimum value of €350,000 AND
· acquire €150,000 worth of Government Bonds or bonds/ securities listed on the Malta Stock Exchange.
· The property and the bonds/ securities have to be held by the main applicant for a minimum period of 5 years.