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The Malta Ship Register

The Malta Ship Register went through an extreme growth since 1999. Learn how Malta became the largest ship register in Europe. In the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta has developed one of ...

Coworking Spaces

All You Need to Know About Coworking Spaces

From the basics to the available types, find out everything you need to know about coworking spaces before deciding if it fits your business. Coworking spaces are popping up worldwide as ...

Renting Coworking Spaces in Malta

Renting Coworking Spaces in Malta

The Coworking concept has been gaining popularity in recent years as more and more people seek flexible working arrangements that offer a sense of community and collaboration. Malta is no ...

10 Years of Excellence – The story of the Integritas Group

It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the foundation of the Integritas Group! It feels like we were founded only yesterday on the principles of hard work, dedication, and ...

Why an Increasing Number of Americans are Seeking Second Citizenship

Why an Increasing Number of Americans are Seeking Second Citizenship

In recent years, there has been a growing trend of Americans seeking second citizenship. This trend can be attributed to several factors, including political polarization, diversification ...

Dual Citizenship - A Powerful Investment Option for HNWI Families

If you have ever travelled or lived outside your home country, you may have considered acquiring dual citizenship. Dual citizenship can offer various benefits, from the ease of travel to ...

Vietnam’s Wealthiest and their Growing Interest in Migration

Vietnam’s economy is growing rapidly, with a GDP expected to increase in the coming years. This sustained period of expansion has led to positive changes for the Vietnamese people. One such ...

Setting Up a Virtual Office in Malta – The Whys and the How 

You might think a simulation of your office is outlandishly futuristic, but the truth? Virtual offices are real, and they provide benefits for businesses like yours! Especially when you set ...

What is Permanent Residency by Investment?

Permanent residency by investment, or PRBI, is a means by which permanent residency status is granted to individuals who invest a certain amount of money in a country or region. This ...

Private Residential Leases Act – A Quick Guide to Maltese Rules on Residential Leases

Looking to rent an apartment in Malta but not sure what the rules are? Let us brief you!  The Private Residential Leases Act is applicable to leases entered into or renewed after the entry ...

Taxation of Resident Non-dom Individuals in Malta

It is impossible to miss out on its beneficial tax system when talking about Malta. Investors have confidence when setting up businesses in the country, and foreign nationals have many ...

The Most Popular Countries to Get Citizenship

While most countries have long and complicated processes when it comes to providing citizenships, a few countries do offer citizenship via investments or donations or both that are ...

How to Obtain and Maintain Dual Citizenship in Malta

High-net-worth individuals always look to invest in countries that offer great returns. Malta is preferred not just because of the scenic landscape, beautiful beaches, and lifestyle. It is ...

Multi-disciplinary Family Office Services and How They Work

High-net-worth individuals are always bombarded with guidance and advice. These advisers could be legal, fiscal, trustees, investment advisers, or security advisers. Despite these ...

Applying for Dual Citizenship in Malta

While citizenships are a birth right and given out based on birth, individuals can choose a second home in other countries. The most common reason for individuals to do so is that they can ...

Malta’s Increasing Focus on Aviation

Malta has been steadily increasing aviation activity over the last few years, creating a need for aviation services. Although it is best known as a holiday destination, Malta is also an ...

Due Diligence Guide for Obtaining the Maltese Citizenship

The Malta Citizenship by Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment is one of the leading citizenship programmes in Europe. Launched in 2020, the programme replaced the ...

A Digital Nomad’s Guide to the Malta Nomad Residence Permit

The Malta Digital Nomad Visa or Malta Nomad Residence Permit (MNRP) is designed to attract remote workers and digital nomads to the country. Through the Nomad Residence Permit (NRP), ...

Buying a Property in Portugal – Your Path to Acquire the Golden Visa

Buying Property in Portugal In today’s increasingly globalised world, more and more people are looking to invest in property outside their home country. Portugal is one of the most ...

Expat Tax Rates in Malta

Malta offers a favourable tax regime for foreigners relocating to the country. With no inheritance, wealth, or annual property taxes, expats often venture to work in the country or even ...

A Foreigner’s Guide to Buying Property in Malta

Although often thought of as a Mediterranean holiday destination, Malta is becoming increasingly popular with EU and foreigners (non-EU citizens) looking to purchase a property. One of the ...

Best Places to Buy Property in Malta

Malta is an attractive option for first-time property buyers and seasoned investors. So, where are the best places to buy property in Malta? The answer largely depends on your budget and ...

An Overview of Accounting and Auditing Procedures for Maltese Company

The Companies Act requires every company to keep proper accounting records in the same currency of its share capital. Companies in Malta are required to file a copy of the annual accounts, ...

An Overview of Malta Tax Residency

Being a resident in Malta is different from being a Tax Resident in Malta. Since tax in Malta is based on domicile, not on residency or citizenship, Malta Tax Residency is an option for ...

The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme

St. Kitts and Nevis is a popular destination for tourists and investors alike. The Caribbean nation’s economy mainly depends on tourism and investment. As such, St. Kitts and Nevis offers a ...

Memorandum and Articles of Association of a Registered Company in Malta

The Memorandum of Association offers vital information about a Maltese company. Prescribing that information and establishing the company’s internal regulations happen with the Articles of ...

Portugal Golden Visa: A Gateway to Citizenship and EU Passport

The Portugal Golden Visa Programme   The Portugal Golden Visa programme, launched in 2012, is one of the most popular residency-by-investment programmes in the world. The programme gives ...

A Guide to Citizenship by Investment Programmes

What is Citizenship by Investment? Citizenship by Investment is a method of obtaining citizenship of a country through investments in specific industries approved by the government. This ...

A Complete Guide to the Malta Residence by Investment Programme

In today's day and time, more and more people are willing to seek alternative residency status for better opportunities and stability. Some are even looking to have increased mobility.  ...

25 Benefits of the Malta Permanent Residency

The Permanent Residency Programme in Malta primarily provides permanent residency to non-European nationals and families looking to invest in the country, benefiting business, family ...

Economic and Political Stability of Malta

Economic Stability of Malta Despite its size, Malta has a robust economy primarily based on tourism, manufacturing, and financial services. Malta's proximity to Europe, the Middle East, and ...

What is Domicile and what are its different types?

What is Domicile?  Domicile is the legal concept of a person’s home. It is where they have their permanent abode and are registered to vote and pay their taxes. A person can only have one ...

Opening a Corporate Bank Account in Malta

Business people setting up a company in Malta would find the advantages of banking services imperative and helpful. Carry out your commercial activities in Malta with your corporate bank ...

Time and Money Required To Set Up a Company In Malta

If you are a foreign investor interested in company incorporation in Malta, consider the following few details on the approximate money and time required for starting a business in this ...

Types of companies that can be registered in Malta

A limited liability company is the most common business type of entity in Malta chosen by foreign investors. It may have the status of a Private and Public liability company.   Private ...

Steps involved in Forming a New Company in Malta

Malta’s ties and double taxation treaties with countries in and out of the European Union add attraction to investments. Commit to starting your business in one of Europe’s most dynamic ...

Introduction to Malta’s Personal Tax System

In Malta, taxation for individuals is based on the individual’s residence, domicile status, and source of income. Personal income is taxable at graduated progressive rates, ranging from 0% ...

Why Choose Malta for your Medical Cannabis Company?

In March 2018, Malta, a small island nation, took a vital decision to officially regulate its medical cannabis laws. The law authorised the use and possession of medical cannabis with a ...

Your Guide to Obtaining a Banking License in Malta

The Banking Act of 1994 defines having a banking license in Malta as a business. The business of banking means accepting withdrawable or repayable deposits of money from the public. It also ...

Aircraft Registration in Malta

Aviation Law in Malta The Malta Aircraft Registration Act of 2010 is the primary source of Maltese Law on aircraft registration, The act issues the provisions of the Cape Town Convention on ...

An Insight into Malta Corporate Tax in 2022

The corporate tax rate in Malta is set at 35% and companies incorporated in Malta are subjected to tax in Malta on their worldwide income. This is irrespective of where the source ...

An In-Depth Exploration of Taxation on Trusts in Malta

Malta, a whitelisted jurisdiction by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with a growing reputation as a trust domicile, proves to be highly beneficial for ...

Malta is Becoming an iGaming Hub

The innovative and robust gaming framework that began in 2004 has made Malta the hub of the iGaming sector. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has since been considered a flagship authority ...

Special Designated Areas in Malta

What are Special Designated Areas (SDAs)?   Malta has several Special Designated Areas (SDAs), which the Maltese government has designated to promote investment and economic activity. These ...

PR vs Citizenship: When Citizenship isn’t superior to Permanent Residency

When Citizenship isn’t superior to Permanent Residency (PR vs Citizenship)   With many people seeking the protection and freedom that second citizenship might provide, it’s not surprising ...

How to Get a Work Permit for Malta?

Malta, a small Mediterranean island country has become a destination of choice for people looking to work abroad. Malta is known for its comprehensive working ecosystem. The islands have ...

An Overview of the United Nations Pensions Programme

The United Nations Pensions Programme (UNPP) is a fund established by the United Nations in 2015 to provide benefits to eligible former staff members and their dependents. The UNPP has ...

A Guide to the Malta Retirement Programme

The Government of Malta provides a special tax status for non-Maltese EU/EEA and Swiss nationals who receive a pension provided that certain conditions are met.    Individuals granted the ...

Why You Need Second Citizenship

There are many reasons why you might need second citizenship. Perhaps you want to live and work in another country, or you want to retire somewhere with a lower cost of living. Maybe you’re ...

NRIs Explore Solutions to Protect their Status

Benjamin Franklin once said that only two things in life were certain; death and taxes.  The new residence definition is just one of several expected provisions to capture wealthy ...

Malta - One of The Best Countries to Acquire Permanent Residence for Non-EU Nationals

  Choosing a country for Permanent Residence is often based on the safety factor. Due to its strategic location, Malta has been inhabited by various cultures and civilizations throughout ...

Malta Ranks Amongst the Happiest Countries in the World

Malta, the 33rd Happiest Country Worldwide According to The World Happiness Report (2022), Malta has once again ranked high amongst the world’s happiest countries. The World Happiness ...

Malta Golden Visa and Passport: The Path to EU Residency & Citizenship

Malta, a small European island nation, is famous for its strategic location in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Its rich cultural heritage, scenic beauty, and more than 300 days of ...

Differences Between Citizenship and Permanent Residence

Citizenship and permanent residency are two different legal statuses. Permanent residency allows an individual to live and work in that country permanently. An individual must meet specific ...

Steps to Become a Citizen of Malta

Second citizenship options have rapidly gained popularity over the years. In particular, the Malta citizenship by investment programme was initially designed to attract only high-net-worth ...

Understanding Dual Citizenship, the Benefits, and the Process

Dual citizenship is an exciting opportunity to live your life on multiple paths. Dual citizenship offers a variety of advantages, including visa-free travel, improved tax planning ...

How to Become a Citizen in Europe by Investment

Obtaining citizenship in one of the European countries, whether for travel, settlement or business purposes, can work as a doorway to the entire European continent and beyond European ...

Comprehensive Guide to Buying Property in Malta

The Maltese real estate market has strengthened its value, earning itself a coveted reputation of being stable and highly lucrative.   Buying property in Malta is one of the safest real ...

7 Ways to Acquire Maltese Citizenship

Malta is one of the most prosperous and promising places in Europe. With its economic and political stability topped with beautiful beaches, delectable cuisine, and world heritage sites, ...

Malta PR vs Portugal Golden Visa Programme

If you are considering obtaining a second residence, then most likely, Malta and Portugal have crossed your mind as viable options.    For a good reason, the Portuguese Golden Visa ...

Goals, Values, and Benefits of the European Union

What is European Union? The European Union (EU) is a unique institution founded in the aftermath of World War II. It has since grown into one of the most powerful economies in the world. ...

Malta University Ranks Among the Top in the World

The ranking of the University of Malta has continued its ascent. It now ranks in the top 3% of universities worldwide.     Over the past three and a half years, the University has already ...

5 Differences Between European and Caribbean Citizenships

Europe and the Caribbean Islands offer most of the world’s best programmes for immigration. Both regions welcome high-net-worth individuals looking to invest in citizenship or permanent ...

What is it like living in Malta? 

If you are considering relocating to a different country, Malta is the right choice! This beautiful Mediterranean island offers a lot, and you will enjoy living here.    Life in Malta The ...

All that You Need to Know about Malta

As an EU Member State, Malta is recognized internationally as a safe and secure place, with high economic and political stability. An attractive cost and tax-efficient base for financial ...

Take a Deep Dive into Malta's Taxation System

Malta has a well-established taxation system designed to be efficient and effective. The combination of Malta’s tax system and its extensive double tax treaty network (over 70) means that ...

A Complete Guide to the Schengen Area

It is common for travellers to go through endless queues when travelling overseas, especially for visa applications and renewals. What if you had an option to skip those tedious processes? ...

An In-depth Insight into Education System in Malta

Overview Malta’s education system is regulated by the Ministry of Education and rated very highly internationally. School attendance is compulsory up to the age of 16. This article ...

An Overview of Malta Holding Company Taxation

Firstly, let us understand what Maltese Holding Companies are. A Malta Holding Company is formed for the purpose of holding one or more assets, including real estate, cash, movable ...

Does a Golden Visa lead to Citizenship?

If there is one question that will invariably arise when you start looking for European Golden Visas or Permanent Residency Programmes is, “Will I eventually be granted citizenship?”    ...

Malta Passport Equals Canada and Australia in Strength

The Maltese passport is now equal in strength to that issued by Canada and Australia. Maltese, Canadian, and Australian passport holders can freely  travel visa-free or visa-on-arrival ...

Choose the Right Immigration Consultant

Decided to relocate to a new country for various reasons but want to make an informed decision on choosing the country that suits you best? Well, it is never easy and doing everything from ...

Real Estate in Malta

Malta is a sought-after destination for real estate investment, thanks to its stable economy and attractive tax regime. The Maltese real estate market has earned itself a reputation as a ...

The European Union - All that you need to know

 The European Union (EU) is a unified monetary body that seeks to balance the needs of its 27 member countries, which are independent fiscal and political entities.  This makes it a large ...

The Best Citizenship by Investment Programmes

First, there isn’t anything called the “best” citizenship; it is a relative term. However, it is possible to weigh out options and select the best-suited one for you!   Usually, obtaining a ...

10 Reasons to Choose Malta as Your Second Home

Ever wondered how different life could be in a fast-paced yet organised environment? Imagine living in a country with endless opportunities yet having a less complex lifestyle. Move to a ...

Business Opportunities in Malta

Don’t let the size of this island fool you. Malta is one of the fastest-growing economies in the European Union with an abundance of opportunities ready to be discovered.  In this article, ...

Malta Residency and Visa Program (MRVP)

If you are in this section, this means you are looking for a unique strategy to safeguard your future prosperity and security. If you are a third-country national, then you and your family ...

The Complete Guide to Working in Malta

Don’t let Malta’s size deceive you. The island is significant in terms of job opportunities and career advancements.  Malta offers a package deal; Mediterranean lifestyle, a vibrant social ...

Why are Billionaires Flocking to Malta?  

Judging by the private yachts, private jets, registration of family offices and those that have acquired citizenship through investment, Malta is quietly attracting the ultra-rich by the ...

Obtaining Second Residency

As a result of increasing global demand, more and more countries are offering Residence by Investment programmes. Some of the leading countries are Malta, Portugal, and Canada.   The terms ...

A Guide to Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme

From 2014, Malta had the Individual Investor Programme, which the European Commission had recognised as a “golden standard” among the available citizenship by investment programmes across ...

What is the Difference between Domicile and Residence?

Domicile vs Residence The terms “Domicile” and “Residence” are terms often interchanged and mistaken as the same. However, the two have different legal definitions and implications. ...

How to Obtain Malta Residency Permit

Malta may be the smallest of all states in the EU. Still, its natural beauty, Mediterranean life and architectural brilliance make it a popular choice among the global crowd. To stay in ...

Business Benefits of Malta Permanent Residency

Malta might be the smallest country in land size within the European Union (EU), but it makes up for this by consistently ranking as one of the fastest-growing economies in Europe.  Much ...

An Overview of the Malta Global Residence Programme (MGRP)

The Malta Global Residence Programme (MGRP) is a government-backed program that allows high-net-worth individuals to obtain special tax status in the Mediterranean country. The MGRP offers ...

8 Key Benefits of Obtaining Second Citizenship 

Second citizenship has become a popular choice for high-net-worth individuals looking to invest their money in good opportunities. There are many benefits of second citizenship, including ...

187 Visa-Free Countries with a Malta Passport

Imagine holding a passport that takes you anywhere across the globe, even without a visa. You get to travel, do business or study in a broader world! For some, it may sound unthinkable, but ...

10 Things to Consider About Second Residency

Obtaining a second residency is an attractive option for many people for multiple reasons. Probably the most popular reason to get a second residency is the ability to travel and live in ...