Malta residency golden visa

Malta ranks 6th among Best Golden Visa Programs

Malta Golden Residence program ranks 6th among golden visa program in the recently published Global residence program index published by Henley and Partners. Latvia golden visa scheme ranks 14th among RBI schemes


The Global Residence and Citizenship Programs 2018–2019 provides the most comprehensive, systematic analysis and benchmarking of the world’s leading residence- and citizenship-by-investment programs.


A distinguished panel of independent experts — immigration and citizenship lawyers, economists, country risk experts, academic researchers and other specialists — have created the Global Residence Program Index and the Global Citizenship Program Index as part of the report.


Below are the rankings of the 21 golden visa schemes…

  1. Austria (€50,000)
  2. Portugal (€350,000)
  3. Italy (€500,000)
  4. Thailand (€15,000)
  5. United Kingdom (£200,000)
  6. Malta (€250,000)
  7. Belgium (€350,000)
  8. Australia ($1,500,000)
  9. United States EB-5 ($500,000)
  10. Switzerland (€1,000,000)
  11. Canada ($2,000,000)
  12. UAE ($250,000)
  13. Greece (€250,000)
  14. Spain (€500,000)
  15. Latvia (€50,000)


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Source: Henley and Partners


These index  have become the global standard to gauge and reflect the relative worth of residence and citizenship programs around the world, analyzing a broad range of factors to produce an overall global view and ranking of the different investment migration programs on offer.


The report includes analysis of factors such as immigration law, tax, quality of living, as well as transparency, risk and compliance issues, and conveys scores and ranks using clear info graphics and figures, complemented with concise explanation.