Henley & Partners Global Residence and Citizenship Programs 2017 Report has once again placed Malta’s citizenship by investment programme as the World’s Best with a score of 81 out of 100. Cyprus and Austria secured the second and third spot.
Now in its third year, this award that has become the industry standard for benchmarking and measuring the attractiveness of investment migration programmes, ranking the 19 most relevant residence-by-investment programs as well as the top eight citizenship-by-investment programs available throughout the world. The eight citizenships were evaluated according to 10 indicators, mainly reputation, quality of life, visa-free access, processing time and quality of processing, compliance, financial requirements, residence requirements, relocation flexibility, physical visit requirements, and transparency.
Introduced in 2014, The Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP) is a citizenship-by-investment programme renowned as one of the world’s most advanced and most exclusive citizenship-by-investment programme. The island’s mild climate, friendly locals, low crime rate, stable economy and English being a national language, are just some of the merits that contribute to the first-rate quality of life that Malta has to offer has to offer. In addition to this, the MIIP provides ease of access to all EU member stataes and visa-free travel to 168 countries worldwide as a Maltese citizen.