MRVA Malta Residency Visa Agency

February 16 00:00 2020 by The Editor Print This Article

The Malta Residency & Visa Agency (MRVA) was established in 2018 by virtue of the the Malta Residency Visa Agency (Establishment) Order, (Maltese Subsidiary Legislation 497.26).

Establishment of the MRVA Malta Residence Visa Agency

The Malta Residency Visa Agency is the Government entity responsible for managing and promoting Malta’s residency-by-investment programme. The Agency is consistent in its rigorous efforts to attract quality individuals and families, applying a stringent four-tier due diligence process that ensures the most meticulous of screening. It is based on this ethic, coupled with transparency and integrity, that the Malta Residence and Visa Programme continues to gain significant momentum, enjoying high international repute.

Responsibilities of MRVA Malta Residency Visa Agency 

The Residency by Investment Programme continues to gain increased momentum and international reputation. The team at MRVA is responsible for managing as well as for promoting the Programme. All applications are rigorously scrutinised through a four tier due diligence process. We have remained consistent in our efforts to attract Quality people through RBI. Located at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, the islands of Malta or Gozo are a great place for a second permanent residency.  

The Malta Residency Visa Agency falls under the remit of the Ministry for the Interior.  The Programme, provides international investors with permanent residency rights. These rights will apply only for non-EU / EEA / Swiss Nationals. The Malta Residence and Visa Programme or Malta Golden VIsa provides an opportunity for potential beneficiaries and dependents to reside, settle or stay indefinitely in Malta. Legal Notice 288 of 2015 applies. 

The MRVP - The Residency Programme

The new Malta Residency and Visa Programme falls under the Immigration Act and is available to both the applicant and also their dependants (including parents-in-law and grandparents)

The beneficiary must hold both the qualifying property and the qualifying investment for a minimum five (5) year period following the approval date.   Each application has to be administered by a registered accredited person or registered approved agent with Identity Malta. Rigorous due diligence checks are performed on prospective applicants and dependants. 

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