The 1988 Malta Permanent Residence Scheme was designed to attract high net
worth individuals to take up permanent resident status in Malta. The
scheme is especially attractive to retirees, authors, intellectuals and
international consultants or simply persons seeking to establish an
alternative residence that suits their lifestyle and tax profile.
The Malta Permanent Residence Scheme was probably the most attractive
residence scheme available to individuals seeking to transfer
their tax residence overseas to more attractive jurisdictions that are
warmer in climate, enjoy a high standard of living, provide a safe
environment for younger and older members of the family and a provide a
scheme for permanent residence that is selective, affordable and tax
friendly. Malta ticks all the boxes for an attractive permanent
residence jurisdiction and occupies the highest positions in respected
international indexes for quality living and retirement.