Economic Self Sufficiency

Thanks to the Freedom of movement with the EU, any citizen of any member state can reside for a period of three months in another European country. At the lapse of the three months; the EU national needs to regularize himself/herself through means of a residence permit.

Qualifying criteria

The applicant must show that he/she:

  • Has stable and regular resources to maintain himself/herself and any dependents;
  • Is in possession of health insurance covering himself/herself and any dependents;
  • Has appropriate title to property in Malta (owned or leased).

No government fees are applicable.