Residency Through Employment and Self-Employment

EU/EEA and Swiss nationals that seek employment in Malta are required to hold an employment licence as well as a residence permit to be able to work in Malta.

Qualifying Criteria

The applicant must show that he/she:

  • Is in possession of health insurance covering himself/herself and any dependents;
  • Has stable and regular means and resources to support himself/herself and any dependents;
  • Has appropriate title to property in Malta (owned or leased);
  • Holds valid employment contract;
  • Holds an ETC permit which has been applied for by the relevant employer.