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Maltese citizenship

There are a plethora of benefits that come with having Maltese citizenship. This explains why it is not very easy to get citizenship in Malta. According to the Maltese legislation Amendment Act of 2013, there are three major categories by which one can obtain Maltese citizenship. 


Applying for a Maltese citizenship explained!

Malta is becoming one of the most preferred destinations for investors and expatriates from around the world. This is owed to its stunning climate, attractive business opportunities among other reasons. Like any other country, the Maltese government has put in place a number of laws and regulations to control the immigration and the acquisition of citizenship in the country. The Maltese Citizenship Act was established for the purpose of individuals in need of citizenship in Malta. 


Maltese Economic Operators Registration Identification (EORI)

The EORI is a system that was designed with a mandate to make the identification of traders who interact with the Authorities much easier. This was done for all states in the EU and it involves the assignment of a reference number to each trader who is considered to do business wherever in the EU region. Thus business people can be identified in any member state through this unique number. This identification system, allows authorities of EU to share information with other entities. The EORI system also solved the problem of reference number mix-up whereby traders often registered their businesses too many times — by linking reference numbers with VAT numbers. This saves everyone extra work and time needed to adjust the systems constantly.

Set up a partnership in Malta

Registration of partnerships in Malta follows the stipulations of the the Companies Act of 1995. The types of partnerships that can be formed in Malta are:

  • general partnerships (partnership “en nom collectif”) and,
  •  limited partnerships (partnership “en commandite”). 

All commercial partnerships are considered separate legal entities by law and they are regulated by the Trade Register.