General Questions

11. General Questions

11. General questions

Is there a compulsory minimum length of stay within one year after a Beneficiary gets his/her residence permit?


Can the Beneficiary add dependants at a later stage?

Yes. Children of the Main applicant/spouse who are born or adopted after the approval date can be added subject to an additional contribution and successful due diligence checks.

Is there a fee for the Residence Card?

Yes. It is €27.50 for a one-year time period per person. Hence a card valid for 5 years carries a fee of €137.50.

What would the consequences be should the Beneficiary divorce from his/her spouse?

In the case of a divorce, the Spouse of the Beneficiary will lose residence rights.

Can there be a benefactor?


Can the residency permit be renewed abroad through a Maltese Embassy or Consulate?


Can children of the Main Applicant and/or their spouse/partner add dependants at a later stage?

Yes. It is possible for children of the main applicant and/or spouse/partner who marry, to add their spouse/partner and any direct dependants subject to an additional contribution and successful due diligence checks.       

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