NOMAD RESIDENCE PERMIT – eligibility – proof of employment – required documentation 

Who is eligible? Third country nationals; Anyone who can prove he can work remotely; Anyone in receipt of a gross monthly income of EUR 2,700 (minimum)[1] Proofs required for application  Applicants may either be working for an employer who is registered in a foreign country, with whom they have signed an employment contract; OR be a […]

Written By Liana Falzon

On March 29, 2022
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Who is eligible?

  • Third country nationals;
  • Anyone who can prove he can work remotely;
  • Anyone in receipt of a gross monthly income of EUR 2,700 (minimum)[1]

Proofs required for application 

Applicants may either

  • be working for an employer who is registered in a foreign country, with whom they have signed an employment contract; OR
  • be a partner/shareholder of a company registered in a foreign country; OR
  • be offering consultancy services (even on a freelance basis), mostly to clients living in foreign countries with whom the applicant would have signed contracts.

Required documentation

  • Valid travel document;
  • Health insurance policy covering the holder for all risks in Malta[2];
  • A valid lease or purchase agreement for a property in Malta or Gozo[3]
  • Letter of intent highlighting the applicant’s reasons for moving to Malta;
  • Employment contract;
  • Tax documentation (if and where applicable);
  • Official documentation stating all business owned in part or whole (where applicable) in case of self-employment;
  • Official documentation stating freelance activities (where applicable);
  • Europass CV; 
  • Bank statement in the name of the applicant, showing main source of income in the past 3 months;
  • Birth and marriage certificates of family members (where applicable)[4]

ACT Advisory Services Limited is an Accredited Agent with the Residence Malta Agency. Contact the firm’s manager in charge of the private client’s section Liana Falzon on [email protected] for a tailor‑made quote.

For more detailed information about the programme, please click here.


[1] Additional family members will have different thresholds. Contact ACT Advisory Services Limited for further information 

[2] ACT Advisory Services Limited can assist you with getting the necessary quotes from leading local insurance agencies

[3] ACT Advisory Services Limited can assist you with getting the necessary quotes from leading local estate agencies

[4] All supporting documentation must be submitted in English. Any documents not in the English language must be accompanied by an official translation into English.

How can we help?  

For further information, please contact one of the firm’s tax partners, Stephen Balzan on [email protected] or Elaine Camilleri [email protected]. ACT can help you understand the changes to the tax rules and how these can impact your business.  

Apart from its offices in St. Julian’s Malta, ACT operates from a second office in Gozo, which is situated in the capital city of Victoria.  For an appointment in our Gozo office, please call on +356 21378672 or send us an email on [email protected]. 

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