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Malta seeks to attract start-up talent with residency program

Posted: Oct 17, 2022 15:44 Category: Europe , Regulatory , Startup , Posted by Content Team

Malta has launched a residency program for non-EU workers in start-ups in a bid to attract more innovative companies to the islands. 

The Malta Startup Residence Programme grants a three-year residence permit, extendable for an additional five years, during which beneficiaries are able to reside in Malta while launching their start-up venture.

Start in Malta points out that more than 25 percent of the island’s workforce are expats from around the world. The government had taken an open approach towards start-ups resulting in the relocation of innovative companies.

“The Malta startup residency programme is another tangible policy step towards increasing our competitiveness in this area,” it said. 

“Intended for non-EU nationals, this competitive programme is specifically designed to facilitate the setting up of innovative start-ups and scale-ups in Malta whilst supporting the immigration process of their founders/co-founders, core employees and respective immediate family members,” it said. “Beneficiaries of this programme need to have a tangible presence in Malta (including living and paying taxes locally).”

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