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  • 152, Naxxar Road, San Gwann, Malta
  • clients(at)lawyersmalta.eu
  • +356 21 376 686

About us

Our team of immigration lawyers in Malta can provide you with a wide range of legal services if you are interested in working and living in Malta. We mention that we have an experienced team of attorneys who can deal with immigration matters like visas, work permits, permanent or temporary residence, citizenship, and other immigration issues you might be interested in. We invite you to talk to our Maltese team of immigration lawyers who can offer you support for obtaining a visa or for residence permits, in order for you to skip the formalities with the authorities. Here, you can find information about our immigration services in Malta, with the mention that we are at your disposal at any time, whether you contact us by phone, email, or website. If you want to obtain Malta citizenship, our immigration lawyers can help you.

Our affiliations

Ciantar Associates is licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority and by Malta Institute of Accountants as Auditors. Our firm is also a member of varied important organizations, among which we mention the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and AGN International.

The team of specialists at Ciantar Associates is experienced in immigration matters, and can also be hired for different legal aspects.

Simon Ciantar

Simon Ciantar is the CEO of Ciantar Associates and a partner in the firm for more than 12 years. Simon Ciantar has experience in immigration issues and can help foreigners understand Maltese visa policies. He is also a qualified and experienced accountant and registered auditor. Simon Ciantar speaks English and Italian, so international clients can get in touch with us and benefit from easy communication. Mr. Simon Ciantar is a member of a series of important organizations, among which we mention the following:

  • Malta Institute of Accountants
  • Institute of Financial Service Practitioners
  • STEP – a global professional association for practitioners in family inheritance and succession planning
  • Malta- Italian Chamber of Commerce
  • AGN International LTD

Our clients should know from the start that our firm is licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) and by the Malta Institute of Accountants as Auditors. We are also licensed as registered trustees and fiduciaries through our subsidiary CRV International LTD (Company Registration no C-18970).

Visa for Malta

A Maltese visa is necessary for citizens from non-EU/EEA countries and can be obtained if all the requirements are respected, such as a valid visa, medical insurance coverage up to EUR 30,000, a copy of the marriage certificate, a complete visa application, 2 photos and the return tickets of those entering and visiting Malta. These are the types of visa you can obtain for Malta:

  • Maltese student visa
  • Malta visa for family members of a Maltese citizen
  • Maltese visa for minors
  • Malta visa for medical purposes
  • Malta visa for religious purposes, sport, and cultural activities
  • Maltese visa for official delegations
  • Tourist Schengen visas

Work permits in Malta

Work permits in Malta are issued with a validity of one year for non-EU citizens, and are of different types, depending on the occupation, employer, qualifications, etc. One of our immigration lawyers in Malta can offer support and legal advice for obtaining a work permit for Malta.

How do I obtain residence in Malta?

The residence permit in Malta comes with the work permits, issued at the same time by the Maltese authorities. The permanent residency is available for EU and non-EU citizens who move to Malta for work matters or other issues. Feel free to talk to one of our immigration lawyers in Malta and find out more about how you can obtain residence in Malta.

Immigration services in Malta – how can we help?

Complete legal assistance and guidance are offered to persons who are interested in visas for Malta and other related immigration matters. Here are a few examples:

  1. Maltese visa applications
  2. Corporate immigration
  3. Company relocation
  4. Temporary or permanent residence in Malta
  5.  Student visas for foreigners in Malta
  6.  Work permits for non-EU citizens in Malta
  7.  Maltese citizenship
  8. Humanitarian protection
  9.  Asylum applications
  10.  Visas for family reunification

We kindly invite you to contact our team of immigration lawyers in Malta and find out more about the legal services we can provide in this area.