Malta Immigration Agents

We are the first accredited Malta Citizenship Agents

Dr Jean Philippe Chetcuti was the first to be licenced by the Identity Malta Agency to directly file citizenship applications under the Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP). He holds licence IIP 001. Dr Jean Philippe Chetcuti is also a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates and sits on the executive council of the Institute of Financial Services Practioners. He is also a co-founder and secretery of the Malta Association of Family Enterprises (MAFE).

Legal Assistance on citizenship in Malta

We provide Malta Citizenship Law advice, and we do so by focusing on yours and your family's specific needs, matching your requirements with the criteria of the many tax schemes available in Malta. We provide an holistic legal and tax advice, and we handle the whole application process.

Premier Malta Immigration Agents

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates has positioned itself as the trusted advisor to the foreign investor and expatriate community in Malta.  As specialised Malta Immigration Agents, the law firm has run a specialised Malta immigration law practice for over 15 years and has handled by far the largest number of citizenship and residency applications on the island.

The firm's leadership role in the area of Maltese immigration law is due to is specialist approach, building a team of now over 10 lawyers in Malta focussing exclusively in immigration, residency, citizenship and corporate relocation.  

Our Malta immigration agents provide Holistic Legal & Tax Advice

Through the firm's other specialised legal practices, as Malta Immigration Agents, we can adopt a holistic approach to legal, tax and financial implications of foreigners considering "The Malta Option":

  • International Tax Advisory
  • Property law
  • Succession law
  • Estate Planning.
  • Company Formation
  • Accounting & Tax

We specialise in maximising our clients' use of Malta as a safe and strategically located residency base or as a location for the family wealth structuring and business headquarters.  Our lawyers and tax advisors are able to advise clients on the tax and legal implications and requirements of the citizenship application process and indicate expected time frames based on the specific circumstances and nature of each application.

Malta Immigration Agents for Maltese Residency

At Chetcuti Cauchi we specialise in providing sound immigration law advice and cross-border relocation assistance to private clients and multi-national companies worldwide.  Over the years, we have been providing professional assistance to private clients and high net worth individuals seeking to obtain permanent residence permits in Malta for retirement, offshore living, international business travel or tax reasons.  With Malta's growing reputation as a quality living destination and a tax-efficient residence solution in the European Union, we have increasingly advised on tax optimisation opportunities of moving to Malta under the appropriate residence scheme.  As certified Malta Immigration Agents, Chetcuti Cauchi enjoys a stirling reputation in representing applicants for Malta Citzenship by Investment.

Meet us, your trusted Malta citizenship by investment (MIIP) lawyers

As mentioned above, the firm's managing partner, Dr Jean Philippe Chetcuti, was the first in Malta to be approved as an Accredited Person by Identity Malta Agency with accredited Citizenship attorney licence number IIP 001.  The accreditation process for authorised intermediaries, Malta Immigration Agents, leading to Approved Agent status emanates from the Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta Regulations, 2013.  Issued under Maltese Citizenship Act, the rules emphasise the importance of the accreditation of representatives of applicants under the Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme and imposes a number of quality and precautionary measures to ensure appropriate due diligence is performed pre-application by experienced immigration law specialists.  Prior to this accreditation, the firm was already recognised as an Authorised Registered Mandatory by the Maltese immigration and tax authorities according to the HNWI regulations.  Dr Chetcuti's Malta Immigration Agents practice in citizenship and residency law goes back over 15 years.  He is regarded as a leading immigration law specialist and has addressed various international conferences on matters of Maltese Citizenship and Immigration Law .

Our Malta Immigration Agents - Malta immigration lawyer

Dr. Jean-Philippe Chetcuti
Dip.Tax, Dip.ITM, B.A., LL.M.(Warwick), LL.D., TEP
Managing Partner, Citizenship Agent IIP 001
Jean-Philippe is a Malta Citizenship lawyer advising HNW individuals, business families and their advisors.  JP has been instrumental in the design and success of the Malta Citizenship by Investment program asa well as Malta's attractice residency programs.  JP advises on international tax planning, trust & estate planning, citizenship & residency planning, immigration and resident-non-dom regimes.

Chetcuti Cauchi's award winning Immigration & Relocation Law team is the oldest specialised immigration law practice in Malta.   Chetcuti Cauchi enjoys a sterling reputation in the areas of citizenship and residence planning and in the handling of legal and tax matters relevant to the structuring and planning of personal wealth and personal interests and business worldwide.  Led by Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti, Dr Maria Chetcuti Cauchi, Mr Kenneth Camilleri and Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker, our Malta Immigration Agents have successfully represented individuals and families ranging from expatriate retirees, applicants for work permits, to UHNW individuals listed on the Forbes List.   We are also able to guide international clients with their Maltese Citizenship by Investment application and represent them in applications made directly to Identity Malta Agency.  

Immigration Partner Profiles

Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti acts as the firm’s managing partner and serves as the Chairman of STEP, the Society of Trust  & Estate Practitioners and on the executive committee of IFSP, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners.  Jean-Philippe co-founded and acts as secretary of the Malta Association of Family Enterprises, which he represents at the European Family Business.

Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker is a private clients lawyer specialising in immigration law and in trusts and estates. She is a member of the Maltese Chamber of Advocates and serves as Technical Chair of STEP.

Dr. Priscilla Mifsud Parker
B.A., M.A.(Financial Services), LL.D., TEP
Priscilla is the partner in charge of our Families & Wealth Practice Group and advises on the use of trusts, foundations and investment funds in structuring family wealth and ensuring its successful devolution across generations.  Priscilla has extensive international experience advising high net worth individuals and their family offices.