At Yakof Agius & Associates, we understand that high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals seeking residence and citizenship by investment require a level of expertise and exclusivity that goes beyond ordinary solutions. Our boutique firm is tailored to meet these unique needs, providing expert guidance and personalised support to make the journey towards a new life as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Our highly talented team of specialists, with an extensive background and connections in the industry, is dedicated to crafting bespoke strategies for each client. We take pride in our commitment to helping clients navigate the complex process of obtaining residence and citizenship, and in building strong, long-lasting relationships with both our clients and partners. We understand that our clients' success is our success, and our unwavering dedication to excellence is reflected in every aspect of our work.

Our comprehensive range of services includes personalised advice, support with application processes, in-house luxury concierge services, and exclusive access to a network of carefully curated investment options.

Yakof Agius & Associates - Expertise. Exclusivity. Excellence. They're not just words. They're our promise.



    Our unique experience allows us to provide Governments with guidance on designing high-performing residence or citizenship by investment programs.

    With the experience of having designed the current state-of-the-art due diligence process for this industry, our processes meet and exceed regulatory requirements of the highest order.

    Backed by unique experience, knowledge, networks and technology, our track record in this field is second to none.


    With decades of management experience, and a unique international network, we can help you plan and develop your own residence and citizenship by investment practice.

    Whether you are a sole practitioner looking for better business networks, a small-to-medium enterprise looking to grow its business, or a large international firm looking to develop its processes and procedures for better efficiency, or to manage a key account, we can provide the required insight and bespoke solutions which our firm is renowned for.


    Our in-depth knowledge of residence and citizenship by investment, complemented by a unique international network of service providers, allows us to deliver a tailor-made, client-centric solution, for any program anywhere in the world.

    We work with a limited number of clients every year, to ensure a dedicated, professional, and smooth experience.

    Our focus is quality.


  • Permanent Residence

    Malta Residence By Investment

    The Malta Permanent Residence Program (MPRP), grants permanent residence in Malta for a blended investment in the Maltese economy and real estate, together with a philantropic element.

    From enquiry to residence card in hand, the process takes approximately 5-6 months.

    Depending on certain criteria, other dependents made be included in the application.

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  • Citizenship

    Malta Citizenship By Investment

    Malta's citizenship by naturalisation for exceptional services by direct investment (ESDI) grants residence in Malta for a minimum of 12 months, followed by citizenship, which is granted on the condition that an investment is made.

    From enquiry to being granted citizenship, and subsequently a Maltese passport, the process takes approximately 16-18 months.

    Depending on certain criteria, other dependents made be included in the application.

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  • Tax-Based Residence

    Malta's TRP and GRP

    The Residence Program (TRP; EU/EEA/Swiss nationals) - and the Global Residence Program (GRP; rest of the world) - grant a special tax status, on the condition that an investment in real estate, and an annual minimum tax payment, are made.

    Upon this status being granted, one can apply for legal residence in Malta, on the basis of economic self-sufficiency.

    From enquiry to tax residence, and subsequent legal residence, the process takes approximately 6-8 months.Depending on certain criteria, other dependents and household staff may be included in the application.

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Interested In Residence Or Citizenship By Investment?

If you wish to discuss your residence or citizenship by investment needs with one of our Partners, you may book a free 30-minute, no obligation consultation here.

Our Team

  • Investment Migration

    Dr Francis Zammit Dimech - Partner

    Dr Zammit Dimech is an experienced lawyer and politician, with a strong background in national and European politics. He has held several ministerial appointments including Minister of Foreign Affairs, and has served as chairman of the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Equality, amongst others.

    As a lawyer, he has expertise in international transactions, financial services, and commercial law. His unique knowledge and experience in law, politics, and public service brings significiant value to our team, and provides our clients with invaluable guidance.

  • Investment Migration

    Mr Yakof Agius - Partner

    As the former Chief Officer for Risk and Compliance for Malta's citizenship by investment program, Yakof's re-design of the Malta citizenship program’s due diligence earned the process the recognition as the industry’s gold standard.

    He authored the 3rd edition of Malta's citizenship by investment Handbook, and created the industry's first Risk Assessment Framework.

    Yakof has helped over 500 families obtain residence or citizenship by investment, in Malta and beyond.

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