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Residences & Work Permits

As an employer in Malta, you may need to apply for a single (work) permit for your third country national employees.  This process can be a daunting one especially due to the personal emotions of employees, and for this reason professional guidance is always recommended.

More detailed overview and key aspects:

The process of applying for a single permit can be complex and time-consuming, and that’s where NCMB can help.


Our team has extensive knowledge of the single permit application process and is here to help you throughout the process and ensure a smooth and successful outcome. Below are just a few of the ways in which NCMB can help.

Some key aspects of our Residences & Work Permits services:

There could be several bases on which to request a single permit in Malta.  For instance, depending on a person’s role, salary, and qualifications one may take advantage of a fast racked way via the Key Employee Initiative (KEI). NCMB will surely be able to assist you in identifying the most relevant basis for your application.

Our team will assist you in preparing all the necessary documentation, ensuring that your application is complete and meets all the requirements.

Once the necessary documentation is prepared, our team will assist you in submitting your residence application. We’ll ensure that all the necessary information is included, and that your application is submitted in a timely manner.

After your application has been submitted, our team will follow-up with the relevant authorities to ensure that your application is processed as efficiently as possible. We’ll keep you informed of any developments and provide you with updates on the status of your application.

Our services are designed to be cost-effective, offering you the support you need without breaking the bank. We’ll work with you to find the best solution for your business, ensuring that you get the most value for your investment.


It’s not just single and work permits residence applications we can assist you with. For people seeking to relocate to Malta not just for working purposes, NCMB can still guide you through the various options available such economic self-sufficiency, family members, Nomad permits and special tax programmes such the Global Residence Programme, Highly Qualified Persons Programmes and Retirement Programmes.


We look forward to hearing from you

Get in touch with our firm, a trusted financial partner, built for the speed and regulatory complexity of today.

Benjamin Griscti


Massimo Borg


Frequently Asked Questions

We assist with various permits, including work permits, business related permits, investor permits, highly qualified permits and more. Our services cater to individuals and businesses seeking to establish themselves in Malta.

The processing time varies depending on the type of permit. Our team works efficiently to minimise processing times, keeping you informed at every stage of the application.

The Global Residence Programme is designed for non-EU/EEA/Swiss nationals looking to establish residency in Malta. This comes with a number of advantages such as a flat tax rate, the opportunity to reside in an EU member state and visa less travelling across Europe’s Schengen area.

The Nomad Residence Programme is tailored for remote workers and digital nomads. We offer assistance in understanding the programme’s criteria, preparing documentation, and facilitating a smooth application process.

Our specific work

We keep the complexities to ourselves, instead focusing on providing you with the tangible end output that is important to your business objectives.

Partner involvement
& Expertise

Our managing partners are directly involved across each practice area, ensuring a unmatched level of expertise and strict quality control across every aspect of our firm.


We keep the complexities to ourselves, instead focusing on providing you with the tangible end output that is important to your business objectives.

Flexibility &

Our service delivery is tailored to each individual client. We go above and beyond to guide you through new territory, acting as your trusted financial partner at all stages of your growth journey.

Fast & efficient

We offer prompt, proactive service. Our mentality is to support businesses with speed and agility in a commercial environment that is more competitive than ever before, not to slow you down.

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