Malta Global Mobility

Global Mobility Lawyers Employees

More of our business clients increasingly use international assignments in Malta as a workforce incentive and as a talent development tool.  Malta is family friendly and safe, centrally located, offering international assignees a pleasant climate, good food, a high standard of education and schooling system for their children and a vibrant international business community.  International assignments are also helpful to assign the right talent, having the right capabilities, in the right place — where your market and growth opportunities are — at the right time.  

Whether your company is sending employees to Malta or expanding your worldwide footprint, Chetcuti Cauchi's Global Mobility specialists are here to help.  Our experienced global mobility professionals partner with businesses of all sizes to develop immigration strategies that can help you achieve your goals.


  • Immigration to Malta - Malta’s immigration law provides several options for employers of foreign nationals. Malta is a member of the European Union (EU) and the Schengen Area. Our global mobility lawyers advise on the requirements, processing times, employment eligibility, and benefits for accompanying family members according to the applicable visa classifications.
  • Business visits to Malta - business travellers typically use a local version of the Schengen C Visa unless they are visa exempt based on their nationality. The Schengen Area allows stays of up to 90 days within any 180-day period.
  • Work permits - we assist employers obtain Single Permits for foreign nationals traveling to Malta for work. Single Permits can be issued for one year and are renewable.​​  We also advise on VISA requirements and assist with getting an e-Residence card for employees and family members.
  • Special Status for Executives - our tax and immigration lawyers assist highly-skilled executives in key sectors who are eligible for preferential tax treatment obtain special tax status while highly technical senior posts are eligible for fast-track residence and work permits.
  • Residence by Investment & Citizenship by Investment - Our licenced immigration lawyers advise on all matters of investment migration, immigration programmes shortlisting, pre-immigration tax planning and property law for increased global mobility for business owner, investors and company executives..

Employment law

Our Global Mobility team mobiles our employment law specialists to assist with all aspects of employment law and health and safety compliance.


Our global mobility tax lawyers help businesses and employees navigate the local tax system, Maltese tax regulations in conjunction with tax obligations applicable in an employee’s home country.  We adopt an integrated approach to mobility services covering tax, social security, equity withholding and global compensation — can help you move talent in and out of Malta with minimum delay and inconvenience.

Social security

We advise on social security regulations that are increasingly complex and assist employers in their obligations to remain compliant.  

Chetcuti Cauchi's Malta Global Mobility practice brings together a wealth of immigration, tax, legal and technology services to help make managing a global workforce easier, safer and more efficient. Our Malta Global Mobility specialists assist organisations as they plan and implement an expansion or relocation to a new location, an acquisition or streamlining existing processes to manage the current workforce.

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Key Contacts

Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker

Senior Partner, Corporate, Tax & Immigration

+356 22056122

Dr Antoine Saliba Haig

Senior Associate, Head of Immigration

+356 22056266

Marina Magri

Head of Immigration & Global Mobility

+356 22056147