Expatriates Unit Non-Employment Permits – Family Member

Expatriates Unit

Persons who qualify under the conditions stipulated in Subsidiary Legislation 217.06 are issued with a residence permit for the purpose of family reunification with the sponsor, who has already been issued with a residence permit in Malta. This legislation can be found on https://legislation.mt/eli/sl/217.6/eng/pdf.

In the case of those family members who do not satisfy the conditions of the said legislation, they may be granted a residence permit to reside in Malta if they fulfil the criteria set out in the policy related to family members. The family members policy may be accessed through the following link.


Applicants must submit their application online, through the Expatriates Unit Portal