Citizenship by Marriage in Malta

How do you acquire Maltese citizenship through marriage?

Any person who marries an individual who is or becomes a citizen of Malta is entitled to apply to become a citizen of Malta. Citizenship application is possible after five years of marriage, provided that such person is still married to a citizen of Malta or is the widow or widower of a citizen of Malta.

For a person to acquire citizenship based on marriage, such person should have lived with the Maltese person for at least five years before applying for citizenship.

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