South Africans are spreading their wings when considering investment opportunities and relocation options, and Malta is proving to be a popular choice.


In a survey conducted amongst 600 South Africans now living in Malta, some reasons given for choosing this Mediterranean island include:

–        Great weather—sunshine almost all the year round

–        Safe haven—minimal violent crime

–        Easier access to Europe for traveling

–        Superior education for children

–        Abundant potential for career growth

–        Superb health services

–        Easy life, friendly English-speaking people, relatively cheap


Malta’s smart taxation solutions for business or personal purposes is made easier by its double taxation agreements with many countries.  A variety of non-onerous Maltese residency programmes is also available which, amongst other benefits, includes access to a Schengen visa.