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Immigration is a delicate process that often requires special attention due to the various legal implications it can bring along. Over the years our team of immigration lawyers has been actively involved in assisting EU and non-EU nationals in issues related to immigration matters with Identity Malta Agency, the Refugee Commissioner, Immigration Appeals Board, VFS offices, and other Malta entities related to immigration.

Apart from residency schemes, citizenships, long term residence permits, fiscal incentives to establish residency in Malta, HNWI schemes, Key Employee Initiative applications, refugee and subsidiary protection, visa applications and more, at Sciberras Advocates immigration lawyers in Malta we can assist with any immigration law issues that may arise during the redomiciling process to obtain a residency permit or a renewal. Such issues revolve around visa overstays, refusal of entry for non-valid reasons, marriage fraud, documentation fraud, entering the country illegally and more.  

Our services specialise on immigration and visa appeal law assistance, including appeals on removal and return orders, with the Immigration Appeals Board, mainly for the below scenarios:

  • If your Single Permit Application was refused, you have a right to appeal this decision with the Immigration Appeals Board within three days of the notification of such decision in accordance with Article 20(2) of Subsidiary Legislation 217.17. 
  • If your Visa Application was refused, annulled or revoked by Maltese authorities, you have the right to appeal this decision with the Immigration Appeals Board within fifteen days of the notification of such decision as per Article 25A(5) of Chapter 217.
  • If you received a return order to go back to your country, you have the right to appeal this decision with the Immigration Appeals Board within three days of the notification of such decision. The right to appeal is also stated in Article 25A(5) of Chapter 217.

Sciberras Advocates Malta immigration lawyers are ready to assist you on immigration policy advisory and immigration and visa appeal legal assistance including appeals on removal and return orders. 

For a detailed FAQ about immigration please click here.

If you require our assistance for any type of appeal, please click here to download the form, fill out and return with supporting documents to our office or by email on [email protected] 

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