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Registering your non-EU family members in another EU country – Malta

   What documents are required from non-EU family members to obtain a residence card?
- Husband / wife
- (grand)children
- (grand)parents
- Extended family members (uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, etc.)
- Non-registered partners
- Registered partners

Copy of registration certificate of EU national whom they are accompanying or, if such registration certificate has not been issued, an acknowledgment that is issued when the relative application was submitted by the said EU national, whom they are accompanying.

For:
Husband / wife
(grand)children
(grand)parents
Extended family members (uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, etc.)

(i) with a document/s issued by the competent authority of the country of origin or the country from which such family members came, proving their relationship to the EU national concerned – all relevant civil status certificates.
(ii) with a document issued by the competent authority of the country of origin or the country from which the family members came, in the case they are dependent children over twenty-one or are dependent direct relatives in the ascending line, or other family members, testifying that they depend on the EU national concerned;
(iii) where applicable, with the registration certificate of the EU national concerned;
(iv)  in the case of extended family members only, where the existence of serious health grounds which strictly requires the personal care by the Union citizen, with proof that they are members of the household of the EU national concerned; 

Non-registered partners

In the case of the EU national's partner, with proof of the existence of a durable relationship that had been existing for at least 2 years – although every case is examined on its own merits.

Registered partners

The civil registration document of the partnership.

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