This is a joint investigation into the sale of passports as a legalised transaction by the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation, The Guardian, Dossier Center and five independent media organisations in Malta: Lovin Malta, Malta Today, The Malta Independent, the Times of Malta and The Shift.

Reporting from the Passport Papers collaboration

27 April 2021

Read all the Passport Papers stories from: The Guardian, Dossier Center, Lovin Malta, Malta Today, The Malta Independent, Times of Malta and The Shift.

The story of the cash-for-passports scheme

21 April 2021

On 10 September 2013, when Malta's parliament was in recess, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat quietly introduced a scheme for individuals to buy Maltese passports.

How we investigated the Passport Papers

21 April 2021

The whistleblower who provided most of the material we investigated first came to Daphne Caruana Galizia years ago.

Statement by Henley & Partners

21 April 2021

We sent Henley & Partners a list of 40 questions. We received detailed responses marked “not for publication”, and a statement for publication.

Newspaper subscriptions and six-hour visits to Malta

21 April 2021

A closer look at the ‘genuine links’ required to obtain a Maltese passport.

What we know about the nationalities of passport applicants

21 April 2021

It's clear from the available data that there are a handful of distinct countries from which the majority of applicants originated.