Entry to Malta


The Visa Code


Entry to Malta


Student Visa


The Schengen Area


Visa Types & Validity

General Information

Admission into Malta, through its external border, is only permitted to third country nationals who:

  • seek entry through a border crossing point;
  • are in possession of a valid passport or equivalent recognized travel   document permitting them to cross the border;
  • are in possession of documents substantiating the purpose and the conditions of the planned visit and have sufficient means of support, both for the period of the planned visit and to return to their country of origin (or to travel in transit to a Third State). A third country national who already holds a residence permit issued by one of the Schengen Member States is exempted from this requirement
  • are in possession of a valid entry or transit visa, if required;
  • have not been prohibited to enter through an alert in the Schengen Information System; and
  • are not considered to be a threat to public policy, national security or the international relations of any of the Schengen States, under the Laws of Malta or of the law of another Schengen State.
  • If any one of the aforementioned conditions is not met, the third-country national may be denied entry by the border authorities even if in possession of a valid entry or transit visa

Where To Apply

List of third-countries whose nationals seek to enter Malta, are obliged to apply for a visa.

In those countries where Malta is served by a Visa Application Centre, applications are to be submitted through these centres, as per list below:

ALGERIA Malta Visa Application Centre Algiers
  Malta Visa Application Centre Oran
AUSTRALIA Malta High Commission Canberra
  Consulate of Malta Melbourne
  Consulate of Malta Sydney
AUSTRIA Embassy of Malta Vienna
BELGIUM Embassy of Malta Brussels
CANADA Consulate of Malta Toronto
CHINA Embassy of Malta Beijing
  Malta Visa Application Centre Beijing
  Malta Visa Application Centre Changsha
  Malta Visa Application Centre Chengdu
  Malta Visa Application Centre Chongqing
  Malta Visa Application Centre Fuzhou
  Malta Visa Application Centre Guangzhou
  Malta Visa Application Centre Hangzhou
  Malta Visa Application Centre Jinan
  Malta Visa Application Centre Kunming
  Malta Visa Application Centre Nanjing
  Malta Visa Application Centre Shanghai
  Malta Visa Application Centre Shenyang
  Malta Visa Application Centre Wuhan
  Malta Visa Application Centre Xian
DENMARK Embassy of Malta Copenhagen
GERMANY Embassy of Malta Berlin
GREECE Embassy of Malta Athens
EGYPT Embassy of Malta Cairo
  Malta Visa Application Centre Alexandria
  Malta Visa Application Centre Cairo
FRANCE Embassy of Malta Paris
INDIA Malta High Commission New Delhi
  Malta Visa Application Centre New Delhi
  Malta Visa Application Centre Chennai
  Malta Visa Application Centre Kolkata
  Malta Visa Application Centre Chandigarh
  Malta Visa Application Centre Bangalore
  Malta Visa Application Centre Mumbai
  Malta Visa Application Centre Kathmandu, Nepal
IRELAND Embassy of Malta Dublin
ISRAEL Embassy of Malta Telaviv
ITALY Embassy of Malta Rome
KUWAIT Embassy of Malta New Mishref
NETHERLANDS Embassy of Malta The Hague
PALESTINE Representative Office of Malta Ramallah
POLAND Embassy of Malta Warsaw
PORTUGAL Embassy of Malta Lisbon
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Embassy of Malta Moscow
  Malta Visa Application Centre Moscow
  Malta Visa Application Centre Kazan
  Malta Visa Application Centre Krasnodar
  Malta Visa Application Centre Krasnoyarsk
  Malta Visa Application Centre Nizhny Novgorod
  Malta Visa Application Centre Novosibirsk
  Malta Visa Application Centre Rostov-on-Don
  Malta Visa Application Centre Samara
  Malta Visa Application Centre St. Petersburg
  Malta Visa Application Centre Yekaterinburg
  Malta Visa Application Centre Kaliningrad
  Malta Visa Application Centre Irkutsk
  Malta Visa Application Centre Ufa
  Malta Visa Application Centre Khabarovsk
  Malta Visa Application Centre Vladivostok
  Malta Visa Application Centre Omsk
  Malta Visa Application Centre Murmansk
  Malta Visa Application Centre Perm
  Malta Visa Application Centre Saratov
SAUDI ARABIA Embassy of Malta Riyadh
  Malta Visa Application Centre Riyadh
  Malta Visa Application Centre Jeddah
  Malta Visa Application Centre Al Khobar
SPAIN Embassy of Malta Madrid
SWITZERLAND Permanent Mission of Malta Geneva
THE PHILIPPINES Malta Visa Application Centre Manila
  Malta Visa Application Centre Cebu
TUNISIA Embassy of Malta Tunis
  Malta Visa Application Centre Tunis
TURKEY Consulate of Malta Istanbul
  Malta Visa Application Centre Ankara
  Malta Visa Application Centre Antalya
  Malta Visa Application Centre Bodrum
  Malta Visa Application Centre Bursa
  Malta Visa Application Centre Edirne
  Malta Visa Application Centre Gaziantep
  Malta Visa Application Centre Izmir
  Malta Visa Application Centre Altunizade
  Malta Visa Application Centre Trabzon
  Malta Visa Application Centre Harbiye
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Consulate of Malta Dubai
  Malta Visa Application Centre Dubai
  Malta Visa Application Centre Abu Dhabi
UNITED KINGDOM Malta High Commission London
  Malta Visa Application Centre Edinburgh
  Malta Visa Application Centre Manchester
UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA
Embassy of Malta Washington
  Permanent Mission of Malta New York

Where Malta has no diplomatic mission or consular post, third-country nationals are obliged to apply for a visa at the following EU diplomatic missions and consular posts, who issue visas in representation of Malta:

AFGHANISTAN Embassy of Italy Kabul
ALBANIA Embassy of Austria Tirana
ANGOLA Embassy of Italy Luanda
ARGENTINA Embassy of Austria Buenos Aires
ARMENIA Embassy of Italy Yerevan
AZERBAIJAN Embassy of Italy Baku
BAHRAIN Embassy of Italy Manama
BANGLADESH Embassy of Italy Dhaka
BENIN Consulate of France Cotonou
BELARUS Embassy of Italy Minsk
BOLIVIA Embassy of Italy La Paz
BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA Embassy of Austria Sarajevo
BOTSWANA Embassy of Germany Gaborone
BRAZIL Embassy of Austria Brasilia
  Embassy of Italy San Paolo
BULGARIA Embassy of Austria Sofia
BURKINA FASO Consulate of France Ouagadougou
CAMBODIA Consulate of France Phnom Penh
CAMEROON Consulate of France Yaounde
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Consulate of France Bangui
CHAD Consulate of France N’Djamena
CHILE Embassy of Austria Santiago
  Embassy of Germany Santiago
CHINA – HONG KONG Consulate General of Austria Hong Kong
COLOMBIA Embassy of Italy Bogota
COMOROS Embassy of France Moroni
CONGO Embassy of France Brazzaville
COSTA RICA Embassy of Spain San Jose
COTE D’IVOIRE Consulate of France Abidjan
CUBA Consulate of Spain Havana
DJIBOUTI Embassy of France Djibouti
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Embassy of Spain Santo Domingo
ECUADOR Consulate of Spain Quito
EL SALVADOR Embassy of Spain San Salvador
ERITREA Embassy of Italy Asmara
ETHIOPIA Embassy of Austria Addis Ababa
FY REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Embassy of Italy Skopje
GEORGIA Embassy of Italy Tbilisi
GHANA Embassy of Italy Accra
GUINEA Embassy of Germany Conakry
GUATEMALA Embassy of Spain Guatemala
HAITI Embassy of Spain Port-au-Prince
HONDURAS Embassy of Spain Tegucigalpa
INDONESIA Embassy of Austria Jakarta
IRAN Embassy of Poland Teheran
IRAQ Embassy of Italy Baghdad
JAPAN Embassy of Austria Tokyo
JORDAN Embassy of Italy Amman
KAZAKHSTAN Embassy of Italy Astana
KENYA Embassy of Austria Nairobi
LAOS Embassy of France Vientiane
LEBANON Embassy of Italy Beirut
MALAYSIA Embassy of Austria Kuala Lumpur
MALI General Consulate of France Bamako
MAURITANIA Embassy of France Nouakchott
MAURITIUS Embassy of France Port-Louis
MEXICO Embassy of Austria Mexico City
MOLDOVA Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Chisnau
MONGOLIA Embassy of Germany Ulan Bator
MONTENEGRO General Consulate of Italy Podgorica
MOROCCO Embassy of Italy Rabat
MOZAMBIQUE Embassy of Italy Maputo
MYANMAR Embassy of Italy Yangon
NAMIBIA Embassy of Germany Windhoek
NEW ZELAND Embassy of Germany Wellington
NICARAGUA Embassy of Italy Managua
NIGER Embassy of France Niamey
NIGERIA Consulate of Italy Lagos
OMAN Embassy of Spain Muscat
PAKISTAN Consulate General of Italy Karachi
PANAMA Embassy of Italy Panama
PARUGUAY Embassy of Spain Ascunción
PERU Embassy of Austria Lima
QATAR Embassy of Italy Doha
ROMANIA Embassy of Austria Bucharest
SENEGAL Embassy of Austria Senegal
SEYCHELLES Embassy of France Victoria
SINGAPORE Embassy of Italy Singapore
SOUTH AFRICA Consulate of Italy Cape Town
  Embassy of Italy Pretoria
SRI LANKA Embassy of Italy Colombo
SUDAN Embassy of Italy Khartoum
TAIWAN German Institute Taipei
TANZANIA Embassy of Italy Dar es Salaam
THAILAND Embassy of Austria Bangkok
TOGO Embassy of Germany  Lomé
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Port of Spain
UGANDA Embassy of Italy Kampala
UKRAINE Embassy of Spain Kiev
URUGUARY Consulate of Italy Montevideo
UZBEKISTAN Embassy of Italy Tashkent
VENEZUELA Embassy of Austria Caracas
VIETNAM Embassy of France Hanoï
  General Consulate of France Hô Chi Minh-Ville
YEMEN Embassy of Italy Sana’a
ZAMBIA Embassy of Italy Lusaka
ZIMBABWE Embassy of Germany Harare

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