Consular Services
The Embassy of Malta in Athens provides the following services:
·   Passports
·   Citizenship
·   Authentication of Documents
·   Legalisation
·   Marriage in Malta
·   Visas
·   Public Registry Certificates
·   Residence Schemes
·   Administration of Oaths/Affidavits
·   Other services
Opening Hours
The Embassy is open from Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 17:00.​
It is advisable to call for an appointment particularly if the Consul’s presence is deemed necessary. Please call on (+30 210) 778 5138 or e-mail on to book an appointment. Communication with the visa section is strictly only in writing.

1. Passports
New Maltese passports are biometric and issued by the Passport Office in Malta. Hence applicants must submit their application in person at the Consulate where their biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature) is captured electronically and subsequently transmitted to the Passport Office in Malta for processing. Please call on ​(+30 210) 778 5138 or email on to make an appointment to submit an application. Appointments are scheduled Monday to Friday during the opening hours of the Consulate.
To apply for a new passport, applicants must personally submit the following to the Malta Consulate:
Adult (over 18)
Must attend in Person
Must Present a valid form of photographic ID. Example: passport, ID card
Minor (ages 6-17)
Must attend in person and be accompanied by one parent or legal guardian
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application
Child (ages 0-6)
Application must be submitted by the parent/s or legal guardian of the child. The presence of the child is not required.
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application
Important Notes:
1.       Parents attending the Embassy should present their passport as well as the other parent’s passport together with the application of the child or minor.
2.       The photos presented together with the application need to be endorsed (at the back) by the same recommender of section 7 and 8 of the passport application form.
3.       If you are applying for a new passport due to a change in your surname through marriage please provide your marriage certificate and the birth certificate of your spouse together with your application. If you were married outside Greece or Malta please provide legalised/apostilled copies of the required certificates.
4.       First time passport applications:
i. If you have applied for citizenship through the Embassy of Malta, provide us with your certificate or letter of citizenship;
ii. Present a valid form of identification (eg. passport, Maltese ID card, driving license, etc) when submitting your application form; 
iii. Complete section 8 of the passport application form and present a certified photograph;
iv. If you have not applied for citizenship through the Embassy of Malta in Athens, present your birth certificate and that of your parents and their marriage together with your certificate of citizenship;*
v. If you are applying for a first time passport for your child provide the child’s birth certificate, your certificate of marriage together with your birth certificate and that of your spouse.*
*There is an additional Courier Fee of €20.
Passport fees:
As from 1st January 2015 the fees and validity of passports are as follows:
PASSPORT FOR ADULT OVER 16 YEARS (Jan to Mar and Sept to Dec) - €70
PASSPORT FOR ADULT OVER 16 YEARS (Apr to Aug) – €80          
PASSPORT FOR MINORS AGED 10 TO 15 YEARS (valid for 5 years) - €40
PASSPORT FOR MINORS UNDER 10 YEARS (valid for 2 years) - €16
ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS (for passports only) - €11
DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT (issued by authority only) - €40
ALIEN’S PASSPORT (all ages) - €60
SECOND PASSPORT (issued by special authority) - €135
URGENT PASSPORT FOR ADULTS OVER 16 YEARS (issued within 4 hours) - €140
URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS AGED 10 TO 15 YEARS (issued within 4 hours) - €80
URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS UNDER 10 (issued within 4 hours) - €60
URGENT PASSPORT FOR ADULTS OVER 16 YEARS (issued after office hours only in special cases) - €185
URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS AGED 10 TO 15 YEARS (issued after office hours and only in special
 cases) - €125
URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS UNDER 10 (issued after office hours and only in special cases) - €105
Please note that an administration fee of €10 applies for each passport application submitted.

2. Citizenship
If you are interested in acquiring Maltese citizenship, kindly refer to Agenzija Komunita’ Malta’s website here for eligibility and application guidelines. Citizenship can be acquired either by Birth, by Registration, by Naturalisation, by Dual/Multiple Citizenship and through Direct Investment. You may also find the updated citizenship fees at the end of the respective application form.​

Join the embassy's registry of Maltese citizens in Greece

Whether you are a Maltese citizen living in Greece permanently or for a definite period of time, we recommend that you fill in and return this registration form by email to The details you provide will help us keep you informed of our latest activities, including cultural events and important news related to travelling to Malta to vote, opportunities offered by the Directorate of Maltese Living Abroad, and other information that you might find useful. Registering with the Embassy will also make things quicker and easier when you require consular services, like renewing your Maltese passport in Greece, or in case the Embassy needs to contact you.

Register with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Malta for emergency consular assistance abroad

Please fill in Notification D to assist the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Malta in serving as you and your family's point of reference in case you find yourself in distress during your stay in Greece. The details, which we strongly recommend that you supply, will make it easier for the Maltese authorities to reach you and to provide assistance where possible in cases of emergency.

3. Authentication of Documents / Signatures
The Malta Embassy may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government. For such a request please call (+30 210) 778 5138. The fee for this service is €18. 

4. Legalisation
For information on legalization services at the Embassy, please call (+30 210) 778 5138.
The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If you require an apostille please write to
For further information and details about apostilles please click here

5. Marriage in Malta
Maltese citizens planning to marry in Greece should contact the Greek marriage registry where they intend to marry.
Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email on They may also contact the marriage registry by telephone on: +356 2220 9200 or by mail on Public Registry, Evans Building, Merchants Street, Valletta VLT 2000, Malta.
Certificates and information can be obtained at:

6. Visas Greece
Please see Visa Advice for Foreign Nationals​​ page

Visas Cyprus
Visa for 3rd Countries persons has to be obtained from the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic in Nicosia, Cyprus.
More information about conditions, opening hours and fees can be obtained from the Greek Embassy Website in Cyprus – Link below:
Contacts are as follow:
Address : 8-10, Vyronos Av., 1096 Nicosia, (P.O.Box 21799, 1513 Nicosia)
Tel. : (00357) 22445111 
Fax : (00357) 22680649
Emergency call (+357) 22445111 /Auto answering machine for non working days/hours 
E-mail :   or 
Web Site :​

7. Public Registry Certificates
Birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates may be registered through the Embassy. Only original and apostilled/legalised certificates can be registered. Applications for registration of documents are processed by the Public Registry in Malta and hence the process can take up to a few weeks. The original certificates are kept by the Public Registry in Malta and will not be returned. provides all relative information about how to obtain Maltese registry certificates. Birth, Marriage, Death and Free Status certificates can be ordered online from the link below.

8. Residence Schemes

For information on residence schemes offered by the Department for Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs please click on the following link:​
For information residence schemes offered by the Department of Inland Revenue please click here
Applicants wishing to apply under a Residence Scheme may also contact the Embassy.

9. Other Services
The Maltese Embassy may also:
· Administer oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents. 
The fee for this service is €18.
Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact us on +30 210 778 5138 or by email on
* Certificates to be produced MUST BE ORIGINAL certificates from the Registry of the place where the birth/marriage occurred or was registered. These must be apostilled or legalized if they do not originate in Malta or Greece. Information about Birth/marriage certificates issued by the Public Registry in Malta can be retrieved by the Consulate. Hence, please provide us with the accurate dates and names of ascendants (Form CEA27)
Embassy of Malta:
96, Vassilissis Sofias Ave.
11528 Athens - Greece
(+30 210) 778 5138
(+30 210) 778 5235
 VOIP (Calling from Malta)
2204 8711
(+30 210) 778 5242