Contact Information:
Embassy of the Republic of Malta
Paseo e la Castellana, 45 - 6 dcha
28046 Madrid - Spain

(+34) 91 391 3061
(+34) 91 391 3066
 VOIP (Calling from Malta)
2204 2057



Consular Services

The Embassy of Malta in Madrid provides the following services:
  1. Passports
  2. Citizenship
  3. Authentication of Documents
  4. Legalisation
  5. Marriage in Malta
  6. Visas
  7. Public Registry Certificates
  8. Residence Schemes
  9. Other services
    • Administration of Oaths/Affidavits
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday from 09:00hrs to 16:00hrs and from 09:00hrs to 11:00hrs to deposit visa applications.
It is advisable to call for an appointment particularly if the Consul’s presence is deemed necessary. Please call on (+34) 91 391 3061 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 ​(+34) 91 391 3061 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 Consulate 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 Spain or Malta please provide legalised/apostilled copies of the required certificates.
4.   If your birth has not been registered with the Maltese Public Registry you will need to register it  be issued with a Maltese passport.  Please see section 7. Public Registry Certificates
5.       First time passport applications:
i. If you have applied for citizenship through the Consulate 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 Consulate of Malta in Madrid, 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.*
Passport fees:
Administration Fee
Total Fee
Passports to persons who are sixteen (16) years of age and over, valid for ten (10) years **Applications submitted from April to August will incur an extra 10€ charge
Passports for minors who are ten (10) years of age but have not attained their sixteenth (16) birthday, valid for five (5) years
Passport for minors who have not attained their tenth (10) birthday, valid for two (2) years
Emergency travel document not otherwise provided for in lieu of a passport

2. Citizenship
Please click on the category which applies to you.
2. My spouse is Maltese (Application form B)
4. One or more of my grandparents/great grandparents was/where born in Malta (Application form K) (checklist)
5. My father was born in Malta and I was born abroad before 21/09/1964 (Dual Citizenship Enquiry Form A (CEA16 Dual A) (checklist)
6. My father was born in Malta and I was born abroad after 21/09/1964 but before 1989 (Dual Citizenship Enquiry Form B (CEA17 Dual B) (checklist)
After completing your application, please call the Consulate to make an appointment to submit your application. Any queries should be directed to the Consulate on (+34) 91 391 3061 or email Citizenship applications are processed by the Department of Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs.  The processing time for citizenship applications can take up to a year.  There is no expedited procedure.
For further information click here
Citizenship fees:
Administration Fee
Total Fee
Application Form B (3 Oaths)
Application Form I (2 Oaths)
Application Form K (2 Oaths)
Application Form M (2 Oaths)
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  (+34) 91 391 3061. The fee for this service is €18. 

4. Legalisation
For information on legalization services at the Embassy, please call (+34) 91 391 3061.
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 Spain should contact the Spanish 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

Please see Visa Advice for Foreign Nationals​​ page

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 Consulate 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 (+34) 91 391 3061 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 Spain. 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)