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Visa services have resumed on 3 August 2020

Important Notice


In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Embassy of Malta in Washington DC will be limiting access to the general public as of Monday 23rd March 2020 until further notice. Such measure is being taken to protect the health and safety of our staff. Nevertheless, the Consulate will remain available to assist any Maltese living or travelling in the United States of America.


In case of any urgent queries or assistance, you are kindly asked to call on +1 202 716-3617 or by email at  maltaembassy.washington@gov.mt. For regular updates, kindly follow the Embassy’s Facebook Page ‘Embassy of the Republic of Malta to the United States’ and the Twitter account ‘@MaltainUSA’.


For any further assistance, Maltese nationals could also contact the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs on the COVID-19 Helpline +356 2204 2200 or by email on sitcen.mfea@gov.mt and the 24/7 Telephone number +356 7947 6382. For updates about the CONDIV-19 in Malta, kindly also follow the Government’s Facebook page CONVID19 Malta or on www.convid19.gov.mt.


Other useful web-links for the USA:

In view of the measures taken to address COVID-19 (Corona Virus), the Republic of Malta and its Consulates are suspending all visa services as of 18 March 2020, until further notice. Visas will be issued only in extreme cases on humanitarian grounds or in the case of national interest or for the needs of health authorities.​​

Information and Advice from the Ministry for Health​

  • If you have coronavirus symptoms dial 111 or 2132 4086
  • If you are stuck abroad and need assistance dial 0036 2204 2200
  • If you are in quarantine and need help, including food or medicine delivery, dial 2141 1411
  • If you need education-related advice dial 2598 1000​​​​

I welcome you to the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Malta to the United States of America.

The relations between the Republic of Malta and the United States of America are excellent – relations that are well rooted into history.  The first interaction between our two countries started in fact at the very beginning of America, at the time of the Knights of Malta when several well-trained Maltese seamen contributed towards the struggles of the independence of the American colonies.  Since then our bi-lateral relations have come a long way and cooperation is at every level including political, social, economic and cultural. 

The core objective of the Embassy of Malta in Washington D.C. is to continue building on these relations, to strengthen and develop them further. To this end, the embassy seeks to explain and promote the foreign policy objectives of Malta through political and cultural events which are organised from time to time in Washington and elsewhere in the USA.

The Embassy provides also full consular services including the processing of Schengen visa applications.  A detailed explanation of these services is available on this website.

This Embassy serves also as:​
  • High Commission of the Republic of Malta to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas 
  • ​High Commission of the Republic of Malta to Canada​

This website provides information about the Embassy’s ongoing activities and initiatives. It also seeks to serve as a link between Malta and the Maltese community in the U.S.A.​

Keith Azzopardi