Visa Advice for Maltese Nationals

Suspension of Client Service Office Services

The Public is being informed the in its efforts to take preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19, the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs is suspending its Legalisation and Visa Advisory services as from Monday 16th March 2020.

The service will remain suspended until further notice.​


The Visa Advice Unit within the Client Service Office of the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) is a point of information and provides advice for Maltese nationals travelling to countries that may require a visa.



The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs is not responsible for the issuing of visas to Maltese nationals by foreign states. Visa requirements for Maltese nationals going abroad are invariably subject to changes by host countries. The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs endeavours to provide information available to it at the time of submission of the query. The information related to visa requirements contained in this document is only indicative, and is issued to assist Maltese ordinary passport holders. The Ministry shall not be held responsible for any variance in the information provided. The applicant may wish to double-check requirements independently of this service. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that enquiries are submitted well in advance of the planned date of departure. Information should be double-checked closer to the date of departure prior to travelling to countries that ordinarily do not require a visa for Maltese passport holders.


  •  For No Visa requirements Advice for Maltese nationals click here


  •  For official online information about visa requirements for Maltese nationals click here​.


  • ​  Foreign nationals may receive visa advice to travel to Malta by contacting Central Visa Unit (CVU) within Identity Malta. For more information, click here.



Opening Hours

Our opening hours are from Monday to Friday.

Between 1st October and 15th June:

08:30 hrs - 12:00 hrs

14:00 hrs - 16:00 hrs

Between 16
th June and 30th September:

08:00 hrs - 12:00 hrs


For further information, kindly contact us on +356 2204 2313.



Feedback and Complaints

If you are not satisfied with our service, you are kindly invited to call at our offices to discuss your complaint, or get in touch by post, by phone, or by sending us an email on

We treat all feedback confidentially, deal with it promptly, and use it to improve our service. Your complete satisfaction is essential to us. We will look into all complaints as they help us improve our service. If you would like to lodge a complaint, it is best first to speak to the person who served you.

If you are not satisfied with the outcome, you may call at our office or write to the following address: 

Client Service Office

Visa Advisory Unit 

Directorate for Consular Services and Maltese Living Abroad 

Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs 

18, Zachary Street, 

Valletta VLT 1133

We will acknowledge your complaint promptly and give you a full reply within 2 weeks from date of receipt of the complaint.



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Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs
Palazzo Parisio
Merchants Street
Valletta, VLT 1171

2124 2191

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