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Travel and COVID-19

You can find the latest information on how COVID-19 is affecting travel to Malta on the Re-open EU website and via the Maltese Government. COVID-19 travel information can change frequently, but you can read what you should be looking out for in our guidance.

Entry visa requirements


No information in Article 6(3).

Working fewer than 90 days?


Working for more than 90 days?

Employment licences are needed by all foreign nationals who want to work as self-employed in Malta. They are issued by Jobsplus. The Expatriates Unit then issues a residence permit.

A Single Permit authorises third-country nationals to legally reside and take up employment in Malta for a defined period beyond 6 months. Applications for a residence permit has to be endorsed by the employer.

Third-country nationals cannot submit an application for a single permit without having an employment offer in Malta.


€150 application for an employment licence

€80 on issue of licence.

€280.50 for a Single Permit.

Contact details

Malta High Commission Website
36-38 Piccadilly
London W1J 0LE

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7292 4800
[email protected]

Honorary consulates: Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Isle of Man, Jersey

Planning a tour?

The information provided in this guide is for your reference only and does not constitute legal or immigration advice. The ISM recommends that if you have any doubts about your eligibility to enter any country, you contact a suitably qualified migration expert for each individual country in good time prior to intended arrival.