Visa information

Some visitors will require a visa for Malta. Please see the information below for further details.

EU Citizens

Malta is a member of the Schengen Agreement. This means that there are no border controls between countries that have signed and implemented this treaty - the European Union (except Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania and the United Kingdom), Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Citizens of either the EU or Schengen Agreement Area countries do not require a visa to enter Malta.

Non-EU Citizens

Citizens of the following countries will require a visa to enter Malta:

  • Armenia (apply at Embassy of Italy, Yerevan)
  • Azerbaijan (apply at Embassy of Italy, Baku)
  • Belarus
  • Georgia (apply at Embassy of Italy, Tbilisi)
  • Moldova (apply at Embassy of Germany, Chisinau)
  • Montenegro
  • FYR Macedonia non-biometric passports only require a Visa (apply at Embassy of Italy, Skopje)
  • Russia (apply at Malta Visa Application Centres: Moscow, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg)
  • Ukraine (apply at Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey; or Malta Visa Application Centre, Moscow)

All other nationalities may enter Malta for up to 90 days without a visa. Visitors from outside the EU must fill out a landing card, available on board some arriving flights (sometimes) or in the entrance hall of the airport from the small box between the customs agents.

Further information

Please visit the Maltese Home Affairs website, by clicking: here.