Services

Consular Services

Malta’s High Commission in Canberra and its Consulates General in Sydney and Melbourne provide the following services:

 

  • Passport Services
  • Citizenship
  • Pensions
  • Authentication of Documents
  • Administration of Oaths/Affidavits
  • Marriage
  • Visas
  • Working Holiday Permits
  • Certificates from Malta
  • Other services

 

Opening Hours

 

The High Commission in Canberra is open from 09:00 hrs till 17:00 hrs while our Consulates General are open to the public between Monday and Friday from 09:00hrs to 13:00 hrs and from 14:00 till 16:00, except for embassy holidays. Please note that all services are by appointment only. Please call the office nearest to you to book your appointment.

 

1. Passport Services –

 

For information and applications for a Maltese passport please email your nearest office.

Otherwise you can download the required Passport Application

 

For the ACT, the Northern Territories, Queensland, Perth, South Australia and Tasmania you can contact the High Commission in Canberra at maltapassports.canberra@gov.mt  or call +61 (02) 6290 1724

or +61 (02) 6290 1573. Alternatively you can also contact your local Honorary Consul where available.

 

For New South Wales please contact maltaconsulate.sydney@gov.mt   or call +61 (02) 9233 6755.

 

For Victoria please contact maltaconsulate.melbourne@gov.mt  or call +61 (03) 9670 8427 or +61 (03) 9600 3953.

 

After completing your application, please call your nearest office to make an appointment to submit your application.  Passport applications must be submitted in person by the applicant.  After submitting your completed application, please allow 20 to 30 working days for processing. There is no expedited procedure.

 

 

2. Citizenship

 

To apply for Maltese Citizenship please call one of our offices for further information or email maltacitizenship.canberra@gov.mt with your request. Full information on the applications process can be emailed to you otherwise you can download the following applications:

 

              I.      Through Mothers Bloodline (Application form I, Checklist form I born before Sep 1964 and Checklist form I born after Sep 1964)

           II.      Through Spouse (Application form B)

         III.      Minor (Application form M)

          IV.      Future Generation (Application form K)

            V.      Dual Citizenship Enquiry Form A (CEA16_Dual A)

          VI.      Dual Citizenship Enquiry Form B (CEA17_Dual B)

 

 (SEE ATTACHED DOCUMENTS AND CREATE LINK )

 

For further information:

 

http://www.foreign.gov.mt/default.aspx?MLEV=52&MDIS=553  

 

After completing your application, please call your nearest office to make an appointment to submit your application.  Citizenship applications must be submitted in person by the applicant.  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

 

 

3. Pensions

 

The Malta High Commission, Canberra processes Maltese Social Security Pensions.  If you believe you may be eligible to apply for  the Maltese pension and would like more information please contact Centrelink on tel:13 23 00 or visit their website for more information www.centrelink.gov.au

 

Click here to view the pension payment dates for 2012

4. Authentication of Documents / Signature

 

The Malta High Commission and the Consulate-General may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by a Maltese Government Authority. If you have such requests please contact the Malta High Commission or Consulate General.

 

5. Administration of Oaths/Affidavits

The Malta High Commission and the Consulate-General may administer Oaths and Affidavits.  Please call the Malta High Commission or Consul General to make an appointment.

 

6. Marriage

 

Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email on pubreg.marriage@gov.mt for further information. They may also contact the marriage registry by telephone on +356 21221775 or by mail at Marriage Registry, 26 Old Treasury Street, Valletta, Malta.

 

7. Visas

 

Applications will be submitted, duly completed and accompanied by the required documentation, to the High Commission or to the Consulates in Melbourne and in Sydney. Following initial relevant enquiries carried out by the High Commission or by the Consulates, applications and relevant documentation, are referred to the competent authorities in Malta for processing. Full information on the applications process can be emailed to you otherwise you can download the following applications:

 

Schengen Visa

 

           I.      Schengen Visa Letter (Cover Letter Schengen Visa)

           II.      Schengen Visa Application Form (Schengen Visa Application Form)

 

8. Working Holiday Permit

 

Applications will be submitted, duly completed and accompanied by the required documentation, to the High Commission or to the Consulates in Melbourne and in Sydney. Following initial relevant enquiries carried out by the High Commission or by the Consulates, applications and relevant documentation, are referred to the competent authorities in Malta for processing. Full information on the applications process can be emailed to you otherwise you can download the following applications:

 

 

           I.      Australian Citizens (1WHPApplication – AUST)

           II.     New Zealand Citizens (1WHPApplication – NZ)

 

(SEE ATTACHED DOCUMENTS AND CREATE LINK )

 

For further information:

 

http://www.foreign.gov.mt/default.aspx?MLEV=53&MDIS=523

 

9. Certificates from Malta

Ċertifikati.gov.mt provides all relative information to obtain an existing Public Registry civil status certificate, including Birth, Marriage and Death certificates. Certificates can be ordered online from www.certifikati.gov.mt   

 

10. Other Services

 

Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact your nearest office by phone or by email on highcommission.canberra@gov.mt

 


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