Embassy of Malta
Rue Archimede, 25,
B – 1000
0032 2 238 26 08,
0032 2 343 01 95
0032 2 230 45 83



Consular Services


The Embassy of Malta in Brussels provides the following services:


·         Passports

·         Citizenship

·         Authentication of Documents

·         Legalisation

·         Marriage in Malta

·         Visas

·         Public Registry Certificates

·         Residence Schemes

·         Administration of Oaths/Affidavits

·         Other services


Opening Hours


Monday to Friday 


1000hrs to 1230hrs

1500hrs to 1700hrs


It is advisable to call for an appointment particularly if the Consul’s presence is deemed necessary. Please call on 0032 (0)2 238 2700 / 0032 (0)2 238 2608 or e-mail on [email protected] to book an appointment. If calling from Malta, please dial 00356 2204 2608 or 00356 2295 7800. Communication with the Visa section is strictly only in writing.


1.     Passports


New Maltese passports are biometric and issued by the Passport Office in Malta. Hence applicants must submit their application in person at the Consulate where their biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature) is captured electronically and subsequently transmitted to the Passport Office in Malta for processing. Please call on ​0032 (0)2 238 2700 / 0032 (0)2 238 2608 or e-mail on [email protected] to make an appointment to submit an application.


Passport Name​

Passport Issuance Criteria

Passport Validity Period

Passport Document Type

Ordinary Passport

Maltese Nationals who are 16 years and over

10 years





ICAO / EAC EU compliant e- Passport / e-Travel Document


Child Ordinary Passport

Maltese Nationals between the age of 10 and 15 years

5 years

Child Ordinary Passport

Maltese Nationals under the age of 10 years

2 years

Second Ordinary Passport

Maltese Nationals with exceptional travel requirements

10 years

Emergency Passport

Maltese or EU Nationals

One-way travel document

Custom Travel Document


Important Notes:


1.      Parents attending the Consulate should present their passport as well as the other parent’s passport together with the application of the child or minor.


2.     The photos presented together with the application need to be endorsed (at the back) by the same recommender of section 6 and 7 of the passport application form.


3.     If you are applying for a new passport due to a change in your surname through marriage please provide your marriage certificate and the birth certificate of your spouse together with your application. If you were married outside Belgium, Luxembourg or Malta please provide legalised/apostilled copies of the required certificates.


4.     First time passport applications:


·       If you have applied for citizenship through the Embassy of Malta, provide us with your certificate or letter of citizenship;

·       Present a valid form of identification (eg. passport, Maltese ID card, driving license, etc) when submitting your application form; 

·       Complete section 7 of the passport application form and present a certified photograph;


* Certificates to be produced MUST BE ORIGINAL certificates.

  • Additional international and domestic courier fees are applicable.

Application Form: Passport Application Form

2. Citizenship

If you are interested in acquiring Maltese citizenship, kindly refer to Agenzija Komunita’ Malta’s website for eligibility and application guidelines. Citizenship can be acquired either by Birth, by Registration, by Naturalisation, by Dual/Multiple Citizenship and through Direct Investment. You may also find the updated citizenship fees at the end of the respective application form.​



3.      Authentication of Documents / Signatures


The Malta Embassy may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government. For such a request please call on ​0032 (0)2 238 2700 / 0032 (0)2 238 2608 or e-mail on [email protected] to make an appointment to submit an application.


4.      Legalisation


For information on legalization services at the Embassy, please call 0032 (0)2 238 2700  / 0032 (0)2 238 2608. If calling from Malta, please dial 00356 2204 2608 or 00356 2295 7800.


The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. If you require an apostille please write to [email protected].


For further information and details about apostilles please click here


5.      Marriage in Malta


Maltese citizens planning to marry in Belgium should contact the Belgian marriage registry where they intend to marry.


Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email on [email protected]. They may also contact the marriage registry by telephone on: +356 2220 9200 or by mail on Public Registry, Evans Building, Merchants Street, Valletta VLT 2000, Malta.


Certificates and information can be obtained at:


6.     Visas


Please see Visa Advice for Foreign Nationals​​​ page.


7.      Public Registry Certificates


Birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates may be registered through the Embassy. Only original and apostilled/legalised certificates can be registered. Applications for registration of documents are processed by the Public Registry in Malta and hence the process can take up to a few weeks. The original certificates are kept by the Public Registry in Malta and will not be returned. provides all relative information about how to obtain Maltese registry certificates. Birth, Marriage, Death and Free Status certificates can be ordered online from the link below.


8.     Residence Schemes


For information on residence schemes offered by the Department for Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs please click on the following link


For information on residence schemes offered by the Department of Inland Revenue please click here


Applicants wishing to apply under a Residence Scheme may also contact the Embassy.


9.     Other Services


The Maltese Consulate may also:


·        Administer Oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents. 


Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact us on 0032 2 238 36 08 or by e-mail on [email protected]


For service fees please see the Service Fees​ page.