Consular Services

The Embassy of Malta in Doha provides the following services:
  1. Passports
  2. Citizenship
  3. Authentication of Documents
  4. Legalisation
  5. Marriage in Malta​
  6. Visas
  7. Public Registry Certificates
  8. Residence Schemes
  9. Other services​
    • Administration of Oaths/Affidavits

Opening Hours

The Embassy’s opening hours are from Sunday to Thursday from 08:00hrs to 16:00hrs

The Visa Section at the Embassy may be contacted by phone on +356 2204 8675 or by e-mail on [email protected].

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 ​(00974) 4029 1340 or email on [email protected] to make an appointment to submit an application. Appointments are scheduled Sunday to Thursday during the opening hours of the Consulate.

To apply for a new passport, applicants must personally submit the following to the Malta Consulate:

Adult (over 18)
Must attend in Person
Must Present a valid form of photographic ID. Example: passport, ID card
Minor (ages 6-17)
Must attend in person and be accompanied by one parent or legal guardian
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application
Child (ages 0-6)
Application must be submitted by the parent/s or legal guardian of the child. The presence of the child is not required.
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application

Important Notes:​

1. Parents visiting the Embassy 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 7 and 8 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 Qatar or Malta, please provide legalised/apostilled copies of the required certificates.

4. First time passport applications:
i. If you have applied for citizenship through the Embassy of Malta, provide us with your certificate or letter of citizenship;

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

iii. Complete section 8 of the passport application form and present a certified photograph;

iv. If you have not applied for citizenship through the Embassy of Malta in Doha, present your birth certificate and that of your parents and their marriage together with your certificate of citizenship.*

v. If you are applying for a first time passport for your child provide the child’s birth certificate, your certificate of marriage together with your birth certificate and that of your spouse.*

* Certificates to be produced MUST BE ORIGINAL certificates from the Registry of the place where the birth/marriage occurred or was registered. These must be apostilled or legalized if they do not originate in Malta or Qatar. Information about Birth/marriage certificates issued by the Public Registry in Malta can be retrieved by the Consulate. Hence, please provide us with the accurate dates and names of ascendants (Form CEA27​)

  • 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 Certificates and Documents

The Malta Embassy may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government. For such a request please call (00202) 24619961/2.

4. Legalisation

For information on legalization services at the Embassy, please call (00202) 24619961/2

The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade. 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 Qatar should contact the Qatari 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) 2590 4240 or by mail on Public Registry, Onda Building, Aldo Moro Road, Marsa, MRS 9065, Malta.

Certificates and information can be obtained at:

6. Visas

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.

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 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 ​+974 60040310 or by email on [email protected]


For service fees please see the Service Fees​ page.​
Embassy of the Republic of Malta
Floor 14, Amal Tower,
Building 20, Street No.850,
Zone 60, West Bay,
Doha, Qatar

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