Consular Services

The Embassy of Malta in Tokyo provides assistance on the following:
  • Emergency Travel Document/Document of Identity
  • Citizenship
  • Authentication of Documents/Signatures
  • Legalisation
  • Marriage in Malta
  • Visas
  • Public Registry Certificates
  • Residence Schemes
  • Administration of Oaths/Affidavits
  • Other Services

Opening Hours

The Embassy can be contacted on consular matters from Monday to Friday from 10:00hrs to 12.00hrs and 14.00hrs to 18:00hrs.

Due to the current technical limitations of the Embassy, it is not currently in a position to accept Visa or Passport applications. However, Emergency Travel Document applications can be processed in exceptional circumstances.

Any Visa and Passport enquiries can be made by phone on +81 (0)3-5404-3450 or by e-mail on [email protected].

1. Emergency Travel Document/Document of Identity

The relevant fee for the issuance of an Emergency Travel Document/Document of Identity is €9.
Please note that an administration fee applies for each passport application submitted.

2. Citizenship
If you are interested in acquiring Maltese citizenship, kindly refer to Agenzija Komunita’ Malta’s website here 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. Such requests can be made by phone on +81 (0)3-5404-3450 or by e-mail on [email protected].

4. Legalisation

For information on legalisation services at the Embassy, please call +81 (0)3-5404-3450.

The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry of 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 Japan should contact the Japanese 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 Malta Public Registry, Onda Building, Aldo Moro Road, Marsa, MRS 9065.

Certificates and information can be obtained at:

6. Visas

For information regarding Visa requirements and procedures please visit:

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 above.

8. Residence Schemes

For information on residence schemes kindly visit the Residency Malta Agency website on

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. Administration of Oaths/Affidavits

The Maltese Consulate may also administer oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents.

10. Other Services

Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact the Embassy by phone on +81 (0)3-5404-3450 or by e-mail on [email protected].


For service fees please see the Service Fees​ page.
Office No. 41-43
Kamiyacho MT Bldg. 14th Floor
4-3-20 Toranomon Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0001, Japan

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