Representative Office of Malta
VIP Centre, Al-Kawthar Street,
Al-Bireh, Ramallah

+970 2 2413210/1

+970 2 2413212

+970 597325481



Consular Services
The Representative Office of the Republic of Malta in Ramallah provides the following services:
·   Passports
·   Citizenship
·   Authentication of documents
·   Legalisation of signatures
·   Marriage in Malta
·   Visas
·   Public Registry Certificates
·   Residence Schemes
·   Administration of Oaths/Affidavits
·   Other services
Opening Hours
Consular services are delivered strictly by appointment. The public can schedule an appointment by calling the Representative Office on the following numbers: +970 2 241 3210/1, Monday through Thursday from 0800hrs to 1700hrs and Friday from 0900hrs to 1300hrs with the exception of public holidays observed by the Representative Office  (see holidays attached list)
1.                  Passports
Maltese passports are issued exclusively by the Passport Office in Malta and all passports feature biometric data. Hence applications must be submitted in person at the Representative Office where biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature) is captured electronically and transmitted to the Passport Office in Malta for processing. Please call +​970 2 241 3210/1 or send an email to [email protected] in order to schedule an appointment for the purpose of submitting an application. Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday during the opening hours of the Representative Office.
To apply for a new passport, applicants must personally submit the following to the Representative Office:
Adult (over 18)
Must attend in Person
Must present a valid form of photographic identification such as a passport or an identity card
2 photos signed by a recommender should be presented with the application
Minor (ages 6-17)
Must attend in person and be accompanied by one parent or by a legal guardian
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with the  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 the application
Important Notes:
      1.       Parents  who are submitting an application on behalf of their minor child/ren should present their own passport as well as the other parent's passport (where applicable) together with the application of the minor child.
      2.       The photos presented together with the application need to be endorsed (on the reverse side) 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 also provide your marriage certificate and the birth certificate of your spouse. If you were married outside Palestine or Malta please provide legalised/apostilled copies of the required certificates.
                  4.       If you are applying for a passport for the first time you should:
             i.            Present a valid form of identification (eg. passport, Maltese ID card, driving license, etc) when submitting your application.
            ii.            Complete Section 8 of the passport application form and present 2 certified photographs.
          iii.            Where applicable, please present your certificate or letter of citizenship.
          iv.            If you have not applied for citizenship through the Representative Office please present your birth certificate, your parents’ birth certificates and your parents’ marriage certificate together with your certificate of citizenship.
            v.            If you are applying for a first time passport on behalf of your child please provide the child’s birth certificate, your marriage certificate (where applicable), your birth certificate and your spouse’s birth certificate (where applicable).
* 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 legalised if they do not originate in Malta or Palestine. Information about Birth/marriage certificates issued by the Public Registry in Malta can be retrieved by the Representative Office. In order to be of assistance in this regard please provide us with the accurate relative 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 Documents / Signatures
The Representative Office may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government. For more information please call + 970 2 2413210/1 or send an email to [email protected]
4. Legalisation
For information on legalisation services at the Representative Office, please call +970 2 241 3210/1.
The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If you require an apostille please call the Representative Office on +970 2 2413210/1 or send an email to [email protected] 
For further information and details about apostilles please click here
5. Marriage in Malta
Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email, by
phone or by regular mail:
The Public Registry
Evans Building,
Merchants Street,
Valletta - VLT 2000
Tel. +356 2220 9200
For more information and to order certificates online please visit
Maltese citizens planning to marry in Palestine should contact the Palestinian marriage registry in the
 locality where they intend to get married.
6. Visas
7. Public Registry Certificates
Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death certificates may be registered in Malta through the Representative Office. 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 may take up to a few weeks. Original certificates that are presented for registration are retained by the Public Registry in Malta and will not be returned to the applicant.
For more information on Maltese Registry certificates and to order Birth, Marriage, Death and Free Status certificates online, please visit
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
For any additional information and for assistance with lodging an application you may also contact the Representative Office on + 970 2 2413210/1 or send an email to [email protected]
9. Other Services
The Representative Office may also:
Administer oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents.
Should you have a request that is not covered by any of the above categories, please contact us on + 970 2 2413210/1 or send an email to [email protected]


For service fees please see the Service Fees​ page.