The majority of goods do not need a licence to be imported into Malta. However, a selection of goods as listed in the Schedules to the Importation Control Regulations, 2004 (SL 117.14) need to attain prior authorisation from the Commerce Department before they can be released.

What you'll get

An import licence valid for 8 months.


Natural persons, commercial and non-commercial private companies, and government entities.

How to apply

  • Fill in pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
  • Sign on page 2.
  • Click 'submit' on page 7.

Note - For further information on the endorsements required and guidelines on how to compile the form, visit commerce.gov.mt .