Teachers in English Language Teaching (ELT) Schools in Malta must obtain an ELT Permit from the ELT Council as per L.N. 221 of 2015.

What you'll get

An ELT permit to teach in ELT Schools valid for 4 years.


Applicants applying for an ELT Permit must be in possession of the following criteria:
i) Over 18 years of age.
ii) In possession of a Police certificate of good conduct issued within the last month prior to the application and maintain such certification to be provided on demand throughout the tenure of the post of English Language Teacher.
iii) Possess the following qualifications:

a) A matriculation certificate or comparable qualifications at National Qualifications Framework Level 4 if under the age of 21 years on the date of application.
b)(i) A certificate in the methodology of teaching English language to speakers of other languages approved by the Council or comparable, or higher qualifications in English language awareness, proficiency and methodology from a recognised institution approved by the Council;
b)(ii) An international certificate at National Qualifications Framework Level 5 in English language teaching to speakers of other languages or a higher qualification from a recognised institution as approved by the Council.
c) A SEPTT certificate at Band 3 issued by the Council or any other speaking proficiency test certificate at a level deemed sufficient by the Council.

How to apply

Print and fill in the form and send to:
ELT Council, Education Information Centre
Ministry for Education and Employment
Great Siege Road
Floriana VLT 2000

Documents required:
i) Original certificates of qualifications.
ii) Fee of €15. (Cheques are to be made payable to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Education and Employment.)
Should you wish to pay by bank transfer, please find details below:
Central Bank of Malta
Cashier Malta Government
IBAN: MT55MALT011000040001EURCMG5001H

Please state new ELT Permit on the transfer details and e-mail us the transfer code and bank account holder details.