The Government Emigration Assistance Scheme Beneficiaries is a service offered to assist clients requesting information from the Emigration Passage Assistance Records (PAR) held at the National Archives of Malta for the purpose of applying for a state pension from the country they emigrated to. For further information, the public may contact us on customercare.archives@gov.mt or call on 21459863 during office hours.

What you'll get

The National Archives will carry out the necessary research and supply a certified copy of the original document to the applicant.


Anyone who emigrated and benefitted from the Government Passage Assistance scheme and is applying for a contributory pension from the country they emigrated to.

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Open the link to the eform.
  2. Read carefully the instructions.
  3. Press the link that will take you to the online application system.
  4. Follow the instructions step by step. Fill in all the required information in the online application.
  5. Submit the application. You should receive an automatic acknowledgement by the system. If you do not receive such a notification, contact customercare.archives@gov.mt
  6. Once the research is complete, you will recieve a notification via email.

Documents required

  1. Document of Identity of the person applying for his own record.
  2. Consent letter from the data subject should a third party be applying on his behalf.