The warrant is to provide youth workers with a benchmark for good professional behaviour and practice. It is intended to guide and support youth workers in fulfilling their professional duties and responsibilities, and to uphold professional standards and the continuous improvement of such standards.

What you'll get

Youth worker's warrant.


Persons may qualify for the issue of a warrant on the basis that such person is:
i) A Maltese citizen, or is otherwise permitted to work in Malta under any law.
ii) Of good conduct.
iii) Not registered in the Register established under the Protection of Minors (Registration) Act.
iv) In possession of the Honours Degree in Youth and Community Studies conferred by the University of Malta or a Masters in Youth and Community Studies conferred by the University of Malta as from academic year 2011/2012 or a Masters in Youth Ministry conferred by the University of Malta, or of another professional qualification recognised as equivalent for the purpose by a Member State, obtained from a university or college.
v) Satisfies the Board that s/he has received adequate experience in the practice of the profession of youth worker for an aggregate period of at least 2 years full-time or its equivalent on a part-time basis following the completion of such degree or such other professional qualification.

How to apply

Fill in the online form, print it, sign and send the completed form together with the required documentation and payment by post to the following address:

Youth Work Profession Board
The Board Secretary
Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organisations
Ministry for Education and Employment
Belt is-Sebħ
Required documents:

i) Police conduct certificate covering the last 6 months.
ii) Photocopies of any certificates of qualifications included in the application. (These must be authenticated by an authorised professional. If the authorised professional is not resident in Malta, his/her signature is to be legalised through the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in the country of issue. If the social work qualification certificate does not specify the social work element, a transcript must also be produced.)
iii) Proof of any youth work warrant/licence/registration acquired abroad, where applicable.
iv) Recent photograph to be attached in the form.
v) A completed consent form.
vi) €25 payment in cash or by cheque.