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 out and submit the complete form together with the necessary documentation and payment by post to:

Work Profession Board
The Board Secretary
Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth, Research and Innovation

Ministry for Education, Sports, Youth, Research and Innovation
Belt is-Sebħ
Documents required:

i) Certificate of conduct by the Police of 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 must be legalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where he is issued. If the social work qualification certificate does not specify the subject of social work, there shall be a transcript).

iii) Proof of any warrant/licence/registration of work with young people obtained abroad, where applicable. iv) A recent photo to be attached to the form.

v) Consent form completed.

vi) Payment of €25 by cheque"
This form cannot be submitted online due to the original signature requirement.