The Press Registry Section within the Department of Information keeps and updated the register of Newspapers in terms of the Press Act.

Whosoever is the publisher of a newspaper shall, within 10 days of his becoming publisher, fill in the application form and hand it in to the Press Registry declaring his personal information and details of the newspaper and printing press. The publisher must keep the Press Registry at all times informed of his place of residence and shall communicate to the Registrar any change in his place of residence within 10 days of such change.

What you'll get

Information is updated in the Press Register.


Anyone who is resident in Malta and who has attained the age of 18.

How to apply

Fill in the online form and submit.

Required documents:
i) Copy of ID Card.