This form is used by any individuals or companies/business entities interested in carrying out bunkering operations within ports, internal and territorial waters of Malta. It is applicable for new and existing operators interested in renewing their permit. Bunkering operations may be carried out through bunkering terminals, bunker barges and/or road tankers.

What you'll get

A bunker operator permit.


In order to obtain a Bunker Operator Permit the individual must be:

1) At least 18 years of age
2) Be a Maltese Citizen or Citizen of an EU member state and a holder of a permanent address in Malta
3) Of good conduct
In the case of Maltese and EU companies, these need to be registered.

How to apply

Print and fill in the form and send to:

Ports and Yachting Directorate
Triq Pantar
Lija LJA 2021

The application is to be accompanied with all relevant documentation as listed in the application form according to the type of activity to be undertaken.