Prepare your documents in agreement with the category of visa you want to apply for.
For Individual Visas:
Before applying, please make sure that you are clear about your purpose of visit. Do remember that the visa application center is allowed to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but is not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Our work is primarily administrative and we have no saying in the decision making process.
Once your documents are complete, you can come to the Application Center to submit your documents, from Monday to Friday (excluding National Holidays) from 8:00 to 15:00, without scheduling any appointment.
Once you reach the center, please follow the below steps:
The Visa Application Center is authorized by the Embassy to receive a service fee of 28 Euros for each applicant.
The payment has to be done in cash at the Submission Counter and the applicant is recommended to check the change for the fees from the cashier.
Pleasa kindly be informed it is still possible to apply for a visa at Consular Section of the Embassy of Malta/Consulate of Malta.
The processing time of a Schengen visa depends on each individual case. Applications for Schengen visas can be submitted at the earliest 90 days before the planned travel date.
The regular processing time is 10 calendar days.
For Postal Applications the processing time will start from the day the missing documents have been provided to the Application Center or the correct payment has been received.
When the Embassy has processed the visa application, the applicant’s passport will be sent back to Malta Visa Application Center with the Embassy decision in a sealed envelope. The Visa Center will contact you once the passport is back from the Embassy.
Please note:Malta Visa Application Center will return all passports to Malta Embassy if they are not collected within 30 days after processing. Malta Visa Application Center is not responsible for the applicants’ passport once it has been sent back to the Embassy.