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AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING MALTA


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Malta starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Malta. All tourists entering Maltese territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Maltese authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Maltese custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Maltese territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% alcohol volume (1L), Spirits less than 22% alcohol volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L)

If arriving from an EU Country:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg)
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% alcohol volume (10L), Spirits less than 22% alcohol volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L)


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Malta with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Minors up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.


List of American diplomatic offices in Malta


U.S. Embassy in Valletta, Malta

Address: Ta'Qali National Park, Attard ATD 4000


Phone: (356) 2561 4000


Fax: (356) 21 243229


Email: usembmalta@state.gov


Website: https://mt.usembassy.gov/



List of Maltese diplomatic offices in United States of America


Consulate of Malta in Seattle, United States

Address: PO Box 1104, Duvall, WA 98019Check on map


Phone: 001 (425) 788-3120


Fax: 001 (425) 696-9374


Email: onsulatewashington@hotmail.com


Website: http://consulatewashington.tripod.com


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00


Honorary Consulate of Malta in Los Angeles, United States

Address: 5449 Endeavour Court, Moorpark, CA 93021


Phone: 001 (805) 531 9683


Fax: 001 (805) 744 4118


Email: maltaconsul.losangeles@gov.mt


Honorary Consulate of Malta in Austin, United States

Address: 1713 Bayhill Drive, Austin 78759, TexasCheck on map


Phone: 512-637-1544


Fax: 512-637-1542


Email: maltaconsul.austin@gov.mt


Honorary Consulate of Malta in Boston, United States

Address: 56, Lantern Road, Belmont, MA 02478, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: 001 617 484. 1731


Email: maltaconsul.boston@gov.mt


Honorary Consulate of Malta in Louisiana, United States

Address: 3500 N. Causeway Blvd (Suite 1500), Metairie, Louisiana 70002-3526, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: 001 (504) 837 7700


Fax: 001 (504) 837 8482


Email: maltaconsul.neworleans@gov.mt


Consulate of Malta in Houston, Texas

Address: 2602 Commonwealth, Houston, Texas 77006Check on map


Phone: 001 1 713 654 7900


Fax: 001 1 713 650 6815


Email: maltaconsul.houston@gov.mt


Consulate of Malta in Delray Beach, United States

Address: 13829 Via Da Vinci, Delray Beach, FL 33446


Phone: 001 (561) 496 6942


Fax: 001 (561) 496 6942


Email: maltaconsul.florida@gov.mt


Consulate of Malta in Dearborn Heights, United States

Address: 26953, Sheahan Drive, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127


Phone: 001 (313) 563 1779


Fax: 001 (313) 565 0103


Email: maltaconsul.detroit@gov.mt


Embassy of Malta in Washington DC, United States

Address: 2017 Connecticut Avenue NW, 20008Check on map


Phone: (202) 462-3611


Fax: (202) 387-5470


Email: Malta_Embassy@compuserve.com



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About Malta

Capital: Valletta
Languages:
  • Maltese 90.1%;
  • English 6%;
  • Multilingual 3%;
  • Other 0.9%;

Area: 316 KM2
Population: 403,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +356

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