AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING MALTA
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Malta starting from 2021.
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.
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.
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)
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 up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.
List of American diplomatic offices in Malta
List of Maltese diplomatic offices in United States of America
Consulate of Malta in Seattle, United States
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
Honorary Consulate of Malta in Austin, United States
Address: 1713 Bayhill Drive, Austin 78759, Texas
Honorary Consulate of Malta in Boston, United States
Address: 56, Lantern Road, Belmont, MA 02478, United States
Phone: 001 617 484. 1731
Honorary Consulate of Malta in Louisiana, United States
Address: 3500 N. Causeway Blvd (Suite 1500), Metairie, Louisiana 70002-3526, United States
Phone: 001 (504) 837 7700
Fax: 001 (504) 837 8482
Consulate of Malta in Houston, Texas
Address: 2602 Commonwealth, Houston, Texas 77006
Phone: 001 1 713 654 7900
Fax: 001 1 713 650 6815
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
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
Embassy of Malta in Washington DC, United States
Address: 2017 Connecticut Avenue NW, 20008
Phone: (202) 462-3611
Fax: (202) 387-5470
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- Maltese 90.1%;
- English 6%;
- Multilingual 3%;
- Other 0.9%;
Area: 316 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +356