Services

Services

Consular Services
  
The Embassy of Malta in Berlin provides the following services:
 
·   Passports
·   Citizenship
·   Authentication of Documents
·   Legalisation
·   Marriage in Malta
·   Visas
·   Public Registry Certificates
·   Residence Schemes
·   Administration of Oaths/Affidavits
·   Other services
 
Opening Hours
 
Monday to Friday from 09:00hrs to 16:00hrs and from 09:00hrs to 11:00hrs to deposit visa applications.
 
It is advisable to call for an appointment particularly if the Consul’s presence is deemed necessary. Please call on +49 (0)30 - 263 91 10 or e-mail on maltaembassy.berlin@gov.mt to book an appointment. Communication with the visa section is strictly only in writing.
 
1.                  Passports
 
Maltese passports are biometric and issued by the Passport Office in Malta. Applicants must submit their application in person at the Embassy where their biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature) are captured electronically and transmitted to the Passport Office in Malta for processing. Please call ​+49 (0)30 - 263 91 10 or send an email to maltaembassy.berlin@gov.mt to make an appointment to submit an application. Appointments are scheduled Monday to Friday during the opening hours of the Embassy.
 
To apply for a new passport, applicants must personally submit the following to the Malta Embassy:
 
Age
Application
Notes
Photos
Adult (over 18)
Must attend in person
 
Must present a valid form of photographic ID. Example: passport, ID card
Minor (ages 6-17)
 
Must attend in person and be accompanied by one parent or legal guardian
 
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
 
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application
Child (ages 0-6)
 
Application must be submitted by the parent/s or legal guardian of the child. The presence of the child is not required.
 
Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled
2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application
 
Important Notes:
 
1.       Parents attending the Embassy should present their passport as well as the other parent’s passport together with the application of the child or minor.
 
2.      The photos presented together with the application need to be endorsed (on the reverse side) by the same recommender of section 7 and 8 of the passport application form.
 
3.       If you are applying for a new passport due to a change in your surname through marriage please provide an original copy of your marriage certificate and the birth certificate of your spouse together with your application. If you were married outside Germany or Malta please provide legalised/apostilled original copies of the required certificates.
 
4.       First time passport applications:
 
i. If you have applied for citizenship through this Embassy, please provide us with your certificate of citizenship;
 
ii. Present a valid form of identification (eg. passport, Maltese ID card, driving license, etc) when submitting your application form; 
 
iii. Complete section 8 of the passport application form and present a certified photograph;
 
iv. If you have not applied for citizenship through this Embassy, present your birth certificate and that of your parents and their marriage together with your certificate of citizenship;*
 
v. If you are applying for a first time passport for your child, please provide the child’s birth certificate, your certificate of marriage together with your birth certificate and that of your spouse.*
 
* Certificates to be produced MUST BE ORIGINAL certificates from the Registry of the place where the birth/marriage occurred or was registered. These must be apostilled or legalised if they do not originate in Malta or Germany. Information about Birth/marriage certificates issued by the Public Registry in Malta can be retrieved by the Embassy. For us to be able to do this, please provide us with the accurate dates and names of your ascendants (Form CEA27).


  • Additional international and domestic courier fees are applicable.

Application Form: Passport Application Form



2. Citizenship

If you are interested in acquiring Maltese citizenship, kindly refer to Agenzija Komunita’ Malta’s website for eligibility and application guidelines. Citizenship can be acquired either by Birth, by Registration, by Naturalisation, by Dual/Multiple Citizenship and through Direct Investment. You may also find the updated citizenship fees at the end of the respective application form.​

3. Authentication / Apostille of Documents / Signatures
 
The Embassy may authenticate / apostille official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government. For such a request please call +49 (0)30 - 263 91 10 or write to maltaembassy.berlin@gov.mt.
 
4. Legalisation
 
For information on legalisation services at the Embassy, please call +49 (0)30 - 263 91 10 or write to maltaembassy.berlin@gov.mt
 
For further information and details about apostilles please click here
 
5. Marriage
 
Maltese citizens planning to marry in Germany should contact the German marriage registry where they intend to marry.
 
Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email at pubreg.civilstatus@gov.mt. They may also contact the marriage registry by telephone on: +356 2220 9200 or by mail at Public Registry, Evans Building, Merchants Street, Valletta VLT 2000, Malta.
 
Certificates and information can be obtained at: www.certifikati.gov.mt
 
6. Visas
 
 
7. Public Registry Certificates
 
Foreign birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates may be registered through the Embassy. Only original and apostilled/legalised certificates can be registered. Applications for registration of documents are processed by the Public Registry in Malta and hence the process can take some weeks. The original certificates are kept by the Public Registry in Malta and will not be returned.
 
www.certifikati.gov.mt provides all relative information about how to obtain Maltese registry certificates. Birth, Marriage, Death and Free Status certificates can be ordered online from the link below.
 
 
8. Residence Schemes
 
For information on residence schemes offered by the Department for Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs please click on the following link: https://identitymalta.com/citizenships-expatriates/

Applicants wishing to apply for a Residence Scheme may also contact the Embassy.
 
9. Other Services
 
The Embassy may also:
 
  • Administer oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents. 
 
Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact us on +49 (0)30 - 263 91 10 or by email on maltaembassy.berlin@gov.mt

Fees

For service fees please see the Service Fees​ page.​