Consular Services

The Embassy of Malta in Moscow provides assistance on the following:

Opening Hours

  • Visits to the Consulate are exclusively by appointment.
    • Appointments may be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 hrs to 12:30 hrs.
    • Appointments are taken only through the online booking system: Schedule online
  • Visa enquires are strictly serviced via email at
  • Visa applications are not submitted at the Consulate. To book an appointment for visa services please book an appointment with VFS Global:
Public Holidays


Due to ongoing circumstances, and until further notice, collection of new passports is not possible in Moscow. Applicants can opt to collect their new document either from another Maltese Embassy or directly from the Passport Office in Malta.

New Maltese passports are biometric and issued by the Passport Office in Malta. Hence applicants must submit their application in person at the Consulate where their biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature) is captured electronically and subsequently transmitted to the Passport Office in Malta for processing.

To apply for a new passport, applicants must personally submit the following to the Malta Consulate:

Important Notes:

  1. Parents visiting the Consulate 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 (at the back) 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 your marriage certificate and the birth certificate of your spouse together with your application. If you were married outside the Consulate Country or Malta, please provide legalised/apostilled copies of the required certificates.
  4. First time passport applications:
    • If you have applied for citizenship through the Consulate of Malta, provide us with your certificate or letter of citizenship;
    • Present a valid form of identification (eg. passport, Maltese ID card, driving license, etc) when submitting your application form;
    • Complete section 8 of the passport application form and present a certified photograph;
    • If you have not applied for citizenship through the Consulate of Malta, present your birth certificate and that of your parents and their marriage together with your certificate of citizenship;*
    • If you are applying for a first time passport for your child 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 legalized if they do not originate in Consulate Country or Malta. Information about Birth/marriage certificates issued by the Public Registry in Malta can be retrieved by the Consulate. Hence, please provide us with the accurate dates and names of ascendants Civil Status Certificates Form (CEA/27)

  • Please note that an administration fee applies for each passport application submitted.
  • Additional international and domestic courier fees are applicable.

Application Form and Fees: Passport Office – Identity Malta

Emergency Travel Documents

The Emergency Travel Document is a one-way travel document issued to Maltese/EU nationals. When this service is required, applicant must notify the Maltese Consulate immediately on the Emergency Phone Number and an urgent appointment will be made.

Applicants are kindly requested to ensure that they bring with them the required documentation as listed in the Checklist below:

  • Filled-in Passport Form A, signed by a recommender
  • Two passport photos (not older than 6 months and signed by a recommender)
  • If the passport has been stolen or lost, a Police Report testifying to this matter is mandatory.
  • If the applicant has a previous expired Maltese passport, it must be presented with the application as proof of identity.

*This service is resorted to in case of emergency only.

Emergency Phone Number: +7 (985) 176 87 31 or +356 2124 2191


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, and by Dual/Multiple Citizenship. You may also find the updated citizenship fees at the end of the respective application form.

The Consulate informs applicants that due to ongoing circumstances this service is temporarily unavailable in Moscow. Interested individuals may still apply directly with Agenzija Komunita’ Malta.

Authentication of Certificates and Documents

The Malta Embassy may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government.


The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade. If you require an apostille please write to

For further information and details about apostilles please click here.

For information on legalization services at the Consulate please send an email on

Marriage in Malta

Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email on They may also contact the marriage registry by telephone on: (+356) 2590 4240 or by mail on Public Registry, Onda Building, Aldo Moro Road, Marsa, MRS 9065, Malta.

Certificates and information can be obtained at:


Visa services are offered solely and exclusively through VFS Global in Russia and by appointment. Appointments can be booked directly from the VFS Global website ( For more information and for a full overview of the visa application process please visit the Consulate’s dedicated visa services page:

Visa Advice for Foreign Nationals

Public Registry Certificates

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 up to a few weeks. The original certificates are kept by the Public Registry in Malta and will not be returned. provides all relative information about how to obtain Maltese registry certificates. Birth, Marriage, Death and Free Status certificates can be ordered online.

The Consulate informs applicants that due to ongoing circumstances this service is temporarily unavailable in Moscow. Interested individuals may still apply directly with Identity Malta.

Residence Schemes

Information on residence schemes offered by the Identity Malta Expatriates Unit can be found on

Information on residence schemes offered by the Commissioner for Revenue can be found on

Applicants wishing to apply under a Residence Scheme may also contact the Mission.

Other Services

Administration of Oaths/Affidavits

  • The Maltese Consulate may also Administer oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents.

Registration of Marriage, Birth and Deaths

Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact the Consulate by email on


Fees are paid via bank transfer in Ruble currency according to the rate of exchange in use by the Consulate at the time. A Consular officer will get in touch via email to quote a fee as soon as your appointment is confirmed. Failure to pay the full fee will result in the appointment being cancelled.

For service fees please see the Service Fees​ page.

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