Information on Malta

Government:
The government employees here in Malta are very up to date on EU Treaty Rights and are generally
very helpful and polite.
When getting your SSN especially for the Non-Eu eep in mind to tell them that they are the spouse of
an EU National and have your marriage certificate as !ell as spouses passport "or them !ith you #
maes it easier for the staff to no! !hat to do.
$ocuments Re%uired:
Wor contract& marriage certificate "non-eu# lease or rent agreement& passport.
''N is issued on the spot. If you are the EU National your Ta( )ertificate !ill arrive
*y mail appro( + !ees later. If you are the Non-Eu you need to register !ith Inland Revenue to get
your ta( certificate.
When getting Residence Cards don,t panic too much mae sure you tae all your originals !ith you as
if you forgot to copy something they !ill copy it there for you. The more prepared you are upon the
arrival the sooner you get out of there.
$ocuments Re%uired:
-assport "*oth#
Rental .greement "*oth#
Wor )ontract/'elf Employment papers "*oth#
Marriage )ertificate "non-eu#
-assport photo "*oth#
0orm +. "EU# Residence )ard .pplication
)E. 0orm 0 "non-eu# .pplication
0orm I$ 1. "*oth# Electronic Identification Registration 0orm
0orm I$ 2 "*oth# Image )apture .pplication 0orm
33 all forms can *e do!nloaded from internet. If you miss one don,t !orry they !ill have them there
and !ill tell you !hich you need to fill in 33
.pplying for the 0- you need to mae sure that you arrive a minimum of 14 minutes *efore your
scheduled appointment or they !ill not let you in.
Rental:
Maltapar.com is a really good place to help loo for accommodation. There are also a fe! face*oo
groups that have *een set up to advertise for rental in Malta. 5ou also might !ant to as others already
e(ercising treaty rights in Malta if they no! of any!here. We presently have 2 couples here !ho are
offering rooms to help people get started until they can get long term accommodation. If you use an
agent eep in mind that you !ill *e re%uired to pay 1
st
and last month rent plus a commission to the
agent !hich is usually half a months rent plus ta(es.
6iving almost any!here in Malta is good you can get around the island *y *us fairly easily. It is
recommended to stay more to!ards the !ater as going inland although rent might *e cheaper is more
the older part of the island. There is easier access to *us routes and 7o*s closer to the !ater. 'ome
popular places seem to *e 'liema& 89ira& 't. :ulian,s "e(pensive as tourist area# 't. -auls and many
others.
Phones:
There are ; ma7or phone companies here:
<odaphone
8=
Melita
We personally !ent !ith 8= and *ough cheap -ay as you go phones. No internet access on them *ut
can te(t and call. 5ou !ill find that you !ill need a Maltese phone num*er to get 7o*s here. We put 14
euro a month on $ave,s phone and > euro a month on mine.
We also use 8= for our internet provider. The EU spouse can get an account !ith them all they need is
their passport and a *an account "any account !ill !or U? included# If you don,t have *an account
they !ill still do it 7ust cost you more and you have to pay a deposit.
Melita they re%uire a deposit up front for any services if you don,t have an Malta I$ )ard.
Jobs:
When looing for 7o*s maltapar.com is a popular place to loo& there are also a fe! groups on
face*oo designed specific 7o*s in Malta. 5ou can also register !ith ET) to vie! 7o*s that they post
for 7o*seeers. The *est !ay in Malta to get a 7o* seems to *e 7ust going into places and asing if they
are hiring. . lot of places don,t advertise and sometimes only thin hey !e could use more help !hen
someone goes in to as.
To Register !ith ET) for looing for !or:
-assport& marriage
certificate if non-eu
spouses passport "non-eu#
5ou can scan them into your computer then upload them to the application. We used our digital camera
too pics of the re%uired documents and uploaded them that !ay. The !e*site for ET) :o*seeers is:
https://secure.etc.gov.mt/:o*seeer/:o*'earch/:o*'earch.asp(
Banks
What the @ans in Malta re%uire to open *an accounts along !ith !e*site lin for each @an
This is for the *ig ; *ans @=< A'@) and @anif
@anif @an this is !ho !e and most people doing 0ree Movement in Malta are going.
-assport and or Malta I$ )ard "residence cards#
-roof of Rent .greement
Ta( )ertificate
1>4 euro deposit "does not have to remain in account for certain amount of time 7ust need to deposit
day you open account#
If you !ant your spouse to get access to the account *ut aren,t opening a 7oint account they !ill get you
to sign a form to give spouse access to account. Aave to have their passport !ith you.
http://!!!.*anif.com.mt/homeBlC1
A'@) and @=<:
I$ )ards
-assports
Rental .greements
Marriage )ertificate
Wor )ontracts
References from previous @ans note *ringing a reference !ith you !ill not matter as they !on,t
accept them.
A'@) ne! clients have to go through 'liema !hich is presently taing appointment for Mid
'eptem*er. They did say that references to U? *ans only tae appro( a !ee to come through to
them.
We !ent into @=< !hen !e arrived *ac in .pril still !aiting for them to get info *ac from
U?/)anada *ans.
https://!!!.*ov.com/
I0 your looing at getting a -repaid )redit )ard in Malta. To pay for things lie flights or even
Teleperfomance:
'parasse http://!!!.sparasse-*an-malta.com/en/*aning-services-card-solutions
-apaya https://!!!.papaya.eu/
-ay )ash https://!!!.paysafecard.com/en-mt/
Grocery Stores:
6idl,s
'mart
More
-ar To!ers
'eem to *e the ma7or ones. We do most of our shopping at -ar To!ers.
6i*rary
8etting a li*rary card is super easy in Malta once you get your Residence card go to any li*rary and
they !ill issue you !ith a li*rary card. This allo!s you to tae up to + *oos out at a time for ; !ees.
Bus Fares
$ay -ass 1.>4
Wee pass D.>4
Month -ass 2E.44 to get a monthly pass you need to have a Malta Residence )ard
If you are on 0ace*oo I !ould recommend 7oining the follo!ing groups:
https://!!!.face*oo.com/groups/.nUndivided0amilyInMalta/BfrefCnf
This is a group that !as set up *y $avid and $ee Aoo. It has plenty of information regarding Malta.
-lenty of help and support given. There are copies of the documents re%uired to apply for residence
cards as !ell as other files that may come in handy during or even *efore you 7ourney to Malta. 5ou
!ill find most of the mem*ers tend to *anter at times *ut it is good clean fun and !e all get along
!onderfully& 5ou only need to as a %uestion and you !ill get plenty of advice and help. We love to
help others as do the rest of the mem*ers of the group. @UT !e also lie to try to have a good time as
this can *e a very stressful time for everyone.
https://!!!.face*oo.com/groups/freemovementmalta/
This group !as set up *y a gentleman named $,.rcy although *oth groups have a lot of the same
information and mem*ers. This one does have mem*ers not in the other group and gives you more
input !hen needing advice & help or support.
If you are not on face*oo *ut have access to the internet. There is also a *log giving more details on
living in Malta you can find the *log at http://anundividedfamilyinmalta.com/ If there is something on
the *log you !ant clarification on 7ust send a comment and the administrator !ill get *ac to you as
!ell as update *log to include that information.

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