The importation of certain goods is subject to an authorisation or import licence issued by the Trade Services Directorate – Commerce Department, in accordance with the Importation Control Regulations – Legal Notice 242 of 2004. The goods subject to import licensing are listed in the Schedules to this regulation.
The First Schedule lists those items which require an authorisation when transferred into Malta from a Member States of the European Union.
The Second Schedule lists goods which are subject to an import licence when imported from any country outside the European Union.
A table integrating the two schedules found in Import Control Regulations can be found below.
Applications are to be filled in electronically and printed back to front. Refer to the FAQs and Guidelines sections for explanations on the import application process.