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Visiting Family and Friends Visa

Overview

This visa is solely for the purpose of travelling to Malta to visit family members or friends.

You will need to submit a copy of a medical travel insurance policy that will cover any costs of repatriation on medical grounds, urgent medical care, or emergency hospital treatment. The insurance policy must be valid for the entire Schengen Area, for the entire duration of your stay, and it must provide minimum cover of €30,000.

Visa Fees

VISA CATEGORY VISA FEE VFS LOGISTICS FEE TWO-WAY SHIPMENT FEE (MANILA-BEIJING V.V.) TOTAL PAYABLE AT VFS (CASH)
VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS 3370 1570 1460 6400
VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS (6-12 YEARS) 1960 1570 1460 4990
VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS (GRATIS) 0 1570 1460 3030
CHILDREN OF EU NATIONAL UNDER 21 YEARS 0 1570 1460 3030
CHILDREN OF EEA NATIONAL UNDER 6 YEARS 0 1570 1460 3030
SPOUSE OF EU NATIONAL 0 1570 1460 3030
SPOUSE OF EEA NATIONAL 0 1570 1460 3030

NOTES:

  • The applicable visa fee is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change.
  • All fees are non-refundable.
  • The visa application fee should be settled and paid in cash at the submission window inside the Visa Application Centre.
  • Aside from the visa fee, you will also need to pay the service fee and shipment fee as stated above
  • At the Malta Visa Application Centre you can find the next additional services

Documents Required

Visiting Family and Friends checklist

Declaration of Proof Form

Notes:

If the checklist states that you need to provide the original document, please bring the original copies when you submit your application. Otherwise, we will not be able to accept your application.

*For those documents which are mentioned to be “notarised” pertains to “notarised or authenticated by Department of Foreign Affairs”.

Other documents may be required by the Embassy of Malta in Beijing China

Photo Specifications

Applicants, submit your Application form with the new photo format, as explained below:

General

  • The photo must fulfill the norm specified by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).

    • Use coloured photo with plain white background.
    • The photo must be no more than 6-months old (not used in any visas).
    • Not tilted picture (portrait style) showing both edges of face clearly (hair behind ears).
    • Close up of the head and top of the shoulders so that the face takes up 70–80% of the photograph.
    • Photo in sharp focus and clear.

Attaching the Photo to the Application form

  • Glue one photograph on the designated space of the application form

Processing Time

For Schengen processing time will be a minimum of 15 working days and for D-National Malta Visa will be a minimum of 15 working days. However, for certain cases, the Consular Services may decide to extend the processing time.

Download Form

Application Form

This page hosts the form required for your Visa Application. Please click on the relevant form to download your visa application form.

To download a form:

  1. Click on the form link

  2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.

OR

  1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.

  2. Select Save Target As from the list

  3. Save the form on your computer.

Visa Application Form