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Here is a short guide to get your Visa to Malta in Europe

By Buvaneshwari Gopinath - September 8, 2020
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Malta is a country where travelling gets easy day by day. This beautiful country in the European continent is widely popular among youngsters and frequent travellers. In the last few years, the country has been experiencing a major boom in tourism. And, are you planning to visit Malta? Get packing to Malta with Pickyourtrail. But before that, get to know about the Visa Process. Since there is a huge demand for Malta, the visa processing line gets longer and little tougher. Keep reading to know more about the Malta Visa process.

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Types of Visa for Malta

Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa is given travellers who are keen only on visiting the country for mere fun and entertainment. The tourist visa of Malta is valid for only 90 days and you will have to re-apply again if you plan on travelling again.

  • Time taken to process the visa: 10 -15 days
  • Valid for 6 months with 90 days as stay period
  • Entry type of the visa can be either Single entry or Multiple entries depending on the duration of your stay

Business Visa

Business Visa is given travellers who are keen only on visiting the country for work, trade and anything related to business. The business visa of Malta is valid for only 90 days and you will have to re-apply again if you plan on travelling again.

  • Time taken to process the visa: 10 -15 days
  • Valid for 6 months with 90 days as stay period
  • Entry type of the visa can be either Single entry or Multiple entries depending on the duration of your stay

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Documents required to process Malta Visa

  1. Original Passport which is valid for at least 6 months with 3 fully blank pages
  2. Old Passports if applicable
  3. Visa Application form duly filled and signed
  4. 2 recent colour photographs with the right measurement mentioned
  5. Aadhaar Card
  6. A Covering letter needs to be enclosed (For Employed – the covering letter needs to be written in Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – the covering letter needs to be written in Company Letterhead)
  7. Income Tax Returns / Form 16 for the last 3 years
  8. Confirmed return flight tickets
  9. Hotel reservations/bookings
  10. Trip Itinerary day wise
  11. Travel Insurance (with a minimum coverage of EUR 30000 per person)
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How does it the process work?

  1. Download the visa form and fill them. Or fill in the application form available online.
  2. Upload the required supporting documents mentioned above as per the individual.
  3. Click Submit.
  4. After submission, your documents are verified by officials.
  5. Book an appointment as per your convenience by checking the slots available.
  6. Give in your biometrics at the authorised centre mentioned or embassy if need be.
  7. Submit your visa file.
  8. Receive your visa.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the difference between Malta Visa and Schengen Visa?

Malta tourist visa and Schengen visa are the same. With Malta visa or Schengen visa you can travel to Malta and other Schengen countries including for a maximum period of up to 90 days.

2. Which are the Schengen countries?

Below is a list of Schengen countries where you can travel to with the Schengen Visa:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
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With this guide, we are sure you’ll crack the visa process to Malta or any other Schengen countries. So why are you waiting? Log into Pickyourtrail and start planning your Europe trip. Browse through the Packages to Europe and choose the best one. Need help? Ping us on Whatsapp and we will get your query answered.

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