It is currently Tue 20 Aug 2019 21:24 GMT
Change font size

    Latest Message from British Expat:

  • Five pub quiz questions – Quick Quiz
    As a change from our usual helping of country-related trivia, here's a tasty selection of five "pub quiz" type general knowledge questions. Have a go!

Working in Malta

Do I need a work permit?

What are the rules post-EU accession? What is the likely demand for your services? NO ADVERTISING - adverts belong in our classifieds section. Ads, self-promotion etc will be deleted.

Do I need a work permit?

Postby Sulty » Wed 13 Aug 2014 22:27 GMT

I have dual Citizenship (Maltese and British), will I still need a Work permit? How is this gained and can I apply before I move from Britain to Malta? Thanks in anticipation.
Posted by:
Sulty
New Member
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed 13 Aug 2014 21:07 GMT

Postby Ghawdex » Wed 13 Aug 2014 22:31 GMT

Nope. You are Maltese and should enter Malta as such, but even if you weren't Maltese, being British would be fine as EU citizens do not need work permits to live and work in Malta. But since you are Maltese it is better that you get your Maltese passport and enter Malta as a Maltese.

Once over you'll need your Maltese passport to get a Maltese ID card and tax number, etc. As a Maltese citizen you also have full health cover in Malta and i'm not too sure if you'd have absolute comprehensive health cover as a British citizen in Malta.

But to answer your question - you do not need a work permit to work and live in Malta. You are a Maltese citizen and as such it is your right to live and work in Malta without restriction. :)
Citizen of Malta and Canada
Posted by:
Ghawdex
Premium Member
 
Posts: 103
Joined: Fri 25 Jul 2014 16:38 GMT
Location: Maltese and proud! In Canada (Ontario)


Return to Working in Malta