Travel Advice

Introduction

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Malta provides travel advice on its website to inform the general public of conditions abroad that may affect the safety and security of Maltese nationals travelling, working or living abroad.


What is Travel Advice?

Travel advice contains information about safety and security issues in specific countries. It is issued in response to safety and security developments around the world. Travel advice is kept under review and is updated to reflect changes in the level of risk to Maltese nationals.

Travel advice is graded across different levels according to the overall assessment of the security situation on the ground in the respective country. It may be of different levels for different regions within the same country. 

Travel advice is currently available for the following countries:
(Click on country name for more detailed information)


Country​​
Last Update​
Level of Advice

Algeria

Angola ​

Austria

Bangladesh​

Bahrain​

Belgium​

Centr. E. Africa​

Denmark

D.R of Congo

Egypt

Ethiopia​

France​​

​​Gabon​

Gambia

Germany

Guinea​

India​​

Indonesia​

Israel

Iraq

Italy​

Kenya​

Kuwait

Nigeria

Norway

North Korea​

South Korea​

Lebanon​

Liberia

Libya

Palestine

Pakistan​

Philippines​

Qatar​

Saudi Arabia

Sierra Leone

South Sudan​

Spain

Sri Lanka​

Sweden​

Syria​

Thailand

Tunisia

Turkey

Ukraine​​​


U.K

United States​

Venezuela

Yemen​​


May 2016

27 Oct 2016

3 October 2017

August 2016


August 2016​

​July 2016

June 2016

3 October 2017

13 Jan. 2017


​​16 October 2017

13 October 2016

3 October 2017

14 Sep. 2016

18 Jan. 2017

13 October 2017

August 2016


21 June 2017​

25 Sep. 2017

25 July 2017​

August 2016

22 August 2017

16 August 2017

July 2016

August 2016

3 October 2017

11 Sep. 2017

11 Sep. 2017

26 Dec 2016

10 April 2017

23 March 2017

July 2014

28 Sep. 2016​

13 Sep. 2016

8 June 2017

July 2016

August 2016

July 2016​

2 October 2017

August 2017

3 October 2017

August 2015​


August 2016

13 October 2017

19 Apr 2017

5 Jan 2017


July 2016​​

23 March 2017​​

7 August 2017

19 Dec 2016

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    Avoid non-essential travel to certain areas

    Avoid non-essential travel to certain areas



    Exercise a high degree of caution

    Exercise a high degree of caution

    Exercise a high degree of caution

•    Avoid all travel​



    Exercise a high degree of caution

​​•    Exercise a high degree of caution

    Exercise a high degree of caution

    Exercise caution in public places​​

    Exercise a high degree of caution

​​    Avoid non-essential travel​



​​
    Avoid non-essential travel​

​​•    Avoid non-essential travel to certain areas



​​•    Avoid all travel in certain areas

    Avoid all travel



    Avoid non-essential travel​​

    Avoid all travel

    Avoid all travel in certain areas



    Avoid all travel​

    Exercise caution

    Avoid all travel

    Avoid all travel

    Avoid all travel​

    Avoid non-essential travel​

    Avoid non-essential travel

    Avoid non-essential travel

    ​Consult with travel agents / airline

    Avoid all travel

    Avoid non-essential travel​

    Avoid all travel

    Exercise caution​​​

    Avoid non-essential travel​



    Avoid all travel

    Exercise vigilance

    Exercise caution​​

    Exercise vigilance​

    Avoid travel completely to certain areas and all
      but essential travel to certain regions​

    Exercise vigilance​

    Exercise vigilance​

    Avoid all travel​​

    Avoid all travel​​



Legal Disclaimer​

The travel advice issued by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs is available as a service to the public and is for guidance purposes only. It is aimed to help Maltese nationals make informed decisions prior to travelling abroad. The travel advice is provided “as is” without express or implied warranty that the travel advice on the website will be constantly available or available at all times or that the information provided is complete or up-to-date at all times.

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs does not and cannot make decisions for Maltese nationals about whether, when or where they should live, work or travel to. The decision to live, work or travel abroad is personal and so the Ministry is not liable for any decisions taken in this regard. Maltese nationals are responsible for their own safety and security, particularly whenever there is an uncertain security environment.


Keeping adjourned with travel advice

Maltese nationals can keep up to date with travel advice by checking the travel advice section on the website of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


Registering with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs for Emergency Purposes

Maltese nationals travelling, working or living abroad are encouraged to register with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs by returning Form D, duly filled in, which can be downloaded from the URL below. The information provided will allow us to assist you better in the case of an emergency while you are abroad.


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Ministry for Foreign Affairs
and Trade Promotion
Palazzo Parisio
Merchants Street
Valletta, VLT 1171
Malta
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2124 2191
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2123 6604
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