CONTACT INFORMATION:
 
 Contact Name 
26, Rue des Freres Boufattit​,
El Biar 16034
Algiers
 
 Telephone
+213 21 92 97 56

 Fax
+213 21 92 97 44
 

Servizzi

Consular Services


The Consulate of Malta in Algiers provides the following services:

 

·   Passports

·   Citizenship

·   Authentication of Documents

·   Legalisation

·   Marriage in Malta

·   Visas

·   Public Registry Certificates

·   Residence Schemes

·   Administration of Oaths/Affidavits

·   Other services



Opening Hours

The consulate is open for the public from Sunday to Thursday from 09:00hrs to 11:00hrs.

 

1.                  Passports

New Maltese passports are biometric and issued by the Passport Office in Malta. Hence applicants must submit their application in person at the Consulate where their biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature) is captured electronically and subsequently transmitted to the Passport Office in Malta for processing. Please call on +213 21 92 97 56 or email on maltaconsulate.algiers@gov.mt to make an appointment to submit an application. Appointments are scheduled Sunday to Thursday during the opening hours of the Consulate.

To apply for a new passport, applicants must personally submit the following to the Malta Consulate:

 

Age

Application

Notes

Photos

Adult (over 18)

Must attend in Person

 

Must Present a valid form of photographic ID. Example: passport, ID card

Minor (ages 6-17)

 

Must attend in person and be accompanied by one parent or legal guardian

 

Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled

 

2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application

Child (ages 0-6)

 

Application must be submitted by the parent/s or legal guardian of the child. The presence of the child is not required.

 

Section 7 and 8 of application FORM A should be duly compiled

2 photos signed by recommender should be presented with application

 


 

 

Important Notes:

1.       Parents attending the Consulate should present their passport as well as the other parent’s passport together with the application of the child or minor.

2.       The photos presented together with the application need to be endorsed (at the back) by the some recommender of section 7 and 8 of the passport application form.

3.       If you are applying for a new passport due to a change in your surname through marriage, please provide your marriage certificate and the birth certificate of your spouse together with your application. If you were married outside Austria or Malta please provide legalised/apostilleled copies of the required certificates.

4.       First time passport applications:

 

i. If you have applied for citizenship through the Consulate of Malta, provide us with your certificate or letter of citizenship;

ii. Present a valid form of identification (eg. passport, Maltese ID card, driving license, etc) when submitting your application form; 

iii. Complete section 8 of the passport application form and present a certified photograph;

iv. If you have not applied for citizenship through the Consulate of Malta in Algiers, present your birth certificate and that of your parents and their marriage together with your certificate of citizenship;*

v. If you are applying for a first time passport for your child provide the child’s birth certificate, your certificate of marriage together with your birth certificate and that of your spouse.*

*There is an additional Courier Fee of €20.

(Passport Application) 

(Birth Registration Form) and (Marriage Registration Form).

(Enquiry Form A) and (Enquiry Form B).

Passport fees:

As from 1st January 2015 the fees and validity of passports are as follows:

 

PASSPORT FOR ADULT OVER 16 YEARS (Jan to Mar and Sept to Dec) - €70

PASSPORT FOR ADULT OVER 16 YEARS (Apr to Aug) – €80          

PASSPORT FOR MINORS AGED 10 TO 15 YEARS (valid for 5 years) - €40

PASSPORT FOR MINORS UNDER 10 YEARS (valid for 2 years) - €16

ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS (for passports only) - €11

COLLECTIVE PASSPORT - €95

DOCUMENT OF IDENTITY/EMERGENCY DOCUMENT - €9

DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT (issued by authority only) - €40

REFUGEE TRAVELLING DOCUMENT (all ages) - €60

ALIEN’S PASSPORT (all ages) - €60

SECOND PASSPORT (issued by special authority) - €135

URGENT PASSPORT FOR ADULTS OVER 16 YEARS (issued within 4 hours) - €140

URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS AGED 10 TO 15 YEARS (issued within 4 hours) - €80

URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS UNDER 10 (issued within 4 hours) - €60

URGENT PASSPORT FOR ADULTS OVER 16 YEARS (issued after office hours only in special cases) - €185

URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS AGED 10 TO 15 YEARS (issued after office hours and only in special cases) - €125

URGENT PASSPORT FOR MINORS UNDER 10 (issued after office hours and only in special cases) - €105

Please note that an administration fee of €15 applies for each passport application submitted.

 

2. Citizenship

Please click on the category which applies to you.

1. My mother was born in Malta and I was born abroad (Application Form I, Checklist Form I “born before 21/09/1964”, and Checklist Form I “born after 21/09/1964”)

2. My spouse is Maltese (Application form B)

3. Minor (Application form M)

4. One or more of my grandparents/great grandparents was/where born in Malta (Application form K) (checklist)

5. My father was born in Malta and I was born abroad before 21/09/1964 (Dual Citizenship Enquiry Form A (CEA16 Dual A) (checklist)

6. My father was born in Malta and I was born abroad after 21/09/1964 but before 1989 (Dual Citizenship Enquiry Form B (CEA17 Dual B) (checklist)

After completing your application, please call the Consulate to make an appointment to submit your application. Any queries should be directed to the Consulate on +213 21 74 86 72 or email maltaconsulate.algiers@gov.mtCitizenship applications are processed by the Department of Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs.  The processing time for citizenship applications can take up to a year.  There is no expedited procedure.

For further information click here​

 

3. Authentication of Documents / Signatures

The Consulate may authenticate official stamps or seals issued by the Maltese Government. For such a request please call on ​+213 21 92 97 56. The fee for this service is as follow:

 

Authentication of a document of educational nature or other of non-commercial nature

20.00

5.00

25.00

Authentication of a documents of commercial nature

20.00

 

5.00

25.00

Authentication of Certificates for adoption

0.00

0.00

0.00

Authentication of Certificates or documents by Maltese embassies and consulates

20.00

5.00

25.00

Sailor’s discharge*

Sanctioning the discharge of seamen or leaving behind of seamen and apprentices:

For each seaman or apprentice €2.00

Subject to a maximum of €25.00

20.00

5.00

25.00

 

 

4. Legalisation

For information on legalization services at the Consulate, please call on ​+213 21 92 97 56.

The apostille service is only provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If you require an apostille please write to info.mfa@gov.mt.

For further information and details about apostilles please click here

 

5. Marriage in Malta

Maltese citizens planning to marry in Algeria should contact the Algerian marriage registry where they intend to marry.

Foreign nationals who wish to marry in Malta should contact the Malta marriage registry by email on pubreg.civilstatus@gov.mt. They may also contact the marriage registry by telephone on: +356 2220 9200 or by mail on Public Registry, Evans Building, Merchants Street, Valletta VLT 2000, Malta.

Certificates and information can be obtained at: www.certifikati.gov.mt

 

6. Visas

Please see Visa Advice for Foreign Nationals​​​ page

 

7. Public Registry Certificates

Birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates may be registered through the Consulate. Only original and apostilled/legalised certificates can be registered. Applications for registration of documents are processed by the Public Registry in Malta and hence the process can take up to a few weeks. The original certificates are kept by the Public Registry in Malta and will not be returned.

www.certifikati.gov.mt provides all relative information about how to obtain Maltese registry certificates. Birth, Marriage, Death and Free Status certificates can be ordered online from the link below.

https://secure2.gov.mt/certifikati/

 

8. Residence Schemes

For information on residence schemes offered by the Department for Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs please click on the following link: https://identitymalta.com/citizenships-expatriates/

For information residence schemes offered by the Department of Inland Revenue please click here

Applicants wishing to apply under a Residence Scheme may also contact the High Commission.

 

9. Other Services

The Maltese Consulate may also:

 

·         Administer oaths, witness signatures and certify true copies of original Maltese documents. 

The fee for this service is as follows:

 

Administering Oath or receiving a declaration or affirmation with or without attestation of signature

2.00

0.00

2.00

Administering a signature to an exhibit referred to in an affidavit or declaration

2.00

0.00

2.00

Affixing a consular signature and seal if required to declaration of existence

2.00

0.00

2.00

Drawing a declaration of existence

2.00

0.00

2.00

 

 

Should you have a request that does not fall into any of the above categories, please contact us on +213 21 92 97 56 or by email on maltaconsulate.algiers@gov.mt

* Certificates to be produced MUST BE ORIGINAL certificates from the Registry of the place where the birth/marriage occurred or was registered. These must be apostilled or legalized if they do not originate in Malta or Algeria. Information about Birth/marriage certificates issued by the Public Registry in Malta can be retrieved by the Consulate. Hence, please provide us with the accurate dates and names of ascendants (Form CEA27)

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