U.S. Citizen Services
Appointment Requirement PLEASE NOTE: An appointment is required to receive services.
PLEASE NOTE: An appointment is required to receive services.
Please do not bring large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases, packages, or any electronic devices such as mobile phones, Smart Phone, PDAs, or iPods, as they are not allowed inside the Embassy and there are no storage facilities on the Embassy grounds.
American Citizens', Notarial, and Other Services are conducted every Monday and Friday from 8:00AM - 11:00AM, and Wednesday from 1:00PM – 3:45PM except on American and Maltese Public Holidays. Applicants must schedule an appointment using the U.S. Citizens Services Appointments or the Notary and Other Services Appointments in advance with the exception of a Bona Fide Emergency walk-ins are not accepted.
With the exception of an interpreter, or physical assistant, or minor child (not applying) who accompany their applicant parent/guardian, only persons directly involved with the service being requested will be admitted. Applicants must inform the Consular Section of the accompanying individuals, name, ID or Passport number prior to the appointment.
Members of the public including American Citizens visiting the Consular Section must submit to a security screening and will be asked to surrender or return any of the following items to their vehicle:
- electronic devices including, cameras, cell (mobile) phones, media player and recording devices,
- any non-essential baggage regardless of size,
- dangerous, sharp or pointed instruments,
- any other objects deemed to be prohibited by security personnel
A receipt card will be provided in exchange for surrendered items surrendered and the applicant may be required to returned large items to their vehicle. Persons refusing to be screened or to abide by the determination of security personnel with regard to prohibited items will not be admitted.
Exceptions to the appointment requirements in cases of bonafide Emergency such as:
- family death or illness
- emergency medical treatment
provision of support to a family member undergoing such treatment
- U.S. Court summons
Exceptions are made, on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the Chief Consular Officer. To request an Emergency appointment Contact the U.S. Embassy by phone at 2561-4000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit Cards Accepted for American Citizen Services
The Consular Section will be accepting credit card transactions for American Citizen Services and certain other fees. The five credit cards accepted are Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club and Discover.
Overseas posts still document the citizenship of children born overseas to U.S.-citizen parents, but the CRBAs are printed in the United States using the information provided by overseas posts. The Department of State no longer issues the DS-1350 Certification of Report of Birth Abroad; the Department simply provides an FS-240s in response to requests for additional, replacement, or amended CRBAs.
An Embassy official visits Gozo one Thursday each month at the Ministry for Gozo in St. Francis Square, Victoria Gozo, from 10:00 to 11:30 each visit.
Please contact the Consular Section Monday-Friday between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on 2561-4000 or email us at ConsularMalta@state.gov for more information. You may also contact the Ministry for more information.
Please use the menu on the left to read more about the several U.S. Citizens Service the Embassy offers.
Voting in U.S. Election
Please remember that Federal Law now requires that voters register to vote absentee within the same calendar year as the election in which you wish to vote. Please visit www.FVAP.gov for more information on oversees voting and Federal Voters Assistance Program.