Malta Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Malta, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
While traveling to Malta, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
Make sure you know about Malta’s medical care and safety and security tips.
A beautiful city in Malta



Resisting Malta’s charm is difficult! Perfectly located in the heart of the Mediterranean, this archipelago is adorned with beautiful little islands that form the pearl necklace of the Mediterranean. Adventure can be found at every corner, whether at beautiful sandy beaches with small coves perfect for diving or hiking on the islands of Malta and Gozo. This destination will delight you with its cultural cities of Valletta and Mdina, with plenty of well-preserved art and chivalrous monuments. If you bear off on the small roads, you may encounter a megalithic temple in the Mediterranean world.

Recommended travel vaccinations for Malta

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Malta

MedicationAdditional Information
Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea


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Medical Care in Malta

Whilst the public hospitals in Malta offer good quality services, private health facilities are preferable with a better quality of treatment and medical personnel.

Pharmacies are plentiful in Malta, and therefore it is easy to access necessary medicines. It is recommended to take your prescriptions with you. Also, it is advised to update vaccinations before visiting Malta, especially if travelling with children.

Ambulance services can be summoned by calling 112.

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Is Malta Safe for Travel?

Safety and SecurityDescriptive
CrimeRisk present
TerrorismRisk present
Road safetyOpposite driving side than in Canada
Public transportationTaxis are safe
Hunting seasonRisk present if travelling to remote areas
Water activitiesCaution, some locations have strong current
Risk levelNormal security precautions

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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Malta?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Only a passport is required to enter Malta for trips under 90 days. Your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of departure.

Please note that Malta is a part of the Schengen area, which allows crossing its countries borders’ freely. However, all the countries within the Schengen Area are restrained to a cumulative stay of a maximum of 90 days per period of 180 days. Longer trips will require a visa.

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Embassy of Canada to Malta information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Consulate to Malta (VALLETTA)
Street Address:
Demajo House, 103 Archbishop Street (Triq L-Arcisqof),
Valletta VLT 09, Malta

Tel.: 356 2552-3233
Fax: 356 2552-3232


Canadian Consulate to Italy (ROME)
Street Address:
Via Zara 30,
Rome 00198, Italy

Tel.: +39 06-85444-1
Fax: +39 06-440304-8


Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in Italy.

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