Malta Visa free countries list

Malta joined EU in May 1, 2004. Today the Maltese passport is one of the highly respected EU passports in the world. It has visa free access to 186 countries and territories and ranked 8th powerful passport in the world as of 2021.

Please find below full list of visa free countries and territories..

Countries

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay
Notes (excluding departure fees)
Afghanistan Visa required
Albania Visa not required 90 days ID card valid
Algeria Visa required
Andorra
Visa not required
ID card valid
Angola eVisa 30 days
Visitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested such pre-visa from the consulates of Angola abroad, are then issued with a visa on arrival at the country’s border check points.
For a maximum total stay of 90 days within a one year period.
Besides having printed confirmation that a visa will be issued upon arrival, passengers must: have a return/onward ticket, and have a hotel reservation confirmation.
Antigua and Barbuda Visa not required 3 months
Argentina Visa not required 90 days
Armenia Visa not required 180 days
Australia eVisitor 90 days
90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
Austria Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Azerbaijan eVisa 30 days
Bahamas Visa not required 3 months
Bahrain eVisa / Visa on arrival 14 days
Bangladesh Visa on arrival 30 days
Barbados Visa not required 3 months
Belarus Visa not required 30 days
Must arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
Belgium Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Belize Visa not required 1 month
Benin eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days / 8 days
Must have an international vaccination certificate.
Bhutan Visa required
Bolivia Visa on arrival 90 days
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 6-month period
ID card valid
Botswana Visa not required 90 days
Brazil Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Brunei Visa not required 90 days
Bulgaria Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Burkina Faso Visa on arrival 1 month
Burundi Visa required
Cambodia eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Visa is also obtainable online.
Cameroon Visa required
Canada Visa not required 6 months
eTA required if arriving by air.
Cape Verde Visa not required 30 days
Must register online at least five days prior to arrival.
Central African Republic Visa required
Chad Visa required
Chile Visa not required 90 days
China Visa required
24-hour visit without a visa when in transit through China (unless arriving in Fuzhou Changle International Airport, Huangshan Tunxi International Airport, Mudanjiang Hailang Airport, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and Yanji Chaoyangchuan Airport).
72-hour visit without a visa when in transit through Changsha, Guilin and Harbin.
144-hours visit without a visa when in transit through Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Xi’an.Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan do count as third countries under the 24, 72 and 144-hours visa-free transit (TWOV) policies.
Colombia Visa not required 180 days
90 days – extendable up to 180-days stay within a one-year period
Comoros Visa on arrival
Republic of the Congo Visa required
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required
Costa Rica Visa not required 90 days
Côte d’Ivoire eVisa 3 months
eVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
Croatia Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Cuba
Tourist Card required
Cyprus Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Czech Republic Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Denmark Visa not required
Freedom of movement (DK)
ID card valid
Djibouti eVisa 31 days
Dominica Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Dominican Republic Visa not required 90 days
Ecuador Visa not required 90 days
Egypt eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
El Salvador Visa not required 3 months
Equatorial Guinea Visa required
Eritrea Visa required
Estonia Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Eswatini Visa not required 30 days
Ethiopia eVisa up to 90 days
eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
Fiji Visa not required 4 months
Finland Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
France Visa not required
Freedom of movement (in Regions of France)
ID card valid
Gabon eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
Gambia Visa not required 90 days
Georgia Visa not required 1 year ID card valid
Germany Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Ghana Visa required
Greece Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Grenada Visa not required 3 months
Guatemala Visa not required 90 days
Guinea eVisa 90 days
Guinea-Bissau Visa on arrival 90 days
Guyana Visa required
Haiti Visa not required 90 days
Honduras Visa not required 3 months
Hungary Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Iceland Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
India e-Visa 60 days
e-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports[Note 1] or 3 designated seaports.[Note 2]
An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
Indonesia Visa not required 30 days
Not available at all entry points.
Iran Visa on arrival 30 days
Iraq Visa required
Visa on arrival for 15 days at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports.
Ireland Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Israel Visa not required 3 months
Italy Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Jamaica
Visa not required
Japan Visa not required 90 days
Jordan
Free visa on arrival
Conditions apply
Kazakhstan Visa not required 30 days
Kenya eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Kiribati Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
North Korea Visa required
South Korea Visa not required 90 days
Kuwait eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Kyrgyzstan Visa not required 60 days
Laos eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Visa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,[Note 3] and at 13 border crossings[Note 4] as well as Tanalaeng train station in Vientiane, which connects to the train station in Nongkai, Thailand. Visa on arrival facility will be gradually phased out at various border crossings starting January 2020.
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
Latvia Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Lebanon Visa on arrival 1 month
Extendable for 2 additional months
Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
Lesotho
Visa not required
Liberia Visa required
Libya Visa required
Liechtenstein Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Lithuania Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Luxembourg Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Madagascar eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Malawi eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Malaysia Visa not required 30 days
Maldives Visa on arrival 30 days
Mali Visa required
Marshall Islands Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Mauritania Visa on arrival
Available at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
Mauritius Visa not required 90 days
Mexico Visa not required 180 days
Micronesia Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Moldova Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Monaco
Visa not required
ID card valid
Mongolia Visa on arrival 30 days
Visa may be obtained on arrival only at Ulaanbaatar Airport.
The consular department of the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia advises for visa to be applied for prior to arrival.
Montenegro Visa not required 90 days
ID card valid for 30 days
Morocco Visa not required 90 days
Mozambique Visa on arrival 30 days
Myanmar eVisa 28 days
eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
Namibia Visa required
Nauru Visa required
Nepal Visa on arrival 90 days
Netherlands Visa not required
Freedom of movement (European Netherlands)
ID card valid
New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority 3 months
International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure. Such travellers are not required to pay the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy.
Nicaragua Visa not required 90 days
Niger Visa required
Nigeria Visa required
North Macedonia Visa not required 90 days ID card valid
Norway Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Oman eVisa 30 days
Pakistan
Electronic Travel Authorization
Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes
Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes
Online Visa eligible
Palau Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Panama Visa not required 180 days
Papua New Guinea eVisa / Free visa on arrival 60 days
Paraguay Visa not required 90 days
Peru Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 6-month period
Philippines Visa not required 30 days
Poland Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Portugal Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Qatar Visa not required 90 days
Romania Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Russia eVisa 16 days
e-Visa holders must arrive and departure via 29 checkpoints
Rwanda eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa not required 3 months
Saint Lucia Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Samoa Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
San Marino
Visa not required
ID card valid
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa not required 15 days
Saudi Arabia eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Senegal Visa not required 90 days
Serbia Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 6-month period
ID card valid
Seychelles Visa not required 3 months
Sierra Leone Visa on arrival
Singapore Visa not required 90 days
Slovakia Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Slovenia Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Solomon Islands Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Somalia Visa on arrival
Available at Berbera, Borama, Burao, Erigavo and Hargeisa airports.
30 days, available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.
South Africa Visa not required 90 days
South Sudan Electronic Visa
Obtainable online
Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
Spain Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Sri Lanka eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Sudan Visa required
Suriname E-tourist card 90 days
Multiple entry eVisa is also available.
Sweden Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Switzerland Visa not required
Freedom of movement
ID card valid
Syria Visa required
Tajikistan Visa on arrival 45 days
At Dushanbe International Airport.
Visa also available online.
E-visa holders can enter through all border points.
Tanzania Visa not required 90 days
Thailand Visa on arrival 15 days
Timor-Leste Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Togo Visa on arrival 7 days
Tonga Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Trinidad and Tobago Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Tunisia Visa not required 3 months
Turkey Visa not required 90 days ID card valid
Turkmenistan Visa required
Tuvalu Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Uganda Visa not required 3 months
May apply online.
Ukraine Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
United Arab Emirates Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
United Kingdom Visa not required 6 months
ID card valid until 1 October 2021.
United States Visa Waiver Program 90 days
On arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
Uruguay Visa not required 90 days
Uzbekistan Visa not required 30 days
Vanuatu Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Vatican City
Visa not required
ID card valid
Venezuela Visa not required 90 days
Vietnam eVisa 30 days
Yemen Visa required
Zambia Visa not required 90 days
Zimbabwe Visa not required 3 months

Territories

Europe

Abkhazia — Visa required.
Artsakh — Visa required (issued for single entry for 21 days/1/2/3 months or multiple entry visa for 1/2/3 months).
Travellers with Artsakh visa (expired or valid) or evidence of travel to Artsakh (stamps) will be permanently denied entry to Azerbaijan.
Mount Athos — Special permit required (4 days: 25 euro for Orthodox visitors, 35 euro for non-Orthodox visitors, 18 euro for students). There is a visitors’ quota: maximum 100 Orthodox and 10 non-Orthodox per day and women are not allowed.
Brest and Grodno — Visa not required for 10 days.
Crimea — Visa issued by Russia is required.
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus — Visa free access for 3 months. Passport required.
UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus — Access Permit is required for travelling inside the zone, except Civil Use Areas.
Faroe Islands — Visa not required.
Gibraltar — Visa not required.
Guernsey – Visa not required.
Alderney – Visa not required.
Sark – Visa not required.
Isle of Man — Visa not required.
Jan Mayen — permit issued by the local police required for staying for less than 24 hours and permit issued by the Norwegian police for staying for more than 24 hours.
Jersey – Visa not required.
Kosovo — visa free for 90 days.
Closed cities and regions in Russia — special authorization required.
South Ossetia — Visa free. Multiple entry visa to Russia and three-day prior notification are required to enter South Ossetia.
Transnistria — Visa free. Registration required after 24h.

Africa

Eritrea (outside Asmara) — visa covers Asmara only; to travel in the rest of the country, a Travel Permit for Foreigners is required (20 Eritrean nakfa).
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara controlled territory) — Visa not required up to 3 months.
Somaliland — Visa issued on arrival (30 days for 30 US dollars, payable on arrival).
Sudan — All foreigners traveling more than 25 kilometers outside of Khartoum must obtain a travel permit.
Darfur — Separate travel permit is required.

Asia

Hong Kong — Visa not required for 90 days.
India — Protected Area Permit (PAP) required for whole states of Nagaland and Sikkim and parts of states Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh. Restricted Area Permit (RAP) required for all of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and parts of Sikkim. Some of these requirements are occasionally lifted for a year.
Iraqi Kurdistan — Visa on arrival for 15 days is available at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports.
Kazakhstan — Special permission required for the town of Baikonur and surrounding areas in Kyzylorda Oblast, and the town of Gvardeyskiy near Almaty.
Kish Island — Visitors to Kish Island do not require a visa.
Macao — Visa not required for 90 days.
Sabah and Sarawak — These states have their own immigration authorities and passport is required to travel to them, however the same visa applies.
Maldives — With the exception of the capital Malé, tourists are generally prohibited from visiting non-resort islands without the express permission of the Government of Maldives.
North Korea outside Pyongyang – People are not allowed to leave the capital city. Tourists may leave the capital only with a governmental tourist guide (no independent moving).
Palestine — Visa not required. Arrival by sea to Gaza Strip not allowed.
Taiwan — Visa not required for 90 days.
Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province — OIVR permit required (15+5 Tajikistani Somoni) and another special permit (free of charge) is required for Lake Sarez.
Turkmenistan — A special permit, issued prior to arrival by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is required if visiting the following places: Atamurat, Cheleken, Dashoguz, Serakhs and Serhetabat.
Tibet Autonomous Region — Tibet Travel Permit required (10 US Dollars).
Korean Demilitarized Zone — restricted zone.
UNDOF Zone and Ghajar — restricted zones.
Phú Quốc — can visit without a visa for up to 30 days.
Yemen — Special permission needed for travel outside Sana’a or Aden.

Caribbean and North Atlantic

Anguilla — Visa not required for 3 months.
Aruba — Visa not required for 180 days.
Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba — Visa not required for 3 months.
Bermuda — Visa not required for 21 days (extendable).
British Virgin Islands — Visa not required for 1 month (extendable).
Cayman Islands — Visa not required for 6 months.
Colombia — Visitors arriving at San Andrés and Leticia must buy tourist cards on arrival.
Curacao — Visa not required for 3 months.
Montserrat — Visa not required for 6 months.
Greenland — Visa not required.
Margarita Island — All visitors are fingerprinted.
Puerto Rico — Visa not required under the Visa Waiver Program, for 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years. ESTA required.
Saint Pierre and Miquelon — Visa not required.
Sint Maarten — Visa not required for 3 months.
Turks and Caicos Islands — Visa not required for 90 days.
U.S. Virgin Islands — Visa not required under the Visa Waiver Program, for 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years. ESTA required.

Oceania

American Samoa — Electronic authorization for 30 days.
Ashmore and Cartier Islands — special authorisation required.
Clipperton Island — special permit required.
Cook Islands — Visa free access for 31 days.
Lau Province — Special permission required.
French Polynesia — Visa not required.
Guam — Visa not required under the Visa Waiver Program, for 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years. ESTA required.
New Caledonia — Visa not required for 3 months.
Niue — Visa on arrival valid for 30 days is issued free of charge.
Northern Mariana Islands — Visa not required.
Pitcairn Islands — 14 days visa free and landing fee US$35 or tax of US$5 if not going ashore.
Tokelau — Entry permit required.
United States Minor Outlying Islands — special permits required for Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Atoll, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Island.
Wallis and Futuna — Visa not required.
South Atlantic and Antarctica
Falkland Islands — Visitor Permit valid for 4 weeks is issued on arriva.
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Ascension Island — eVisa for 3 months within any year period.
Saint Helena — Entry Permit (£25) for 183 days is issued on arrival.
Tristan da Cunha — Permission to land required for 15/30 pounds sterling (yacht/ship passenger) for Tristan da Cunha Island or 20 pounds sterling for Gough Island, Inaccessible Island or Nightingale Islands.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands — Pre-arrival permit from the Commissioner required (72 hours/1 month for 110/160 pounds sterling).
Antarctica and adjacent islands — special permits required for French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Argentine Antarctica, Australian Antarctic Territory, Chilean Antarctic Territory, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Peter I Island, Queen Maud Land, Ross Dependency.

Source: Wiki
Official: MFA