Malta, Officially the Republic of Malta is an Island country in southern Europe. It is one of the 28 member states of EU and one of the 26 member states of Schengen Area. English being one of the official languages of Malta with world class education system, IT infrastructure and health care system attract huge number of foreign workers to the country. It is the world's tenth-smallest country by area and fourth most densely populated sovereign country. It has a vibrant and dynamic economy, based on tourism, financial services, gaming, manufacturing, and maritime sectors. It has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe and a high GDP per capita. It also offers a favourable tax system, a skilled workforce, and a strategic location.

Quick facts
Benefits Of Migrating
Work Visa
Procedures To Follow
Documents Required
Role of Optus
Processing Features
Sectors of Availability

Malta - Quick Facts

  • Location: Located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy), and comprising an archipelago of islands, the main ones being Malta, Gozo, and Comino.
  • Capital: Valletta is the capital city, known for its historical significance and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Passport Rank: 7
  • Population: As of recent data, Malta has a population of around 500,000 people, making it one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries.
  • Language: Maltese and English are the official languages, with English widely spoken and used for business and official purposes.
  • Currency: Euro (EUR) is the official currency used in Malta.

Benefits of Migrating in Malta


Stay in Malta indefinitely.


Work and Study in Malta.


Have free education for children in any public school.


The benefit of social security and age pension plan.


Sponsor dependents, once the TRC is received.


Eligible for citizenship after 5 years meeting the requirements

Work Visa for Foreign Nationals

Foreign nationals who intend to travel to Malta to work need to have a National Long-Stay Visa, or D Visa. The D visa allows foreign nationals to stay in Malta for more than three months. This is the visa foreign employees will need to live and work in Malta for an extended period of time. In addition to a long-stay visa, foreign employees will need a work permit. In Malta, this permit is known as an employment license. In addition to a long-stay visa, foreign employees will need a work permit. In Malta, this permit is known as an employment license.


In order to get a work permit, the future employer needs to fill out a work permit application that includes the name of the company that is hiring the applicant and his/her job title within this company. This has huge implications as the work permit is only valid for the given company and position. If the candidate decides to leave the company and wants to get a new job, his new employer will have to go through the process of applying for a new work permit for him.


The invited person has the legal right to live and work throughout the calendar year in Malta. The invited person has the legal right to stay for 90 days within half a year in the countries of the Schengen Area (control is hardly possible since there are no clear boundaries). Due to the subordination of the consulate to Voivode (Governor), the visa application is not rejected.

Procedures to Follow

  • STEP 1 : Complete documents will be presented to the employer in Malta for screening
  • STEP 2 : Interview will be done on Skype (If required)
  • STEP 3 : After selection, documents will be submitted to the appointed Attorney.
  • STEP 4 : Identity Malta approval letter.
  • STEP 5 : Work Contract
  • STEP 6 : Job offers acceptance by the applicant with additional documents shared with the employer
  • STEP 7 : Lease Agreement &Company invitation latter
  • STEP 8 : Work Permit will be obtained in 8-10 weeks
  • STEP 9 : Work Permit issued - Proceeding to the Visa Application in Malta Embassy at the concerned Country.
  • STEP 10 : Partly filled visa application form.
  • STEP 11 : Appointment scheduling in VFS Global
  • 90 Days - Visa Type -D multiple entries will be issued and it's applicable to apply for Single Work Permit Card (Residence Permit).

Documents Required

Valid passport

Travel medical insurance

An employment contract with a company based in Malta

Proof of accommodations for the duration of the applicant’s time

Evidence of sufficient financial means to cover the entire period of the applicant’s stay

Relevant Work Experience

Updated Resume

Candidates should be currently working

COVID-19 fully-vaccination certification

Residency documents for applicants residing outside their home country

Approved Vaccines

Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty.

AstraZeneca Vaxzevria


Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

COVID-19 vaccine;

Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine

Role Of Optus

  • Optus Migrate with multiple Partners, Employment agencies which help Armenian employers and foreign employees to find each other.
  • Our Peculiarity is that we deal with the employers directly, and therefore sorts out the possibilities of a third-party interference which can comes out to be a lot of troubles for the customers and as well as in case of the monetary expenses to be spend out by the consumers.
  • The employment Opportunities that we provided are screened out multiple times so that our customers can avail the best services and a trusted institution or company which offers a decent salary, other employment benefits including insurance, accommodations and so on. Along with all legal proceeding towards the work permit and visa.
  • On the other hand, we also ensure that the trusted partners and employers are being provided with suitable candidates who meets their requirements and criteria for their long-term official employment In Armenia.

Processing Features of Optus

  • OVERALL PROCESSING TIME PERIOD IS BASICALLY 6 -7 MONTHS FOR MALTA. Duration of the process can be varied according according to the changes in the immigration rules and regulations, which will be informed to the Applicant In the beginning stage.
  • OVERALL DOCUMENTATION, assistance will be provided in various stages of visa application with the help of expert processing officers.
  • AIRPORT PICKUP- will be assisted according to the date of arrival.
  • ACCOMODATION, provided by the employer for a certain duration of time period.
  • HEALTH ISURANCE, ANNUAL PAID LEAVE, SICK LEAVE and other employee benefits are achieved.
  • TRC -application assistance will be provided.
  • AIR TICKET AND EMBASSY fees to be beard by the applicant.
  • Duration of the work permit is usually for 2 years and is viable to changes on the migration rules of the Maltese government.
  • OVER TIME according to the contract can be done by the aspirant.
  • PART TIME can be done according to the choices of the Applicant.

Sectors of Availability


  • Warehouse Workers
  • Construction Workers
  • Storekeepers/store assistant
  • Factory workers
  • Packing jobs
  • Helpers and Cleaners
  • Kitchen Helpers
  • Carpenters and Masons
  • Welders, Plumbers
  • Electricians & Mechanics
  • Technical Assistants
  • Sales and communication


  • Care Givers
  • Nursing Assistant
  • HR and Admin
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Health Science
  • Technicians
  • CNC Operators
  • Beauticians

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