There are times when we require the passport within a couple of hours & now this can become a reality thanks to the efforts taken up by the authorities. As there is a new system which the concerned authorities have come up with. With the help of this system, a Maltese passport will be issued in a matter of few hours.
Learn how to apply for a Maltese passport using the urgent issuance service or the fast track or an emergency service in this article. One can apply for it either in Malta’s passport office or head to the Maltese embassy or a consulate.
What is the eligibility criteria to get a Maltese passport through the urgent issuance service?
Essentially to get a Maltese passport through the urgent issuance service, the applicant must be a citizen of Malta. And another point to be made a note of is that you will have to apply in – person if you wish to get a passport issued under the urgent issuance service.
In addition to this, for the applicants who are 18 years or more, they should apply for an adult passport; while the rest of the citizens can apply for a child passport.
The documents that have to be submitted when applying for a Maltese passport through the urgent issuance service have been mentioned below –
- Birth certificate
- Proof of identity
- Marriage certificate (it is applicable only to a few people)
- 2 identical & similar colour photographs
- Fee receipt
Procedure to apply for a Maltese passport through urgent issuance service
- Firstly, you will have to get a passport application form from the post office
- Fill it completely without any mistakes
- Attach the documents required to get a passport issued in the fast track service
- Use credit / debit or online transfer or one can pay the fee in cash
- Submit the application form along with the documents in – person at the passport office
Application processing time for a Maltese passport through urgent issuance service
The applicants will be able to get a passport issued in about 3 to 4 working hours only when all the documents have been submitted.
What is the fee for a Maltese passport issued through urgent issuance service?
- € 140 is the fee that is charged for the adults who are 16 years or more than that
- If the applicant is in the age group of 10 to 15 years old then the Maltese passport under urgent issued service’s fee is € 80
- However, € 60 is the fee for a minor passport that is applicant’s age is under 10 years
Note that all these passports are usually issued in 4 working hours but only when the documents are submitted. You will have to also see to it that the application form is completely filled.
For further clarification or information, you may click on the following link to be directed to the official site – https://identitymalta.com/how-to-apply/ (OR) https://identitymalta.com/passport-office/