Chinese Embassy in Malta

Ambassador: Mr. Yu Dunhai
Address: Karmnu Court, Lapsi Street, St. Julian's, STJ 1264, Malta
Tel: +356-21-384889
Fax: +356-21-384889

Consular Section of Chinese Embassy in Malta

Address: Karmnu Court, Lapsi Street, St. Julians' STJ1264
Tel: 00356-23798805 (only answered between 09:00 -12:00, 14:00 - 17:00 on working days)
Opening Hours: 09:00-12:00, Monday and Wednesday 
(except Maltese public holidays and Chinese public holidays)

Visa Application

Applications by post are not accepted. Applicants should submit their applications in person or entrust a third party to submit their applications on their behalf to the consular office of the Chinese Embassy in Malta. Appointments are not required. Interviews may be required by the officer if necessary. It is advised to get your China visa 2-3 weeks before your trip.

Citizens of Malta are exempted from a visa to Hong Kong and Macau if staying for for no more than 90 days.

Visa Fees

Regular Visa Fees (EUR)

Types Maltese Citizens U.S. Citizens Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry 60 88 26
Double-Entry 60 88 39
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 60 88 52
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 60 88 78
 From Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024, visa fees above are reduced to 75% of the fees above.
The application usually takes about one week. The expedited service is provided and takes 2-3 working days with a surcharge of EUR 21.

Methods of payment will be accepted by the Embassy:
Counter Payment: calling at the BOV branch network with pink Pickup Form to effect payment
Online Payment: using BOV internet banking to effect payment
The consular officer will give you instructions on payment when you submit your application at the consular office.

 Please contact Embassy of Malta in PRC if this country's people are in distress there.

 Related China Embassies in Europe: Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro

Selected Questions and Answers:

 Asked by Mr. francis 
Greetings, I applied a university and i have got my admission letter and other document for my application. Please i would like to know what type of visa should i apply for and also what document would i need to attached to my document for me to able secure it. Thanks.

 Answered by Ms. Lilian 
Mr.francis, you should apply for Student X
(1) Application for Study in China (JW 101 or JW202 Form) from an authorized governmental apparatus/organization;
(2) Admission Letter from your university
(3) The original passport with validity more than six months and more than 2 blank pages;
(4) One fully completed application form in Chinese or English, attached with one of the applicant's recent color photograph (30mm X 40mm)

  Asked by Ms. Judy Ng
I am holding a Malta passport and plan to travel to Tibet next month. Please advise if it is necessary for me to apply Visa. The lenght of stay is 11 days in Tibet.

 Answered by Ms. Betty(Singapore)
You do need to apply for a tourist L. If you will go to Tibet, you will also need a Tibet travel permit, you should join in a tour group organized by a qualified travel agency who will arrange a Tibet Travel Permit for you.

- Last updated on Feb. 02, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Malta
Asked by mario zaffarese from MALTA | Apr. 17, 2023 04:36Reply
Cruise in Asia
I am from Malta and will be going on a cruise starting from Hongkong and visiting Vietnam, Thailand but ends
In Singapore
Do I need a visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Trace | Apr. 17, 2023 19:21

You don't need a visa to visit Hong Kong. But if you want to enter the mainland of China, a visa will be needed.
Asked by catherine from PHILIPPINES | Oct. 07, 2020 06:34Reply
walk-in for working visa.
hi, i am a filipino who currently working in UAE. if i completed all the requirements needed to apply working visa, Is it possible to apply walk-in by myself for working visa in Bejing. I hope i will receive an answer from you,Thank You!
Answers (1)
Answered by Frank | Oct. 15, 2020 19:24

Catherine, yes, it's possible to do so.
Asked by Tony from MALTA | Jun. 27, 2020 19:28Reply
Can I do the Visa from Malta for my girlfriend . She is from Philippines work in China
Thanks madam.
Tony .
Answers (1)
Answered by Amy from UNITED KINGDOM | Jun. 28, 2020 23:43

No, she has to be physically in the application country.
Asked by Philip A. Ransley from MALTA | Apr. 01, 2020 04:49Reply
VISA during COVID-19
Good Day.

I should be travelling to China on the 18th May 2020 leaving from UK for a 4 day trip on the Yangtze River then off to Shanghai to join a 7 night cruise for Japan then back to China and off to UK. Is the China VISA opened for this period?
Thank You
Philip A. Ransley - Malta GC
Answers (1)
Answered by Nancy | Apr. 03, 2020 00:50

I'm afraid not. You need to contact the embassy for sure.
Asked by Sally from MALTA | Oct. 20, 2019 11:44Reply
Hi my husband and i are visiting china in january what visa do we need we have maltese passports
Answers (1)
Answered by Judy from UNITED KINGDOM | Oct. 20, 2019 19:26

Dear, if you visit for tourism purpose, you will need a tourist L type visa.
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