Expats in Malta

Expats in MaltaMalta: An Overview

Malta is an archipelago in the Mediterranean sea, with three inhabited islands – Malta, Gozo, and Comino. Maltese and English are the official languages, with Maltese notably being the only official Semitic language within the European Union.

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Malta has a rich seafaring history, having first been given its name, 'Malat' (meaning "safe haven"), by the Phoenicians who colonised the island in the 7th century BC. It was subesquently controlled by Carthaginians (400 BC), Romans (218 BC), Vandals (440), Byzantines (533), Fatimids (870), Normans (1091), Swabians (1194), Angevins (1266), Aragonese (1283), the Spanish Empire (1479), the Knights of St. John (1516), the French First Republic (1798), and the British Empire (1800), before gaining independence in 1964.

Malta joined the EU on 1 May 2004, before joining the eurozone on 1 January 2008.

 

Country Name: Malta
Coordinates: 35°94'N 14°38'E
Capital: Valletta
Capital Coordinates: 35°53'N 14°30'E
Other Main Cities: Birkirkara, Mdina, Rabat
Population: 452515
Area: 316
Official Language(s): Maltese, English
Ethnic Group(s): 95.3% Maltese, 1.6% British, 3.1% others
Demonym: Maltese
Currency: Euro, EUR, €
GDP: $11.260 billion
Time Zone: CET (UTC+1), Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
International Dialling Code: 356
Internet TLD: .mt
ISO: MT
Electricity Voltage: 240 Volts AC (50Hz)

 

 

Latest Forum Posts in 'Malta'

 

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Cost of living in Malta
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What kind of customs fees or import taxes do you pay on cars, boats, furniture, electronics? I was looking into the "lo… Read

 

TV abroad !
By IPTV, 14th May, 15:04
Hello, If you leave abroad and still would like to enjoy your favorite TV shows from your homeland, you can do so with NTV… Read

 

What are your favourite restaurants in Valletta?
By R&S, 19th Dec, 10:25
I tried Rubino, based on Google reviews, and really liked it - I'd give it an 8/10. Does anyone else have recommendations … Read

 

Electrician in Gozo
By Henrys Cat, 18th Dec, 15:51
Hello Can anyone recommend an electrician in Gozo for me? Looking for someone reliable, and hopefully not too pricey.… Read

 

Cost of living in Malta
By Gareth, 3rd Dec, 10:48
Hi Michelle, Well how much you spend grocery shopping really depends on where you shop, My wife and I spend about 450Euros… Read

 

Cost of living in Malta
By Michelle, 25th Nov, 15:33
Hi, I have recently done some serious thinking about a move to Malta, I love the life style there and have visited many ti… Read

 

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Financial Considerations In Malta

Financial Considerations In Malta

» Money Transfers
» Foreign Exchange
» Banking
» Pensions
» Investment
» Wealth Management
» Property Investment
» Insurance

 

Taxation In Malta

Taxation In Malta

» Overview of Tax Issues
» Employment Taxation
» Business Taxation
» Investment Taxation
» Tax Treaty Considerations

 

Healthcare In Malta

Healthcare In Malta

» National Health Services
» Doctors and Hospitals
» Health Insurance
» Health Emergencies

 

Education In Malta

Education In Malta

» State School Systems
» Private Schools
» International Schools
» Universities
» Language Schools

 

Immigration In Malta

Immigration In Malta

» Visas and Passports
» Settlement, Residence and Citizenship
» Family Members and Marriage
» Working

 

Employment And Business In Malta

Employment And Business In Malta

» Finding a Job, CVs, Interviews and Etiquette
» Work Culture and Labour Market
» Owning and Operating a Business
» Business Groups, Associations and Networking
» Business Taxation

 

Accommodation In Malta

Accommodation In Malta

» Where to Live
» Finding, Buying and Renting
» Mortgages

 

Relocation In Malta

Relocation In Malta

» International Relocation
» Repatriation
» Expats Relocating with Families and Pets

 

Social And Cultural Traits In Malta

Social And Cultural Traits In Malta

» Languages
» Guide to Cultural Traits
» Expat Groups

 

Living In Malta

Living In Malta

» Safety and Emergencies
» Retirement
» Family Life and Childcare
» Solo Living and Dating
» Shopping
» Entertainment, Media and Television
» Arts and Culture
» Fitness and Sport
» Communications
» Driving and Public Transport
» Government, Politics and Legal Systems
» Regions and Cities


 


 




Moving to Malta

If you are considering moving to Malta or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated Malta section including; details of immigration and visas, Maltese forums, Maltese event listings and service providers in Malta.

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Living in Malta

From your safety to shoppingliving in Malta can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in Malta with relevant news and up-to-date information.

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Working in Malta

Working in Malta can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in Malta, and general Maltese culture of the labour market.

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