Opening Hours 

Mornings - Licensing & Cash Office

Monday - Friday

08.30hrs - 12.00hrs


Afternoons - Licensing only

Monday & Wednesday

Strictly by Appointment


NOTE: During the month of August, Licensing and Cash Office open Monday to Friday mornings only.


Business 1st - One Stop Shop

An MTA representative from the Licensing Department is present at the Business 1st One-Stop-Shop in Mriehel on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 

The following applications can be submitted at Business 1st:

  • Notification of a Change of Licensee for a Tourism Operation
  • Application for a Bar Substitute
  • Application for the Registration of an Operator in a Tourism Establishment
  • Application for a Holiday Furnished Premises licence
  • Application for a House on Long Term Lease licence
  • Application for the Playing of Amplified Music in Tourism Establishments
  • Application for a Host Family licence
  • Application for a Travel Operator or Excursion Operator licence
  • Application for a Catering Establishment licence

Payment by Credit Card or Debit Card is the preferred method of payment.

Public opening hours at Business 1st One-Stop-Shop in Mriehel are as follows: 


Business 1st Office hours

Summer hours:


08:00hrs to 13:00hrs on Monday, Tuesday & Friday

08:00hrs to 19:00hrs on Wed


08:00hrs to 13:00hrs Monday - Friday

Winter Hours (September - June):

08:00hrs to 16:00hrs on Monday and Tuesday.

08:00hrs to 19:00hrs on Wednesday.

08:00hrs to 13:00hrs on Friday.​


To download lists of establishments and operators licensed by the Malta Tourism Authority, click on the documents in the table hereunder. 

Application forms can be found here.

Latest List Update: 24/04/2024

Application Forms can be downloaded from here.


Quality Charters
The Malta Tourism Authority has introduced a Quality Charter aimed at improving its customer-care services by reducing the timeframes involved in the issuing of licences for certain types of accommodation. Find out more.