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

As from Monday 2nd July, 2018, an MTA representative from the Licensing Department will be present at the Business 1st One-Stop-Shop in Mriehel on weekdays.

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: 

Mon, Tues, Thurs 08:00-14.00
Wed 08:00-19.00
Fri 08:00-13.00

Mon-Fri 08:00-12.30

Winter Hours (September to June)
Mon, Tues, Thurs 08:00-16.00
Wed 08:00-19.00
Fri 08:00-13.00

Business 1st Office
Centru Joseph Grech
2nd Floor, Cobalt House
Mdina Road
Mriehel Industrial Estate
Mriehel, B'Kara, BKR3000

Tel: 144 (08:00 - 16:00)
Email: ?



Mr. Andre Zammit
T: (356) 22915650



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 .



Malta & Gozo

Hotels Download
Hostels Download
Guest Houses Download
HFPs Malta Download
HFPs Gozo Download
Host Families Download

Catering Establishments


Malta & Gozo

Restaurants Download
Take Aways Download
Coffee Shops Download
Bars Download
Snack Bars Download
Kiosks Download

Travel Agents


Malta & Gozo

Travel Agents Incoming & DMCs

Travel Agents Outgoing & Excursion Operators Download



Malta & Gozo

Tourist Guides Open
Diving Operators Download

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.