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 Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri

08:00hrs to 19:00hrs on Wed


08:00hrs to 13:00hrs Mon - Fri

Winter Hours (September - June):

08:00hrs to 16:00hrs on Mon, Tue, Thur.

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

08:00hrs to 13:00hrs on Fri.​


Mr. Kevin Fsadni
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.

Latest List Update: 13/01/2023

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.