Population: 437 418
NFP: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Malta:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs:

  •  Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (entry, residence); border management and irregular migration; asylum (reception and detention centres; asylum procedure).
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion: visa and consular affairs; diaspora affairs; foreign policy aspects of migration.
  • Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties: social integration.
  • Ministry for Education and Employment: labour migration.


Last update: December 2018