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Getting a driving licence in the EU – Malta

EU driving licences - conditions

Driver training & driving test

Check detailed information about the procedure that needs to be followed to obtain a driving licence in Malta (as well as available forms and options).

Age requirement

The minimum age at which you can obtain a driving licence is:
Category A1 (up to 125 cc)
(a) Motorcycles with a cylinder capacity not exceeding 125 cubic centimetres, of a power not exceeding 11 kW and with a power/weight ratio not exceeding 0.1 kW/kg.
(b) Motor tricycles with a power not exceeding 15 kW
18 years
Category A2 (up to 35 kW cc)
Motorcycles of a power not exceeding 35 kW and with a power/weight ratio not exceeding 0.2 kW/kg and not derived from a vehicle of more than double its power
22 years
Category A (over 35 kW cc)
(a) Motorcycles.
(b) Motor tricycles with a power exceeding 15 kW
21 (in respect of motor tricycles with a power exceeding 15kW)
22 (where applicant has two years' experience on A2)
24 (where applicant does not have two years' experience on A2)
Category B (passenger cars)
A four-wheeled category B vehicle capable of a speed of at least 100 km/ h.
18 years

Fitness to drive

If you wish to renew an EU driving licence, you must undergo a medical check for:

  • Category A - every 5 years over the age of 70

  • Category B - every 5 years over the age of 70

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