Last checked : 01/03/2017
Getting a driving licence in the EU – Malta
EU driving licences - conditions
Driver training & driving testCheck 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 requirementThe 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
|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
|Category A (over 35 kW cc) |
(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.
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