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Transportation in Malta

Driving A taxi driver once explained Maltese driving in a nutshell to me. He said, “The English drive on the left, everyone else drives on the right – but in Malta we drive in the shade”. I found that to be true –although the rules say that they drive on the left, like us. You would be well advised to take out comprehensive insurance. There are speed limits of 80km/h (48mph) on the open road and 50km/h (30mph) in built-up areas, unless otherwise indicated on relevant road signs. However car is not a...

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Pensions in Malta

Medical Care and Social Insurance In Malta you need not register with a doctor or dentist. You may have to make a patient contribution to the cost of your care. Make sure that you are treated by a state healthcare provider as you will not be covered for private healthcare. People receiving UK state retirement pensions in Malta, or long-term incapacity benefits, may be entitled to state-funded healthcare paid for by the UK. You’ll need to apply for form E 121 from the International Pension Centre (tel:  0191 218 7777)....

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Malta in a Nutshell

No matter if you consider visiting Malta on vacation, moving there for a season or permanently relocating. The homeland of one of the oldest and most famous knight orders offers plenty of delightful experiences. Malta in a Nutshell Malta is a group of seven islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Only the three largest islands – Malta, Gozo and Comino – are inhabited. The terrain is low and rocky with coastal cliffs. Malta, in the heart of the Mediterranean, is a melting pot of civilisations with a history stretching...

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Social Life in Malta

The Language of Malta Many Maltese also speak Italian but the national language is Maltese, which is part of the Semitic language family that includes Arabic. Maltese is one of the hardest languages to learn, but luckily English is also recognised as an official language, so taking part in social life in Malta won’t require breaking any tongues. Malti is the only Semitic language written in Latin characters and includes many English, French and Italian words as well as there having been a strong Arabic influence. Social Life...

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Buying a House in Malta

Registering Essentials When you’re moving to Malta from UK you may apply for residency in person or by post. There is no charge, but you need to collect the permit in person. The address is: Department of Home Affairs Evans Building St Elmo’s Place Valletta Tel:  25904800 or 25904801 You will need: Economic Self Sufficiency – CEA Form J Study – CEA Form M Employment/Self Employment – CEA Form A Family Members – CEA Form F You can find these forms on their website: When applying by post, the photograph and photocopy of the...

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Moving to Malta from UK

Planning on relocating to Malta? You might be wondering about some of the most important things for an expat to do after relocating. You have your suitcase packed, your flight booked, but you’ll still want to make a final check before moving to a whole new country, right? We know how you feel! Our goal is to provide all the necessary information to expats that plan to relocate to Malta. As we know that moving to a foreign country can be stressful and intimidating at times, it...

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