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Malta visa requirements for Ecuadorian citizens

Do Ecuadorian citizens need a visa for Malta?

Ecuadorian citizens must obtain a visa before entry into Malta. Reach Malta embassy or consulate for the instructions how to apply the visa.

Updated: 02/09/2024.

Entry requirements

visa required

Purpose of travel

Tourism

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Passport validity for travel to Malta

Passport must be valid for 3 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Malta?

Malta has a current risk level of 3 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling Malta. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 4 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 02/07/2024.

Malta customs rules

Duty-free allowance

When travelling within EU

There are no limits on the amount of alcohol and tobacco a person can bring in within the EU. The goods must be for personal use or as a gift and they must have had duty and tax paid in the EU country where they were acquired. Customs officials may require proof of intent if more than all the following is imported.

Tobacco limit

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 800 cigarettes;
  • 400 cigarillos (max 3g each);
  • 200 cigars;
  • 1kg smoking tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 10 litres of spirits over 22%;
  • 20 litres of alcoholic beverages other less than 22%;
  • 90 litres of wine (of which maximum 60 litres of sparkling wine);
  • 110 litres of beer.

When travelling from outside the EU

If entering the EU from outside, a passenger can bring with them goods free of VAT and excise duties for personal use within the limits set out below. The same applies if coming from the Canary Islands, the Channel Islands, Gibraltar or other territories where EU rules on VAT applies.

Tobacco limit

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigarillos;
  • 50 cigars;
  • 250g of smoking tobacco; or
  • A proportional combination of these goods.

Bringing alcohol

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. One of the following:

  • 1 litre of alcohol exceeding 22% volume of alcohol;
  • 2 litre of fortified sparkling wine;
  • or a proportional combination of these goods.

In addition:

  • 16 litres of beer.

Cash limit

  • There are no restrictions on the importation of currency into the EU.
  • Funds of more than €10,000 must be declared to the customs authorities.

Other Goods free from duty

  • Medication for personal use during the trip.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Malta page.

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