REGISTERING A CHILD IN A STATE SCHOOL IN MALTA

In the case of Primary schooling, registration for EU citizens is done directly at the Primary School of the town of residence.

In the case of Secondary Schooling for EU citizens it may be advisable to go to the Office of the College Principal who will direct you to the Middle School or the Senior School of the College.  Click here to see the List of College Principals.

Non-EU citizens carry out registration for all levels of schooling at the Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE), Floriana.  

  • you will need to arrange an appointment by phoning:           (+356) 2598 0000

(+356) 2598 2463

Freephone 1571

or go personally to the MEDE to ask for an appointment with the personnel responsible for registration.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED WHEN REGISTERING A CHILD AT THE MEDE AT FLORIANA OR AT THE LOCAL SCHOOL:

You will need to present:

  • an original copy of your child’s birth certificate, 
  • an original translation of the birth certificate if the original copy is not in English, 
  • the passport/s / ID Card/s of parent/s of the child as attested by the birth certificate, 
  • an original copy of the legal document indicating guardianship /custody of the child if the child is not accompanied by both parents, 
  • a document showing proof of residence in Malta.  This may be, for example, a receipt of payment of rent, a telephone bill in your name, etc.

 

The school will ask if you have any records of past schooling of your child.

The school may also ask you about the medical history of your child (such as allergies, susceptibility to fits, etc).  It is in the interests of your child to inform the school of such conditions.

      Essential and/or technical documentation will need to be translated into English or Maltese with a legal verification.