SOCIAL SECURITY

​Obtaining a Social Security Number (Registration Certificate)

Persons in possession of a permanent Maltese I.D. card will be automatically registered under the social security act once they have reached 16 years of age. 

Persons not in possession of a permanent Maltese I.D. card between the age of 16 and pension age need to apply for a social security registration number, by making use of this eForm and its supporting documents. 

In case of applicants under the age of 16, these may download the required documents required to obtain a Social Security Number as follows:

Requirements for Maltese Nationals under the age of 16​

Hence, applicants may submit the form online or call at Business First together with the documentation above, or send these by email to mailto: info@businessfirst.com.mt.

This number is only issued once and is valid throughout the lifetime of the applicant.

The Department of Social Security is committed to provide you with a Social Security Number within 3 working days of your request. This is however dependant on the correctness and completeness of your submission. 

Fees

There are no fees due to obtain a Social Security Number.

Downloadable Forms

Social Security Number - First Time Applicants Form

User Manual​

​Requirements for Maltese Nationals under the age of 16

Requirements for non Maltese ID Card holders (EU citizens and Third Country Nationals)​​

Jobsplus engagement form

Online Application

Social Security Number - MT
Social Security Number - EN​