Renting Vehicles and Motorcycles
Self drive vehicles and motorcycles can be hired or leased by holders of a valid Public Service Garage Licence issued by Transport Malta. To qualify for an authorization from Transport Malta, an applicant must have a proper office from where the service will be administered and needs to provide proof that he is in possession of a premises, approved for the purpose by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA), in which he shall garage every motor vehicle registered and licensed in the name of the operator whilst not hired or leased out.
An application for a Public Service Garage Licence can be made by filling in and submitting the appropriate form to Transport Malta, Land Transport Directorate, Hornworks Ditch, Floriana FRN 1221.
Applications can be made by a person duly authorized by a partnership, cooperative, company or individual.
The applicant is required to submit the following documents to Transport Malta:
The Authority will proceed with the application and if the authorization is granted, a copy of the authorization should be constantly kept on the premises to which it refers and shall be posted up and conspicuously displayed in the premises.
Self-drive Vehicles/Motorcycles Specifications:
The specifications of self drive/leased vehicles and motorcycles to be registered and licensed under a Public Service Garage Licence are as follows:
Annual Licence Fees:
Table A below details the annual licence fees payable to Transport Malta to keep a public service garage, which are calculated on the rental value of the licensed premises at the rate mentioned in Column 1, and subject to a minimum fee mentioned in Column 2.
Column 1 Column 2
Locality A…………………. 8% €582.34
Locality B…………………. 7% €465.87
Locality C…………………. 6% €244.58
Locality D………….……… 5% €116.47
Locality A comprises:-
Buġibba and Qawra
Locality B comprises:-
Locality C comprises:-
Gżira - Msida
Locality D comprises:-
All other areas not included above.
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