Carriage of Goods by Road involving non-EU Countries (ECMT)

The carriage of goods by road using trucks with a gross vehicle weight exceeding 3,500kgs - HGVs - between Malta and non-EU countries may be done moslty through the ECMT licences issed by the Internaional Transport Forum (ITF) - for more information click here.

Transport operations conducted using ECMT licences shall comply with the rules and conditions stipulated in the ECMT User Guide and ECMT Quality Charter.

Applying for ECMT Licences

ECMT licences may be issued by Transport Malta to undertakings holding a Road Haulage Operator Licence for International Operations, as described here.

ECMT licences are valid for road haulage operations involving one or more of the following countries:

  • Albania;
  • Armenia;
  • Azerbaijan;
  • Belarus;
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina;
  • Georgia;
  • Moldova;
  • Montenegro;
  • North Macedonia;
  • Russia;
  • Serbia;
  • Turkey;
  • Ukraine. 

Undertakings may apply for these licences by submitting form RHOL-E1 along with the supporting documents required therein.

Submission of Applications

 Application forms, or any related communication, may be submitted with Transport Malta using any of the following methods:

By hand at Transport Malta’s offices, from Monday to Friday between 07:30 and 14:00, at:

  • Level 0, A3 Towers, Triq l-Arkata, Paola.

By phone on:

  • Freephone 80072393 (from landline only);
  • 2555 5190 

By email via:

Processing of Personal Data

This Data Protection Privacy Notice shall apply to all personal data related to these licences.