I lost my Driving Licence/Counterpart/Tag

An application for the issue of a reprint of the driving licence may be made with the Authority, if a valid driving licence has been lost, stolen or damaged. The replacement driving licence shall have the same effect, including the expiry date, as the original driving licence. To issue a reprint of licence, the licence holder has to fill in a declaration form VEH39 - English or VEH39 - Maltese stating the reason why the licence is being reissued and submit it showing proof of identification. The new licence photocard is issued against a fee of €18.00.

An application for the issuance of a replacement of the licence counterpart may also be made, if a valid licence counterpart has been lost, stolen or damaged. The replacement licence counterpart shall have the same effect, including the expiry date, as the original licence counterpart. To issue a replacement of the counterpart, the licence holder has to fill in a declaration form VEH39 - English or VEH39 - Maltese stating the reason why the counterpart is being reissued and submit it showing proof of identification. The new licence counterpart is issued against a fee of €8.00.

An application for the issuance of a replacement of the Driver Permit Tag may also be made, if a valid tag has been lost, stolen or defaced. The replacement driver permit tag shall have the same effect, including the expiry date, as the original tag. To issue a replacement of the tag, the tag holder has to fill in a declaration form (VEH39) stating the reason why the counterpart is being reissued and and submit it showing proof of identification. The new Driver Permit Tag is issued against a fee of €20.00.

For further information refer to Subsidiary Legislation 65.18 - Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations

Requirements:

  • Declaration form VEH39 Maltese or VEH 39 English
  • Cheque or money order of €18.00 (to issue licence photocard)
  • Cheque or money order of €8.00 (to issue licence counterpart)
  • Cheque or money order of €20.00 (to issue Driver’s Permit Tag)
  • Copy of the identity card