In order to drive goods carrying vehicles, drivers must hold the following driving licence categories and be covered by a medical certificate:
Moreover, drivers who drive the above mentioned vehicles for hire and reward are also required to hold a Certificate of Professional Competence for Professional Drivers (Driver CPC).
The Driver CPC consists of two sections:
Drivers who obtain their Driver CPC will have the information code 95 included next to the respective driving licence category on the rear of their Driving Licence Card.
Citizens of countries that are not Member States of the European Union or who are not long term residents of a Member State may be employed as drivers of goods carrying vehicles as long as they hold a driver attestation issued by Transport Malta. Goods transport operators may submit applications using the prescribed form for driver attestations to the Road Transport Licensing Unit of Transport Malta. Such applications are to be accompanied by documentation proving that the person applying for a driver attestation is a holder of a resident's permit issued by the Identity Malta Agency and also produce a copy of the driver's passport, driving licence and social security number.
More information on driver attestation may be obtained through the email address firstname.lastname@example.org or through the freephone from landline on 80072393.