A Once-Only grant for vehicles registered and licensed for personal use

Press Release 22 APRIL 2019:

Transport Malta would like to remind owners who registered a vehicle between 1 January and 31 December 2008, to submit the application form by not later than the 26 April 2019.

From a total of 6,300 eligible applicants, Transport Malta has already received 5,000 applications for the scheme.

As announced during the last Budget, Government will be refunding the equivalent amount of VAT paid on the registration tax (less the one time grant payment in 2014 of either €110 (vehicles) or €55 (motorcycles) to all vehicle owners who were eligible for the scheme that was published during 2014) to vehicle owners who had a vehicle registered between 1January and 31 December 2008. This payment will be issued in one full and final settlement by cheque, which shall be posted to the address indicated on the application form in the coming months.

Transport Malta has notified the eligible applicants in writing.

Vehicle owners who have received the notification by Transport Malta must verify their personal details, sign and return the application form to Transport Malta by not later than the  26 April 2019 to one of the following addresses below:

Grant Scheme                                                                                                

Transport Malta                                                                                                              

A3 Towers                                                                                                                 

ArcadeStreet, Paola                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Grant Scheme

Ministry for Gozo

Licence Office

Saint Francis Square, Gozo

Documents required with the Application Form:

  1. No additional documentation is required to be submitted if a person is submitting his/her own application. 
  2. In the case of a deceased person, the heir should together with the application form fill in his/her personal details and include a declaration made by a notary public, confirming that he/she is the eligible person to apply for the Scheme.

Vehicle owners who registered a vehicle for private use between 1May 2004 and 31December 2008 and are eligible for the scheme but had not applied for the grant in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018, may also submit the application form which may be obtained from Transport Malta, until 26April 2019.

This year, 6,300 applications will be processed covering a total of €4.9 million.

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