Expedismart.ch offers you a whole range of services to promote planning, shipping and tracking for your greatest comfort. Thus, you benefit from a high quality service for your parcel shipments abroad with professional carriers such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, Aramex or TNT. If you regularly or occasionally send shipments to Malta as a Swiss SME or even as a private individual, open a free account on Expedismart.ch and benefit from discounts of up to -70% off the public price thanks to the agreements we have negotiated with our partner carriers, FedEx, UPS, TNT and Aramex.
How to send a parcel to Malta? The necessary documents
Choose the carrier (FedEx, UPS, Aramex or TNT) that picks up your document or package at your home and automatically generate a pro forma or commercial invoice on Expedismart.ch. This invoice allows the Maltese customs to know the content of your package. If the goods are sold in Malta, a commercial invoice must be provided, which you can either make out yourself or fill out automatically on the website. For valuable goods you can take out a goods insurance.
Important information to put on your pro forma or commercial invoice for shipment to Malta
Write the pro forma invoice for Malta in English.
How to send a parcel to Malta? Customs fees
There are no unique customs barriers for Maltese. Remember that for some goods, additional documents are required such as :
- Certificates for the import of food products
- Maltese Commercial Services Division Authorizations
- Special license for meat, chicken and egg products, which must be submitted to a veterinary inspection upon arrival. Please note that FedEx or UPS carriers strongly limit the transportation of perishable food products. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
As Malta is a member of the EU, tariffs on imports from non-EU countries apply, including for Swiss products. Tariff rates are set out in the import duty legislation and can be viewed here.
How to send a parcel to Malta? Prohibited goods
Make sure that you do not send prohibited goods to Malta. The list of prohibited goods can change significantly depending on the carrier (FedEx, UPS, TNT, DHL or Aramex) and the country, which you should inquire about in detail.
What is prohibited to export to Malta from Switzerland?
- Explosive substances
- Toxic substances
- Civil and service weapons
- Pornographic material
- Coal and firewood
* This list can evolve and be modified by the country of destination or the carrier on a fairly regular basis.
How to send a parcel to Malta? Delicate goods
If you are shipping items that can easily break, use enough cushioning materials such as newspapers, paper in general or foam. You can follow our guide to properly pack goods when sending a package from Switzerland to Malta.
How do I send a parcel to Malta? Delivery times for shipments
On Expedismart.ch you can get an estimate in one minute which will also give you the estimated delivery time. You benefit from a fast and simple door-to-door shipping service. However, depending on the type of goods, customs clearance may take longer. The latest packages or documents from our customers have been sent to the following cities: Birkirkara, Mosta, Qormi and Żabbar.
How do I send a parcel to Malta? On public holidays
When you send an express parcel to this country, please calculate well your blow at the time of booking so that the delivery does not take place during one of these holidays.
- January 1st: New Year (L-Ewwel tas-Sena)
- February 10: Feast of the Shipwreck of Saint Paul (San Pawl Nawfragu). This holiday commemorates the shipwreck of the Apostle Paul of Tarsus in Malta in the year 60.
- March 19: St. Joseph (San Ġuzepp)
- March 31: Freedom Day (Jum Il-Ħelsien). The archipelago celebrates the departure of British troops from Malta in 1979.
- Good Friday (Il-Ġimgħa l-Kbira)
- May 1st: Labour Day (Jum il-Ħaddiem)
- June 7: Sette Giugno.
- June 29: St. Peter and St. Paul
- August 15: Assumption (Santa Marija)
- September 8: Feast of Our Lady of Victories (Jum il-Vitorja)
- September 21: Independence Day (Jum l-Indipendenza). Malta's independence was achieved on 21 September 1964.
- December 8: Immaculate Conception (Il-Kuncizzjoni)
- December 13: Republic Day (Jum ir-Repubblika). Malta has been a Republic since 1974.
- December 25: Christmas (Il-Milied)
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How to send a parcel to Malta? Tracking of shipments
If you have already made a shipment to Malta, use the tracking of your shipment to Malta on Expedismart.ch.
Do you have a question? Contact Expedismart directly.
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