Termination of Pregnancy and Abortion in Malta

Information on who to contact and how to proceed in the event of an unwanted pregnancy. Also information on family planning clinics and emergency contraception in Malta...

Abortion is illegal in Malta. An abortion is not permitted under any circumstances and anyone performing or receiving an abortion is subject to up to three years' imprisonment.

Family Planning and Contraception

Standard methods of contraception are available in Malta, as is information on family planning.

A confidential appointment with a sexual and reproductive health specialist in Malta can be made by completing an online form.

Emergency contraception

The different types of emergency contraception (for example the morning after pill) are not licensed in Malta and cannot be purchased in Maltese pharmacies.

Crisis Pregnancy Support

HOPE is a crisis pregnancy support group in Malta. It provides free pregnancy testing and confidential support and information to women facing an unexpected pregnancy.