Banking in Malta

Information on opening a bank account in Malta: the documents that must be provided, credit and debit cards, payment methods, cheques and more...

When moving to Malta, a bank account may be necessary in order to buy or rent a property, pay utility bills, receive a salary or transfer foreign currency.

Banks in Malta

Banks in Malta are regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

There are a number of retail banks that operate in Malta. Some offer current accounts and a range of personal banking services while others specialise in deposit accounts and investments.

Major international retail banks operating in Malta include:

There are also a number of Maltese retail banks, and banks for savings and deposits for residents and non-residents:

Opening times of banks vary, but they are generally open Monday to Friday from 08:30 until early afternoon, and until midday on Saturday.