"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Malta in a Nutshell

Author: David and Dee of  An Undivided Family in Malta blog and Facebook community


A guide for those exercising free movement rights with their families in Malta. Shared with permission.

A companion piece to 'Surinder Singh for Newbies' (general / Ireland) by David B.  and  'Surinder Singh in the Netherlands' by Amanda Briggs-Hastie.

For more support or information (especially if you are going through or considering the route), check out EEA visa - EU free movement : https://www.facebook.com/groups/650212281695959

Update 25th August 2014 :

Happily Dee has now been granted her family permit.

She says -

'Here is our timeline and documents submitted for our Family Permit through MALTA. We are looking forward to hearing many more Malta successes:

Arrived in Malta March 31
Dave commenced work April 25th
Bio-metrics done Aug 11th
Family Permit dated August 20th
Family Permit received today August 25th.

The documents we submitted are as follows:

FP Cover Letter - copy in both Malta groups
FP Application
Proof of Work:
Work Contract from employer
Tax Number letter

Proof of Residence:

Copy of Rent Book supporting our proof of residence (leaseholder at our residential address)
Copies of both our Malta residence cards showing residential address
Payslip for Dee showing residential address.
Phone and internet agreement showing residential address.

Proof of COL (centre of life) :

Copies of library cards
Copies of store loyalty cards from Carrefour and Smart Stores
Proof of Relationship:
Passport – Non-EU (Canada)
Passport – EU ( United Kingdom)
A copy of our Canadian marriage certificate

We did not pay the Teleperformance fee as we stated to the lady at counter when asked about payment that EEA Family Permits were supposed to be FREE.

If you have any questions please feel free to ask or inbox.

1 comment:

  1. How long did you take to get residence card? Did you apply from Malta or from Uk?