Opening Hours

Head Office - SmartCity 

Opening Hours 

October to June
Monday - Friday
08:00 - 17:00

July and September
Monday and Wednesday
08.00 - 17:00

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
08:00 - 14:00

Monday - Friday
08:00 - 14:00


Licensing Unit

Opening Hours

Mornings - Licensing & Cash Office

Monday - Friday
08:30 - 12:00

Afternoons - Licensing only

Monday & Wednesday
Strictly by Appointment


NOTE: During the month of August, Licensing and Cash Office open Monday to Friday mornings only.



Business First


As from Monday 2nd July, 2018, an MTA representative from the Licensing Department will be present at the Business 1st One-Stop-Shop in Mrieħel on weekdays.

The following applications can be submitted at Business 1st:

  • Notification of a Change of Licensee for a Tourism Operation
  • Application for a Bar Substitute
  • Application for the Registration of an Operator in a Tourism Establishment
  • Application for a Holiday Furnished Premises licence
  • Application for a House on Long Term Lease licence
  • Application for the Playing of Amplified Music in Tourism Establishments
  • Application for a Host Family licence
  • Application for a Travel Operator or Excursion Operator licence
  • Application for a Catering Establishment licence

Payment by Credit Card or Debit Card is the preferred method of payment.

Public opening hours at Business 1st One-Stop-Shop in Mrieħel are as follows: 

Mon, Tues, Thurs 08:00-14.00
Wed 08:00-19.00
Fri 08:00-13.00

Mon-Fri 08:00-12.30

Winter Hours (September to June)
Mon, Tues, Thurs 08:00-16.00
Wed 08:00-19.00
Fri 08:00-13.00

Business 1st Office
Ċentru Joseph Grech
2nd Floor, Cobalt House
Mdina Road
Mrieħel Industrial Estate
Mrieħel, B'Kara, BKR3000

Tel: 144 (08:00 - 16:00)
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