Location: Malta, countrywide
Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Malta remain heightened as they do elsewhere in Europe due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe. Potential targets include tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets.
Actions to Take:
- Exercise additional vigilance at holiday festivals and events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy Valletta, Malta
- Phone number (business hours) +356 2561 4000
- Phone number (after hours) +356 2561 4000
- Email: ConsularMalta@state.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs phone number: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Malta Country Information https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Malta.html
Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates (https://step.state.gov/step/)