Non-resident owners of vehicles using private garages and off-street parking areas will
need to register both the garage/parking area and vehicles using those spaces to be
exempt from paying the CVA charges.
Resident owners using private garages and off-street parking areas do not need to
register since they are automatically exempt if they comply with the residents’ status
An annual fee of €46.50 will be charged for each vehicle registered to park in
that area. Exemptions will be granted for one year starting from the day of input into the
online system or from the start date indicated on the form, whichever is later.
Retroactive applications will not be accepted. Exemptions will need to be renewed every
Vehicles registered under this exemption will be obliged to use the garage space, or the
space directly in front of the garage space, and therefore will not be allowed to park on-
street other than in front of the garage space, except for drop-off and pick-up instances
for not more than 10 minutes and must not be left unattended at all times. In addition to
a fine of not more then €232.94, vehicles might be clamped / removed and the
vehicle will be removed from the list for one (1) year.
Where does the registration take place?
The registration will take place at CVA on Application Form A1.5.
An immediate acknowledgement will be printed from the CVA system for the applicant.
The request will be forwarded to the CVA Board (Transport Malta (TM)) for consideration.
The following conditions apply:
• Site plans indicating parking capacity will be required;
• Physical inspections may be carried out;
• Permits will be limited to the maximum capacity of the parking area leaving space
for free movement of the said vehicles, provided that if the garage/off-street
parking is used by the same entity or person, free movement may not be
Transport Malta (TM) will always reserve the right to conduct checks on applications after the permit is
issued, and permits can be revoked at any time.
Once the application is approved, CVA will notify the applicant who will be
required to pay the €46.50 (or pro-rata of €46.50 if the vehicle road licence expires in less than 12 months’ time) at the Licensing & Testing offices
(A3 Towers, Arcade Street, Paola), and collect the exemption licence (G-Licence). At this stage all fees due to
Transport Malta (TM) will need to be settled. Alternatively, the customer can pay the fee online
The applicant will have up to 60 days to pay and collect the exemption licence (G-Licence) after which the exemption will be revoked, and all charges incurred in the
meantime, re-instated (including penalties for late payments).
Applicants who receive the G-Licence will be obliged to return their old licence to the Licensing & Testing Directorate at A3 Towers, Arcade Street, Paola.
Applications can be rejected by the
applicant in person at the LTD offices.
How will the exemption be renewed annually?
Renewals will be made at the Licensing & Testing Offices (A3 Towers, Arcade Street, Paola) or online (www.roadlicence.gov.mt) as part of the road licence renewal.
The €46.50 will
be charged automatically upon every road licence renewal. For the exemption to be automatically renewed, the fees must be paid before the licence expiry date. Otherwise
the exemption will be lost, and a fresh application will have to be submitted to CVA. Exemptions may be rejected by the applicant during the renewal
either online or at the LTD offices.