Application for Exemption from Motor Vehicle Registration Tax

Any person transferring his/her residence from a place outside Malta to a place in Malta is entitled, under the Motor Vehicles Registration and Licensing Act (Cap. 368), to an exemption from Motor Vehicle Registration Tax on an M1 vehicle (a vehicle used for the carriage of not more than eight passengers in addition to the driver) or a cycle (motor cycles, motor tricycles and quadricycles) which has been registered in the name of that person for a continuous period of at least twenty-four months immediately before the date of his/her transfer of residence to Malta and is still so registered when the vehicle is imported or brought into Malta. That person should also have lived outside Malta for a continuous period of at least twenty-four months immediately before transferring his/her residence to Malta.

If you wish to apply for the Transfer of Residence (TORE) Scheme, kindly download the form by clicking here VEH007.

Please note that, as indicated on this form, this application, together with all relevant documentation, shall either be sent by registered mail or delivered personally within the (thirty) 30-day period to: Transport Malta, Vehicle Licensing Unit, A3 Towers, Arcade Street, Paola between 07.30 and 12.00 noon.

The following are decisions taken by the Review Board Transfer of Residence Exemption Scheme. 

Links to Transfers of Residence Exemption (TORE) Decisions by Year:

  TORE 2024
TORE 2023TORE 2022TORE 2021
TORE 2020TORE 2019TORE 2018
TORE 2017TORE 2016TORE 2015
TORE 2014TORE 2013TORE 2012