Host Families


"Host family" means the person in whose name the licence for the accommodation of tourists has been issued and who resides in any building, howsoever described, not being a hotel, guest house, hostel or holiday premises, which is normally used for the permanent or temporary habitation of the licensee and is used or intended to be used for the concurrent habitation of guests.


Chapter 409- Travel and Tourism Services Act

Subsidiary Legislation 409.10- Host Family Accommodation Regulations



Host Family Accommodation is licenced in Malta.  Information about obtaining such licence can be found here.


An application can be filed online by clicking here.

Competent Authority

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last updated May 2023

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