SID-EU card

The Commission offers a SID-EU card to persons with disability in order to help them play an active role in society.

A holder of the SID-EU card may apply for a number of services aimed for persons with disability within Government departments or private establishments .

Download the SID-EU card fact sheet here

To apply, download and fill the mandatory pages;

Page (2) Client’s details

Page (3) Doctor’s

Page (4) SID-EU card

English here or Maltese here

Also note that you need 2 passport photos certified on their back

If you want to apply online please apply here  SID-EU card

Present to CRPD offices

Easy to Read Flyer


Persons eligible for an SID:

persons with disability as defined by the Social Security Act 1987 as amended (please refer to Appendix A, Page 111 of this book)

persons with permanent hearing impairment to a degree of not less than 70 decibels or who use a hearing aid regularly;

persons who have permanent total paralysis or serious permanent total malfunctioning of one limb;

persons who have severe psychological problems that cause disability.

Benefits for SID Holders

Applicants of the SID-EU card are listed in a Register of Persons with Disability which is maintained by CRPD and sorted by locality, gender, age and different disability categories and unless they wish otherwise, they are informed of the work of CRPD by means of the newsletter, Indaqs (Equal) which CRPD publishes twice a year and by means of other information sent by CRPD from time to time.

A person in possession of the SID-EU card is entitled to the following benefits:

APS Bank

Central Bank

Bank of Valletta (through the Customer Relations Officer)

Health Centres (Health Division) (through the officer in charge)

Department of Commerce

Drug Control Section (Health Division) (through the officer in charge)

HSBC (Malta) (through the officer in charge)

Mater Dei Pharmacy (through the officer in charge)



Outpatients at Sir Paul Boffa Hospital (through the officer in charge)

Outpatients at Mater Dei Hospital (through the officer in charge)

Voting Centres during elections

Public Registry and Government Notary, Gozo

Gozo General Hospital

Government Notary's Office

Attorney General's Office

Inland Revenue Department

Aquatic Sports Association

Trade Fair Corporation

Malta Football Association (wheelchair users only)

Malta Basketball Association

Marsa Racing Club

Manoel Theatre

Malta Football Association

National Pool, Tal-Qroqq

SID Renewal and Termination

The SID-EU Card is normally issued for a period of ten years for adults. For children, the validity period is shorter. It is important to renew the SID-EU Card since expired cards are invalid.

Renewal of these documents is the responsibility of the holder.

All individuals making use of the SID-EU Card are kindly advised to take action and renew the relevant documents (2) two weeks before expiry date.