School Transport in State Schools is organised by the Ministry for Education and Employment. The Ministry provides school transport services to State Schools in Malta and Gozo and currently organises over 660 routes daily, serving approximately 13,000 students. School transport is a free service for all eligible students attending State Schools.
When will applications for scholastic year 2022/2023 open?
Applications for Free School Transport for students attending State Schools for the coming scholastic year 2022/2023 will open from 11th May 2022 to 15th July 2022.
Who needs to apply?
All parents/legal guardians requiring the Free State School Transport service for their children for scholastic year 2022/2023 need to apply.
How do you apply?
Renewals – Parents/Legal Guardians who applied for Free School Transport for the previous scholastic year (2021/2022) will be receiving a personalised email to apply for the coming Scholastic Year 2022/2023.
First Time Applicants – Parents/Legal Guardians requiring the free school transport service for their children for the first time for scholastic year 2022/2023 can access the online application through this link. In-order to fill in the online application you will need to use your e-ID username and password.
The Government, through the Ministry for Education and Employment currently provides Free Transportation to students in compulsory schooling and kindergarten, attending State, Church and Independent Schools. The Applications will remain open until the 15th of July 2021.
All school transport vehicles which will be used for the scheme are compliant and approved to carry school children by the National Competent Authority, Transport Malta.
Eligibility for State School Transport has been kept as in previous years as per below:
Renewals – If your son/daughter was already using the Free State School Transport during the previous scholastic year (2019/2020) you do not need to fill in a new application for the upcoming scholastic year 2020/2021 but you should have received a personalised email from the address firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to renew your application. This email was sent on the email address you had given us last year in your application. Kindly check your Inbox and Spam/Junk mail folder and if you did you receive this email contact us on 2598 1888 or email@example.com.
First Time Applicants – If your son/daughter was not using the Free State School Transport during the previous scholastic year (2019/2020) you can access the online application through your e-ID username and password until 12th July here: CLICK HERE TO APPLY
For more information regarding Free State School Transport please go to this page: https://schooltransport.edu.mt/state/
School transport is provided free of charge to all students who reside more than 1 km distance away from their school. Parents/Guardians of child/ren attending Primary, Middle and Secondary State Schools must apply through this form in order for their child/ren to make use of free transport. For Church and Independent Schools, logistics and operations, in terms of transport organisation, will remain unchanged from scholastic year 2017/2018. The parents/guardians shall apply for school transport either directly at their respective Church School/Independent School, through the school transport organisers or at the school’s transport providers. Continue reading