Medical fitness

Before diving in Malta everyone have to fill out the medical questionnaire. Divers over the age of 45 will need a doctor's certificate. Some factors that may disqualify for diving are asthma, diabetes, or epilepsy.


Hyperbaric units

Decompression chamber - St Luke’s Hospital, Guardamangia, Malta

Tel.: +356 21234765, 21234766

Emergency: 196

Diving emergency

DAN Europe Office Malta

26, Triq Fidiel Zarb

Gharghur NXR07, Malta

Tel.: +356 21419804

Fax: +356 21419294


For further information on DAN go to Diving emergency section.


There are no essential vaccination requirements for Malta. However it is advisable to have tetanus and polio up to date.