Malta offers regulated and unregulated beauty services. Most beauticians don’t need a license or certification to work in the country.

Regulated Beauty Service in Malta:

Regulated Beauty Service in Malta


Hairstylists in Malta need a license to practice. The minimum requirement is to graduate from an approved cosmetology institution and pass the required examination.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Malta

Lash Technician / Waxing Technician / Facialist / Makeup Artist / Spray Tanning Technician

Practitioners for these services can earn in the country without needing to secure a license. Typically, these services are under the scope of esthetics or cosmetology. But they can have separate licenses, such as a makeup artist license, depending on the local regulations.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are another beauty service free of license in the country. Professional training, however, is highly recommended to interested individuals.


Barbers are also not regulated in Malta. Aspirants have the freedom to choose the type of training they want to master the necessary skills.

Nail Technician

Nail techs are not required to have a license as well. Professional training can be done at any school the student picks.