Drivers

Grading

The table below details how the Malta Motorsport Federation as the FIA ASN for Malta issues its license for Drivers.
This Grading is in line with the FIA ASN Development Guide (2017) page 156.

Grade of Licence Details Validity
International The Malta Motorsport Federation issues International licences of the following grades: Race Grade A or B, Race Grade C, Drag Racing, Rally Grade and Historic Grade H. A prerequisite to the issue of an International Licence of any grade is the passing of a medical examination. This is obtained by completion of the Medical Examination Form (available from the links section in this page) in conjunction with the examining Doctor of your choice. International
R Grade R Grade licences are valid for all Local and National Rally events, excluding all Race events and events run under an International permit. All competitors at time of application and renewal process for a National grade licence must complete a medical declaration. Its purpose is to enable the Medical Assessor to determine whether the competitor has the level of physiological and physical condition required to control an automobile in either a Race or Rally Event. The MMF may seek further information from the applicant, in which case either you or your Doctor will be contacted directly by the Medical Assessor. National
DR Grade DR Grade licences are valid for all Local and National Drag Racing events, excluding all Race events and events run under an International permit. All competitors at time of application and renewal process for a National grade licence must complete a medical declaration. Its purpose is to enable the Medical Assessor to determine whether the competitor has the level of physiological and physical condition required to control an automobile in a Drag Racing Event. The MMF may seek further information from the applicant, in which case either you or your Doctor will be contacted directly by the Medical Assessor. National
C Grade C Grade licences are valid for all Local and National Race events, excluding all Rally events and events run under an International permit. All competitors at time of application and renewal process for a National grade licence must complete a medical declaration. Its purpose is to enable the Medical Assessor to determine whether the competitor has the level of physiological and physical condition required to control an automobile in either a Race or Rally Event. The MMF may seek further information from the applicant, in which case either you or your Doctor will be contacted directly by the Medical Assessor. National
M An M Grade licence is valid for all Local Basic and Advanced events. All competitors are expected to be in a physical state that enables them to declare on Event entry forms that at the time of the Event they are not suffering from any disability of any kind whether permanent or temporary that is likely to detrimentally affect their control of their automobile or their fitness to drive in the Event.** Local
Entrants An Entrants licence entitles the holder being a person, firm or body corporate other than the driver of the vehicle, to enter a vehicle in any Event or Sanctioned Series organised in accordance with either the International Sporting Code of the FIA or the National Sporting Code. An Entrant’s Licence issued by the Malta Motorsport Federation is valid for all International Events inside or outside Malta, along with all Events of National or Local status in Malta. All Categories
(*) Provided that the criteria defined in the future Appendix V of the International Sporting Code have been fulfilled.
(**) While technically doable we are not currently issuing Club level licenses since National license required Club membership.

Notes for Provisional (Local) Licenses

This license shall come into effect from 1st April 2018, and is aimed at those drivers who have never held a racing license in previous years or are not yet eligible for a National Racing license.

To be able to participate in any National Event or Championship, the Provisional license is the minimum entry point, and is a requirement to be covered by the MMF Liability Policy, and also to sign up to the Personal Accident insurance policy.
You will need to complete the Racing License Application form and get a medical certification also, and get this countersigned by the club responsible for that sporting discipline.

The Provisional license costs Eur10 for the first 2 years, yet you still need a fresh application for the 2nd year (2019). Subsequent renewals (2020 onwards) this shall be Eur10 yearly.

If 4 National appearance are not clocked to the license holder in a 2 year period the license may continue to be renewed, yet, on having 4 National appearance in a given discipline the driver shall need to upgrade to a full National license.

Provisional licenses ARE NOT valid for events outside of Malta.

Notes for National Licenses

To be eligible for a national license as per the above categories it is necessary to submit a signed application form, which is countersigned and stamped by EACH club which is responsible for the discipline you are signing up for.
You need to be 18 years of age to apply for a Driver License
If is the applicants and countersigning clubs responsibility to ensure that you are vetting and apt for competing in the discipline you are applying for.

The MMF National license applicant MUST be a member of the club that represents the discipline for which you applying for a license on.

All Driver Licenses follow MMF License criteria and are valid from January – December
If a license is not renewed for one calendar year your Driver Licence grading may be lost.
For a Driver grading to be retained the Driver must have at least 3 log book entries in the licensed post during a season.
A driver becomes eligible to apply for a National License after having competed and completed 4 Guest class appearance in a calendar year.

Notes for International Licenses

To be eligible for a national license as per the above categories it is necessary to submit a signed application form, which is countersigned and stamped by EACH club which is responsible for the discipline you are signing up for.
You need to be 18 years of age to apply for a Driver License
If is the applicants and countersigning clubs responsibility to ensure that you are vetting and apt for competing in the discipline you are applying for.
Prior to applying for an International license it is necessary to have competed on a National level in the same discipline and class for at least 2 seasons

If you are not Maltese and have not competed at a National level for at least 2 seasons, you MUST provide proof of signup AND participation AND completion of at least 4 events overseas within the discipline / grading that you are applying for.

The MMF National license applicant MUST be a member of the club that represents the discipline for which you applying for a license on.

All Driver Licenses follow MMF License criteria and are valid from January – December
If a license is not renewed for one calendar year your Driver Licence grading may be lost.
For a Driver grading to be retained the Driver must have at least 3 log book entries in the licensed post during a season.
All drivers participating overseas should do so with an MMF no objection letter in hand. A no objection letter PER EVENT should be requested.

Apply for a licence

Click here to download the Competitor Licence and Medical Examination form

Click here to download the Medical Certificate form.