Officer Eligibility Requirements
 Applicants must:
- be Maltese citizens;
- be eighteen (18) years of age by closing date of application and not have reached the age of thirty (30) by closing day of call for enlistment;

- be of good moral character;
- be not less than the minimum height required, i.e. 1.57m for males and 1.52m for females and of acceptable body weight in proportion to height;
- not have excessive tattoos, but definitely not on face and neck or tattoos that are offensive, extremist, indecent or racist on any part of the body;

and must be in possession of: 

- passes in six subjects at Ordinary Level of the SEC/General Certificate of Education or recognised comparable qualifications (minimum Grade 5/C/MQF 3 or better). These six subjects must include Maltese, English Language, Mathematics and one other science subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Studies); 

- be in possession of passes in two subjects at Advanced Level in the Matriculation/General Certificate of Education (minimum Grade C or better) or recognised comparable qualifications or VET Diploma.

Applicants who are waiting for the publication of the results of any of the qualifications indicated above may still apply provisionally but will have to present their required certificates by the date of the interview.