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Gwida tat- Turisti (Malta)

  • Generic name of profession

    Tourist guide
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Gwida tat- Turisti
    Tourist Guide (EN)
    Guide touristique (FR)
    Fremdenführer (DE)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    Tourism Services Act Cap. 409

    Subsidiary Legislation 409.12

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "gwida tat-turisti" tfisser persuna li tmexxi lill-viżitaturi bil-lingwa tal-għażla tagħhom u tinterpreta l-wirt kulturali u naturali ta’ Malta u/jew post jew postijiet speċifiċi, u li jkollha l-kwalifika speċifika relevanti u liċenzja magħrufa u/jew rikonoxxuta mill-Awtorità


    "tourist guide" means a person who guides visitors in the language of their choice and interprets the cultural and natural heritage of Malta and/or specific area or areas, and who possesses a specific relevant qualification and licence issued and/or recognised by the Authority;

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