Controlled Vehicular Access (CVA) Fee Exemption

Last updated: 9 September 2019
Regulation exempts EVs from Controlled Vehicular Access (CVA) system designed to reduce congestion.

The Malta congestion charge is a fee for motorists entering Valletta. It was launched in May 2007 with the aim of increasing accessibility to the capital city.


The Controlled Vehicular Access (CVA) system uses number plate recognition technology along to monitor vehicles entering and exiting the zone. The system calculates the fee due depending on the amount of time within the zone.

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End uses covered
  • Transport end-uses
  • Private passenger transport