MBA Communication regarding opening times and operative branches

Disclaimer: This information is correct as at the date of publication of this communication and may change subject to any exigencies in the capacity of the member banks to operate the said branches and at the said times. This is of course also dependent on any further measures announced or taken by the regulatory or health authorities aimed to limit contagion.  

In the event of any changes to the information published below, the MBA will issue updates to this effect.


APS Bank p.l.c.


  • Out of total network of 11 branches, 9 branches are operating, offering full services (82% coverage of existing branches) while 2 branches are temporarily closed.
  • The 9 operational branches are at Valletta, Swatar, Paola, Mosta, Sliema, Attard and Victoria Gozo (offering teller and over-the-counter services), as well as the teller-less branches at Rabat and Zejtun. All of these offices are also equipped with ATMs and deposit machines.
  • The 2 branches temporarily closed are at Floriana and Qormi, both being teller-less and not offering essential services. ATM and deposit machine services however remain available at both these locations. Meetings can also be arranged by appointment if required, although such requests have now practically stopped.
  • All 9 branches are open between Monday and Saturday observing the following hours:
    • Monday to Friday between 9.00 and 13.00
    • Saturday between 9.00 and 12.30.


Lombard Bank p.l.c.


  • The bank announced that it has taken additional measures intended to protect staff members and customers alike.
  • In this regard, as of the 3 April 2020 and until further notice, branches are operating under reduced opening hours as follows: Monday- Friday 09.00 – 12.30. The bank does not open on Saturdays.
  • The bank operates from the following branches: Valletta – 67 Republic Street; Sliema – 225 Tower Road; Qormi – 82 St Sebastian Street; Balzan – Balzan Valley; Victoria Gozo – Ninu Cremona Street. There is also a second small office in Sliema at 44 Tigne’ Street.


Bank of Valletta p.l.c.


The following branches are currently operative:

Malta – Balluta (Sliema), Gzira, San Gwann, St. Julian’s, Ibragg, Paola, Zejtun, Zabbar, Zurrieq, Marsaskala, Mqabba, San Pawl Il-Bahar, Bugibba, Mosta, St. Venera, Birkirkara, Rabat, Attard, Zebbug, Hamrun, Siggiewi, Floriana, Valletta, Naxxar and Marsa. Gozo – Victoria, Xaghra, Sannat and Nadur


  • Monday to Friday – 09.00 to 12.00 noon
  • For Saturdays, and from the 18th April the bank will be operating five branches in Malta on a rotation basis as per the table hereunder thus ensuring appropriate regional representation to provide ease of access to its clients.


Week 1 – 11.04.2020 Week 2 – 18.04.2020 Week 3 – 25.04.2020 Week 4 – 02.05.2020 Week 5 – 09.05.2020 Week 6 – 16.05.2020
Gozo Attard Gzira Marsaxlokk Mellieha Bugibba
Ibrag Balluta Hamrun Mqabba Msida Cospicua
Mosta Birzebbugia Luqa San Gwann St Julians  Fleur-De-Lys
Rabat Birkirkara Marsa Siggiewi Sta Venera Fgura
Zabbar Floriana Valletta St Paul’s Bay Zurrieq Qormi


  • Gozo – The bank considers that Gozo cannot be treated similar to Malta as a branch rotation arrangement is not applicable.
  • The bank will open its Rabat – Gozo Branch on the last Saturday of the month to service pension and salary payments. In addition, the bank will also extend the opening hours of the Rabat – Gozo Branch during the other weekdays which are business days, by an extra one hour.


HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c.


The following branches are currently operative:

  • Branch localities: Valletta, Sliema, Paola, Mosta; Victoria – Gozo.
  • Opening hours:
    • Monday – Friday 08.30 – 13.30
    • Saturday 08.30 – 12.30
  • By appointment (above localities): Friday afternoon 13.30 – 16.00hrs


BNF Bank p.l.c.


The bank currently operates from the following branches:

  • Attard Branch, Hal-Warda Road.
  • Fgura Branch, 6 Hompesch Road.
  • Gozo Branch, 74A Republic Street, Victoria.
  • Qormi Branch, Pavi Shopping Complex, Manuel Dimech Street.
  • Siggiewi Branch, Pjazza San Nikola.
  • St Julians’ Branch, 125,126 Main Street.
  • St Paul’s Bay Branch, Mosta Road.
  • Mosta Branch, 12 Constitution Street.


All above branches are open Monday to Saturday 9:00 – 12:30 offering full service during said days and times.

All above branches have an ATM accessible 24×7 which allows withdrawal of cash as well as deposits of cash and cheques. The above equates to 75% of the number of branches on Monday to Saturday.


The bank also has another five ATMs available 24×7 in the branches/offices below:

  • Naxxar Branch, 48, 50 Labour Avenue.
  • Rabat Branch, 6 Triq il-Karrijiet.
  • San Gwann Branch, 189 Naxxar Road.
  • Paola Branch, 90 Pjazza Antoine De Paule.
  • Head Office, 203 Rue D’Argens, Gzira



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