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Virtual phone number in Malta

Have your own phone number in Malta for a few dollars per month. Incoming calls can be forwarded anywhere worldwide at the cost of a local call.

In this article we will explain how it works and how you can get a virtual phone number in Malta now.



A virtual number is a real phone number

A virtual phone number is actually a normal, real phone number. The only difference is that a virtual number isn’t connected to any physical phone line or to any SIM-card.

You can make and answer calls with free apps for Android and iOS or your laptop.

People calling your Malta virtual phone number will have the same experience as if calling a regular local number.

When you make calls from your number – people you call will see your number before answering.

You can get your phone number in Malta here.




Different types of numbers

In Malta, there are only National numbers available as virtual phone numbers.


Who can buy a Malta phone number?

Due to local restrictions, it is only possible for local citizens and businesses in Malta to buy virtual phone numbers in Malta.

We are required by our providers to know who our subscribers are. Due to this, you are required to submit your address and an ID number.  In some cases, you may be asked to provide proof of address and ID.



Try free

You can try a Malta number for a couple of days for free by starting a free trial now. If you like the way it works, you can keep it.

If you take no action, the number will be removed automatically and there is no cost to you



What does it cost?

The cost of having a virtual Malta phone number is based on the following components.

  • Monthly cost
    From $4.99
  • Calls and call forwarding
    Costs as a local call
  • Optional add-on services
    Voice response and call recording require that you have a paid plan (starts at $9.95 per user and month). This includes free calls, call forwarding, and free phone numbers.


Features of Malta Phone Number

Delving into our Malta phone number services, there are key features that make them stand out.

  • International recognition. A Malta Phone number helps you easily connect with businesses and individuals nation-wide. This significantly increases your accessibility to opportunities in Malta.
  • Portability. The Malta number can be utilized on your mobile phone or laptop, giving you both mobility and flexibility.
  • Cost-effective. Costs only start from $4.99 monthly. High-value at an affordable price.
  • Call recording. A crucial feature that we offer for companies is call recording. This allows businesses to maintain records of their phone interactions for legal, training, or quality control purposes.

You might think that getting hold of a Malta telephone number could be a tough nut to crack, but that’s not the case with our services.

We make it easy for you, immensely reducing the risk of you facing a dead end. Requirements are relatively simple and are mostly linked with identity validation and address proof.


Maltese Phone Numbers – The Do’s and Don’ts

  1. Do verify. Validate your ID and address for your Maltese phone number. It is a mandatory step by our providers.
  2. Don’t ignore. Do not forget about the option to record calls. It’s a useful feature for companies.
  3. Do remember. Keep in mind that automated responses can be added to your Maltese phone numbers which can be helpful for your businesses.
  4. Don’t misunderstand. Hold a common misconception? These numbers are called virtual, but they function just like any regular number.


By obtaining a Malta number, you get an opportunity to connect with individuals and businesses in Malta while keeping costs in check. Furthermore, you gain an edge over competitors not using a local number.

Thinking about getting the Malta number, keep in mind the do’s and don’ts mentioned above. It would help you to effectively leverage the functionality of Malta phone numbers for your business.

Next, we will delve deeper into the limitations that come attached to these numbers. Let’s continue to explore.


Answer calls

The easiest way to answer incoming calls to your Malta phone number is to forward all calls to your regular mobile phone number or to a landline number.

When you receive a forwarded call, you can see the number of the caller – or the virtual number they called – depending on your settings.

Call forwarding worldwide costs like a regular local call.

There are many other options available for call forwarding, such as answering calls with voice response, sending calls to team members, etc.



Make calls

You can make calls from your Malta number by using our free Android, iOS, or web app. You can import your regular mobile contacts into the app and call anyone you know with a click.

The person you call can see your number. You can choose if you want to show one of your Sonetel numbers or your regular mobile number.

You will be charged local call rates for the calls you make.





SMS is not supported on virtual numbers from Malta.


Voice response

If you want to add voice response to your phone number (“For sales, press one…”.) you need to have a paid plan. This gives you access to the “Voice apps”.

You can easily create menus for callers, announcements, or voicemail boxes.

Text-to-speech can be used to create the messages to be played to callers. Simply type in the message you want to be converted into an audio message. You can also upload audio files or record new messages with your phone.



Call recording

Call recording is available if you have a paid plan.

Only use call recording if you can do it without breaking any laws in the country of the phone number, or in the countries where you – and the person you are talking to – is in.




Subscription options

Here are the different subscriptions available.

  • Free with Plans
    Premium and Business are optional “all-inclusive” plans that are charged per user and month. They include free phone numbers for every user in your team.
  • Pay for it
    You can subscribe with monthly renewal, or 1-year or 3-years. The longer the subscription – the lower the monthly cost. You pay in advance for the entire subscription period. You can turn off auto-renewal whenever you want.



Are there any limitations?

Yes, there are different limitations, depending on what type of subscription you have.




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