Appeal against a Decision by the Department of Social Security
An appeal may be lodged by a Maltese or non-Maltese national against a decision by the Department of Social Security before the Social Security Umpire. One may lodge an appeal on a question of law or a principle of importance emerging from a decision by the Department of Social Security according to the Social Security Act (Cap. 318.). The appeal must to be lodged within 30 days from when one is informed of the decision.
Once the details are vetted a notification with the date of the sitting in front of the umpire is sent.
What you’ll get
A chance to lodge an appeal against a decision by the Department of Social Security.
An Appeal may be lodged against any decision with the exception of decisions taken by a board of medical doctors. However, an application for Invalidity Pension that is rejected on medical grounds may be appealed.
How to apply
An appeal may also be logded on behalf of the appellant by a person of trust or by visiting one of the servizz.gov hubs.
Fill in and submit the appeal online.