Watch: €100 vouchers distribution as from next week

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

LIVE: Il-Ministru Schembri jagħti dettalji dwar il-vouchers għan-negozji

Posted by on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses Silvio Schembri addresses a press conference during which he gave details regarding the voucher system for businesses.

Highlights from the press conference:

  • The details announced are aimed at businesses
  • The businesses mentioned are the ones operating within the tourism sector and the businesses which had to close as announced in the legal notice
  • The vouchers will have a QR code. Once used the voucher will not be valid anymore – The businesses are to receive the money on the same day it was used
  • The vouchers will be distributed as from next week
  • The system in place will scan the voucher to confirm if it is valid or not
  • The shop owner must scan the VAT receipt
  • A leaflet will be disseminated to all business owners with all the necessary information. The information will also be available online
  • Businesses will be guided through the process through the MIMCOL website –
  • Businesses will be provided with a unique activation code to secure the data provided by the owners
  • If the voucher does not illuminate under UV light, businesses should not accept the voucher; all original vouchers must be kept
  • A press conference on how the public can use the vouchers will be delivered next week
  • The vouchers will be coloured; 4 red and one blue

On the 8th of June the government announced that for each resident in Malta and Gozo aged 16 and up will receive five €20 vouchers.

€80 can be used in hotels, restaurants and bars, while the remaining €20 can be used in shops that were closed during the pandemic, as announced by Prime Minister Robert Abela.