73 Fed. Reg. 79595 (December 30, 2008)

Effective December 30, 2008 the Department of Homeland Security added Malta to the list of countries authorized to participate in the Visa Waiver Program. Citizens and eligible nationals of participating Visa Waiver Program countries may apply for admission to the United States at U.S. ports of entry as nonimmigrant aliens for a period of 90 days or less for business or pleasure without first obtaining a nonimmigrant visa, provided that they are otherwise eligible for admission under applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.