The Ministry for the Economy and Industry (MEI) in collaboration with the Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children’s Rights (MSFC) and the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) are launching a pilot project to increase inclusion and digitalization skills. This scheme’s main scope is to improve the citizens’ digital literacy, connectivity, integration of digital technology, and computer skills.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to apply for the Digital Connect Scheme, the applicant must necessarily be benefiting from and enlisted as such on the official list published by the 31st October 2021 from any of the following benefits in terms of the Social Security Act, Chapter 318 of the Laws of Malta and any other applicable local legislation:

  1. Pink Card (Free Medical Aid);
  2. Non-Contributory Age Pension;
  3. Social Assistance;
  4. Single Unmarried Parent; or
  5. Unemployment Assistance.

How to apply

Eligible applicants may apply either by:

Applying personally at the Malta Digital Innovation Authority, Twenty20, Triq l-Intorjatur, Central Business District, CBD 3050. Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 16:00

OR

Visiting the Digital Connect stand at your locality as guided by the leaflet attached with the eligibility letter received by post.

Applicants are reminded to take the eligibility letter with them when applying for the scheme.