Malta has made the world’s first passport with a neutral “X” in the string, gender : In World : Vladim

News 27 January, 2018

In Malta in September last year, it was decided to set a marker “X” indicating a gender-neutral sign. Thus, the authorities intend to maintain the gender identity law introduced by the Parliament of the island nation.


The first such passport in the world with a neutral symbol in the line the floor was designed and produced by Identity Malta. About this bold move was announced on his official page in social network Facebook Julia Portel, holding the position of Secretary of Parliament of the reform.

This law saved the state’s residents from the challenges they may face in determining sex. This law has resulted in some changes in the system of sex selection, as now, Maltese citizens need to send a request to Identity Malta, putting it in line gender marker “X”.