Traveller Health Declaration

In accordance to health requirements all travellers travelling to and from Maldives are required to submit a self-declarative health declaration within 48 hours prior their departure to Maldives.

COVID-19 Travel Advisory

  1. All passengers arriving to and departing from the Maldives are required to complete the Traveler Health Declaration form within 48 hours of the flight time.
  2. All travelers who enter the Maldives via seaports or airports are required to complete the Maldives Traveler Health Declaration.
  3. All travelers should hold a valid negative PCR test result with a sample taken at most 96 hours prior to the first port of embarkation, en-route to the Maldives. Children below the age of 1 (one) year are exempted.
  4. The Traveler Health Declaration collects your contact details in the Maldives, flight details, COVID-19 vaccination information, quarantine requirements and your health status.

 

Travel restrictions due to Omicron variant 

  • Effective from 28th November 2021, entry is suspended for the travelers traveling from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho and Eswatini (by air and sea).
  • Entry restriction also applies to the travelers who have been to these countries during the past 14 days and those who have transited in these countries for more than 12 hours before traveling to the Maldives.

 

 

On-Arrival Quarantine Exemptions

 

Passengers under the following categories are exempt from quarantine requirements upon arrival

  • Passengers entering the Maldives under a Tourist Visa
  • Fully vaccinated Maldivian citizens and their non-citizen dependents
  • Fully vaccinated Diplomat Visa holders and their dependents
  • Fully vaccinated Work Visa holders and their dependents
  • All passengers who fall under the aforementioned citizenship or immigration status if they were tested positive for COVID-19 during the last 60 days

A person is considered fully vaccinated when at least two weeks has passed since the final dose of the prescribed number of doses of a WHO EUL or Maldives Food and Drug Authority approved COVID-19 vaccine has been administered.

Quarantine exemptions are subject to negative COVID-19 result from the PCR test done between the 5th and 7th day from date of arrival. 

 

 

 

On-Arrival Mandatory 14-day Quarantine Required

 

Passengers under the following categories are subject to mandatory quarantine upon arrival:

  • Maldivian citizens and work permit holders traveling from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho and Eswatini (including those who have transited in these countries for more than 12 hours before traveling to the Maldives). They will be released after a negative PCR test result.
  • Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated Maldivian citizens and their non-citizen dependents
  • Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated Diplomat Visa holders and their dependents
  • Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated Work Visa holders and their dependents
  • Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated unaccompanied minors between the ages of 16 and 17 who fall under the aforementioned citizenship or immigration status
  • All Work Visa holders and their accompanying dependents arriving from South Asia. Please obtain prior approval from the Health Protection Agency via https://forms.gle/h9EDc6DBNUYW7NQc7

 

Children under the age of 18 will follow the quarantine requirements or exemption of their accompanying guardian(s).

 

Please visit tourism.gov.mv for tourist related COVID-19 updates

Please visit covid19.health.gov.mv for more national updates on COVID-19

Please visit https://bit.ly/3wwVgXJ for air travel requirements

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2021

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Traveller Health Declaration

Traveller Health Declaration

In accordance to health requirements all travellers travelling to Maldives are required to submit a self-declarative health declaration within 48 hours prior their departure to Maldives.

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