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 24 hours prior their departure to Maldives.

COVID-19 Travel Advisory

  1. Effective from 23rd July 2021, Maldivians and Work Visa holders arriving from abroad are required to comply with the following requirements:

    • a) Maldivians and Work Visa holder should hold a valid negative PCR test result with a sample taken at most 72hours prior to embarkation at first port en-route to the Maldives.

    • b) Passengers who have received all the prescribed doses of a Covid-19 vaccine that has been approved by Maldives Food and Drug Authority or WHO for emergency (EUL: Status of COVID-19 Vaccines within WHO EUL/PQ evaluation process), and completed 14 (fourteen) days (prior to date of arrival) after the prescribed dose(s) of a vaccine, will be exempt from quarantine (including the accompanying children who cannot be vaccinated). Passengers (including children) traveling with this exemption, should do a PCR test between 5-7 days from the arrival date.

    • c) Passengers who have diagnosed and recovered for COVID-19 in the Maldives, and travels to the Maldives within 60 (sixty) days from the sample date of the COVID-19 positive PCR test result will be exempt from quarantine (including the accompanying children who cannot be vaccinated).. Children who are not eligible for vaccination, accompanying the aforementioned individual(s) can also travel without having to quarantine). Children traveling with this exemption should undertake PCR testing between 5-7 days from arrival.

    • d) Those who do not fit into the criteria stated above in (b) and (c), would be required to quarantine for 14-days (fourteen) after arrival to the Maldives. Such passengers must obtain a negative PCR test result on completion of the 14 days, before they are released from quarantine.

  2. Tourists must have a hotel reservation confirmation for the entire stay in a registered tourist facility.

  3. Tourists travelling from South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Pakistan, lndia, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka) will be permitted to check-in or stay at tourist facilities in inhabited islands from 25th July 2021.

  4. Effective from 26th July 2021 onwards, Tourists intending to check-in or stay at tourist facilities in inhabited islands will be permitted if;

    • a) They have completed prescribed dose(s) of a COVID19 vaccine (approved by World Health Organization Emergency Use Listing (EUL) or Maldives Food and Drug Authority), and at least 14 (fourteen) days have passed after the completion of the prescribed dose(s), and

    • b) They hold a negative result for a nucleic acid test (PCR test for COVID- 19 with sample taken at most 72 (seventy-two) hours before departure from the first port of embarkation.

  5. Effective from 08th July 2021, Work Visa holders originating from South Asian countries are allowed to travel to the Maldives but they are obliged to comply with the Quarantine Guidelines for Work Permit Holders Travelling from South Asia.

  6. Tourists are required to follow guidelines in place by the Ministry of Tourism https://tourism.gov.mv.

  7. Travelers who develop COVID-19 signs and symptoms will be tested for COVID-19 and if the test result is positive, the traveler will be subject to isolation as per the Health Protection Agency protocols.

  8. Travelers who are contacts of COVID-19 cases will be subject to quarantine as per the Health Protection Agency protocols.

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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 24 hours prior their departure to Maldives.

Traveller Health Declaration

How do I apply?

All travellers, including tourists, visa holders and Maldivians are obliged to submit the Traveller Health Declaration within 24 hours prior to their travel.

TraceEkee

TraceEkee supports the efforts to mitigate community spread of Covid-19 in the Maldives

It uses Bluetooth signals to detect encounters with other TraceEkee users and stores that data in encrypted form on your phone. If you had a close contact with a COVID-19 case, the Health Protection Agency will seek and need your actioned consent to upload your encounter data for contact tracing analysis.

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