Updated 13 November 2020


Travel to Maldives

Passengers travelling to the Maldives as tourists must have a confirmed hotel reservation for their stay at a registered tourist facility. The visa on arrival facility is currently available.

Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening on arrival. Complete the online Immigration and Health self‑declaration form within 24 hours of your flight. A negative COVID‑19 PCR test result has to be attached along with the online Immigration and Health self‑declaration form.

Residents of Maldives (nationals and expatriates) have to undergo a 14‑day self‑quarantine on arrival.

Effective 10 September 2020, all tourists and travellers entering the Maldives for a short‑term stay must present a negative COVID‑19 PCR test result. The test must be conducted within 96 hours of departure from the first port of embarkation.

The following categories of travellers are exempted from pre‑arrival COVID‑19 PCR test requirements:

  • Citizens of Maldives
  • Holders of Employment Visas
  • Holders of Dependent Visas
  • Holders of Student Visas
  • Holders of Marriage Visas
  • Children below one year of age
  • Flight crew arriving on General Declaration