Maldives: restrictions and entry requirements 2022

Borders are open with restrictions.

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

Passengers must complete online “Traveller Health Declaration” no later than 96 hours before arrival.

Arriving passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be issued no more than 96 hours before departure, and contain the following data: passenger’s name (as in a passport), name and adress of laboratory made the test. Passengers who’s stopover in Maldives is more than 24 hours, must repeat the test.

These passengers don’t need a negative test result:

  • children younger than 1 year;
  • holders of recovery certificate no older than 60 days before arrival and a positive PCR test taken no more than 96 hours before departure. More info.

Those arriving from India (including passengers whose transit in India was more than 24 hours) must provide valid negative test result anyway.

Arriving passengers could be self-isolated for 14 days if they are showing signs of COVID-19 symptoms and will be tested positive for COVID-19.
This rule doesn’t apply to passengers who have been vaccinated at least 14 days before arriving to the Maldives. Unvaccinated minors accompanied by such passengers are eligible for this exception as well.
Accepted vaccines are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria or SK Bioscience Co Ltd. from Korea), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sputnik V.

Visa on arrival facilities have been restarted.


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