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Commercial flights and the visa-on-arrival service have resumed for international tourism to the Maldives.
Check with your airline to see if travel from your country of origin is permitted, as restrictions may be imposed with little notice.
All tourists and short term visitors must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19, conducted within 96 hours of departure to the Maldives.
Eligible travelers must fill out a health declaration form 24 hours before departure, and complete an immigration arrival card which will be handed out by airline crew.
For the latest information, stay up to date with the Ministry of Tourism in the Maldives, and check your government's travel advice before booking a trip.
Non-tourists arriving in the Maldives by air (such as returning residents) must self-isolate for 14 days, and register on the Haalubelun portal. This does not apply to tourists.
A Public Health Emergency is in place until 5 December, including restrictions and curfew hours. A curfew in the Greater Male’ area (which includes Male’, Vilimale’ and Hulhumale’) is in place from 11pm to 5am.
Cruise ships, safari boats, yachts and other passenger vessels are still banned from entering or docking in the Maldives from an overseas location.
Before you buy a travel insurance policy, check your government travel warnings and health advice – there may be no travel insurance cover for locations with a government travel ban or health advice against travel.
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