Planning to come to the Maldives? Here are some points to consider before traveling;
Q. If I am experiencing respiratory symptoms or fever, can I still travel to the Maldives?
A. It would be best if you reconsidered traveling, you may cancel up to 72hrs prior to arrival or change dates for when you are well again.
Q. Do I need a booking before arriving in the Maldives?
A. A. Yes, a confirmed reservation is required prior to arrival to the Maldives.
Visiting different resorts and islands during your holiday is permitted with prior approval from The Health Protection Agency (HPA). The resort will not be held liable if necessary, approvals are not granted to leave to another island.
Q. Must I have travel insurance to travel to the Maldives?
A. It is strongly advisable to take out comprehensive travel insurance to prepare for unforeseen situations.
Q. Do I need a COVID-19 RT-PCR or COVID-19 IgG, IgM antibody test before arriving in the Maldives?
A. A. As per the Health Protection Agency (HPA) Tourists are now required to produce a certificate or test result indicative of negative status for COVID-19 before entry into the Maldives. The test needs to be taken within 72 hours prior to reaching Male’ International Airport.
Q. Do I need to apply for a visa before arriving in the Maldives?
A. No, a visa on arrival will be issued for 30 days at no cost.
Q. What do I need to get the visa on arrival to the Maldives?
A. All visitors travelling to and from the Maldives are required to submit a self-declarative health declaration online via https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv, 24 hours prior to their travel. Guests must also have a confirmed reservation at a tourist resort and emergency contact details must be provided.
Q. What checks will be done of arrival at the airport?
A. Thermal imaging equipment is in the arrival hall, masks must be worn, and physical distancing observed, hand hygiene use of hand sanitizer is mandatory, and it is recommended to download the contact tracing app “TraceEkee”.
Please on below links to download the App.