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Maldives Travel Restrictions

73.32% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, can enter the Maldives.

Maldives entry details and exceptions

Foreign citizens regardless of their vaccination status can travel to the Maldives.


Outgoing travel to the MaldivesTravelling from India to the Maldives

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering the Maldives.

Details and exceptions
All travelers except tourists and Maldivians are recommended to undertake a PCR test between 3-5 days after arrival.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering the Maldives.

Documents
All arriving and departing passengers via airports and seaports are required to complete the Traveler Declaration Form within 72 hours of the flight time.
List of approved accommodation in Maldives

Return travelReturning to India from the Maldives

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from the Maldives must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from the Maldives are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for the Maldives

Masks:Recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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