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Malta Travel Restrictions

92.21% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 92.18% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India need to quarantine to enter Malta.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Malta without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Malta for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Malta entry details and exceptions

Entry to Malta is now permitted for travelers from any country. Travelers may be exempt from quarantine by presenting any of the following : a valid vaccination certificate, a negative covid-19 test result, or a valid certificate of recovery.

More information about entering Malta can be found in the Maltese Government and Visit Malta websites.


Outgoing travel to MaltaTravelling from India to Malta

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 Malta.

Details and exceptions
A negative test result is no longer required to enter Malta, however, unvaccinated travelers may be exempt from quarantine if they are able to present a negative covid-19 test result (PCR taken not more than 72 hours or Antigen taken not more than 24 hours) prior to arrival.
Please note that random health checks may be performed by the Maltese Authorities at point of entry, which may include testing.
Children below the age of 6 years are exempt from any travel requirement.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from India will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Malta.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who are able to present a valid vaccination certificate, a negative test result or a valid certificate of recovery may be exempt from quarantine.

Return travelReturning to India from Malta

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Malta 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 Malta 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.

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