Maldives Air Travel Guidelines


Starting from 15th July, Maldives will travelers from South Asian countries which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka now travel to the Maldives on Tourists Visa.

Operating Airlines

  • Air India
  • IndiGo Airline
  • GoAir
  • Vistara
Eligible Travelers To Maldives
  • Indian National
  • Maldivian nationals/residents and foreign nationals holding valid Maldivian visas
Eligible Travelers To India
  • Indian Nationals and OCI Cardholders Holding Maldivian passport
  • All Foreign Nationals on work permit and Business visitors

Protocols For Travelling To Maldives

  • Travel restrictions placed on South Asian tourists will be lifted from 15th July and Maldives will resume issuing Visa on Arrival for tourists from those countries.
  • Register on portal.
  • Health Declaration form before departure Not exceeding 24hrs before departure and obtain a QR code. On Portal IMUGA
  • A confirmed booking in a tourist establishment registered with the Ministry of Tourism, prior to travelling to the Maldives is mandatory.
  • Return ticket must
  • Self declaration form to be filled at Airport at Exit
  • RT-PCR Test Mandatory not more then 96hrs before departure
  • List of Approved Opening dates of Tourist Resorts (Click here)

Protocols For Travelling To India

  • Health Declaration form before departure Not exceeding 24hrs before departure and obtain a QR code.
  • RT-PCR Test mandatory 72 hr. prior to departure
  • submit self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal and upload a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report.
  • Exemption form required only in case of exigency due to the death in the family, to be applied online at least 72 hours prior boarding
  • Registration Mandatory for OCI card Holder with Indian embassy

Quarantine Duration

  • Maldives – Home quarantine for 14 days
  • India – 14 Days HQ “Mandatory RT-PCR negative certificate” (State wise rules differs)

Relevant Forms And Registration Links

Must Check: Maldives Issues New Guidelines For Travelers From India and Other South Asian Countries

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Manish Khandelwal
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