Travelers to Maldives, Attention! Here is an important update for all travelers who are planning to visit Male, Maldives.
As per the latest updates, all passengers to the Maldives are required to submit a health declaration within 24Hrs of their departure on https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/ and obtain a QR code.
Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has made an announcement for its customers and said, All customers traveling to Male from India, including Maldivian nationals, must submit a health declaration within 24 hrs of departure on https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/ and obtain a QA code. The CPA code obtained will be used for verification by immigration upon entry into the Maldives.
Passengers falling under the category of pre-arrival RT-PCR required shall be required to attach a copy of their negative test result while completing their health declaration on the portal.
The QR code obtained to be made readily available for verification by immigration upon entry in the Maldives
Travelers who have been vaccinated by a WHO-approved vaccine (should be in receipt of both doses of the vaccine and have completed 14 days from receipt of the 2nd dose) shall not be exempted from pre-departure RT-PCR test provided they are in possession of the vaccination certificate at the time of travel.
List of Vaccines Approved By Maldives
- Johnson & Johnson
- Sputnik V
Maldives – Guidelines For Tourists
All Customers traveling for the purpose of tourism must carry a negative PCR certificate in printed form, from a government-approved laboratory in India (ICMR) or a certified designated laboratory which is available on https://www.icmr.gov.in/ issued no more than 96Hrs before departure of the last direct flight to Male. The certificate issued shall be in English in print or electronic form.
Hand-written certificates shall not be permitted. 96Hrs is calculated from the time of sample collection
The RT PCR certificate must contain the name as per passport, name, and address of the testing laboratory, Type of test, date of sample collection, and result
Children below the age of 01year are exempted from the pre-departure RT-PCR test
Customers traveling for the purpose of tourism must have a confirmed reservation at a resort
Tourists (excluding children who are not eligible for vaccination) intending to stay at tourist facilities in the inhabited islands will be permitted only if they are fully vaccinated by a WHO or Maldives Food and Drug Authority approved vaccine i.e., those who have received both doses and completed 14 days after receipt of the second dose
Tourists intending to check-in at tourist facilities in the inhabited islands who have not completed the prescribed doses of a Covid-19 Vaccine will be allowed to check-in at facilities that comply with the following criteria
- At least 60% of the Tourist Guesthouse Island population eligible for vaccination have completed the prescribed doses of a Covid-19 Vaccine and have surpassed 14 days after the prescribed doses
- At least 95% of staff in all tourist facilities of the Tourist Guesthouses Island have surpassed 14 days after the prescribed doses
- At least 90% of resident population of the Tourist Guesthouses Island who are 65years and above have completed and surpassed 14 days after the recommended doses
- List of such resorts/islands can be found by clicking here
A list of resorts that can stay as approved by the Maldivian Health authority can be found by clicking here
Customers must be in possession of a valid return ticket.