Covid-19 Update – PCR not required

Passengers entering to Maldives are no longer required to present a PCR negative test result upon arrival if the individual(s) have completed the prescribed dose(s) of a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. 

Tourists who spend their holiday in tourist facilities in inhabited islands are no longer required to do a PCR test when departing from respective inhabited islands.

However, work permit holders and Maldivians are required to do a PCR test for Covid-19 between 3-5 days of arrival to Maldives. Additionally, children (above one year) who are not eligible for vaccination and individual(s) who have not completed the prescribed dose(s) of a Covid-19 vaccine, will still be required to present a negative PCR upon arrival to Maldives, for which the sample for the PCR is taken at most 96 hours before the departure from the first port of embarkation.

[MOT Circular – 4 March 2022]