Work Visa Application Under the New Normal

Maldives Immigration (MI) has issued new rules as to the application for work visa during the new normal. Applications for work visa are to be made online through the Xpat Online System and the application will be processed within 24 working hours.

Appointments for submission and collection of passports can be made online and the work visa will be processed and ready for collection within 3 working days.

Furthermore, to maintain safety standards while providing these services, from 5 July on wards work visa fees will be collected online via the Xpat Online System as well.

For work visa applications and payments:

For further details on application process: