En De
Total doses
given
1.4M
People fully
vaccinated
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Latest News:

26.05.2021

Latest news: Government plans to fully reopen for tourism on 1 June (Reuters, 26.04.2021). Malta to resume flights and reopen its embassy in Libya (Daily Sabah, 05.04.2021).

International Restrictions:

*From within the EU:

Malta adopts its own national classification of risk areas, hence travel restrictions for Malta are not based on the common "EU Traffic Lights" map.

Entry restrictions depend on whether the traveller is coming from a country that is included among Malta’s corridor countries.

Travellers coming from one of Malta’s corridor countries are allowed to enter the country, while travellers coming from countries on the "Red" list are allowed to enter Malta as long as they have stayed in a "corridor country" for a minimum of 14 days. People coming to Malta cannot transit through airports located outside the list of corridor countries.

Is a coronavirus test required?

All travellers coming from a corridor country or allowed to enter Malta are subject to the requirement for a pre-departure negative PCR test.
The test must be taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.

For increased security, random swab tests may be conducted on passengers upon arrival at the Malta International Airport.

Is a quarantine required?

Travellers arriving from corridor countries who fail to produce a Covid-19 test may be tested upon arrival in Malta and may be subject to quarantine.

Mandatory Travel Documentation

All persons travelling to Malta must complete the Public Health Travel Declaration and the Passenger Locator Form.

Find out more:
Health.gov.mt

Contact Points for Malta:
Covid-19 Helpline: 111
Email: covid19.health@gov.mt


Documents you need to travel in Europe

Health cover for temporary stays *Transit:

As a general rule, passengers in transit in the EU+ area are exempted from temporary travel restriction.

EU citizens entering the EU from a third country, as well as their family members, irrespective of their nationality, are exempted from the travel restrictions regardless of whether or not they are returning to their country of nationality or residence.

Passengers travelling from a non-EU country to another non-EU country may transit through the international transit area of airports located in the Schengen area. Rules regarding airport transit visa requirements continue to apply.

Additionally, for Malta, the following rules apply:

Transit is only permitted for people who can declare that they have been staying in a Public Health Corridor (PHC) country for the two weeks prior to travelling to Malta.

Find out more:

health.gov.mt

*From Third Countries:

Malta adopts its own national classification of risk areas, hence travel restrictions for Malta are not based on the common "EU Traffic Lights" map.

Entry restrictions depend on whether the traveller is coming from a country that is included among Malta’s corridor countries.

Travellers coming from one of Malta’s corridor countries are allowed to enter the country, while travellers coming from countries on the "Red" list are allowed to enter Malta as long as they have stayed in a "corridor country" for a minimum of 14 days. People coming to Malta cannot transit through airports located outside the list of corridor countries.

Is a coronavirus test required?

All travellers coming from a corridor country or allowed to enter Malta are subject to the requirement for a pre-departure negative PCR test.
The test must be taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.

Travellers who fail to produce such a test may be tested upon arrival in Malta and may be subject to quarantine. For increased security, random swab tests may be conducted on passengers upon arrival at the Malta International Airport. The list includes the following countries: 

  • Australia
  • China
  • New Zealand
  • Rwanda
  • South Korea
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Canada
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uruguay 
  • United Kingdom

Is a quarantine required? 

Travellers arriving from corridor countries who fail to produce a Covid-19 test may be tested upon arrival in Malta and may be subject to quarantine.

Mandatory Travel Documentation

All persons travelling to Malta must complete the Public Health Travel Declaration and the Passenger Locator Form.

Find out more:

Health.gov.mt

Internal Restrictions:

*Travel in Malta: Passengers on public transport, including the Gozo ferry and clients of commercial entities must wear face masks. Travel to Gazo is currently limited to essential journeys until at least 10 May.

*Public spaces and services: Museums and tourist sites, non-essential shops and services such as hairdressers reopened on 26 April. Celebration of Mass is allowed and schools are open. Organized sport is not permitted. Restaurants and snack bars will remain closed until 10 May when they will reopen but will be required to close by 5pm and only 4 people will be permitted to share a table. Currently only takeaway service is allowed. Bars and gyms remain closed. Hotel restaurants are currently closed with only room service or takeaway allowed. Discos and nightclubs are closed. Boat parties are not allowed. Groups in public places are limited to 4 people unless from the same household. Masks are mandatory in all public spaces, indoor and outdoor (under 3s are exempt). Fines will be levied for non- compliance. Full details of exemptions from mask wearing are available online. Medical exemptions must be certified by a medical professional.

A maximum of 4 households are allowed to meet indoors, although it is recommended not to gather in private residences. Those found to be breaching the limit will be fined. Home working is encouraged. Social distancing of 2 metres is encouraged. Vulnerable people including those over 65 may return to work and leave their homes. Full information is available on the coronavirus advice page.

11.06.2020

Other: closed/cancelled

Restrictive measures mandatory between to TBD

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