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

Movement Restrictions:

20.09.2022

Maltese nationals currently abroad are urged to make their way to Malta by no later than 12th April 2020 via London Heathrow or Frankfurt Main; by making use of any available commercial flights. Persons who choose to remain abroad after the 12th April 2020; will remain at their own risk. The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs cannot guarantee repatriation after this date. Update: Strong recommendation for travelers to return home. After 14th April there is no additional support from government.

20.09.2022

Update: 1 July 2020 reopening to commercial flights but recommendations of cancellation of unnecessary travel.

20.09.2022

Decision to stop all air and sea travelling from France; Spain; Switzerland and Germany.

18.07.2022

14/07/2021 Tourists can only travel to Malta if they have a vaccination certificate; for two doses; and issued after 14 days from the date of the second dose (or single dose in case of J&J vaccine). Travellers 12 years and over not in possession of a recognised vaccine certificate will need to present a negative nasopharyngeal PCR test not older than 72 hours on arrival; and will need to undergo a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days.;17/09/2021 Travel ban for red countries except if travellers; aged 12 years of age or over; provide a valid vaccination certificate. Travellers not in possession of a recognised vaccination certificate travelling from red countries and travellers of all ages authorised to travel from dark red countries shall be required to submit themselves to a period of quarantine of 14 days. ;23/03/2022: Prior to boarding; all persons who are subject to quarantine as per standards above need to present a negative nasopharyngeal PCR COVID-19 test performed not longer than seventy-two (72) hours before that person’s arrival in Malta. Any requirement for PCR carried out by public health authorities shall be subject to the payment of a fee of 120 euros for the administration of this test.; 25/07/2022: As from the 25th July 2022; people travelling to Malta without a vaccine certificate or a recovery certificate do not need to present a negative PCR/Rapid Test before arriving in Malta.

19.05.2022

14/07/2021 Tourists can only travel to Malta if they have a vaccination certificate; for two doses; and issued after 14 days from the date of the second dose (or single dose in case of J&J vaccine). Travellers 12 years and over not in possession of a recognised vaccine certificate will need to present a negative nasopharyngeal PCR test not older than 72 hours on arrival; and will need to undergo a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days.; 17/09/2021 Travel ban for red countries except if travellers; aged 12 years of age or over; provide a valid vaccination certificate. Travellers not in possession of a recognised vaccination certificate travelling from red countries and travellers of all ages authorised to travel from dark red countries shall be required to submit themselves to a period of quarantine of 14 days. ;23/03/2022: Prior to boarding; all persons who are subject to quarantine as per standards above need to present a negative nasopharyngeal PCR COVID-19 test performed not longer than seventy-two (72) hours before that person’s arrival in Malta. Any requirement for PCR carried out by public health authorities shall be subject to the payment of a fee of 120 euros for the administration of this test.

21.04.2022

Passengers coming from need to present a negative PCR test done up to 72h before arrival: Andorra; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Estonia; France (all airports except Ile-de-France); Germany (all airports except Baden-Wurttemberg); Greece (all airports except Attiki); Hungary; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy (all airports except Sicily and Sardegna); Japan; Jordan; Latvia; Lebanon; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Monaco; Morocco; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal (all airports except Madeira; Azores); Romania; San Marino; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain (all airports except Canarias); Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; Tunisia; Turkey; Uruguay and the Vatican City are required to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test performed no later than seventy-two (72) hours before arrival in Malta; 24/05/2021 Travellers from the following countries required to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate before boarding flights to Malta; irrespective of vaccination status: Andorra; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Canada; China (Hong Kong; Macau and Taiwan included); Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Latvia; Lebanon; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Monaco; Morocco; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Rwanda; San Marino; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; ; Switzerland; Thailand; Tunisia; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Uruguay; Vatican City. ; 01/07/2021 All passengers are required to present a completed Public Health Travel Declaration and Passenger Locator Form (PLF) or the Digital Passenger Locator Form. In case of passengers arriving from countries/regions in Malta's Amber list; who have resided in an Amber country/region for a minimum of 14 days: A negative 72 hour nasopharyngeal RT-PCR test result (age 5 and over) or A valid official Maltese vaccination certificate or 'NHS COVID Pass' – NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination record – full course of vaccination with 14 days after last dose or “EU Digital COVID Certifcate (Vaccination Certifcate) “ full course of vaccination with 14 days after last dose. In case of passengers arriving from any of the Red countries/regions listed in Malta Government Gazette No 20;653 of 28 June 2021: A valid official Maltese vaccination certificate (age 12 and over) or “NHS COVID Pass “– NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination record – full course of vaccination with 14 days after last dose or - “EU Digital COVID Certifcate (Vaccination Certifcate) “ full course of vaccination with 14 days after last dose; 14/07/2021 Tourists can only travel to Malta if they have a vaccination certificate; for two doses; and issued after 14 days from the date of the second dose (or single dose in case of J&J vaccine)

06.04.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods for 30 days.; 1/03/2022: The European Union recommends that its member nations remove any non-essential travel bans for vaccinated tourists arriving from third countries starting March 1; 2022.

16.02.2022

The travel ban has been lifted for third countries with which Malta has establish a Public Health Corridor (PHC); as defined by epidemiological criteria. The list of PHC Third Countries comprises Canada; Australia; New Zealand; South Korea; China; Rwanda; Uruguay; Japan; Morocco; Thailand; Lebanon; Indonesia; United Arab Emirates; Turkey; Jordan; Tunisia. Travel from other third-countries is allowed only on humanitarian grounds or if their travel is deemed essential as well as for MT ID card holders or MT residency permit holders; following a specific authorisation issued by the Superintendent of Public Health; 05/2021 Travel to and from Bangladesh; Brazil; India; Nepal; Pakistan; the Philippines and South Africa is not permitted. A travel ban to and from all other red zone countries still applies.

16.02.2022

Decision to stop all air and sea travelling from France; Spain; Switzerland and Germany.

13.05.2021

Advice for travelers to Wuhan region to take precautionary measures.

05.11.2020

Migrant camp in Malta is put under strict lockdown (initially for 14 days) after eight residents are diagnosed with coronavirus. The lockdown has now been extended for another 14 days.

15.10.2020

National movement restrictions: Free

Restrictive measures mandatory between 19 August 2020 to 31 December 2020

Any person who is: • inside retail outlets; • travelling on public transport; • travelling between Malta and Gozo including in the respective Ċirkewwa and Imġarr terminals; • within the terminal building of the Malta International Airport; and • within the terminal building for passengers travelling by catamaran or by cruise liners, shall at all times wear a visor or medical or cloth mask. Current restrictions are: Bars and nightclubs to be closed from Wednesday except those that include restaurants. In such places, only seated patrons may be served; Boat parties will be banned but harbour cruises will be allowed subject to social distancing; Wedding receptions may only be held in a seated environment. Food and drink to be served at table; No gatherings of groups of more than 15 people will be allowed; Masks will now be mandatory in all closed public spaces, the exception being restaurants which are covered by separate rules; New 'amber' list of countries, arrivals from which will need to produce COVID-19 negative test result.

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 15 October 2020 to 31 December 2020

The current list of corridor countries includes: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden*, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City. * with effect from 2 October 2020 Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are also considered as within Malta’s travel corridor countries (considered with UK and China respectively). Quarantine on arrival to Malta will not be applicable to those travelling from these countries, but suspected persons will be requested to have a swab test. An 'amber' list of corridor countries is published from week to week from which arriving passengers must produce a negative PCR COVID-19 swab test result, which test must have been taken not longer than 72 hours prior to arrival in Malta. If a negative test is not presented, a swab test on arrival or a 14 day quarantine period may be required. This with effect from Saturday 22nd August 2020 in accordance with Legal Notice 333 of 2020. (https://legislation.mt/eli/ln/2020/333/eng/pdf) Amber countries from which travellers to Malta require proof of negative PCR COVID-19 swab test done within previous 72 hours currently are: - France (all Paris airports and Marseille) - Romania - Spain (persons arriving from Barcelona, Girona, Madrid) - Tunisia - Czech Republic​ ​

26.06.2020

Update: July 1 2002 reopenning to commercial flights but recommendations of cancellation of unneccessary travel.

29.04.2020

Maltese nationals currently abroad are urged to make their way to Malta by no later than Sunday 12th April 2020 via London Heathrow or Frankfurt Main; by making use of any available commercial flights.Persons who choose to remain abroad after the 12th April 2020; will remain at their own risk. The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs cannot guarantee repatriation after this date.

18.04.2020

Strong recommendation for travelers to return home; after 14th April no additional support from government.

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