COVID-19 Updates - 13th September 2021


  Approved Opening dates of Tourist Facilities and Transit Facilities [September 13, 2021]
  COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Criteria for Permitting Tourist Arrivals
  Circular: Update on Travel Restriction [July 23 2021]
  Circular: Inspection of tourist facilities accommodating South Asian tourists for transit purpose [July 16 2021]
  Circular: Update on Eases granted for Travel Restrictions [July 07, 2021]
  Circular: Update on Travel Restriction for South Asian Countries [July 02, 2021]
  Circular: Halting the issuance of Tourist Visa to travelers from South Asian countries [May 11, 2021]
  Circular: Update on Travel Restriction for South Asian Countries [May 08, 2021]
  Approved Opening dates of Tourist Facilities and Transit Facilities [May 5, 2021]
  Circular: Update on Negative PCR test for Covid-19 requirement on arrival [May 01, 2021]
  Circular: Implementation of additional measures towards Travelers from India [April 25, 2021]
  Circular: Revision to Ease of Travel Restriction [April 21, 2021]
  Circular: Ease of Travel Restriction [April 16, 2021]
  Circular: Travel to local islands for the Local Council Election [April 9, 2021]
  Circular: Emergence of the new strain of Covid-19 in South Africa [April 3, 2021]
  Approved Opening dates of Tourist Resorts, Yacht Marinas, Tourist Hotels, Tourist Vessels, Tourist Guesthouses, Transit Facilities and Foreign Vessels [March 16, 2021]
  Approved Opening dates of Tourist Resorts, Yacht Marinas, Tourist Hotels, Tourist Vessels, Tourist Guesthouses, Transit Facilities and Foreign Vessels [March 14, 2021]
  Approved Opening dates of Tourist Resorts, Yacht Marinas, Tourist Hotels, Tourist Vessels, Tourist Guesthouses, Transit Facilities and Foreign Vessels [March 08, 2021]
  Approved Opening dates of Tourist Facilities and Transit Facilities [February 28, 2021]
  HPA - Covid-19 latest updates
  Maldives: A Safe Haven for Travellers [Brochure]
  Maldives: A Safe Haven for Travellers [Brochure for India]
  Maldives: A Safe Haven for Travellers [Brochure in German]
  Maldives: A Safe Haven for Travellers [Brochure in French]
  Maldives: A Safe Haven for Travellers [Brochure in Russian]
  Approved Opening Dates of Tourist Facilities and Transit Facilities [February 10, 2021]
  Updates on the COVID-19 Situation in the Maldives [November 26, 2020]
  Guideline for re-opening of tourist guest houses and hotels in Greater Male’ area [December 13, 2020]
   Public Health Interventions to Prevent COVID-19 Transmission in the Tourism Sector [September 28, 2020]

  Circular: Change of procedure for staff and worker's travel between Resorts [Jan 19, 2021]
  Circular: Increasing and Improving Security Measures at Tourist Establishments [December 25, 2020]
  Circular: Emergence of the new strain of Covid-19 [December 22, 2020]
  Circular: Random testing of staff in Tourist Facilities [November 07, 2020]
   Circular: Re-opening of Tourist Hotels & Guesthouses in the Greater Male' Area (Male', Hulhumale' & Villimale') [December 8, 2020]
   Circular: Air Suvidha and IMUGA Forms [December 5, 2020]
   Circular: Update on Negative PCR test cor COVID-19 requirement [October 15, 2020]
   Circular: Operation of Guesthouses and Hotels in Greater Male Area [September 15, 2020]
  Transit Facility Rules [September 14, 2020]
   Update Circular: Negative PCR test result requirement for tourists arriving to the Maldives [September 08, 2020]
   PROCEDURES FOR TOURISTS TRAVEL MOVEMENT BETWEEN INTER-TOURIST FACILITIES - FOR RESORTS
   Press Release: Introducing 'Split Stay' for tourists visiting the Maldives [August 31, 2020]
  COVID-19 PCR Testing [August 10, 2020]

STATEMENTS

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Maldives will be reopening its borders to tourists of all nationalities on 15th July 2020. There will be no further incoming travel restrictions to the country. Read the full statement by the Ministry of Tourism here.

RESTRICTIVE MEASURES WITHIN MALDIVES

  • State of Public Health Emergency declared from March 12, 2020
  • Travel between resorts. safaris and inhabited islands restricted from March 12, 2020
  • All excursion activities within Maldives banned from March 13, 2020
  • Tourist check in to guest houses and city hotels in Greater Malé Region (Malé, Villimalé and Hulhumalé) suspended from March 14, 2020
  • Tourist check in to guest houses and city hotels nationwide suspended from March 17, 2020
  • All non-essential travel between islands restricted from April 17, 2020
  • Resorts, hotels and liveaboards located in uninhabited islands are to resume operations on 15th July 2020
  • Hotels and guest houses located in inhabited islands are to resume operations on 1st August 2020

MAP OF MALDIVES

THE ISLANDS AND RESORTS ARE NATURALLY SELF-ISOLATED

Map of Maldives

IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19 WHILE IN MALDIVES, CALL

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  • If a case of COVID-19 is identified in a tourist facility, procedures are set in place for the property to work with the government of Maldives to ensure safe return of unaffected tourists to their home country.
  • The government of Maldives is closely monitoring and enforcing measures to prevent any effective community spread of the virus.