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Malta

Travel to Malta during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

NO

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Not required
On arrival:

You will be screened on arrival into Malta and will also need to show proof of your fully vaccinated status.  You are classed as fully vaccinated two (2) weeks after your final dose. 

You will need proof of vaccination to enter into Malta.  You can use your COVID vaccination certificate (both digital and letter versions) as proof of your vaccination record.  Digital certificates much include a verifiable QR code.

Any children aged 5-11 will need to show a negative PCR test result taken no more than 3 days (72 hours) before travel.  Children under 5 are exempt.

 

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/malta
Local regulations:

It is mandatory to wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces.  You must also wear your face mask in all outdoor public spaces, unless you are in groups of no more than 2 people who have both received a booster dose of a valid vaccine.  Under 3's are exempt from this.

You will need to present a valid vaccination certificate to enter the following locations if you are aged 12 and over: Bars and restaurants, cinemas. pools, spas and saunas, theatres and organised public events.

If you test positive while in resort

If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

Plan ahead and make sure you:

  • can access money
  • understand what your insurance will cover
  • can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Not required
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR or Antigen
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

You must take a negative PCR test no more than 72 hours before arrival.  You will need to show your test result to travel, or a negative Antigen test no more than 24 hours prior to arrival.

The tests must be performed by an accredited lab or health professional and the result must have a QR code confirming negative status.

On arrival:

You will be screened on arrival into Malta and will also need to show proof of your negative COVID19 test status. 

Any children aged 5-11 who are un-vaccinated will need to show a negative PCR test result taken no more than 3 days (72 hours) before travel.  Children under 5 are exempt.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/malta
Local regulations:

It is mandatory to wear a face mask in all public spaces both indoors and outdoors.  Children under 3 are exempt.

You may need to prove your vaccination status to enter into restaurants, cafes, bars and other public venues.

You may find capacity is reduced in some venues.

If you test positive while in resort

If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

Plan ahead and make sure you:

  • can access money
  • understand what your insurance will cover
  • can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 03.05.2022 at 10:12