Covid Entry Check: Malta Travel Restrictions

This Malta dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 30 Jun 2022, 23:41PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
3,477
20.06% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
102,593
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to the following travellers:
• Citizens and PRs
• Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs
• Other Residents (pass holders)
• Business Travellers
• Transit
• Vaccinated travellers (please see vaccine excemptions for details)

Others:
• Travellers arriving from and have only been in one of countries listed under greenlanes for the past 14 days before arrival may enter.
• Travellers arriving on humanitarian, medevac or repatriation flights may enter.
• Travellers with a medical certificate showing pregnancy or an antenatal record card.

What to expect in Malta?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

Vaccinated travellers may enter and are exempt from pre-arrival Covid-19 test(s) and quarantine requirement(s).

These exemptions only apply to:
Travellers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by Malta showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax) and Pfizer-BioNTech; or Covaxin, Covishield, Sinopharm and Sinovac are accepted when AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax) or Pfizer-BioNTech were the booster dose.
. Please note that only specific certificates are recognized, for more details you may refer to https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/travel.aspx

For more information you may go to:
https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/travel.aspx

📝 Forms

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.

Details:
Travellers will no longer be required to present a Passenger Locator Form (PLF).

🌡️ Testing requirements

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a Covid-19 test from an accepted establishment taken prior to your departure from the first embarkation point.
On Arrival you may be required to complete a test for Covid-19 and/or some form of medical screening, the cost borne by the traveller

Details:
Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The test must be based on nasopharyngeal swab and the test result must be in English or accompanied by a certified English translation.

For more information you may go to:
Immigration authorities announced children aged 12 and younger are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival or self-quarantine for 10 days, amid an easing of entry restrictions.

😷 Quarantine requirements

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14 days. Quarantine is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller)
Reduced restrictions may apply to vaccinated travellers, please see Vaccine Exemptions for details

For more information you may go to:
https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/travel.aspx

Other important information:
• Vaccinated travellers do not need to provide a pre-arrival covid-19 test or undergo quarantine.
• Travellers arriving from Brazil must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks before arrival. For details of accepeted vaccine certificates please see https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/travel.aspx
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DISCLAIMER

We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.