Open with restrictions


18 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
53.45% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 51.67% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the Maldives.

Border status

All travellers to the Maldives must fill in a Traveller Health Declaration form form 24 hours before departure to and return from the Maldives. All passengers and airline crew need to complete an Immigration Arrival Card when arriving in the Maldives.

Travelers entering the Maldives as tourists must have a hotel reservation confirmation for the entire stay in a registered tourist facility and will undergo a medical screening. All visitors to Maldives are encouraged to install the contact tracing application ‘Trace Ekee’ upon or before arrival into the country.

Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to the Maldives

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to the Maldives.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering the Maldives.
Health Declaration Form

Must be done 24 hours prior to traveler's departure to Maldives.

Approved Accommodation

List of approved accommodation in Maldives

Return travelReturning to the United States from the Maldives

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from the Maldives must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from the Maldives will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

Local summary

Masks:Required in enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions