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Malta Travel Restrictions

92.23% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 92.21% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States need to quarantine to enter Malta.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Malta without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Malta for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Entry to Malta is now permitted for travelers from any country. Travelers may be exempt from quarantine by presenting any of the following : a valid vaccination certificate, a negative covid-19 test result, or a valid certificate of recovery.

More information about entering Malta can be found in the Maltese Government and Visit Malta websites.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Malta.

Details and exceptions
A negative test result is no longer required to enter Malta, however, unvaccinated travelers may be exempt from quarantine if they are able to present a negative covid-19 test result (PCR taken not more than 72 hours or Antigen taken not more than 24 hours) prior to arrival.
Please note that random health checks may be performed by the Maltese Authorities at point of entry, which may include testing.
Children below the age of 6 years are exempt from any travel requirement.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Malta.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who are able to present a valid vaccination certificate, a negative test result or a valid certificate of recovery may be exempt from quarantine.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Malta must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Malta are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.