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Last updated 4 October 2021
From 16 December 2020, all tourists and short-term visitors to the Maldives must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival. The test and negative certificate must have been issued within 96 hours of departure.
Covid-19 antigen tests are not accepted for those travelling to the Maldives from the UK. Alternatively, you can test for Covid-19 using one of our PCR test kits which must be taken no more than 96 hours before departing the UK. Failure to provide a negative Covid-19 test may result in travellers being refused entry to the Maldives.
From 4am on Monday 4 October 2021, the rules for international travel to England have changed from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world. The rules for travel from countries and territories not on the red list will depend on your vaccination status. Fully vaccinated travellers can book a day 2 test with free delivery. Not fully vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can book their return antigen tests and day 2 and 8 travel packages with Medicspot. Further details can be found on our Covid test page.
If you are travelling to the Maldives from the UK, you must undertake a negative Covid-19 PCR test within 96 hours of departure. Temperature checks and screening procedures will also be in place upon arrival.
Yes. Travellers from the UK to the Maldives are required to complete a Traveller Health Declaration form 24 hours before departure. Passengers must also complete an Immigration Arrival Card upon arrival in the Maldives.
A Covid-19 test costs £75 for travel to the Maldives. This covers the PCR test as well as a Fit to Fly certificate.
Yes. Medicspot tests and Fit to Fly certificates are universally recognised by both Maldive airlines and the Maldives’ government.
If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with negative test results as well as a Fit to Fly certificate. This documentation will be provided within the 96 hour testing requirement window.
As of 16 December, travellers from the UK to the Maldives are required to take a negative PCR test within 96 hours of their flight.
Potentially. The Maldives government has stated that tourists will not be required to quarantine upon arrival.
However, any non-tourist passengers travelling from the UK to the Maldives are required to self-isolate for 10 days and register on the Hallubelun portal. During this period, visitors must undertake a Covid-19 test on Day 5 and Day 10.