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COVID-19 permissible activities

As the COVID-19 situation in Malta is gradually improving, this has led to the release of certain measures.              Outlined below are the permissible activities with the dates from when they come into effect.

With effect from 24th May 2021
Groups of 4 people from different households are allowed to gather together in public
People from 4 different households can meet together in a private residence
Restaurants and snack bars can open till midnight
4 people are allowed to sit together in a restaurant or snack bar
Swimming pools will reopen to the public till 8.00pm, but activities are not allowed
Gyms and fitness centres will reopen, but classes are not allowed
Day centres will reopen
Contact sport training for persons aged 17+ will continue
Non-contact sports competitions will continue, without spectators

With effect from the 1st June 2021
Seated weddings will continue according to the protocol announced
English schools will reopen on campus
Masks on the beach will be recommended but not mandatory

With effect from the 7th June 2021
Groups of 6 people from different households are allowed to gather together in public
The number of persons permitted on the same table in restaurants and snack bars will increase to 6
Cinemas and theatres will reopen
Bars and clubs (każini) can open till midnight with clients seated
Gaming and betting establishments will reopen
Contact sports and te​am sports competitions for persons aged 17+ will continue, without spectators

For detailed information regarding mandatory standards and guidances, kindly find them below.​

Mandatory standards for mitigation measures for the Covid-19 transition phase issued under the Public Health Act chapter 465

COVID-19 Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy
Digital Certificate Privacy Policy​

Mandatory Standards and Guidance Documents
Standards for Civil Marriage - Public Registry English​/Maltese (April 2021)​​
Standards for the Use of Face Masks and Visors English​/Maltese (October 2020)
​​​​Standards for Gatherings and Mass Events English/Maltese​ (November 2020) (Currently Suspended)​
Mandatory Standards and Guidelines for the Return to Sport in Malta​​​​ (March 2021) (Currently Suspended)​

In the interest of containing the spread of Covid-19 the Health Authorities have produced various guidance documents. These are found below and can be freely downloaded:

Guidance on Workplaces
Guidance for Carers in Homes for the Elderly English/Maltese​ (May 2020)
Guidance for Taxi and Cab Owners and Drivers English/Maltese​ (December 2020)
Guidance for Resumption of Driving Tests-Theory and Practical English/Maltese​ (December 2020)

Guidance for Educational and Cultural Activities
Information for Schools Regarding the Medical Management of Children Attending Childcare, Kindergarten or School  English​/Maltese​ (October 2020)

Guidance on How to Protect Yourself and Others
Guidance for persons who are at higher risk of developing complications​ (October 2020)
Guidance for Domestic Waste During Covid-19 English/Maltese​ (May 2020)
Covid-19 Guidelines for Pets and Other Animals​ (November 2020)

Legal Notices
LN185 of 2021 - Repealing Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese
LN184 of 2021 - Closure of Places Open to the Public  (Amendment No.3) Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese
LN183 of 2021 - Groups of Persons in Residential Properties (Amendment No.4) Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese
LN182 of 2021 - Number of Persons in Public Spaces (Amendment No.3) Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese​​
LN157 of 2021 - Groups of Persons in Residential Properties (Amendment no.3) Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese​
LN101 of 2021 - Closure of Places Open to the Public (Amendment) Order, 2021 English/Maltese
LN97 of 2021 - Closure of Schools Order 2021 English/Maltese​
LN94 of 2021 - Enforcement of The Order Relating to the Closure of Places Open to the Public Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese
LN93 of 2021 - Organised Sport Activities Regulations English/Maltese​
LN 92 of 2021 - Closure of Food and Drink Outlets (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2021 English/Maltese
LN91 of 2021 - Enforcement of The Order Relating to the Closure of Non-Essential Outlets and Outlets Providing Non-Essential Services Regulations, 2021 English​/Maltese​
LN 90 of 2021 - Closure of Non-Essential Outlets and Outlets Providing Non-Essential Services Order, 2021 English/Maltese​
LN89 of 2021 - Number of Persons in Public Spaces (Amendment) Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese​
LN88 of 2021 - Organised Mass Events (Amendment) Regulations, 2021 English/Maltese
LN87 of 2021 - Closure of Places Open to the Public Order, 2021 - English/Maltese​
LN86 of 2021 - Essential Travel Between Malta and Gozo Order, 2021 English/Maltese
LN82 of 2021 - Mandatory Use of Medical or Cloth Masks (Amendment) Regulations 2021 English/Maltese​
LN76 of 2021 - Contact Sports Regulations English/Maltese​ 
LN403 of 2020 - Organised Public Mass Events (Amendment No.5)​ English/Maltese
LN402 of 2020 - Mandatory Use of Medical or Cloth Masks (Amendment  No.3) English/Maltese
LN244 of 2020 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries)(Amendment)​ English/Maltese
LN63 of 2020 - Period of Quarantine (Extension of Countries) English/Maltese
LN44 of 2020 - Service of Notice Relating to Enforcement of Quarantine Regulations English/Maltese