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Travel requirements vary by country and may change at short notice.

Applications for exceptional travel authorisations from dark red countries/zones are to be
made via the 
online form for Travel Authorisation​ 

Residents in possession of a valid Maltese ID or Residence Card, whose permanent residence is in Malta, may apply to undergo quarantine at an alternative address if they fulfil criteria outlined below at least ten days prior to their arrival in Malta. This form can be accessed here. Health authorities reserve the right to accept or reject such requests. 

In the case of travellers arriving from red countries/zones:

 - Travellers who are not in possession of a  valid, recognised vaccination certificate may apply to undergo quarantine at an alternative address


In the case of travellers arriving from dark red countries/zones:

 - Travellers authorised to travel to Malta from dark red countries who:

1) have a valid Maltese ID or Residence card 

AND

2) whose permanent residence is in Malta

AND

3) who are in possession of a valid recognised vaccine certificate or are under 12 years of age

can apply to undergo quarantine at a residence provided further that they fulfil the following criteria:

• there are no more than 4 additional persons (apart from the passengers arriving from dark red countries) living at the address where the returning traveller/s will be residing during the quarantine period.

• any persons aged 12 years and over residing at the same quarantine address as travellers returning from dark red countries are to be fully vaccinated and are in passion of a recognised vaccination certificate.

Non-Malta residents of all ages who require to be quarantined, unvaccinated Malta residents aged 12 years and over, travelling from dark red countries and those not authorised to quarantine at an alternative quarantine address need to follow a 14 day period of quarantine in an officially designated quarantine hotel, which is recognised as such by the Superintendent of Public Health.

The applicable cost borne by a person in quarantine at a quarantine hotel is 100 euro per night which includes breakfast brought to the room. Any requirement for PCR carried out by public health authorities shall be subject to a payment of a fee of 120 euro for the administration of the test. 

Any other additional expenses need to be borne by the person in quarantine.

Alternative accommodation at their residence will NOT be approved in these cases. 

Please see below for more information about rules relating to travel to Malta form dark red countries - Travel from Dark Red (Travel Ban) countries/zones is only permitted for essential travel in exceptional circumstances and only with prior authorisation.

Policy changes enabling eligible travellers from dark red countries to apply to quarantine at home came into effect on Friday 17th September 2021 at 8am.Travellers applying for authorisation of travel from dark red countries via https://travelauthorisation.gov.mt/ are now being given the option to apply to quarantine at an alternative residence. Staff handling travel authorisations will also be going through previously submitted applications and communicating with applicants who may be eligible to quarantine at an alternative address.




CURRENT TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL PASSENGERS FROM RED LISTED COUNTRIES/ZONES

1) All passengers are required to present a completed Public Health Travel Declaration and Passenger Locator Form ​(PLF). The Digital Passenger Locator Form can be accessed from https://app.euplf.eu​ . Systems are in place to verify the origins of passengers arriving in Malta. A false declaration will be considered a criminal offence. 

2) A valid vaccination certificate recognised by the Superintendent of Public Health (age 12+) for a full course of vaccination (2 doses or 1 dose of a single dose vaccine) with EMA approved vaccines (Comirnaty [Pfizer], Jannsen [Johnson & Johnson], Spikevax [Moderna], Vaxzevria [AstraZeneca]), with batches that are authorized by the national regulatory authority of the administering country, with 14 days after the last dose. Unless all the above criteria are satisfied, persons will need to undergo a 14 day mandatory quarantine period in accordance with the
Standards for Quarantine for Travellers​.
​​
If the full 14 days have not elapsed after the full course of the vaccine, then a 14 day mandatory quarantine period​
will be necessary.

The r
ecognised vaccine certificates include:

  -The Official Maltese vaccination certificate 
  -The EU Digital COVID vaccination certificate, issued by EU, EEA and non-EU countries connected to the EUDCC  ​gateway. The EU Digital COVID vaccination certificate now includes certificates from Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Morocco, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama*, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican City.
  -The United Kingdom NHS (paper or digital) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Certificate
  -The UAE Al Hosn vaccine certificate
  -The UAE vaccine certificate issued by the Dubai Health Authorities with a readable QR Code
  -The Turkish vaccine certificate of full course of vaccination.
  -The United States CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card verified through the VeriFLY app. The VeriFLY app is available on both Google Play (https://bit.ly/2WkqfrI) and Apple App Store (https://apple.co/3x8K0zn).  Go to https://go.daon.com/veriflyapp​ for Verifly FAQs.
  -The Serbian “Digital Green Certificate” with a readable QR Code 

  -The Gibraltar, Jersey and Guernsey  vaccination certificate
  -The Covid 19 vaccination certificate issued by the Ministry of Public Health, Doha, Qatar
  -The Albanian Digital Covid Certificate // Certifikate dixhitale shqiptare COVID
  -The Australian COVID-19 Digital Certificate as verified through Medicare Express Plus App.
  -The Arab Republic of Egypt COVID-19 vaccine certificate
  -The Lebanese COVID-19 vaccination record card
  -The Canadian COVID-19 Provincial Immunisation Records - full course and 14 days after last dose, as verified by Verifly app 
  -The Ministry of Health, Singapore Vaccination Certificate
  -The State of Kuwait Ministry of Health SARS-COV-2 Vaccination Certificate​
  -The Saudi Arabia vaccine certificate issued by sehhaty.sa
  -The Malaysian -Covid 19 Digital certificate verified through MySehatara App
  -The Republic of Rwanda – covid19 vaccination certificate issued by Rwanda Biomedical centre (only on presentation of mobile phone number and respective code)
  -The Republic of Kosovo Ministry of Health Vaccination Card for COVID-19
  -The Palestinian Ministry of Health Vaccination Certificate
  -The Kingdom of Bahrain Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Certificate
  -The Government of Bermuda Ministry of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate​
  -The Armenian "COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate” issued through the United Information System of Electronic Healthcare in the Republic of Armenia
  -The Iraq "COVID-19 Vaccination Card issued by Kurdistan Regional Government – Iraq
  -The South Korean  "COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate-" as issued through the COOV App
  -The Moldovian  "Vaccination Certificate" as issued by Moldova Ministry of Health​​​

A certificate with 2 different EMA approved vaccines from the above recognised vaccine certificates is accepted as  
valid.The list of EMA approved vaccines can be found here: https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/human-regulatory/overview/public-health-threats/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/treatments-vaccines/vaccines-covid-19/covid-19-vaccines-authorised.

* Serbia is a dark red country. Travel to and from Dark Red (Travel Ban) countries/zones is only permitted for essential travel in exceptional circumstances and only with prior authorisation in accordance with the procedure listed below​


The following are NOT VALID for travel to Malta:

•EU Digital COVID Recovery Certificates
EU Digital COVID Vaccination Certificate showing one dose unless for a single dose vaccine. **
•COVID Vaccine Certificates with less than 14 days from the final dose
•COVID Vaccine Certificates not on the accepted list
•Negative Rapid Antigen Test, whether on EU Digital COVID Certificate or otherwise


** As of the 1st October 2021, the Maltese authorities will be accepting recognised  vaccine certificates showing recovery from COVID plus one dose of an EMA approved vaccine, as per the vaccination policy of the issuing country, administered at least 14 days prior to arrival in Malta." 

All vaccine certificates are checked and verified at the borders for authenticity. It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that his/her vaccination certificate conforms to the accepted certificates in this list and that it is readily available on arrival at border.
If the full 14 days have not elapsed after the full course of the vaccine, then a 14 day mandatory quarantine period​
will be necessary.​

3)Travellers 12 years and over not in possession of a recognised vaccine certificate will need to present a negative nasopharyngeal Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours on arrival, and will need to undergo a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days in accordance with the Standards for Quarantine for Travellers​. Rapid Tests (Antigen Tests) are not accepted​. They are required to complete a digital passenger locator form.​

4) Children between the ages of five (5) and eleven (11) years (both ages included) accompanying vaccinated parents/guardian/s must be in possession of a negative result for a nasopharyngeal Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test, performed no longer that 72 hours before arrival into Malta. Rapid Tests (Antigen Tests) are not accepted. They are required to also complete a digital passenger locator form.

5) Children under 5 years of age,accompanying vaccinated parents/guardian/s do not need to present a ​negative result for a nasopharyngeal Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test. Theare required to complete a digital passenger locator form.

6) Pregnant persons may be exempt from quarantine when arriving from a red country/zone, after having spent 14 days in a red country/zone, upon presentation of a negative Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) result performed no longer than 72 hours before arrival into Malta (Rapid Antigen Tests are not accepted) and if:
    (i) in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, on presentation of a signed and dated medical doctor’s certificate or antenatal card to confirm pregnancy and dates is presented; 

   (ii) beyond 12 weeks of pregnancy, on presentation of a signed and dated medical doctor’s certificate or antenatal card to confirm pregnancy and dates, as well as medical  certification  indicating the reason why COVID-19 vaccine was not/could not be taken earlier is presented. 


7) No specific authorisation is required to travel to Malta from red countries/zones if one has been in a red zone for 14 days prior to travel and fulfils the above criteria, except if indicated as a requirement under one of the following exemptions:

The only instance in which a request for consideration for exemption from quarantine on medical grounds is where the first dose of vaccine caused immediate severe anaphylaxis requiring medical treatment. In all other medical conditions and situations, at least one of the authorised vaccines may be administered safely.​

In the above exceptional circumstance only, on presentation of a valid, verifiable medical certificate which includes clear contact details of one’s medical specialist consultant, an exemption from quarantine on arrival from a red country/zone, may be requested by sending an email with all relevant documentation to covid19.health@gov.mt. Subject title of email should read as follows “EXEMPTION REQUEST: Name of person for whom the application is being requested.” If exemption is granted they must be in possession of a ​negative result for a nasopharyngeal Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test, performed no longer that 72 hours before arrival into Malta. Rapid Tests (Antigen Tests) are not accepted. A copy of the exemption letter from the Superintendent of Public Health must also be presented on arrival.

The relevant documents must be presented to the carrier (by air or by sea) offering travel to Malta. The documents are to be handed by the passenger to the health staff on arrival at Malta International Airport or at the Sea Port terminals.

Travellers are advised to ensure that all other documents that may be required, such as visas, are in order and that any required authorisations are obtained prior to making any travel arrangements.


Persons travelling to Malta from the below Red countries/Zones must not pass through transit airports in Dark Red Countries/Zones.​

Travellers arriving from any of the below mentioned countries/regions classified as RED, who have spent 14 days or longer in red zones, DO NOT require prior authorisation to travel to Malta and NO AUTHORISATION CODE IS NEEDED

Red Countries/Zones:

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • ​​​Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belize​
  • ​Belgium
  • ​Bermuda​
  • Bhutan
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Cape Verde​​
  • China (including Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong)
  • Colombia
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea​​​
  • Estonia
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • India
  • Iran​
  • Ireland
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kosovo
  • Laos
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritania
  • Maldives​
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia​
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis​
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Timor
  • Trinidad and Tobago​
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • United States of America
  • Vatican City
  • Vietnam


REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVELLERS ARRIVING IN MALTA FROM COUNTRIES/ZONES ON DARK RED LIST

Travel to and from Dark Red (Travel Ban) countries/zones is only permitted for essential travel in exceptional circumstances and only with prior authorisation in accordance with the procedure listed below.

Specific authorisation is required for travellers from the following countries subject to an effective travel ban in accordance with the legal notice Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) Order (S.L. 465. 26) It is important to note that 14 days quarantine is mandatory for all authorised travellers to Malta from dark red zones/countries, irrespective of age,vaccination or residency status.

Applications for exceptional travel authorisations from dark red countries/zones are to be made via the 
online form for Travel Authorisation​.

Who can apply?​

E
xceptional approval for essential travel may be granted for persons travelling to and from Dark Red countries/zones (irrespective of vaccination status), for:

  (i) Returning Maltese citizens or residents for long stay/repatriation (not for vacation)
 (ii) Other travel considered to be essential by the Superintendent of Public Health in exceptional circumstances only- adoption, reunification of spouse/partner/minor/child with parents) 

In the case that travel is authorised, a unique, personal non-transferable authorisation code will be sent to each passenger, which code must be entered into the Passenger Locator Form  to be completed prior to travel.
Authorised travellers will be required to follow the medical protocol:

  •Present a negative result for a nasopharyngeal 
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test taken no longer than 72 hr prior to arrival in Malta. Rapid Tests (Antigen Tests) are not accepted. ​

  •Observe 14 full days of mandatory quarantine from arrival in Malta.

  •
Follow the testing requirements as outlined  in accordance with the Standards for Quarantine For Travellers 


Travellers authorised to travel to Malta from dark red countries who:

1) have a valid Maltese ID or Residence card 

AND
2)whose permanent residence is in Malta

AND
3)who are in possession of a valid recognised vaccine certificate or are under 12 years of age can apply to undergo quarantine at an alternate  residence provided that they fulfil the following criteria:
 
  •
there are no more than 4 additional persons (apart from the passengers arriving from dark red countries) living at the address where the returning traveller/s will be residing during the quarantine period. 

  • any persons aged 12 years and over residing at the same quarantine address as travellers returning from dark red countries need to be fully vaccinated.

Non-Malta residents of all ages who require to be quarantined, unvaccinated Malta residents aged 12 years and over, travelling from dark red countries and those not authorised to quarantine at an alternative quarantine address need to follow a 14 day period of quarantine in an officially designated quarantine hotel, which is recognised as such by the Superintendent of Public Health.

The applicable cost borne by a person in quarantine at a quarantine hotel is 100 euro per night which includes breakfast brought to the room. Any requirement for PCR carried out by public health authorities shall be subject to a payment of a fee of 120 euro for the administration of the test. 

Any other additional expenses need to be borne by the person in quarantine.​

Alternative accommodation at their residence will NOT be approved in these cases. Persons who are eligible to quarantine at another address need to submit an application via an online form for Alternative Quarantine Location Requests at least ten days prior to their arrival in Malta. This form can be accessed here​. Health authorities reserve the right to accept or reject such requests. 

List of Dark Red Countries/Zones

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Curacao
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • French Guiana
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kazakhstan​
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Martinique
  • Mayotte
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia​​
  • Micronesia (country)
  • Montenegro​
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • Northern Cyprus
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn
  • Reunion
  • Saint Barts
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Maartin (French part)
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Serbia
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Ukraine
  • Uganda
  • United States, minor outlying Islands
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Virgin Islands (British)
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


For other travel queries that are not addressed above can send an email to covid19.health@gov.mt


​Further Information

1) A vaccination certificate will only be accepted as valid if included in the list of approved vaccine certificates as listed here: Government Notices published in Govt. Gazette No. 20,635 of 1st June 2021​Govt. Gazette No.20,653 of 28th June 2021​Govt. Gazette No. 20 655 of 1st July 2021​ issued pursuant to Article 2 of Legal Notice 229 of 2021, Government Notice issued pursuant to Article 2 of the Travel Ban (Extension to all countries) Order Subsidiary Legislation 465.26, and Article 2 of Period of Quarantine Order, 2021 Subsidiary Legislation 465.13​,,​ Government Notice published in Govt. Gazette No. 20,687 of 20th August 2021​ Government Notice published in Govt. Gazette No. 20,701 of 17th September 2021​​ issued pursuant to Article 2 of the Travel Ban (Extension to all countries) Order Subsidiary Legislation 465.26, and Article 2, Government Notice published in Govt. Gazette No. 20,705 of 23rd September 2021 issued pursuant to Article 2 of the Travel Ban (Extension to all countries) Order Subsidiary Legislation 465.26, and Article 2 of Period of Quarantine Order, 2021 Subsidiary Legislation 465.13 and  Government Notice published in Govt. Gazette of the 29th September 2021 ,Government Notice published in Govt. Gazette of the 4th of October 2021​ ,Government Notice published in Govt. Gazette of the 15th of October 2021​​ and Legal Notices LN 392 and LN 393​ published in Govt. Gazette of the 21st of October ​of the same order. The current list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates recognised by the Superintendent of Public Health are:

​  -The Official Maltese vaccination certificate 
  -The EU Digital COVID vaccination certificate, issued by EU, EEA and non-EU countries connected to the EUDCC  ​gateway. The EU Digital COVID vaccination certificate now includes certificates from Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Morocco, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama*, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican City.

  -The United Kingdom NHS (paper or digital) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Certificate
  -The UAE Al Hosn vaccine certificate
  -The UAE Vaccine certificate issued by the Dubai Health Authorities with a readable QR Code
  -The Turkish Vaccine certificate of full course of vaccination
  -The United States CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card verified through the VeriFLY app. The VeriFLY app is available on both Google Play (https://bit.ly/2WkqfrI) and Apple App Store (https://apple.co/3x8K0zn).  Go to https://go.daon.com/veriflyapp​ for Verifly FAQs. 
  -The Serbian “Digital Green Certificate” with a readable QR Code 
  -The Gibraltar, Jersey and Guernsey  vaccination certificate
  -The Covid 19 vaccination certificate issued by the Ministry of Public Health, Doha, Qatar​

  -The Albanian Digital Covid Certificate // Certifikate dixhitale shqiptare COVID
  -The Australian COVID-19 Digital Certificate as verified through Medicare Express Plus App.​
  -The Arab Republic of Egypt COVID-19 vaccine certificate
  -The Lebanese COVID-19 vaccination record card ​ 
  -The Canadian COVID-19 Provincial Immunisation Records - full course and 14 days after last dose, as verified by Verifly app
  -The Ministry of Health, Singapore Vaccination Certificate
  -The State of Kuwait Ministry of Health SARS-COV-2 Vaccination Certificate​
  -The Saudi Arabia vaccine certificate issued by sehhaty.sa
  -The Malaysian -Covid 19 Digital certificate verified through MySehatara App
  -The Republic of Rwanda – covid19 vaccination certificate issued by Rwanda Biomedical centre (only on presentation of mobile phone number and respective code)
  -The Republic of Kosovo Ministry of Health Vaccination Card for COVID-19
  -The Palestinian Ministry of Health Vaccination Certificate
  -The Kingdom of Bahrain Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Certificate
  -The Government of Bermuda Ministry of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
 -The Armenian "COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate” issued through the United Information System of Electronic Healthcare in the Republic of Armenia
  -The Iraq "COVID-19 Vaccination Card issued by Kurdistan Regional Government – Iraq
  -The South Korean  "COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate-" as issued through the COOV App
  -The Moldovian  "Vaccination Certificate" as issued by Moldova Ministry of Health​

* Serbia is  a dark red country. Travel to and from Dark Red (Travel Ban) countries/zones is only permitted for essential travel in exceptional circumstances and only with prior authorisation in accordance with the procedure listed below

 
2) The following are NOT VALID for travel to Malta:
•EU Digital COVID Recovery Certificates
EU Digital COVID Vaccination Certificate showing one dose unless for a single dose vaccine. **
•COVID Vaccine Certificates with less than 14 days from the final dose
•COVID Vaccine Certificates not on the accepted list
•Negative Rapid Antigen Test, whether on EU Digital COVID Certificate or otherwise

** As of the 1st October 2021, the Maltese authorities will be accepting recognised  vaccine certificates showing recovery from COVID plus one dose of an EMA approved vaccine, as per the vaccination policy of the issuing country, administered at least 14 days prior to arrival in Malta." ​

3) The list of EMA approved vaccines can be found here: https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/human-regulatory/overview/public-health-threats/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/treatments-vaccines/vaccines-covid-19/covid-19-vaccines-authorised.

4) Persons vaccinated in Malta may download their Maltese and EU digital vaccination certificates from https://certifikatvaccin.gov.mt.

5) The countries connected to the EUDCC gateway can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate_en

6) All vaccine certificates are checked and verified at the borders for authenticity. It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that his/her vaccination certificate conforms to the accepted certificates in this list and is readily available at arrival at border. 

7) Systems are in place to verify the origins of passengers arriving in Malta.  The Superintendence of Public Health requires that all persons travelling to Malta complete the Passenger Locator Form and Travel Declaration Form. The digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF) can be accessed from https://app.euplf.eu​ 

8) The completed PLF and a copy of your vaccine certificate and negative 
 Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test result (for travel authorised by the SPH for travel under the medical protocol) is to be presented at boarding and then handed over to the Public Health staff on arrival to Malta (at airport or seaport). A false declaration on arrival will be considered a criminal offence. 

9) Failure to present the required documents on arrival will result in mandatory RT-PCR nasopharyngeal testing and mandatory quarantine against a fee in accordance with the Standards for Quarantine for Travellers​​ entering Malta, 


10) ​​Travellers are advised to ensure that all other documents that may be required, such as visas, are in order.

These are the current travel requirements, which are continuously reviewed and are frequently updated. Travel to Malta is currently regulated through 
Legal Notices​ 92, 244, 255 280, 290, 388 and 472 of 2020; and 196, 229, 254, 255, 271, 300 and 301 of 2021.​


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Legal Notices

LN 369 of 2021 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment No 6)Order, 2021

LN 368 of 2021 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment No 6) Order, 2021​​

LN 301 of 2021 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment No 4)Order, 2021

LN 300 of 2021 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment No 4) Order, 2021​

LN 271 of 2021 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment No 3)Order, 2021

LN 255 of 2021 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment No 2) Order, 2021​

LN 254 of 2021 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment No 2) Order, 2021​

LN 229 of 2021 - Conditions to be imposed on Persons Travelling to and from Malta Order, 2021​

LN 197 of 2021 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment) Order, 2021​

LN 196 of 2021 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment) Order 2021​

LN 472 of 2020 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment No 6) Order 2020​

LN 333 of 2020 - Public Health Act - Mandatory Tests for Certain Travellers Regulations​

LN 388 of 2020 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment No 5) Order 2020 ​

LN 290 of 2020 - Travel Ban (Extension to All Countries) (Amendment No. 4) Order 2020.pdf

LN 289 of 2020 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment No. 4) Order, 2020.pdf

LN280 of 2020 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries)(Amendment no.3)​

LN279 of 2020 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment No.3) Order 2020​

LN252 of 2020 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment No.2) Order 2020

LN244 of 2020 - Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries)(Amendment)​

LN 79 of 2020 - Period of Quarantine (Amendment) Order 2020

LN63 of 2020 - Period of Quarantine (Extension of Countries)

LN44 of 2020 - Service of Notice Relating to Enforcement of Quarantine Regulations​

LN 254 of 2021- PUBLIC HEALTH ACT (CAP. 465) Period of Quarantine (Amendment No. 2) Order, 2021

LN 255 of 2021- PUBLIC HEALTH ACT(CAP. 465)Travel Ban (Extension to All Countries) (Amendment No. 2) Order, 2021

LN 271 of 2021 - Travel Ban (Extension to All Countries) (Amendment No. 3) Order, 2021​

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