US To Maldives Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Maldives, but there are restrictions.
Source: Maldives Tourism

Maldives: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter the Maldives. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Source: Maldives Tourism


No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival.

Source: Maldives Tourism

COVID-19 test required

COVID-19 test required on day 5 for vaccinated Maldivians and work permit holders
All vaccinated Maldivians and work permit holders and accompanied children are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test at most 5 to 7 days after arrival in the Maldives.

Source: Maldives Tourism

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travellers must wear masks in indoor public places.

Source: Maldives Tourism

Other Things to Take Note Of

Health screening on arrival
Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in the Maldives.

Source: Maldives Tourism

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate showing they completed
the recommended doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the WHO Emergency Use Listing or by the Maldives Food and Drug Authority and at least 14 days have passed after the recommended doses.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

Details and Exemptions:The United Kingdom’s proof of a COVID-19 recovery test and vaccination record is also accepted in the Maldives.

Source: Maldives Tourism
Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
Travelers are required to complete an online health declaration form a maximum of 24 hours before departure to the Maldives through the IMUGA portal.

Details and Exemptions:The negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken a maximum of 96 hours before departure, or vaccination proof, should be submitted through the IMUGA portal.

Source: Maldives Tourism
Document: Complete online
Mandatory accommodation booking
Travelers are required to show that they have a confirmed booking at a registered tourist facility and a confirmed return ticket.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Maldivians and work visa holders.

Source: Maldives Tourism
Document: See approved accommodations