Malta

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • QuarantineNone
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: May 1, 2021
Reviewed: May 3, 2021
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General

Malta has opened its borders for some countries. Domestic restrictions are almost completely lifted.

Can I travel to Malta?

  • It is possible to travel to Malta only from countries defined as safe corridor countries. The list of countries can be found here.
  • Travelers from Brazil and South Africa are not permitted to enter. Maltese citizens and legal residents are exempted.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Malta?

  • Arrivals belonging to the Amber or Red List who fail to provide a COVID-19 test may be tested upon arrival and may be subject to quarantine.
  • Arrivals who test positive will be quarantined.
  • At the moment, this applies to all arrivals.
  • Permitted arrivals from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and South Africa must self-quarantine for 14 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Malta?

  • Arrivals belonging to the Amber or Red List will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • At the moment, this applies to all arrivals.
  • Permitted arrivals from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and South Africa will be tested between day 5 and 7 of quarantine.

Is public transportation open in Malta?

Public transportation in Malta is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Malta?

Restaurants in Malta are open for takeout and delivery. Bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Malta?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Malta are open, with restrictions and limitations.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Malta?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and on public transportation.

Sources

  1. https://www.visitmalta.com/en/covid-19
  2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/malta/entry-requirements
  3. https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/mitigation-conditions-and-guidances.aspx
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