International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Malta From Bulgaria is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Travelers who have been in selected countries for the past 14 days before travel are allowed to enter Malta. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Travelers must not transit through countries banned from entry on their way to Malta. For more information, please check the source.

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Government of Malta
Start Date
7/14/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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All travelers must complete a digital Passenger Locator Form online that contains the passenger locator form and travel health declaration.

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Government of Malta
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate showing they have received all vaccine doses required at least 14 days before traveling to Malta.

Travelers must have received only EMA-approved vaccines that are recognized by Maltese Public Health. These are Comirnaty [Pfizer], Jannsen [Johnson & Johnson], Spikevax [Moderna], Vaxzevria [AstraZeneca]. A certificate with 2 different EMA-approved vaccines is accepted as valid.

Travelers may show proof of vaccination through the EU Digital COVID vaccination certificate and others. For more details, please see the source.

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This restriction does not apply to:

  • Travelers under 12 years of age;
  • Pregnant travelers with a signed and dated doctor’s certificate that knowledges they are not advised to get vaccinated during pregnancy, or their antenatal record card. Their country of travel departure is taken into account. They must have a negative RT-PCR test result from a test taken 72 hours before arrival.

For more details, please see the source.

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Government of Malta
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Not Required

No proof of negative COVID-19 test results required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers coming from selected countries are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result. Travelers must have a valid vaccination certificate that is accepted by the Maltese Ministry of Health.

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Government of Malta
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers who have been in selected countries in the past 14 days before travel are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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For more details regarding traveling with children please see the source.

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Government of Malta
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers aged 3 years and older must wear masks in indoor and outdoor places and offices.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Malta.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
55.80
Increased by-22.21
at 9/20/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
1.60%
Decreased by0.30%
at 9/6/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
81.38%
Increased by0.33%
at 9/19/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
418,759
Increased by1,727
at 9/19/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.00
Decreased by0.12
at 9/14/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

In addition to safety guidelines, social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 4 people and proof of vaccination will be required to attend events. Preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. The COVID-19 response in Malta can be found at https://deputyprimeminist...
Last Checked
9/19/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and on public transportation. If fully vaccinated, face masks are only required when in the presence of 2 or more people.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open until 2 am with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Seating is limited to a maximum of 6 people per table.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open until 2 am with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Seating is limited to a maximum of 6 people per table.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs may open for seated events and customers must provide proof of vaccination upon entry. Dancing or smoking is not allowed.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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