International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to Malta.

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Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Changed
Cases Per Million
193.76
Decreased by48.44
at 12/5/2021
Vaccinated
84.49%
Increased by0.10%
at 12/4/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Travelers who have been in selected countries in the past 14 days before travel are not allowed to enter Malta. Travel may be allowed for essential reasons and with a travel authorization permit.

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Government of Malta
Start Date
11/27/2021
Changed

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers coming from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Malta.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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Government of Malta
Start Date
Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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Description

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
Start Date
Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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Description

Travelers who want to enter Malta from selected countries must apply for a travel authorization permit before traveling. Travel may be allowed for essential reasons and with a travel authorization permit.

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Government of Malta
Start Date
Changed

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 14-day quarantine

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Description

Travelers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in Malta.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Government of Malta
Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

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

Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Malta.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
193.76
Decreased by48.44
at 12/5/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.70%
Decreased by0.80%
at 12/5/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
84.49%
Increased by0.10%
at 12/4/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
436,044
Increased by515
at 12/4/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.24
Increased by0.00
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 8 people and proof of vaccination will be required to attend events or to access some establishments. 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...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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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

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity.

Restaurants

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers until 3 am, with seating is limited to a maximum of 8 people per table. Customers are subject to temperature checks on entry.

Bars

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open for vaccinated customers until 3 am, with seating is limited to a maximum of 8 people per table. Customers are subject to temperature checks on entry.

Nightclubs

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs may open for vaccinated customers.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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