International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

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

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
184.35
Decreased by20.21
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
84.52%
Increased by0.10%
at 12/6/2021
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

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 in the "Dark Red" list (banned countries) on their way to Malta. For more information, please check the source.

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Government of Malta
Start Date
10/1/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

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

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Description

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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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
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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.

Pregnant travelers advised not to get vaccinated during pregnancy are required to bring a doctor's certificate.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under 12 years of age.

For more details, please see the source.

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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
184.35
Decreased by20.21
at 12/7/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.40%
Decreased by0.10%
at 12/7/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
84.52%
Increased by0.10%
at 12/6/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
436,215
Increased by502
at 12/6/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.20
Increased by-0.03
at 12/4/2021

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
12/7/2021

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

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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 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

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Restrictions in place
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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

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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs may open for vaccinated customers.

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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