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    LOW MEDICAL RISK for Malta
    LOW TRAVEL RISK for Malta


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Very Low -

Health and security constraints to business operations are broadly similar to pre-COVID-19.

The medical systems are at similar operating levels to pre-COVID-19, and the authorities are able to respond to medical and security threats as before. BCP should include response for potential COVID-19 disruption as standard within existing operational planning and clear escalatory indicators.

RestrictionsInboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? Yes
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Entry restrictions
Travel restrictions to Malta are based on the colour of the country travellers are coming from. The list can be found here: https://www.visitmalta.com/en/covid-19

Travellers from the amber and green list can enter Malta.

Travellers cannot transit through countries not on the amber or green lists.

All countries not included on the green or amber lists are automatically included on the red list. Passengers from these countries are banned from entering Malta directly, except in the case of repatriation flights or Maltese nationals or residents after contacting covid19.vetting@gov.mt. They will be required to present a negative PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to arrival, test on arrival, quarantine for 14 days and take additional PCR test on day five-seven and again on day 11-12. The quarantine address and test results must be sent to quarantine.covid19@gov.mt.
Otherwise, passengers must have spent at least the previous 14 days in one of the safe corridor countries before reaching Malta and must not transit through airports located outside of the list of corridor countries. It is also required that these passengers undertake a PCR test within 72 hours prior to arrival.

The lists are updated frequently and can be found on this website: https://www.visitmalta.com/en/covid-19
(Until further notice)
Testing requirements
Those who show symptoms at the port of entry will be requested to have a PCR swab test.

Travellers coming from the green list will not be subject to a swab test on arrival. There will only be thermal screening at the airport and persons arriving will be asked to fill a self-declaration form requesting information on their travels in the previous 30 days. Specifically, they will be asked to confirm that they have not travelled anywhere outside the safe countries listed. There are currently no countries on the green list.

All passengers arriving from amber list countries will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of boarding flights to Malta. Passengers who do not present this certificate can be asked to take a swab at the Malta International Airport (MLA) or asked to self-quarantine for 14 days in Malta upon arrival.

A vaccination certificate will only be accepted when: (a.) EU’s digital COVID-19 passport is in place and functioning and (b.) Bilateral agreements to accept reciprocal vaccination certification between Malta and other country are signed.
Fully vaccinated Maltese nationals or Malta residency permit holders may present Maltese vaccination certificate instead of negative PCR test when returning to Malta.

Children under five years old are exempted from testing requirements.

Green and amber lists can be found here: https://www.visitmalta.com/en/covid-19
(Until further notice)
Declarations
Upon arrival, all travellers will have to complete two forms: the Public Health Travel Declaration Form and the Passenger Locator Form, which should then be handed to the Aircraft Crew or be dropped within the deposit boxes available on exit from the Terminal Temperature Screening Points upon arrival at Malta International Airport. The forms are available at https://www.maltairport.com/declarationforms/
(Until further notice)
OutboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? Yes
• Are there any exit restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticSummary
• Is a state of emergency in place? No
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? No
• Can businesses operate? Restricted
• Are there restrictions on internal travel? No
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes
(Until further notice)
The government has introduced a series of additional measures which include the following:

The wearing of masks is mandatory in outdoor places and offices. Those who do not weak a face mask may be fined. Children under three years of age, those suffering from respiratory conditions and those doing physical training are exempt. The use of masks on beaches and at pools, though still recommended, will not be enforced by law.

Planned events in private houses will be limited to a maximum of four households.

Restaurants can open until midnight. Up to six people can be at the same table.

The maximum number of people who can gather in public is six.

Theatres and cinemas are allowed to reopen with strict sanitary measures.

For more information visit: https://www.visitmalta.com/en/covid-19
(Ends 28 June 2021)
Planned changes and internal conditionsSummary - Changes to the following measures:
• Border restrictions? No
• Entry restrictions? No
• Testing requirements? No
• Quarantine requirements? No
• Vaccination requirements? No
• Transit restrictions? No
• COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Internal restrictions? No
• Outbound restrictions? No
• Other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Malta

COVID-19 information for Malta

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Malta is one of the safest destinations in the Mediterranean region, with low crime rates and few violent incidents. Protests and minor clashes sometimes occur around elections because Maltese society is highly politicised. Water shortages are occasionally a problem.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Malta
Hepatitis AMany travel health professionals recommend
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Hepatitis BRecommended for health care workers and anyone
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Yellow feverA yellow fever vaccination certificate is
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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