Maldives Visa information

Can Indians travel to the Maldives?


Who are eligible to travel?

  • Tourists
  • Maldives Nationals
  • Expatriates and their dependents with work permit

Passenger Obligation

All tourists must have a confirmed hotel reservation for their entire stay. Proof will need to be submitted at immigration.

“Split Stays” are permitted between resorts that meet all compulsory requirements under the ‘split stay guideline’ approved by HPA. Requests for approval of these “Split Stays” should be submitted to the Ministry of Tourism two days prior to the traveling date.

A 30-day free Visa will be provided on arrival.

No quarantine for tourists showing zero symptoms

Tourists arriving in Maldives are required to submit an online health declaration form 24 hours prior to departure and also a negative PCR test 72 hours before departure to Maldives. PCR test for infants aged less than 1 year are exempted.

It is mandatory to wear a face mask and maintain physical distancing while in public.

Those who book a safari trip must stay on their safari throughout the duration of the stay.

Persons who have a history of contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 within the past 14 days and/or persons who have fever or respiratory symptoms such as cough, sore throat, shortness of breath within the past 14 days should not travel to Maldives.

If the tourist is tested positive for COVID-19, the tourist will continue isolation. The duration of the isolation period will be 14 days after symptom onset and at least 3 days without symptoms. Upon completion of the isolation period, the tourist will be released.

It is advisable to download the Maldives contact tracing app ‘TraceEkee’ before travelling to Maldives.

Check the official tourism website of Maldives for updates:

Find information on Maldivian clinics tackling COVID-19 cases at

You can also call at 1676 for COVID-19 updates or if you have any symptoms.