Travel Advice

Travel Advice

Introduction

The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs of Malta provides travel advice on its website to inform the general public of conditions abroad that may affect the safety and security of Maltese nationals travelling, working or living abroad.


What is Travel Advice?

Travel advice contains information about safety and security issues in specific countries. It is issued in response to safety and security developments around the world. Travel advice is kept under review and is updated to reflect changes in the level of risk to Maltese nationals.

Travel advice is graded across different levels according to the overall assessment of the security situation on the ground in the respective country. It may be of different levels for different regions within the same country.


Update on travel to and from Malta – 22.07.2021

 

NOTICE: AS FROM 14th JULY 2021 AT 00:01hrs, ALL COUNTRIES/ZONES PREVIOUSLY LISTED AS AMBER WILL BE CLASSIFIED AS RED, THUS ONLY PERSONS IN POSSESSION OF A VALID RECOGNISED VACCINE CERTIFICATE WILL BE PERMITTED TO TRAVEL TO MALTA.


All passengers arriving from abroad will be required to submit a completed Passenger Locator Form (https://www​.maltairport.com/declarationforms/) and present valid vaccination certificate recognised by the Superintendent of Public Health (age 12+), which at present are the following:


  • “MT Vaccine certificate” full course of vaccination with 14 day after last dose.
  • “NHS COVID Pass “ NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination record – full course of vaccination with 14 day after last dose.
  • “EU Digital COVID Certificate (Vaccination Certificate) “ full course of vaccination with 14 day after last dose.
  • “Dubai Health Authority Vaccine Certificate “- TWO doses received” with 14 days from last dose.
  • “Turkish vaccine certificate” - TWO doses received with 14 days from last dose.
  • "USA CDC record card" as from 19th July with specific app recognition as from the 1st of August.  full course of vaccination with 14 day after last dose.
  • The Serbian “Digital Green Certificate” with a readable QR Code.
  • The Gibraltar, Jersey and Guernsey vaccination certificate.


Thus, only holders of one of these certificates are allowed to travel to Malta until further notice.


Only Maltese Nationals with a valid Maltese ID Card, and those who have a valid Maltese residency permit are eligible to return to Malta after contacting the Maltese health authorities on covid19.vetting@gov.mt


Further details are found here:

https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Documents/mitigation-conditions-and-guidances/Standards%20for%20quarantine%20of%20unvaccinated%20travellers%20entering%20the%20Maltese%20Islands.pdf


https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/travel.aspx  


For further clarifications on matters relating to the health protocol measures or vaccine certificates kindly contact Malta government COVID-19 helpline at +356 21324086.

 


Consular Issues:​


For COVID-19 consular related issues one can contact the Situation Centre at the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs on:


Helpline: (356) 22042200

Email: sitcen.mfea@gov.mt


Travel advice is currently available for the following countries:
(Click on country name for more detailed information)


Legal Disclaimer​

The travel advice issued by the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs is available as a service to the public and is for guidance purposes only. It is aimed to help Maltese nationals make informed decisions prior to travelling abroad. The travel advice is provided “as is” without express or implied warranty that the travel advice on the website will be constantly available or available at all times or that the information provided is complete or up-to-date at all times.

The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs does not and cannot make decisions for Maltese nationals about whether, when or where they should live, work or travel to. The decision to live, work or travel abroad is personal and so the Ministry is not liable for any decisions taken in this regard. Maltese nationals are responsible for their own safety and security, particularly whenever there is an uncertain security environment.


Keeping adjourned with travel advice

Maltese nationals can keep up to date with travel advice by checking the travel advice section on the website of the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs.


Malta Travel Point

In order to bring its services and those of its diplomatic representations closer to the public, the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs​ now has a mobile application. This app - Malta Travel Point, that can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store or Google Play aims to address difficulties that Maltese citizens may encounter while travelling abroad. Malta Travel Point offers simple and direct information in case travellers need information on the nearest hospital or police station in the area as well as  contact details of the nearest diplomatic representation. The information is available in Maltese and English languages. Thanks to this app, Maltese citizens may access important telephone numbers when they need them most as well as a host of other valuable information. This application is part of Maltapps launched by the government to make its services more accessible to the public.
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Malta
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