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Malta Travel Advice

Travel Requirement Overview

Entry RequirementsFully VaccinatedNot Fully vaccinated
Open for visitorsYesYes
COVID test prior to entryNo (unless children 5-11, see below)Yes – PCR within 72 hours before arrival or a rapid antigen test within 24 hours before arrival
Passenger Locator FormYes – complete pre departureYes – complete pre departure
On arrival testingNoNo

Entry Requirements for Malta

Vaccination Status

Everyone 12 and older must be fully vaccinated with your last dose administered at least 14 days prior to arrival in order to visit Malta.

Malta will accept the UK’s COVID vaccine certificate (both digital and letter versions) as proof of vaccination. Digital versions must include a 2D barcode (QR code).

Any paper version must be dated from 1 November 2021.

Children aged 5 to 11 can travel if they are accompanying their vaccinated parents/legal guardian and must show evidence of a negative PCR test dated within 72 hours of arrival. Children under 5 do not need a test.

An NHS COVID Pass provides evidence of your vaccination status.


Adults and children 12 and over must be take a COVID test if they are unvaccinated in order to enter Malta.

Children 5 to 11 who are not fully vaccinated may travel with vaccinated parents or guardians but must take a PCR test at least 72 hours prior to arrival in Malta. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test.

Passenger Forms to be completed prior to arrival

All visitors must complete a:

This should be completed online before departure

Forms should be available to be presented to airline and health officials on departure or on arrival in Malta.

FCDO Advice

If you are planning to visit Malta please read the FCDO advice available here

Returning to the UK

Please ensure you check the entry requirements for your return from your holiday on Returning to the UK.

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