Looking to get away on holiday but want to know what the situation regarding the coronavirus and Covid-19 in Malta is before you book?
This page is regularly updated with the last info to help you have a safe trip to Malta.
Last updated: 9 July 2021
The information provided on this page is intended as an overview guide for people travelling to Malta. This is not an official Malta government-run website. While every effort is made to ensure accurate information, please refer to the provided references to official sources for the most up-to-date information surrounding Covid-19.
The Maltese government currently judges the state of Covid-19 in countries worldwide by three colour grades: Green, Amber, Red and Dark red
There are currently no green-listed countries. The Maltese government is trying to avoid another outbreak of Covid cases and handling arrivals a little more strictly than other travel destinations in Europe.
Amber-listed countries are currently offered the most flexibility for entry to Malta. The list currently includes most European countries and the majority of states of the USA. Specifically:
Travel to Malta is permitted if you’ve spent the previous fourteen (14) days in one of these countries/US states, while being required to present:
Passengers coming from red-listed countries are:
Official government source (most up-to-date info at any point in time).
The nutshell: You can enjoy a holiday in Malta within fairly relaxed Covid-19 measures (and with a relatively quiet tourism season)
Should you experience common Covid-19 symptoms while in Malta (fever, dry cough, tiredness) you can call 111 or +356 2169 2447 (tourist helpfline) for assistance. You may be advised to get tested at one of the testing centres and adjust your travel arrangements until a result is obtained. Local GPs may request you to get tested prior to a clinic visit, depending on the severity of your symptoms.