UAE travellers who present an authorised UAE Vaccine Certificate issued by the Dubai Health Authorities with a readable QR Code can now visit Malta.
All passengers aged 12 and older must comply with the above regulations and need to complete the Public Health Passenger Locator Form & the Public Health Travel Declaration Form OR the Digital Passenger Locator Form (this form may be accessed by clicking here). The forms should be completed before departure. Anyone over the age of 12 years holding just a PCR test will not be allowed entry into Malta, and is directed to quarantine.
Children below the age of 5 years are exempt from any travel requirements. They will be permitted to accompany their fully vaccinated parent/s or legal guardians without the need for a negative nasopharyngeal RT-PCR test.
Children aged between 5 – 11 can travel if they accompany their vaccinated parents or legal guardians, provided they present a negative nasopharyngeal RT-PCR test (taken no longer than 72 hours before arrival in Malta). Unaccompanied minors (under 16 years old) cannot travel to Malta.
All relevant documents must be presented on departure from one’s source country to airline officials AND upon arrival in Malta to health officials stationed at the airport’s Terminal Temperature Screening Points.
To achieve the full course of vaccination and hence be allowed entry, the second dose of the vaccine must be administered at least 14 days before arrival in Malta. In the case of a single-dose vaccination, the first & only dose must also be taken at least 14 days before the arrival in Malta.
If a passenger travelling from the UAE has the above recognised Certificate of Vaccination, he/she is exempt from pre-travel testing and self-isolation.
Malta has established itself as a safe island destination in Europe, with a low number of COVID-19 cases. Malta is a wonderful island destination, home to dazzling crystalline beaches, impressive historical and cultural sights, UNESCO archaeological attractions, and a wide array of fun-packed activities.