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Maldives visa

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A visa is required for this destination.

All travellers will need a PCR negative report, which has been taken no more than 96 hours prior to departure.

Citizens of all nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival in Maldives for a stay of up to 30 days, which can be extended in Maldives. Applicants must show evidence of return transportation and either confirmed hotel accommodations and proof of sufficient funds in the amount of $100.00 + $50.00 per day, have Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (if applicable).

All travellers will need a PCR negative report, which has been taken no more than 96 hours prior to departure.

Select the type of Maldives Business visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Maldives
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo (35mm x 45mm), with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance and specifically covering travel to the destination country is required. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sending company's Certificate of Incorporation.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Maldives, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Business registration. A copy of the host organization's Certificate of Incorporation or business registration in the country of destination.

  • Health Declaration Form. Complete Health Declaration E-Form before entering to the country.

  • Passport-type photograph. One original color photo taken in recent 3 months with white background.

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Provide proof of a Negative PCR Test done 96 hours prior to your departure.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Maldives tourist visa is issued on arrival for stay up to 30 days
  • Travellers who arrive in the Maldives, except for tourists, shall register for home quarantine through the “haalubelun” Web portal, prior to starting travel to Maldives. If you have not registered in the web portal, you shall complete and collect quarantine document from health office at the port you arrive.
  • Those who develop signs and symptoms will be tested for COVID19, and those who become positive for COVID19 will be subject to isolation as per the current protocols.

Maldives Business visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Single entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days2 business days$49.00$209.00$0.00$258.00
Health form2 business days$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
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Maldives COVID-19 travel restrictions

  • Entry is partially open
    Passengers traveling as tourists arriving from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka are not allowed to enter.
    Prior to arrival requirements
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test no older than 72 hours.
    📝Health form. Passengers and airline crew must complete a "Traveller Health Declaration" 24 hours before departure at .
    Upon arrival restrictions
    🏠Quarantine. Passengers are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.
    😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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