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Malta Travel Restrictions

8.4 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
78.49% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 75.73% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Malta.

Malta border status

Maltese citizens or registered residents; Foreign nationals travelling to join/meet a spouse/partner/minor child who is a Maltese citizen in Malta and non-Maltese citizen travelling for essential reasons are allowed to enter Malta.


Outgoing travel to MaltaTraveling from Israel to Malta

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Malta.
Exceptions

Fully vaccinated Maltese nationals or Malta residents may present Maltese vaccination certificate in lieu of a negative PCR test when returning to Malta. Children aged 5 and below are exempted from the testing requirement.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for days upon entering Malta.

Return travelReturning to Israel from Malta

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Malta must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Malta will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Malta

Masks:Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Malta but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

  • Open with restrictions

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