Travel and Covid-19
Updated: 4 days ago
The requirements and regulations regarding travel to and from Malta are dynamic and changing frequently. We do our best to keep up to date with all the changes so as to be able to inform our clients and thought it would be useful if we maintain a blog in which we will upload information regarding this topic when we come across it.
DISCLAIMER: The information given below is purely informative and will by no means be exhaustive. We will not be held responsible for any omissions or discrepancies and travellers must always ensure that any information related to their travel plans is confirmed by the appropriate authorities.
The latest information will be listed on top.
9th June 2021: European Parliament gives its final green light to the EU Digital COVID Certificate. See press release below (source: News European Parliament)
8th June 2021: Attached below are the latest updates to enter Greece (source: Aegean Airlines)
8th June 2021: Travelling to Belgium: since Malta is in the Green Zone, only the e-PLF (Electronic Passenger Locator Form) is required for passengers travelling from Malta into Belgium (source: Malta Sales - Air Malta)
7th June 2021: Spain opens its borders to vaccinated travellers from all over the world. Non-vaccinated Europeans who can currently enter Spain with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours will from the 7th June be able to take the less expensive antigen test instead (source: TOM 07 06 21)
3rd June 2021: Maltese ID card holders can obtain their Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate 14 days after getting fully vaccinated. You can either generate a new certificate or reprint it. Follow the link below:
2nd June 2021: Air Malta has advised that Malta has just been added to the Czech Republic’s Green List. This means that for arrivals from Malta into the Czech Republic, travel restrictions have been lifted, where -No PLF (Passenger Locator Form) is required; -No pre-departure or upon arrival test is required; -No quarantine applies Detailed information can be found here:
https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/docDetail.aspx?docid=22239932&doctype=ART 1st June 2021: Turkish Airlines announce that passengers travelling from Malta to Turkey are able to travel without a PCR test as long as they provide a Vaccine Certificate issued by Malta’s official authorities. Please see full details in the attachment below:
1st June 2021: L.N. 229 of 2021, Public Health Act (Cap. 465): Conditions to be imposed on persons travelling to and from Malta This law came into effect from the 1st June and it is important to note that for the time being only persons with a Maltese vaccination certificate can exempt themselves of the requirement to get a negative PCR test for entry into Malta. Other vaccination certificates issued by other countries are not valid until the EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate is implemented or bilateral agreements are signed with non-EU countries. Age exemptions apply and other documentation is required for entry into Malta. It is very important that you read the full text: https://legislation.mt/eli/ln/2021/229/eng