With the local authorities monitoring the COVID-19 situation in all the countries before taking further measures with regards to the travel ban which was initially imposed, a Legal Notice was issued in the past days amending the Public Health Act which regulates this travel ban, thus removing more countries.
As from this coming Wednesday, travel to and from these countries will be allowed – United Kingdom, Belgium, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, China, Vatican City, Rwanda, Uruguay, Slovenia, Japan, Morocco, Thailand, Tunisia, Portugal, Romania, Lebanon, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Jordan and Liechtenstein.
As per regulations issued by the Health Ministry, swab testing prior to travelling and quarantine will not be applicable to those travelling, but suspected persons will be requested to have a swab test. Systems are also in place to verify the origins of passengers arriving in Malta. Travellers will be requested to complete a Passenger Locator Form and Travel Declaration Form.
Moreover, incoming travellers to Malta will not be required to have a swab test prior to travelling and quarantine will not be applicable to those travelling through this process. Travellers are reminded that suspected persons will be requested to have a swab test.