Australian High Commission
with Non-Resident Accreditation to Tunisia

Malta: COVID-19 Stay Informed

The following COVID-19 restrictions are currently in place until 26 April:  

  • Closure of non-essential shops and services such as retail and beauty salons.
  • Only 2 people may gather together in public spaces.
  • Only 2 households may gather in a private home, and mixing of households in strongly discouraged.
  • Restaurants and other facilities are only available for take-away and delivery.
  • All organised sports suspended.
  • Closure of gyms.
  • Closure of cinemas, theatres and museums.
  • Weddings suspended, funerals allowed with strict protocols in places.
  • Travel to Gozo banned unless for work or to reach own residence.

Other restrictions in place until further notice:  

  • The wearing of face masks is mandatory everywhere outside of your residence.
  • Bars and social clubs remain closed until further notice. 
  • Arrivals into Malta will be categorised into a traffic light system, according to country of residence. All countries are currently either 'amber' or 'red'. Travellers from 'red' will be banned, and those from 'amber' countries will need to provide a negative swab test from the 72 hours prior to arrival. Please view the full travel requirements for each category.

For further details on mandatory mitigation conditions and guidance, please visit

For Australian citizens living in Malta with citizenship, eID, passport, visa, residence permit enquiries please seek advice with Identity Malta.

Please consult the following websites for updates and measures that need to be observed in country:

COVID-19 Public Health Helpline in Malta: 111 or (+356) 21 324 086   Email: [email protected]