Australian High Commission
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Malta: COVID-19 Stay Informed

The following COVID-19 restrictions are currently in place:  

  • Only 6 people may gather together in public spaces.
  • Only 4 households may gather in a private home, and mixing of households in strongly discouraged.
  • Restaurants, bars, snackbars and social clubs are open for dine-in customers until midnight.
  • Contact sports suspended for those under 18.
  • Gyms are open, however classes are suspended.
  • Seated weddings are allowed, and funerals allowed with strict protocols in places.
  • The wearing of face masks is mandatory in all places outside of your residence - except for when at the beach, where they are recommended but not mandatory.

Arrivals into Malta are subject to restrictions depending on the country/ies they have spent time in within 14 days of arrival in Malta. Countries are categorised by a traffic light system, with all countries currently listed as either 'amber' or 'red.

  • Travellers from amber countries need to provide a negative PCR test from within 72 hours of arrival into Malta, and a completed passenger locator form. Fully vaccinated Maltese citizens or residents are able to use a Maltese-issued vaccine certificate in lieu of a negative test. If the passenger does not provide the relevant documents, they will be required to pay for a PCR test on arrival and up to 14 days of quarantine at designated quarantine accommodation. 
  • Travellers from red countries are banned from entry into Malta, except under highly exceptional circumstances.
  • For more information, 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, or 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]