Maldives Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans: US citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from arrival in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for UK nationals: British citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from the arrival date in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for Canadians: Canadian citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from the arrival date in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for Australians: Australian citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from the arrival date in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for South Africans: South African citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from the arrival date in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders: New Zealand citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from the arrival date in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals: Irish citizens must have a passport that is valid for 6 months from the arrival date in the Maldives. A visa is required.
Passport/Visa Note: All foreign passengers to the Maldives must hold onward/return tickets, and the necessary travel documentation for their next destination. Furthermore, visitors entering the Maldives without a hotel reservation or a Maldivian sponsor must hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their expenses while in the country. A disembarkation card must be filled in by every passenger, and submitted to the Immigration Officer upon entry into the Maldives. Nationals of most countries can obtain a tourist visa on arrival, for a maximum stay of 30 days. Extensions of stay, to a maximum of 90 days from the date of the visitor's arrival in the Maldives, are possible, by paying a fee of MVR 750 to the Department of Immigration in Male, at least one day prior to the expiry date of the initial 30-day entry period. Note that a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required to enter the Maldives, if arriving within six days of leaving or transiting through an infected area. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Visitors should have at least USD 100 per person per day for the duration of their stay. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.