Visa & Immigration

When you enter Maldives a 30-day free visa is issued on arrival for all Nationalities.

No prior visa is required to enter the Maldives and based on immigration requirements, entry permits will be granted on arrival. However, an entry permit does not permit visitors to take up employment, set up any business or conduct any professional activities (paid or unpaid) except with the consent of the government and in compliance with pertinent laws and regulations of the Maldives.

Tourist Visa 

Tourist visa can be renewed if the person concerned, applies to the immigration before the expiration of the visa already granted. An extension should only be applied through the Visa Extension Application Form, at the Head Office during official working hours and during weekdays. If considered, Extension would be granted to a duration of not exceeding a total 90 days. (including the days granted on arrival) A visa fee of Rufiyaa 750 will be charged, for the full extension or part of thereof (30 days free + 60 days chargeable) No visa fee will be charged of the extension does not exceed 30 days, that is including the days granted on arrival. Foreigners who stay beyond the approved stay, maybe deported.

 

Visitors entering the Republic of Maldives Requirements:

Visitors entering the Republic of Maldives should fulfill the following requirement for the grant of an entry permit into the country.
Possession of a valid international travel document issued by the Government of a Sovereign State.
Possession of a valid return air ticket to a destination where the passenger has permission to enter, together with necessary visas for the onward journey to the next destination.
Possession of minimum of US$30.00 per person per day or confirmed hotel reservation for the intended period of stay in the Maldives. Following are exempted from this requirement.

  • ¬†DIPLOMATS
  • UN PERSONNEL
  • APPROVED PERSONS FOR EMPLOYMENT
  • TECHNICAL AND OTHER EXPERTS ATTACHED TO THE GOVERNMENT
  • THOSE WHO HAVE CONFIRM BOOKINGS IN REGISTERED TOURIST RESORT/HOTELS ETC.
  • THOSE SPONSORED BY MALDIVIANS

Maldives welcomes visitors from any part of the world.

 

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