A person traveling Maldives to visit local friends or family members should provide a sponsorship declaration form to Maldives Immigration prior to arrival date. The sponsorship form should be filled by the local party/person responsible for the foreigner.

Entry Requirements:

 A passport or Travel Document with Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) with at least 6 months validity

  • A Pre-Paid hotel booking/accommodation
  • Sufficient funds to last for the intended period of stay in Maldives
  • Confirmed onward/return tickets to home country or a country of Resident (not applicable for valid Resident permit holders)
  • Entry facilities to their onward destinations, e.g. visas.
  • Completed Disembarkation/Embarkation Card approved by Maldives Immigration
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate, if applicable

 Leaving Maldives
As the person leaves Maldives;

  • The Embarkation Card portion will be retrieved.
  • Make sure that passports are endorsed with a valid visa.