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Malta: Restrictions due to COVID-19. 05 JUL-09 AUG22. Impact: High.

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A0880/22 

Valid from: 05 Jul 2022 1608 UTC

Valid till: 09 Aug 2022 2159 UTC 

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COVID-19 THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS OF TRAVEL ARE ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIVITY CHAPTER 465 OF THE LAWS OF MALTA AND REQUIRE STRICT ADHERENCE. FAILURE TO ADHERE TO THESE CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES AS PROVIDED BY THE ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS FOR BOARDING. ANY PERSON ARRIVING TO MALTA SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT HIMSELF TO ANY PERIOD OF QUARANTINE UPON HIS ARRIVAL AS LONGITUDE AS THAT PERSON IS IN POSSESSION OF, EITHER 

(A) A VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, 

(B) OR A NEGATIVE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR) COVID-19 TEST PERFORMED NOT MORE THAN SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN MALTA, 

(C) NEGATIVE COVID-19 RAPID ANTIGEN TEST (RAT) PERFORMED NOT MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN MALTA, 

(D) OR A CERTIFICATE OF RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 VALID FOR NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY (180) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST POSITIVE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR) COVID-19 TEST RESULT. 

MALTA ACCEPTS VACCINE CERTIFICATES FOR:

1. COVID-19 VACCINES THAT HAVE BEEN GRANTED A MARKETING AUTHORISATION PURSUANT TO REGULATION (E EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL. 

2. VACCINES HAVING COMPLETED THE EMERGENCY LISTING PROCEDURE OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) AS LONGITUDE AS THESE ARE SUPPLEMENTED BY A VALID PROOF OF A NEGATIVE REAL-TIME POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (RT-PCR) TEST OBTAINED NO MORE THAN 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL (AS PER CONDITIONS BELOW).

TYPES OF VACCINE CERTIFICATES ACCEPTED: 

1. EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE (EUDC 

2. VACCINE CERTIFICATE HAVING BEEN RECOGNISED AS EQUIVALENT TO EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE BASED ON EU EQUIVALENCE DECISIONS ISSUED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. 

3. VACCINE CERTIFICATES AS LISTED IN THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE BY SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. THIS LIST CAN BE FOUND BELOW. PROOF OF RECOVERY A CERTIFICATE OF RECOVERY INDICATING THAT NO MORE THAN 180 DAYS HAVE PASSED SINCE DATE OF THE FIRST POSITIVE TEST (AND NO MORE THAN 180 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL) ON: 

1. EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE. 

2. DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE HAVING BEEN RECOGNISED AS EQUIVALENT TO EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE BASED ON EU EQUIVALENCE DECISIONS ISSUED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. 

3. RECOVERY CERTIFICATE - TEST CERTIFICATE OF A POSITIVE PCR TEST OF NOT MORE THAN 180 DAYS AND NOT LESS THAN 14 DAYS PRIOR TO TRAVEL AS LONGITUDE AS THIS IS SUPPLEMENTED BY A VALID PROOF OF A NEGATIVE REAL-TIME POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (RT-PCR) TEST OBTAINED NO MORE THAN 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL (AS PER CONDITIONS BELOW). 

TEST CERTIFICATE 

1. EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE. 

2. DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE HAVING BEEN RECOGNISED AS EQUIVALENT TO EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE BASED ON EU EQUIVALENCE DECISIONS ISSUED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT OBTAINED NO MORE THAN 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL OR A NEGATIVE RAPID ANTIGEN TEST OBTAINED NO MORE THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL. RAT TESTS APPLICABLE ARE ONLY THOSE WHICH FEATURED IN THE COMMON LIST ESTABLISHED ON THE BASIS OF COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION 2021/C 24/01 AND WHICH IS CARRIED OUT BY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS OR BY SKILLED TESTING PERSONNEL PROVIDED IT IS IN THE FORMAT OF THE EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE. TEST CERTIFICATE WITH A NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT OBTAINED NO MORE THAN 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL ISSUED FROM AN ACCREDITED LAB IN ENGLISH. IF UNAVAILABLE IN ENGLISH, AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION CERTIFIED BY THE LABORATORY OR A MEDICAL DOCTOR IS TO BE PRESENTED. RAT TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED UNLESS ON THE EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE FORMAT. RESULTS FROM SELF-TESTING ARE NOT ACCEPTED. PROVIDED FURTHER THAT PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF TWELVE (12) YEARS SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS. 

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDER SHALL ALSO NOT APPLY TO ANY PERSON TRAVELLING FROM ANY COUNTRY TO MALTA: ON CARGO FLIGHTS, FERRY FLIGHTS, HUMANITARIAN FLIGHTS AND REPATRIATION FLIGHTS. AIRLINES ARE TO INFORM PASSENGERS OF THE ABOVE CONDITIONS OF TRAVEL AND DENY BOARDING TO THOSE PERSONS WHO DO NOT COMPLY UNLESS THEY ARE EXEMPT. A VACCINATION CERTIFICATE SHALL ONLY BE VALID AND ACCEPTED IF ISSUED IN THAT OFFICIAL FORM, AND WITH REGARDS TO A VACCINE RECOGNIZED AND APPROVED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. THE LIST OF RECOGNIZED VACCINES IS CURRENTLY LIMITED TO THOSE APPROVED BY THE EUROPEAN MEDICINES AGENCY (EMA) AS WELL AS THOSE LISTED ON THE WHO EMERGENCY USE LIST. 

THE LIST OF VACCINE CERTIFICATES RECOGNIZED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH IS AS FOLLOWS: MOUNTAIN VACCINE CERTIFICATE FULL COURSE OF VACCINATION WITH 14 DAY AFTER LAST DOSE. 

THE EU DIGITAL COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, ISSUED BY EU, EEA AND NON-EU COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES CONNECTED TO THE EUDCC GATEWAY. THE EU DIGITAL COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE NOW INCLUDES CERTIFICATES FROM ALBANIA, ANDORRA, ARMENIA, BAHRAIN, BENIN, CABO VERDE, COLUMBIA, EQUADOR, EL SALVADOR, FAROE ISLANDS, GEORGIA, ICELAND, INDONESIA, ISRAEL, JORDAN, SOUTH KOREA, KOSOVO, LEBANON, LIECHTENSTEIN, MADAGASCAR, MALAYSIA, MOLDOVA, MONTENEGRO, MOROCCO, NORTH MACEDONIA, NEW ZEALAND, NORWAY, PANAMA, SAN MARINO, SERBIA, SEYCHELLES, SINGAPORE, SWITZERLAND, TAIWAN, THAILAND, TOGO, TUNISIA, TURKEY, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UKRAINE, UNITED KINGDOM AND THE CROWN DEPENDENCIES (JERSEY, GUERNSEY AND THE ISLE OF MAN), URUGUAY, VIETNAM AND VATICAN CITY - FULL COURSE OF VACCINATION WITH 14 DAY AFTER LAST DOSE. 

THE REPUBLIC OF MALDIVES COVIDSAFE COVID-19 VACCINE CERTIFICATE (USING COVIDSAFE APP). 

THE SERBIAN DIGITAL GREEN CERTIFICATE WITH A READABLE QR CODE. 

THE TURKISH VACCINE CERTIFICATE OF FULL COURSE OF VACCINATION (ALL QR CODED CERTIFICATES). 

THE REPUBLIC OF YEMEN COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE. GIBRALTAR, JERSEY AND GUERNSEY VACCINATION CERTIFICATE WITH FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

THE UNITED STATES CDC COVID-19 VACCINATION RECORD CARD FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE WILL BE RECOGNIZED ONLY IF VERIFIED THROUGH THE VERIFY APPLICATION. 

COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH, DOHA, QATAR WITH FULL DOSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

AUSTRALIA COVID-19 DIGITAL CERTIFICATE - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE AS VERIFIED THROUGH MEDICARE EXPRESS PLUS APPROACH CONTROL COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

CANADA COVID-19 PROVINCIAL IMMUNISATION RECORDS FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE, 

AS VERIFIED BY VERIFLY APPROACH CONTROL STATE OF KUWAIT MINISTRY OF HEALTH SARS-COV-2 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

SAUDI ARABIA - VACCINE CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY SEHHATSY.SA - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

REPUBLIC OF RWANDA - COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY RWANDA BIOMEDICAL CENTRE (ONLY ON PRESENTATION OF MOBILE PHONE NUMBER AND RESPECTIVE CODE) - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH VACCINATION CERTIFICATE - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDA MINISTRY OF HEALTH COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

IRAQ - COVID-19 VACCINATION CARD ISSUED BY KURDISTAN REGIONAL GOVERNMENT - IRAQ - FULL COURSE AND 14 DAYS AFTER LAST DOSE. 

REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN VACCINATION CARD - WITH 2 DOSES OF EMA APPROVED VACCINE AND 14 DAYS FROM LAST DOSE. 

OFFICIAL CHILE'S DIGITAL VACCINATION CERTIFICATE - WITH 2 DOSES OF EMA APPROVED VACCINE AND 14 DAYS FROM LAST DOSE. JAPAN - VACCINATION CERTIFICATE OF COVID-19 (VERIFIED USING VERIFLY)- WITH 2 DOSES OF EMA APPROVED VACCINE AND 14 DAYS FROM LAST DOSE. SULTANATE OF OMAN IMMUNISATION CERTIFICATE FOR COVID-19 - WITH 2 DOSES OF EMA APPROVED VACCINE AND 14 DAYS FROM LAST DOSE. 

LIBYA - NATIONAL CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL - LIBYA STATE OF LIBYA COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE - WITH 2 DOSES OF EMA APPROVED VACCINE AND 14 DAYS FROM LAST DOSE. 

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - REPUBLIKA SRPSKA - CERTIFICATE OF THE COVID-19 VACCINATION. 

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE. 

GHANA HEALTH SERVICE - COVID-19 VACCINATION CARD. 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA - FINAL CERTIFICATE FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION. 

GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN - IMMUNISATION CERTIFICATE FOR COVID-19. 

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES - INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE OF VACCINATION (WITH QR CODE). 

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA COVID-19 EAST VACCINATION CERTIFICATE (USING VERIFLY APP). 

REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA - DIGITAL CERTIFICATE - VACCINATION AGAINST COVID-19. 

MINISTERO DE SALUD, ARGENTINA-COVID-19 VACCINATION. 

BRAZIL - CERTIFICADO NACIONAL DE VACINACAO COVID-19 (USING CONECTESUS APP). 

KINGDOM OF ESWATINI - COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE. 

REPUBLIC OF KENYA - COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE. 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC COVID-19 VACCINE CERTIFICATE. 

REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS COVID-19 VACCINATION PASS (AS SCANNED USING BESAFEMORIS.APP) 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH - SRI LANKA CERTIFICATE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION. 

NIGERIA'S COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATION VERIFICATION UNITED. 

REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA CERTIFICATE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION. 

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFICATE. 

IVORY COAST COVID-19 VACCINATION CERTIFIATE (USING MASANTE CIRRUS APP). 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH - ETHIOPIA CERTIFICATE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION. 

CHINA VACCINE CERTIFICATES (INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL HEALTH CERTIFICATE IN WECHAT APP), 

HONG KONG COVID-19 ELECTRONIC VACCINATION RECORD, 

TAIWAN (AS SHOWN ON NHI APP). 

THE PERUVIAN MINISTERO DE SALUD - CERTIFICADO DE VACUNACION. 

ANY PERSON WHO TRAVELS FROM ANY COUNTRY TO MALTA WITHOUT ADHERING WITH ONE OF THE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED IN PARAGRAPHS (A) TO (D) OF SUB-ARTICLE (1) SHALL, UPON ARRIVAL IN MALTA, BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT HIMSELF TO A PERIOD OF QUARANTINE OF TEN (10) DAYS. PROVIDED THAT THE QUARANTINE PERIOD SHALL TERMINATE ON THE SEVENTH (7) DAY OF QUARANTINE IF, ON THE SEVENTH (7) DAY OF QUARANTINE THE PERSON SO QUARANTINED UNDERGOES A COVID-19 TEST THAT RESULTS IN A NEGATIVE TEST RESULT.

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