Pursuant to the Health Protection Agency (HPA)’s circular (IUL)23-L/452/2021/6) dated 21st July, 2021, the following measures and procedures are to be implemented when tourists traveling from abroad check-in at guesthouses on local islands, effective 26th July 2021 until further notice from HPA.

  1. All tourists should hold a valid negative PCR test result with a sample taken at most 96 hours prior to embarkation at first port enroute to Maldives. This requirement is not mandatory for children below the age of 1 (one) year.
  2. All tourists should hold a negative PCR test result, of a test  taken within 72 hours of  checking-out of a guesthouse from any inhabited island.
  3. Tourists who have  received all the prescribed doses of a Covid-19 vaccine that has been approved by W.H.O for emergency use, and is listed  in Emergency Use Listing (EUL) or by Maldives Food and Drug Authority, and have completed 14 (fourteen) days (prior to date of arrival) after receiving the prescribed dose(s) of a vaccine, will  be allowed to check-in at a guesthouse on any inhabited local island. Accompanying children and infants who are not eligible for vaccination, may also check-in at guesthouses in local islands.  
  4. Tourists (including accompanying vaccine ineligible children) who have not completed the full dosage of vaccination, will be allowed to check-in to guest houses on local islands, if and when the following vaccination requirements are met in the guesthouse island:(a) 60% of the island’s total population have completed 14 days since receiving the full dosage of vaccination.
    (b) 95% of the tourism related service providers in the island have completed 14 days since receiving the full dosage of vaccination.
    (c) 90% of the individuals above the age of 65 (sixty-five) living in the island have completed 14 days since receiving the full dosage of vaccination.
  5. Vaccination coverage of guest-house islands are published and updated by Health Protection Agency, with information provided by the Island authorities. As per the information available from the respective islands as of 7th November 2021, the islands fitting to the criteria mentioned in (4) are as follows:

 

 

 

LOCATION POPULATION VACCINATED VACCINATED COVERAGE(%)
Atoll Island Total Number of Living Population Total Number of 65+ living in island* Total Population in tourist services* Total Number of Living Population Vaccinated Total 65+ Living Population* Vaccinated Total Population in tourist services* Vaccinated Coverage of Total Living Population (%) Vaccinated Coverage of 65+ Population (%) Vaccination Coverage of people in tourist service* (%) All Criteria Fulfilled
HA Kelaa 1,041 107 36 820 106 36 79% 99% 100%
HA Vashafaru 479 38 29 366 37 28 76% 97% 97%
HA Hoarafushi 1,981 157 4 1262 149 4 64% 95% 100%
SH Bilehfahi 552 37 7 381 35 7 69% 95% 100%
SH Komandoo 1,135 46 2 827 46 2 73% 100% 100%
SH Lhaimagu 588 36 2 439 35 2 75% 97% 100%
SH Kanditheem 1,246 77 1 846 75 1 68% 97% 100%
N Velidhoo 1,642 114 6 1108 108 6 67% 95% 100%
N Fohdhoo 283 20 10 188 20 10 66% 100% 100%
N Holhudhoo 1,914 119 2 1168 115 2 61% 97% 100%
B Dharavandhoo 878 49 50 674 47 49 77% 96% 98%
B Fulhadhoo 267 8 45 223 8 45 84% 100% 100%
B Goidhoo 543 36 7 457 36 7 84% 100% 100%
B Fehendhoo 189 11 9 151 10 9 80% 91% 100%
B Dhonfan 410 28 2 316 27 2 77% 96% 100%
B Kihaadhoo 433 25 30 341 25 29 79% 100% 97%
B Thulhaadhoo 1,746 49 50 1269 47 49 73% 96% 98%
B Kamadhoo 435 25 16 385 24 15 79% 96% 94%
B Kudarikilu 474 39 1 344 39 1 73% 100% 100%
B Maalhos 389 25 16 385 24 15 79% 96% 94%
LH Naifaru 4,600 308 3 3514 305 3 76% 99% 100%
LH Hinnavaru 2,550 128 44 1881 123 42 74% 96% 95%
LH Kurendhoo 1,155 84 10 860 82 10 74% 98% 100%
K Thulusdhoo 1,698 44 138 1040 42 132 61% 95% 96%
K Gaafaru 1,261 39 28 773 37 28 61% 95% 100%
K Maafushi 4,026 45 355 2433 44 340 60% 98% 96%
K Himmafushi 2,153 40 57 1435 38 55 67% 95% 96%
K Guraidhoo 1,946 73 57 1473 69 56 76% 95% 98%
K Gulhi 947 43 32 630 42 32 67% 98% 100%
K Dhiffushi 1,143 45 86 851 43 82 74% 96% 95%
K Hura 1,066 57 64 739 56 62 69% 98% 97%
AA Mathiveri 865 31 24 516 30 23 60% 97% 96%
AA Thoddoo 1,750 85 140 1081 80 138 62% 94% 99%
AA Rasdhoo 823 75 80 647 74 77 79% 99% 96%
AA Ukulhas 831 28 95 614 28 91 74% 100% 96%
AA Maalhos 427 31 3 292 30 3 68% 97% 100%
AA Feridhoo 421 41 16 341 37 16 81% 90% 100%
AA Himandhoo 475 13 26 373 13 24 79% 100% 92%
AA Feridhoo 511 41 16 341 37 16 67% 90% 100%
AA Bodufolhudhoo 655 20 20 474 18 18 72% 90% 90%
ADH Hangnaameedhoo 412 39 41 324 39 41 79% 100% 100%
ADH Omadhoo 693 37 30 595 36 29 76% 97% 97%
ADH Mahibadhoo 1,720 109 30 1409 106 27 82% 97% 90%
ADH Dhangethi 646 40 37 574 38 37 79% 95% 100%
ADH Fenfushi 861 60 3 655 57 3 76% 95% 100%
ADH Maamigili 2927 144 37 2011 140 37 69% 97% 100%
ADH Dhigurah 770 35 84 477 33 82 62% 94% 98%
V Felidhoo 494 27 29 344 27 29 70% 100% 100%
V Fulidhoo 364 16 50 269 15 50 74% 94% 100%
V Thinadhoo 195 7 103 176 7 103 90% 100% 100%
V Keyodhoo 664 42 90 464 40 89 70% 95% 99%
M Mulah 1,116 80 2 833 77 2 75% 96% 100%
F Nilandhoo 1,531 114 11 1084 113 11 71% 99% 100%
DH Rinbudhoo 322 15 2 215 14 2 67% 93% 100%
DH Maaenboodhoo 705 44 3 510 44 3 72% 100% 100%
DH Kudahuvadhoo 3,110 187 31 2420 183 29 78% 98% 94%
DH Hulhudeli 781 42 12 547 41 12 70% 98% 100%
DH Bandidhoo 589 28 12 431 26 11 73% 93% 92%
TH Thimarafushi 1,210 66 6 755 64 6 62% 97% 100%
TH Gaadhiffushi 340 23 4 248 22 4 73% 96% 100%
TH Veymandoo 1,200 48 2 1106 47 2 92% 98% 100%
TH Kinbidhoo 729 58 5 528 58 5 72% 100% 100%
TH Hirilandhoo 1,095 79 8 880 75 8 80% 95% 100%
L Gan 5,178 235 32 3765 227 30 73% 97% 94%
L Fonadhoo 2,700 163 39 2026 159 35 75% 98% 90%
GA Vilingili 3,985 331 22 2885 331 22 72% 100% 100%
GA Dhaandhoo 1,126 165 12 847 162 11 75% 98% 92%
GA Maamendhoo 1,201 99 12 885 96 12 74% 97% 100%
GA Nilandhoo 574 49 3 470 49 3 82% 100% 100%
GDH Hoadedhdhoo 910 77 22 693 74 21 76% 96% 95%
GN Fuvahmulah 9,193 798 125 6340 721 120 69% 90% 96%
S S (Addu) 23,647 2344 139 17382 2304 134 74% 98% 96%

 

Updated 7/11/21, 22:40 PM