Covid-19 Testing at the Airport

Rapid Testing Facility

A rapid antigen testing facility can be found at Malta International Airport’s Multi-Storey Car Park, Park East, on Level 0. The airport Covid-19 testing facility can be used by travelers as well as members of the general public.

Please follow the directional signs which have been erected outside and inside Park East to reach the swabbing centre.

Persons who would like to book a test must book through the online portal here. The available testing slots at the airport Covid-19 testing facility are also indicated on the website.

The test is carried out by means of a nasal swab, the results of which are received within 20 to 45 minutes after carrying out the test.

Each nasal swab test is carried out against a payment of €35. Only cashless payments submitted through the website during the booking process will be accepted.

For more information, please visit the website’s FAQ section here or send an email on info@swabbingmalta.com.

Returning Passengers

All passengers travelling to Malta must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test to representatives of the local Health Authority, upon landing in Malta. This requirement also applies to children and infants. 

The Covid-19 PCR test must be taken within a period not exceeding 72 hours prior to your arrival in Malta. If you are travelling to Malta, please have a physical copy of the test result readily available to present to representatives of the local health authority stationed at Malta International Airport.

Passengers who fail to present a negative test result, including children and infants, may be subject to a rapid Covid-19 test upon arrival at the airport and may be required to observe a quarantine period.