Last Updated On: 22/09/2021 at 10:09
Requirements for Entry into the United Kingdom from Malta
For travellers visiting the UK from Malta BEFORE 4am (GMT+1) Monday 4 October 2021:
Malta is currently on the United Kingdom’s green list. If you are travelling to the United Kingdom, you will be required to present a negative PCR, antigen or LAMP Covid-19 test, taken up to 72 hours before your departure. You will also be required to book and pay for another COVID-19 test which is to be taken on or before the second day after your arrival in the United Kingdom.
Below are some useful links regarding ‘day 2’ test providers in the United Kingdom.
You will not be required to self-quarantine upon arrival in the United Kingdom.
Forms and Declarations
Fill in the online passenger locator found at this link.
For travellers visiting the UK from Malta AFTER 4am (GMT+1) Monday 4 October 2021:
From Monday 4 October, the United Kingdom’s traffic light system for international travel will switch to a single red list of countries, while simplified travel measures will apply to passengers arriving from the rest of the world. The rules for travel from these countries and territories which are not on the red list will depend on your vaccination status.
Fully Vaccinated Travellers
Passengers will qualify as fully vaccinated if they are vaccinated under an approved vaccination programme in the UK, Europe, USA or UK vaccine programme overseas. More information about approved vaccination programmes is available here.
Testing and Quaranting
Fully vaccinated travellers will not need to take a pre-departure test, take a day 8 COVID-19 test or quarantine at home / at the place they are staying for 10 days after their arrival in England, if they are arriving on or after Monday 4th October.
Forms or Declarations
Fully vaccinated travellers must be able to prove that they have been fully vaccinated (with 14 days having elapsed from the date when they received their last vaccination dose) with a document (digital or paper-based) from a national or state-level public health body that must include:
- first name and surname(s)
- date of birth
- vaccine brand and manufacturer
- date of vaccination for every dose
- country or territory of vaccination and/or certificate issuer
If the document does not include all of the above information, the traveller must follow the rules which apply to non-vaccinated passengers.
Non-Vaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Travellers
Testing, Quarantine and Forms
Before travelling to England, non-vaccinated and partially vaccinated travellers must:
- take a pre-departure COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to departure to England
- book and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 tests to be taken following arrival in England
- complete a passenger locator form (available at this link) within 48 hours prior to arrival in England
Following their arrival in England, non-vaccinated and partially vaccinated travellers must:
- quarantine at home or at an alternative residence for 10 days
- take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 and on or after day 8
For the latest information regarding entry regulations for the United Kingdom, please click here.
Requirements for Entry into Malta from the United Kingdom
For the latest information regarding entry regulations for Malta, please click here.
Before booking a flight, we advise you to contact your airline for guidance in relation to health and safety protocols at your destination or any airline specific requirements in place. Airline contact details may be found here, while our airport’s flight schedule is available here.