United Arab Emirates
Last Updated On: 23/07/2021 at 13:03
Requirements for Entry into the United Arab Emirates from Malta
If you are travelling to the United Arab Emirates (Dubai) from Malta, you need to present a negative result of a Covid-19 PCR test with a validity of 72 hours before travelling to Dubai. Only official printed results in English or Arabic are accepted, with certificates in other languages being accepted only if they can be validated at the country of origin. Please note that SMS results and digital certificates are not accepted.
Additionally, travellers arriving from Malta will be required to take another Covid‑19 PCR test upon arrival at the airport.
Children under the age of 12 and travellers who have a moderate or severe disability are exempt from taking a Covid‑19 PCR test.
Transiting in Dubai
Travellers transiting through Dubai from Malta are required to present a negative result for a Covid‑19 PCR test with a validity of 72 hours before travelling to Dubai, as well as to follow any requirements at their final destination.
You will be required to remain in your hotel or residence until you receive the result of the Covid-19 PCR test taken at the airport. If the test result is positive, you will be required to undergo isolation and follow the guidelines of the health authority. Please note that you must also download the Covid-19 – DXB Smart App ‑
For the latest information regarding entry regulations for the United Arab Emirates, please click here.
Requirements for Entry into Malta from the United Arab Emirates
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.