United Arab Emirates

Last Updated On: 08/03/2021 at 16:03

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 one of the following documents:

  • a COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued within 48 hours from the time of sample collection by an approved health service provider. The certificate must contain a QR code.
  • a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate, proving that the passenger is fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) or the UAE. The certificate must contain a QR code.
  • a valid medical certificate from the relevant authorities that the passenger has recovered from the novel coronavirus COVID-19, issued within one month before the date of arrival. The certificate must contain a QR code.

Transiting passengers are not required to present a COVID -19 RT-PCR test certificate unless it is mandated by their final destination.

Children under the age of 12 and travellers who have a moderate or severe disability are exempt from taking a Covid‑19 PCR test.

If requested, passengers must undergo a COVID-19 RT-PCR test on arrival in Dubai and quarantine themselves until they receive a negative result. If the passenger tests positive, he/she should follow the guidelines issued by Dubai Health Authority.



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 iOSAndroid

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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.