NewsFebruary 8, 2021

Maldives Welcomes Over 113,000 Tourists So Far This Year!

The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism reveal that a total of 113,592 tourists have arrived in the Maldives this year, as of 7th February 2021.

While January saw the arrival of 92,103 tourists, a total of 21,489 tourists arrived in the Maldives within the first week of February. The daily average for the year so far now stands at 2,989 arrivals.


Russia and India remain the leading source markets, with 25,548 and 24,171 arrivals respectively. The following top markets are currently Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Romania, followed by Germany.

Maldives reopened borders to all nationalities from 15th July 2020. All visitors are granted a 30-day free on-arrival visa with a confirmed booking for a stay at any registered tourist facility in the country.

While there is no mandatory quarantine or testing on arrival, tourists traveling to Maldives are required to complete an online health declaration form and provide a negative PCR test result taken at least 96 hours prior to their departure.

The negative PCR test result must be attached while completing Traveler Health Declaration form, which has to be submitted online via IMUGA (, by all arriving passengers before arrival (but not exceeding 24 hours before arrival time).