Entry and Custom Regulations

A valid passport is required on arrival. Visa is not a requirement  for tourists, a 30-days tourist visa will be provided on arrival.  In case if an extension is required beyond the initial 30 days, then need to apply to the Department of Immigration and Emigration well in advance.

Important Notice: Maldivian law prohibits the import of alcoholic beverages, pornographic materials, weapons, ammunitions, explosives and idols of worship. Strict penalties will be charge to people who attempt to import drugs. It is also not allowed to export turtle shells, black coral and other protected species and products made out of such species.