List of Countries on Amber List Updated

18/08/2020
List of Countries on Amber List Updated

Update 21/10/2020
Mandatory Tests for Certain Travelers 

With effect from midnight on Friday, 23rd October 2020, any traveller arriving in Malta from any of the countries listed in the revised list of countries indicated hereunder is required to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test performed no later than seventy-two (72) hours before arrival in Malta. Travellers arriving in Malta from any of the said countries who fail to produce such a test may be submitted to testing in Malta and may be subject to quarantine.


Revised List of Countries:

  • Austria
  • Belgium (all airports)
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • France (all Paris airports, Marseille)
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands (all airports)
  • Poland (Gdansk, Krakow)
  • Portugal (Porto)
  • Spain (Madrid, Barcelona and Girona airport)
  • Switzerland (all airports)
  • Tunisia
  • United Kingdom (Belfast, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle)

 


UPDATE 02/09/2020

Bulgaria removed from Amber List

With effect from midnight on Friday 04th September 2020, Bulgaria is no longer on the Amber List.

As a result, the revised Amber List now includes the following countries.

  • Czech Republic
  • Romania 
  • Spain (Barcelona, Girona and Madrid)
  • Tunisia

 


 

UPDATE 26/08/2020

Czech Republic and Tunisia added to Amber List

The health authorities have added the Czech Republic and Tunisia to the 'amber list' of arrivals with effect from Friday 28th August 2020. Countries on the list, which also includes BulgariaRomania and the Spanish regions of Barcelona, Girona and Madrid, are required on arrival in Malta to produce a negative COVID-19 test taken not more than 72 hours before their flight to Malta.

 


 

UPDATE: 18/08/2020

PR201569en - PRESS RELEASE BY THE OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTRY FOR HEALTH AND BY THE MINISTRY FOR TOURISM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

Malta publishes list of countries on amber list

As of midnight, on Friday 21st August 2020, passengers arriving from the following countries will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test before boarding flights to Malta. Passengers who do not present this certificate can be asked to swab at the Malta International Airport or asked to self-quarantine in Malta upon arrival.

  • Bulgaria
  • Romania
  • Spain (applies to passengers arriving from Barcelona, Girona and Madrid)

Passengers arriving from the abovementioned destinations will be required to present a negative result of a swab test carried out within the last 72 hours.

This ‘amber list’ will be updated regularly.