Latest update from Maldives Travel: The Indian Ocean island country, the Maldives, is ready to welcome Indian tourists with open arms. If your travel-hungry soul yearns to travel to the Maldives to relax and rejuvenate, then you are in luck! The Maldives announced on Tuesday that it was preparing to open its borders to countries in South Asia from July 15.Also Read – RT-PCR Test, Mandatory Quarantine: How These States Prepare To Tackle Omicron Variant | Complete list here

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih announced the government’s decision and added that this decision will be periodically reviewed between July 1 and July 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also Read – Malaika Arora-Arjun Kapoor’s Maldives Vacation Is About Love, Sea and Romance | See the pictures

Visa on arrival

The Maldives issue a visa on arrival. Yes, you read that right! And what’s the best part? The resorts of the Maldives are safely cocooned on separate islands. Also Read – Ileana D’cruz Soaks The Sun In The Sea Wearing Hot And Sexy Bikinis In Maldives, Fans Say “Aag Lagadi Samandar Mein”

This brought relief to Indians holding work visas and waiting to travel abroad. If you are planning to travel to the Maldives after July 15th, then it is mandatory to have a negative RT-PCR test.

COVID-19 test compulsory for tourists to enter the Maldives

All tourists are required to hold a negative result for a nucleic acid test (PCR test) for COVID-19 before entering the Maldives.

“The #Maldives will resume issuing tourist visas on arrival from July 15 to tourists from South Asia. Tourists need a negative #PCR result to enter the Maldives. Further details will follow accordingly, ”the tweet read.

Details on the SOPs are still pending. Meanwhile, Maldives tour operators have started inviting Indian tourists through tweets.