The beautiful country of the Maldives welcomes everyone with open arms. Accordingly the Maldives is one of the easiest countries in terms of visa and immigration arrangements.
Any tourist from any nationality is granted a free 30 day visa on arrival to the Maldives. Hence, there is no need for you to undergo any hassle with regards to obtaining prior visa. Once you reach the airport, Immigration personnel will assist you with the visa procedures.
The free 30 day visa is granted upon complying with the following procedures:
The Department of Immigration and Emigration reserves the right to issue a visa for any number of days, not exceeding the 30 day limit. Immigration department reserves the right to deport any person:
The free 30 day visa period can be extended for a further 60 days, totalling 90 days including the original free visa period of 30 day.
To extend the Tourist Visa the following procedures should be followed:
Visit the website of the Department of Immigration and Emigrationhttp://www.immigration.gov.mv for detailed information about Tourist Visa and immigration requirements.