25 March 2020: As a precautionary measure against the outbreak of COVID-19 Maldives Immigration has temporarily suspended on-arrival visa for all passengers arriving to Maldives by air and sea, effective from 27th March 2020, 00:00 hrs.

Individuals with special permission granted by the government will be exempt from this suspension. 

Please refer to our webpage on Covid-19 for further updates.

Covid-19 updates: https://maldivesembassy.jp/index.php/en/covid-19

Elections Commission of Maldives has opened invitation for interested parties to observe and monitor the Local Council Elections & Women Development Committee Election 2020 on 4th April 2020. The opening is from 20th February 2020 till 15th March 2020.

Interested parties may follow the link below to download the application form and other documents.

Application form and other documents

All Maldivians are cautioned against all non-essential travel to China, and other countries that have confirmed cases of Novel Corona Virus.

Furthermore, when travelling abroad, all Maldivians are urged to register at the resident Embassies of the Maldives or at the Embassy closest to you.

Maldivians living abroad, are advised to follow the instructions from the public health officials of the respective host countries.

Information regarding registration at Embassies are found on the websites of the Ministry and Embassies. The information is also reproduced below.




Amended Mission contacts


26 October 2019, Ref: 2019-848

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has visited Hiroshima today, where he met with the Mayor and visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. President Solih, accompanied by First Lady Fazna Ahmed, visited Hiroshima as part of his ongoing official visit to Japan.

The President was welcomed upon arrival at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum by Matsui Kazumi, the Mayor of Hiroshima. During the visit, the President toured the museum and laid a wreath at the Memorial Cenotaph and signed the guestbook.

The Maldives and Japan closely cooperate in the international fora, and the Maldives is a strong supporter of international efforts towards disarmament and non-proliferation in addition to the complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. The Maldives is also party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Source: The President's Office