No prior visa is required to enter the Republic of Maldives. Entry permit will be granted to visitors on arrival at designated ports of entry, based on the immigration requirements.
Travel to Maldives
Although geographically isolated the Maldives is easily accessible by air from anywhere in Southeast Asia, Middle East and Europe. Colombo is an hour's journey away by air, from Singapore and Dubai it takes about four hours and from Europe it takes nine to eleven hours to reach Male'.
What to pack
The Maldives is warm throughout the year. Light, cotton and linen wear is deal. Pack lots of tee shirts, beachwear, and wrap around skirts, cotton shirts and shorts. For visits to inhabited islands, where most of the streets are of compact sand, or Male' where the streets are paved, sandals are easy to walk on. Some essential items include swimwear, sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat or a cap. If you travel plan includes traveling to many islands, a mosquito repellent may become handy.