Maldives visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Maldivan Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • The government of the Maldives permits Tunisians to visit the country for a duration of 30 days.
  • Intending visitors can get a visa upon their arrival at any airport in the Maldives.
  • Prospective visitors must have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the expected date of departure from the Maldives. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Nationals of Tunisia below 18 years hoping to travel to the Maldives must possess travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • No other religion other than Islam is allowed in the Maldives. Public practice of any other religion is prohibited.
  • Tourists with pets must have a health certificate and have received a rabies vaccination at least 30 days prior to entering the country.
  • Tunisia citizens are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the Maldives. 
  • Intending visitors can travel to the Maldives from international airports in Tunisia. There is an international airport in Tunis and Sfax.
  • EgyptAir, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines and Air France are some of the carriers that fly from Tunisia to the Maldives.
  • The estimated flight time from Tunis to Male, Maldives is 12 hours, 5 minutes and from Sfax, it takes 20 hours, 20 minutes.
  • The Maldives has a hot tropical climate. There are two monsoons, the southwest which is from May to October and the northeast from November to April. Generally, the southwest brings more wind and rain in June and July.
  • The official and most spoken language in the Maldives is Dhivehi. However, English and Arabic are common languages being spoken by citizens of the country.
  • The Maldivian Rufiyaa is the official currency used in the Maldives. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  •  Islam is the official and acceptable religion in the Maldives, all citizens must be Muslims, and the practice of any other religion other than Islam is forbidden.
  • Transportation in the Maldives can be facilitated by taxis, buses, ferries and seaplanes.
  • Maldives makes use of Maldives Time (GMT+5), which puts the Maldives four hours ahead of Tunisia.
  • Garudhiya, mas huni and fihunu mas are some of the delicacies tourists can try while in the Maldives.
  • Tanzanians travelling to the Maldives can budget an average of $50 to spend on expenses per day.
  • The power and socket plug used in the Maldives are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use US dollars in Maldives?

The official currency of the Maldives is the Maldivian Rufiyaa. However, the US Dollar is generally accepted in the Maldives. Any other currency can be exchanged at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.

Are there sharks in the Maldives?

The Maldives has lots of hammerheads sharks occupying Maldivian waters, spotted leopard sharks and sinister-looking – though totally harmless – blacktip reef sharks.

Is the Maldives safe for tourists?

The Maldives suffers at this time from some natural problems from the seas to trees, as well as civil unrest, and so visitors are expected to be a bit more careful when visiting.

Is the tap water in the Maldives safe to drink?

Water sanitation in the Maldives is non-existent and water from the tap is not treated. It is strongly advised to boil water or drink bottled water, or if you are staying in a resort, they may supply drinkable water to you.