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The Maldives

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Maldives?

Canadian citizens using Canadian passports do not require a visa to enter Maldives for tourism or business stays under thirty (30) days.

Maldives maintains an open door policy to visitors, and does not require any visa for a stay up to thirty (30) days.

Visitors must have a valid return or onward air ticket to a destination where the visitor has permission to enter, together with necessary visas for the onward journey to the next destination. Visitors also require a minimum of US$30 per person per day or confirmed hotel reservations for the intended period of stay in Maldives.

Transit passengers must leave Maldives within 24 hours of arrival.

For more information about travel conditions in Asia, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.