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Maldives Visa On Arrival.

Visitors receive entry permit when they arrive at their designated entry ports based on requirements of immigration. It means all visitors have a thirty-days free visa given to all passengers. However, no visitor can set up a business, conduct any unpaid or paid activities, take employment without the consent of the government, and complying with Maldives laws and regulations.

Visa Types

The best part about the Maldives is that you can obtain the Maldives visa on arrival at the entry port. However, different types of visas depending upon your type of travel. You must carry a passport valid for up to six months.

According to your type of travel, you will be categorized into one of the visa categories. Some visas offer permits to work, whereas others do not. If we talk about visa on arrival, it does not favor employment at all. Moreover, the visa fee depends upon what is your visa type. Please read the below-mentioned information so as to understand more about Maldives visa types and visa fees.

Tourist Visa for the Maldives

This type of visa is valid for visitors from all over the world. But it prohibits employment.

Resident Permit for the Maldives

Those who have a permit to work can get this visa. Individuals having a resident permit visa can take employment.

Marriage Visa for the Maldives

An individual who marries a Maldivian national obtains a marriage visa. However, he/she will have to provide the necessary documents as proof. This type of visa also allows for employment.

Student Visa for the Maldives

If you want to study in the Republic of Maldives, you will obtain a student visa. You must have to submit valid documents, but you cannot take employment, i.e., you will not have a permit to work.

Some other types of visa are:

Dependent visa, co-operate resident visa, business visa, foreign widow, etc.

Maldives Visa for Indian Citizens- Visa Fee & Process

The airport authorities issue the Maldives on arrival visa for Indians, but there are a few critical documents that need to keep in mind. The visa principles for the Maldives are

Maldives Visa Requirements and Cost

If you decide to travel the Maldives for tourist purposes, you need to go through the following Maldives visa requirements: You should have a legal passport or other Travel Document which

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