Automated Passport Check is only available for Maldivian Passport holders who own an Electronic Passports. These passport holders can go through a self-service, automated passport check system, which helps them to clear through the passport checking process quickly.
A 30 days free tourist visa granted for all the nationalities on arrival to the Maldives at the airport. The foreigner traveling to the Maldives as a tourist does not require pre-approval for the visa. However, the person must satisfy the basic entry requirements to get immigration clearance upon arrival. For further information about on arrival tourist visa and other visa applications, please refer to the link: Maldives Immigration.
If you are priority passenger (First Class, Business Class, and Priority cards) you will be given FastTrack card on board which you can use to clear through Immigration on a dedicated queue for all Fastrack card holders.
Please note that you might be asked to declare certain types of items when you clear through Customs. Your luggage is screened before you receive them at Baggage Claim. However, you might be asked to do the second screening, if your luggage contains items that are restricted, prohibited to bring Maldives or have items that are for commercial use. Hence, it is advised not to purchase liquor and alcoholic products on the flight or duty free shops while en-route to the Maldives as these items will be confiscated upon arrival at the airport.
Exchange the currency you would want before you leave our airport at the best rates.Bank of Maldives offers a currency exchange service at Velana International Airport. You can find a Currency Exchange counter just after you pass- through the customs. You may also find money exchange counters at our International Terminal near the arrivals.
As soon as you pass through the Immigration, your next step is baggage carousels. To find out the right baggage carousel for your flight, just check the displays on the screen on each belt.
Have you forgotten one of your belongings in airport or in the flight? Like your shopping bag, mobile phone, e-book reader? Or a winter jacket. All items we find inside terminals or flights will be safely returned to Lost and Found.
Claim your lost belongings below. If you lost a belonging while carrying with you, submit below Lost Item Inquiry form. Click Start to begin.
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