Maldives Immigration has extended its service hours due to increased demand for passport services.
Due to high demand, the authorities have stated that work will continue until 2130 hrs. Immigration revealed tokens to receive passports will be issued until 1500hrs every day from June 14 onwards. The average number of applications for local passports is now 800 per day, compared to 200 applications per day.
The number of people traveling abroad has also increased more than expected due to the increase in travel facilities after the ease in the closure of borders in many countries following COVID-19.