Current time in Maldives


7:58 a.m.
Sept. 24, 2023

Local time in Maldives

The time in Maldives is 5 hours ahead of UTC. The timezone in Maldives is Maldives Time (MVT). Maldives is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1959.

Details for the time in Maldives

Current time
7:58 a.m.
Time zone Maldives Time (MVT)
IANA time zone Indian/Maldives
Your time difference 5 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+5
5 hours ahead of UTC

Maldives Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Maldives is not using Daylight Saving Time.


The Maldives use Maldives Time MVT. MVT is UTC +0500. The Maldives are group of coral Island, its latitude and longitude is 3° 15' N and 73° 00' E. Therefore being five hours ahead of UTC is perfect for the Maldives and it’s not surprising there is no daylight savings time.

Important cities in Maldives

The current time in some important cities in Maldives is shown below.

Time in Maldives