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Key Points

  • Six countries will be permitted to enter and exit Brunei beginning November 1, 2021


The government of Brunei will allow essential travel from a new list of countries beginning November 1, 2021. Essential travel applies to individuals holding a valid Work Pass, those whom the Department of Labor has issued a Foreign Worker License, and holders of Business and Professional Visit visas supported by the Ministry or Authority regulating their respective sector of work.

What’s Changed?

Under this change, foreign nationals from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Bangladesh will enter and exit Brunei. Foreign nationals from Indonesia will be allowed to enter Brunei via direct transit flights. Foreign nationals from the locations mentioned above are recommended to resubmit travel entry applications before traveling to Brunei.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Brunei’s website for additional updates and information.

Source: Prime Minister’s Office Brunei Darussalam

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