This article was originally published on March 11, 2022, and was updated on April 4, 2022, to reflect new information.
April 4, 2022 Update: The government of Malaysia released a checklist for travelers entering the country beginning April 1, 2022.
Step 1: Before entering Malaysia, travelers must:
- Download and register their information on the MySejahtera application
- Fill out the pre-departure form in the traveler icon of the application
- Obtain a negative RT-PCR test result taken within two days of departure
- Ensure that they have health insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 20,000
Fully vaccinated travelers will receive a Traveler Card in blue, indicating that they have completed a full vaccination regimen. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers will receive a Traveler Card in red. Entrance and quarantine requirements will vary depending on vaccination status and the traveler’s COVID-19 test results.
Original Post From March 11, 2022:
- Updated entrance requirements for travelers entering Malaysia
- Removal of quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers
The government of Malaysia will adjust entrance requirements on April 1, 2022. Under these changes, fully vaccinated travelers who have received a booster dose will be required to undergo PCR testing two days before departure and an RTK-Ag professional test within 24 hours of arrival.
Travelers exposed to COVID-19 in the past 60 days before departure will be required to undergo an RTK-Ag professional test two days before departure and an RTK-Ag professional test within 24 hours of arrival.
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated travelers must undergo PCR testing two days before departure and RTK-Ag professional testing within 24 hours of arrival. These travelers will also be required to undergo PCR testing on day four, RTK-Ag testing on day five, and quarantine for a period of five days upon the arrival.
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What are the Changes?
The government of Malaysia will introduce new entrance requirements beginning April 1, 2022. These requirements will vary depending on the traveler’s vaccination status.
Continue to check the government of Malaysia’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Malaysia