- Removal of pre-departure and arrival COVID-19 testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers
- Updated COVID-19-related entry requirements for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers
On May 1, 2022, the government of Malaysia updated its COVID-19 related entry measures. Upon arrival, all travelers must present a Traveler’s Card display via the MySejahtera app. The following travelers will no longer be required to undergo COVID-19 testing before departure or upon arrival:
- Travelers aged 12 and under, regardless of vaccination status
- Travelers aged 13 years and above who have completed a vaccination regimen
- Travelers with a history of COVID-19 infection within six to 60 days from the recovery date before departure
Travelers who are not fully vaccinated will be required to complete the following:
- Undergo RT-PCR COVID-19 pre-departure testing within two days before departure
- Undergo RTK COVID-19 screening under the supervision of a private medical practitioner (either virtually or physically) within 24 hours of arrival
- Undergo a five-day quarantine and undergo RT-PCR testing on the fourth day or RTK testing on the fifth day
In addition, travelers will no longer be required to provide proof of COVID-19 health insurance before entry. For additional information on entry requirements, click here.
What are the Changes?
The government of Malaysia updated its COVID-19 related entrance requirements on May 1, 2022. Fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to undergo COVID-19 testing before departure or upon arrival. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization before arrival.
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: The Immigration Department, Malaysia