Cheap Flights Open for travel Telegram bot
[We have 50 restrictions for 243 countries and regions]

Brunei travel restrictions

COVID-19 Vacc. -100.49%
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial
Airlines Updates

15.10.2020 Druk Air Royal Bhutan Airlines earlier this month announced service resumption to India, under Air Travel Bubble Arrangement between Bhutan and India. Planned operation effective 15OCT20 as follows.

Paro – Bagdogra eff 15OCT20 Every 2 weeks
Paro – Delhi eff 19OCT20 1 weekly
Paro – Guwahati eff 22OCT20 Every 2 weeks
Paro – Kolkata eff 16OCT20 1 weekly

29.09.2020 Royal Brunei last week filed update to its Northern winter 2020/21 operations. Based on the airline’s latest statement issued on Friday 25SEP20, the airline will continue to operate reduced schedule for the period of 25OCT20 – 31JAN21. Planned operation as follows.

Additional changes remain likely, pending on various travel restrictions.

Bandar Seri Begawan – Hong Kong 1 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Kuala Lumpur 2 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – London Heathrow Service departs Brunei on: 14NOV20, 05DEC20, 19DEC20, 02JAN21
Bandar Seri Begawan – Manila 2 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Melbourne 2 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Singapore 2 weekly

10.09.2020 Royal Brunei in late-August 2020 filed network changes, as the airline removes 2 routes. The following routes will not be resumed when the airline gradually resumes normal operation, including flights in 2021.

Bandar Seri Begawan – Brisbane 4 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Denpasar 5 weekly

Additional changes may be filed in the next few months. The airline’s service operation to Borneo by RB Link (operated by Malindo Air ATR72) is currently suspended until 30NOV20 inclusive.

Published on 03.09.2020
Royal Brunei Sep 2020 – Jan 2021 London operations as of 02SEP20

19.08.2020 Royal Brunei last week filed operational schedule for the month of September and October 2020. Between 01SEP20 and 24OCT20, the airline will continue to operate following routes, mainly identical to July and August 2020 schedule.

Planned operation as of 14AUG20 as follows.

Bandar Seri Begawan – Hangzhou 1 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Hong Kong 1 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Kuala Lumpur 2 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Manila 1 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Melbourne 2 weekly
Bandar Seri Begawan – Singapore 2 weekly

Published on 17.08.2020
Royal Brunei Sep/Oct 2020 operations as of 14AUG20

Published on 29.07.2020
Royal Brunei Aug/Sep 2020 London operations

Published on 16.06.2020
Royal Brunei July/August 2020 operations as of 15JUN20

Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Brunei
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Brunei Darussalam.
  • This does not apply to:
    • Nationals of Brunei Darussalam,
    • Passengers whose affairs are of national importance or pertain to the national interest of Brunei Darussalam.
Flight Restrictions

Published on 21.10.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit.
– This does not apply to passengers with an Entry Travel Pass letter issued by The Government of Brunei Darussalam. They must have:
— stayed in the country of departure for the last 14 days before departure;
— a printed and digital medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure;
— a confirmed hotel reservation;
— a mobile device with the BruHealth app downloaded. Passengers are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test on day 1 or 5 after arrival. They must have a proof of payment for the PCR test. More details can be found at pmo.gov.bn.

Read more
Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival and have proof of their stay to show the airline at check-in. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days, from the first full day after arrival. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.

Read more
Cheap flights
Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
From 26 August 2021, all travellers must also be tested using the COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) at the land borders in Brunei.

Read more
Vaccination
COVID-19 Total Vaccination date: 2021-09-24
COVID-19 Total Vaccination: 443676
COVID-19 Daily Vaccination: 6180
COVID-19 Vacc. (per 100 citizens, %): 100.49
COVID-19 Daily Vacc. (per 1 million citizens): 13997

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 9 months
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for
more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Malaria (2019)
Human P. knowlesi infection has been reported.
WHO recommended prevention: B

Other country requirement(s) (2019)
Polio vaccination is required for travellers arriving from polio-affected countries (polio-exporting countries).

Read more

Full Restrictions

  • Brunei Latest News: Brunei government extends temporary suspension of cross-border activities, travels to and from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 01.07.201).

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. You should arrange to take a private test.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through seaports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival and have proof of their stay to show the airline at check-in. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days, from the first full day after arrival. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    *Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
    All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    From 26 August 2021, all travellers must also be tested using the COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) at the land borders in Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, it is mandatory to use the BruHealth app. Failure to do so may result in financial pen alties and legal repercussions, additionally you not being able to access public buildings.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: The Ministry of Health announced a lockdown from 7 August 2021. This follows news that local transmission of COVID-19 had been detected. The government of Brunei has put into place strict procedures for visitors to all public areas.
    The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth app.
    Mosques and other places of worship are currently closed. Restaurants and cafes are currently offering take-away services only. Schooling will be conducted online during this lockdown. Private gatherings are currently prohibited, with funerals limited to 15 persons and weddings to 5.
    Leaving the home for purposes other than those specified by the Bruneian Ministry of Health is not permitted. Only two people from one family are allowed to leave home to buy daily necessities and exercise outside together.
    Masks are mandatory both when in public, both inside and outside. There are financial penalties for not wearing masks in public.
    British people travelling should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

    Read more
    20.08.2021
  • Brunei Latest News: Brunei government extends temporary suspension of cross-border activities, travels to and from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 01.07.201).

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.You should arrange to take a private test.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through seaports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Exiting Brunei: Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website .
    From 1 August 2021, residents and expatriate workers will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to apply for and exit Brunei.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through sea ports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival and have proof of their stay to show the airline at check-in. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    *Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
    All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    From 26 August 2021, all travellers must also be tested using the COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) at the land borders in Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: The Ministry of Health announced a two-week lockdown from Saturday, 7 August 2021. This follows news that a small number of localised COVID-19 cases have been detected. The government of Brunei has put into place strict procedures for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth app. Mosques and other places of worship are currently closed.
    Restaurants and cafes are currently offering take-away services only. Schooling will be conducted online during this lockdown. Private gatherings are currently prohibited, with funerals limited to 15 persons and weddings to 5.
    Leaving the home for purposes other than those specified by the Bruneian Ministry of Health is not permitted. Only two people from one family are allowed to leave home to buy daily necessities and exercise outside together.
    Masks are mandatory both when in public, both inside and outside. There are financial penalties for not wearing masks in public.
    Foreign National travelling should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

    Read more
    12.08.2021
  • Brunei Latest News: Brunei government extends temporary suspension of cross-border activities, travels to and from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 01.07.201).

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.You should arrange to take a private test.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through seaports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Exiting Brunei: Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website .
    From 1 August 2021, residents and expatriate workers will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to apply for and exit Brunei.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through sea ports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival and have proof of their stay to show the airline at check-in. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    *Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
    All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    From 26 August 2021, all travellers must also be tested using the COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) at the land borders in Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: The Ministry of Health announced a two-week lockdown from Saturday, 7 August 2021. This follows news that a small number of local COVID-19 cases have been detected. The government of Brunei has put into place strict procedures for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth app . Mosques and other places of worship are currently closed. Restaurants and cafes are currently offering take-away services only. Schools will be fully online during this lockdown. Private gatherings are currently limited to 30 persons.
    You should check before the travel Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

    Read more
    08.08.2021
  • Brunei Latest News: Brunei government extends temporary suspension of cross-border activities, travels to and from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 01.07.201).

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.You should arrange to take a private test.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through seaports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Exiting Brunei: Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website .
    From 1 August 2021, residents and expatriate workers will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to apply for and exit Brunei.
    Travellers who have successfully received a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office may enter or exit by air or land ports. Entry through sea ports is not permitted.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or exiting Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival and have proof of their stay to show the airline at check-in. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    *Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
    All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    From 26 August 2021, all travellers must also be tested using the COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) at the land borders in Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 in Brunei since May 2020. The government of Brunei has strict procedures in place for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth App. Mosques and other places of worship are open. Restaurants cafes, schools and other services are operating normally. All public areas have a limit of permitting up to 1,000 people.
    Travellers should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.

    Read more
    02.08.2021
  • Brunei Latest News:

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. You should arrange to take a private test
    Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online , giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website.
    From 1 August 2021, residents and expatriate workers will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to apply for and exit Brunei.
    Brunei has banned any cross-border entry of travellers via land and sea ports, including transits through Brunei except for entry and transit travels that have been granted approval by the government. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival and have proof of their stay to show the airline at check-in. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
    All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app . Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 in Brunei since May 2020. The government of Brunei has strict procedures in place for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth App. Mosques and other places of worship are open. Restaurants cafes, schools and other services are operating normally. All public areas have a limit of permitting up to 1,000 people.
    Travellers should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.

    Read more
    14.06.2021
  • Brunei Latest News:

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. You should arrange to take a private test. Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website.
    As of 6 April 2021, Brunei has banned any cross-border entry of travellers via land and sea ports, including transits through Brunei except for entry and transit travels that have been granted approval by the government. You should refer to the Prime Minister’s Office website for the latest information.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period. Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 in Brunei since May 2020. The government of Brunei has strict procedures in place for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth App. Mosques and other places of worship are open. Restaurants cafes, schools and other services are operating normally. All public areas have a limit of permitting up to 1,000 people.
    Travellers should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.

    Read more
    04.05.2021
  • Brunei International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel. See the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office website for further information, or contact the Brunei High Commission.
    Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. You should arrange to take a private test. Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website.
    From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or leaving Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period. Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 in Brunei since May 2020. The government of Brunei has strict procedures in place for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth App. Mosques and other places of worship are open. Restaurants cafes, schools and other services are operating normally. All public areas have a limit of permitting up to 1,000 people.
    Travellers should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.

    Read more
    26.04.2021
  • Brunei International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office. Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website. From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or leaving Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    *Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei. You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period. Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Public places and services: There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 in Brunei since May 2020. The government of Brunei has strict procedures in place for visitors to all public areas. The public can expect to have their temperature taken, electronically, and must check-in to business premises and government offices using the BruHealth App. Mosques and other places of worship are open. Restaurants cafes, schools and other services are operating normally. All public areas have a limit of permitting up to 1,000 people.
    Travellers should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app.

    Read more
    23.03.2021
  • Brunei Latest News: fFights between Brunei and Singapore to re-start from 1 November (Star online, 31.10.2020)

    International Resrictions:
    *Entry to Brunei: Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from the Prime Minister’s Office. Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependants. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must apply online, giving 3 working days’ notice of the intention to travel. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website. From 1 October 2020, all travellers entering or leaving Brunei via a land border will need to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry.
    *Quarantine requirements: If the government of Brunei permits you entry, you will need to go into quarantine on arrival at a government designated facility (usually a local hotel). Travellers are responsible for booking directly with hoteliers and must secure your accommodation before arrival. Currently quarantine is between 2 and 14 days. Travellers will be informed of the duration of quarantine on arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in their designated quarantine facility.
    *Testing/screening on arrival: Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel. All foreigners must pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test before they depart on their journey to Brunei. Travellers should carry proof of payment with them when checking in for their flight to Brunei. You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your hotel in Brunei for the duration of your quarantine period. Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am and last call at 4pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    *Data collection: On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    Internal Restrictions:
    As part of Brunei’s approach to contain the spread of the virus, mosques and other places of worship have been closed, restaurants and cafes are only open for take-away and public gatherings have been discouraged. Travellers should check should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app here

    Read more
    30.12.2020
  • Brunei *****International Resrictions:
    Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. Anyone seeking to enter or exit Brunei must apply for a permit from Prime Minister’s Office. Brunei has announced that travellers to Brunei will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours of travel.
    Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis.
    Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website.
    On 16 April, the Minister of Health announced that all foreigners will have to pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and would need to cover the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility (15 days from the date of arrival). Quarantine charges can vary, depending on the quarantine facility you are placed in.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your COVID-19 test and the full 15-day quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am to 8pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app here . Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    As part of Brunei’s approach to contain the spread of the virus, mosques and other places of worship have been closed, restaurants and cafes are only open for take-away and public gatherings have been discouraged. Travellers should check should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app here

    Read more
    10.09.2020
  • Brunei *****International Resrictions:
    Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) suspended most routes but will provide limited service to HKG KUL, MNL, MEL and SIN until 31AUG20.Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. It is not yet clear which exceptional circumstances, if any, foreign nationals may be permitted to enter Brunei. Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis, through email applications to travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn giving 14 days’ notice of the intention to travel, and setting out reasons why they need to leave the country. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website [http://www.pmo.gov.bn/Theme/Home.aspx].
    On 16 April, the Minister of Health announced that all foreigners will have to pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and would need to cover the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility (15 days from the date of arrival). Quarantine charges can vary, depending on the quarantine facility you are placed in.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your COVID-19 test and the full 15-day quarantine period.
    Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am to 8pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.
    On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/bruhealth.aspx]. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    As part of Brunei’s approach to contain the spread of the virus, mosques and other places of worship have been closed, restaurants and cafes are only open for take-away and public gatherings have been discouraged. Travellers should check should check the Brunei Ministry of Health [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/COVID-19.aspx] for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/bruhealth.aspx]

    Read more
    14.08.2020
  • Brunei *****International Resrictions:
    Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) suspended most routes but will provide limited service to HKG KUL, MNL, MEL and SIN until 31AUG20.Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. It is not yet clear which exceptional circumstances, if any, foreign nationals may be permitted to enter Brunei. Brunei continues to enforce an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis, through email applications to travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn giving 14 days’ notice of the intention to travel, and setting out reasons why they need to leave the country. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website [http://www.pmo.gov.bn/Theme/Home.aspx]. From 1 August, all foreigners entering or leaving Brunei via a land border will be required to pay $3 BND per person on exit and $3 BND on return or entry. If the Government of Brunei permits you entry, you will be required to go into quarantine on arrival at a government booked facility (usually a local hotel). All foreigners will have to pay $1,000 BND for a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and would need to cover the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility (14 days from the date of arrival). Quarantine charges can vary, depending on the quarantine facility you are placed in.
    You should ensure that you have the means to pay for your COVID-19 test and the full 14-day quarantine period. Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am to 8pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities. On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/bruhealth.aspx]. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    As part of Brunei’s approach to contain the spread of the virus, mosques and other places of worship have been closed, restaurants and cafes are only open for take-away and public gatherings have been discouraged. Travellers should check should check the Brunei Ministry of Health [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/COVID-19.aspx] for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/bruhealth.aspx]

    Read more
    07.08.2020
  • Brunei *****International Resrictions:
    Royal Brunei Airlines have resumed flights to a limited number of countries.
    Brunei has introduced an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case by case basis, through email applications to [travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn] giving 14 days’ notice of the intention to travel, and setting out reasons why they need to leave the country.
    Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. It is not yet clear which exceptional circumstances, if any, foreign nationals may be permitted to enter Brunei. If the Government of Brunei permits you entry, you will be required to go into quarantine on arrival at a government booked facility (usually a local hotel). On 16 April, the Minister of Health announced that all foreigners will have to pay $1,000 BND for a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and would need to cover the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility (14 days from the date of arrival). Quarantine charges can vary, depending on the quarantine facility you are placed in. On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.
    Brunei has also introduced an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis, through email applications to travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn giving 14 days’ notice of the intention to travel, and setting out reasons why they need to leave the country. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website [http://www.pmo.gov.bn/Theme/Home.aspx].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    As part of Brunei’s approach to contain the spread of the virus, mosques and other places of worship have been closed, restaurants and cafes are only open for take-away and public gatherings have been discouraged. Travelllers should check the Brunei Ministry of Health [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/COVID-19.aspx] for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app [http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/bruhealth.aspx]

    Read more
    02.07.2020
  • Brunei *****International Resrictions:
    Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. It is not yet clear which exceptional circumstances, if any, foreign nationals may be permitted to enter Brunei. If the Government of Brunei permits you entry, you will be required to go into quarantine on arrival at a government booked facility (usually a local hotel). On 16 April, the Minister of Health announced that all foreigners will have to pay $1,000 BND for a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and would need to cover the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility (14 days from the date of arrival). Quarantine charges can vary, depending on the quarantine facility you are placed in. On arrival in Brunei, you will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Failure to use the app may result in you not being able to access a number of day-to-day facilities.
    Brunei has also introduced an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis, through email applications to travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn giving 14 days’ notice of the intention to travel, and setting out reasons why they need to leave the country. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website [http://www.pmo.gov.bn/Theme/Home.aspx].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    As part of Brunei’s approach to contain the spread of the virus, mosques and other places of worship have been closed, restaurants and cafes are only open for take-away and public gatherings have been discouraged. British people travelling should check the Brunei Ministry of Health for up to date guidance, policy on travel to/from Brunei and details on how to download and use the BruHealth app. Immigration Control Posts at Brunei’s land borders are operating shortened hours from 6am to 8pm. There are health and temperature screening measures at borders. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the local authorities.

    Read more
    26.06.2020
  • Brunei Brunei has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except for citizens and residents. All visa issuances and exemptions are suspended. Travelers from other countries who wish to enter Brunei may apply to the Brunei Immigration Department for special authorization to enter the country by downloading the form provided on the Department’s website at www.immigration.gov.bn. Travelers who have received prior authorization to enter Brunei are subject to a COVID-19 test at a cost of BND1000.

    Internal restrictions:

    Mass gatherings are banned, including weddings and sports events.
    All citizens and residents of Brunei (including green identification card holders) are restricted from leaving the country, except for special circumstances such as medical care, court hearings, resumption of study abroad. Permission for travel must be approved by the Prime Minister’s Office.

    Read more
    01.06.2020
  • Brunei Brunei has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except for citizens and residents. All visa issuances and exemptions are suspended. Travelers from other countries who wish to enter Brunei may apply to the Brunei Immigration Department for special authorization to enter the country by downloading the form provided on the Department’s website at www.immigration.gov.bn. Travelers who have received prior authorization to enter Brunei are subject to a COVID-19 test at a cost of BND1000.

    Internal restrictions:

    Mass gatherings are banned, including weddings and sports events. All citizens and residents of Brunei (including green identification card holders) are restricted from leaving the country, except for special circumstances such as medical care, court hearings, resumption of study abroad. Permission for travel must be approved by the Prime Minister’s Office

    Read more
    25.05.2020
  • Brunei 1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Brunei Darussalam.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Brunei Darussalam.
    2. All visa exemptions and Visa on Arrival are temporarily suspended.
    3. All visa issued to passengers are temporarily suspended.
    4. Special consideration is only given by the Brunei Immigration Department which is subject to the affairs of interest to Brunei Darussalam by applying to the Brunei Immigration Department by downloading the form provided on the Department’s website at www.immigration.gov.bn . Passengers with a Special consideration are subject to COVID-19 testing that has a cost of BND1000 and the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility for 14 days upon arrival.

    Internal restrictions:

    Mass gatherings are banned, including weddings and sports events.
    All citizens and residents of Brunei (including green identification card holders) are restricted from leaving the country, except for special circumstances such as medical care, court hearings, resumption of study abroad. Permission for travel must be approved by the Prime Minister’s Office.

    Read more
    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Ministry of Health/
    #Asia, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #