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20.10.2020 AirAsia in November and December 2020 plans to add various domestic routes, including selected service resumptions. Planned network additions as follow.

Johor Bahru – Bintulu eff 11DEC20 3 weekly
Johor Bahru – Kota Bharu eff 08DEC20 3 weekly (Service resumption since August 2015)
Langkawi – Ipoh eff 11DEC20 3 weekly
Langkawi – Kota Bharu eff 08DEC20 3 weekly
Langkawi – Kuching eff 13NOV20 3 weekly (Service resumption since June 2018; Previously reported)
Penang – Kota Bharu eff 08DEC20 3 weekly
Penang – Sibu eff 08DEC20 3 weekly

Published on 08.10.2020
AirAsia resumes Kuching – Langkawi service from mid-Nov 2020

11.09.2020 AirAsia during the month of September 2020 schedules following International service, as of 10SEP20. Due to travel restrictions, selected booking limitation may be applied. Last minute adjustment remains likely.

Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok Don Mueang 27SEP20
Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Manila 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Padang 26SEP20
Kuala Lumpur – Semarang 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Yogyakarta 1 weekly

03.09.2020 Malindo Air during the month of September 2020 plans to operate following International routes, including service to Singapore. Planned operation as of 02SEP20 as follows. Various travel restrictions continue to impact the airline’s operation.

Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka 2 weekly 737-900ER
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou 1 weekly 737-900ER
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta 5 weekly 737-800
Kuala Lumpur – Kathmandu 737-900ER operates every 14 days
Kuala Lumpur – Lahore 1 weekly 737-900ER
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore 1 weekly 737-800
01.09.2020 Malindo Air in the last few days revised planned domestic operations for the month of September 2020, as the airline continues to operate reduced service. Based on OAG schedules listing as of 30AUG20, planned operation as follows. Further changes to planned frequency due to local Government’s regulation remain highly possible.

Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu 7 weekly (13 weekly from week of 20SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kuching 4-5 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi 7 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Tawau 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur Subang – Alor Setar 14 weekly
Kuala Lumpur Subang – Johor Bahru 14 weekly
Kuala Lumpur Subang – Kota Bharu 37 weekly
Kuala Lumpur Subang – Kuala Terengganu 16 weekly
Kuala Lumpur Subang – Langkawi 41 weekly
Kuala Lumpur Subang – Penang 21 weekly

28.08.2020 Malaysia Airlines in the last few days filed additional update to its planned International operation, for Northern winter 2020/21 season, between 25OCT20 and 27MAR21. Latest adjustment sees further network downsizing, compared to previous report on Airlineroute as of 14AUG20.

Planned operation as of 26AUG20 as follows. Note further changes to planned operation remains highly likely to change, therefore certain routes listed as cancelled or reduced, may be restored in the next few weeks, pending on latest development.

Kota Kinabalu – Taipei Taoyuan Service cancelled in NW20, previously scheduled to resume from 01JAN21 with reduction from 7 to 3 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Tokyo Narita eff 04JAN21 Planned service resumption, 2 weekly 737-800, unchanged
Kuala Lumpur – Adelaide Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 5 to 1-2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Auckland Service to resume on 01MAR21, reduce from 7 to 2 weekly. A330-200 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Seri Begawan Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 4 to 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bangalore Service to resume on 02DEC20, reduce from 12 weekly to following with 737-800
02DEC20 – 26FEB21 2 weekly
eff 03MAR21 3 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok Reduce from 6 daily to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 1-2 daily)
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 3 weekly
01DEC20 – 31JAN21 1 daily
eff 01FEB21 2 daily (Previous plan: 2 daily from 01DEC20)

Kuala Lumpur – Beijing Daxing Reduce from 10 weekly to following, A330-300 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-5 weekly)
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 1 weekly
03DEC20 – 24FEB21 2 weekly
eff 25FEB21 5 weekly (Previous plan: 5 weekly from 01JAN21)

Kuala Lumpur – Brisbane Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 4 to 1-2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Chennai Service to resume on 04DEC20, reduce from 14 weekly to following with 737-800 (Previous plan: reduce to 3-7 weekly)
04DEC20 – 31DEC20 2 weekly
01JAN21 – 26JAN21 4 weekly
27JAN21 – 28FEB21 5 weekly
eff 01MAR21 7 weekly (Previous plan: 7 weekly from 01JAN21)

Kuala Lumpur – Colombo Service to resume on 01JAN21, reduce from 7 to 2 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-5 weekly)
Kuala Lumpur – Delhi Service to resume on 04DEC20, reduce from 10 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 5-9 weekly)
04DEC20 – 31DEC20 2 weekly
01JAN21 – 31JAN21 4 weekly
eff 01FEB21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Denpasar Reduce from 28 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 4-7 weekly)
25OCT20 – 29DEC20 5 weekly (Previous plan: 4 weekly in November)
eff 30DEC20 7 weekly (Previous plan: 7 weekly from 01DEC20)

Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka Reduce from 2 daily to 2 weekly, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 4-10 weekly with A330/737)
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou Reduce from 7 weekly to following, A330-200 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-5 weekly until Feb 2021)
26OCT20 – 30NOV20 2 weekly
02DEC20 – 01FEB21 5 weekly (Previous plan: 5 weekly from 28DEC20)
02FEB21 – 26FEB21 6 weekly
eff 27FEB21 7 weekly (Previous plan: 7 weekly from 21FEB21)

Kuala Lumpur – Hanoi Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 7 to 5 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Ho Chi Minh City Reduce from 21 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 5-10 weekly)
25OCT20 – 28NOV20 3 weekly
29NOV20 – 31DEC20 7 weekly (Previous plan: 7 weekly from 26NOV20)
01JAN21 – 27MAR21 10 weekly (No changes)

Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong Reduce from 21 weekly to following, 737-800/A330-300 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 10-17 weekly)
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 2 weekly
01DEC20 – 31DEC20 4 weekly
01JAN21 – 28FEB21 10 weekly (Previous plan: 17 weekly from 01JAN21)
eff 01MAR21 12 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Hyderabad Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 7 to 3-5 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta Reduce from 7 daily to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 7-12 weekly)
25OCT20 – 25NOV20 5 weekly
eff 27NOV20 14 weekly (7 weekly until 30NOV20; Previous plan: 12 weekly from 01DEC20)

Kuala Lumpur – Jeddah Reduce from 7 to 6 weekly, A380 operating (no adjustment)
Kuala Lumpur – Kathmandu Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 10 to 5-7 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kochi Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 7 to 3-5 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow Reduce from 14 weekly to following, A350-900XWB operating (Previous plan: 5 weekly)
25OCT20 – 02DEC20 1 weekly
eff 03DEC20 2 weekly (Additional service scheduled on 08DEC20, 18DEC20, 05JAN21)

Kuala Lumpur – Madinah Reduce from 7 to 6 weekly, A380 operating (no adjustment)
Kuala Lumpur – Manila Reduce from 3 to 1 daily, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 1 daily)
25OCT20 – 28NOV20 3 weekly
eff 29NOV20 1 daily

Kuala Lumpur – Medan Kualanamu Reduce form 14 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-4 weekly)
25OCT20 – 31DEC20 2 weekly
eff 01JAN21 4 weekly (Previous plan: 4 weekly from 04DEC20)

Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne Reduce from 14 weekly to following, A330-300 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-5 weekly)
25OCT20 – 31DEC20 1 weekly
01JAN21 – 01MAR21 2 weekly
eff 02MAR21 3 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Mumbai Reduce from 10 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 5-6 weekly until Feb)
30OCT20 – 31DEC20 2 weekly
01JAN21 – 31JAN21 4 weekly (Previous plan: 10 weekly from 01JAN21)
eff 01FEB21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Osaka Kansai Service resumes on 02JAN21, reduce from 7 weekly to following with A330-300
02JAN21 – 20FEB21 2 weekly
eff 24FEB21 3 weekly (Previous plan: 7 weekly from 03JAN21)

Kuala Lumpur – Pekanbaru Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly, 737-800 operating (reservation not available)
Kuala Lumpur – Perth Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 12 to 3-6 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Phnom Penh Service to resume on 04DEC20, reduce from 14 weekly to following with 737-800 (Previous plan: reduce to 3-7 weekly)
04DEC20 – 28FEB21 2 weekly
eff 01MAR21 4 weekly (Previous plan: 7 weekly from 01DEC20)

Kuala Lumpur – Phuket Reduce from 21 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-5 weekly)
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 2 weekly
eff 03DEC20 5 weekly (no changes)

Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon Service to resume on 01JAN21, reduce from 12 weekly to following with A330-300 (Previous plan: reduce to 3-7 weekly)
01JAN21 – 21FEB21 2 weekly
eff 25FEB21 3 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Shanghai Pu Dong Reduce from 14 weekly to following, A330-300 operating (Previous plan: 3-7 weekly)
25OCT20 – 31JAN21 2 weekly
01FEB21 – 28FEB21 4 weekly
eff 01MAR21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Singapore Reduce from 56 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: 28-42 weekly)
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 7 weekly
01DEC20 – 31DEC20 24 weekly
01JAN21 – 31JAN21 28 weekly
eff 01FEB21 35 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Surabaya Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 12 to 3-7 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Surakarta (Solo) Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly, 737-800 operating (reservation not available)
Kuala Lumpur – Sydney Reduce from 14 weekly to following, A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 28FEB21 1 weekly (Previous plan: 3 weekly, 5 weekly from 01DEC20)
eff 05MAR21 2 weekly (Previous plan: 5 weekly)

Kuala Lumpur – Taipei Taoyuan Service resumes on 02JAN21, reduce from 7 weekly to following with A330-200 operating (Previous plan: 3-5 weekly until Dec)
02JAN21 – 28FEB21 2 weekly
eff 01MAR21 3 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Tokyo Narita Reduce from 10 weekly to following, A330-300 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-7 weekly with A350)
25OCT20 – 31DEC20 3 weekly
eff 01JAN21 4 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Xiamen Service cancelled in NW20, previously to resume on 02JAN21 with reduction from 4 to 3 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Yangon Service resumes on 04DEC20, reduce from 11 weekly to following, 737-800 operating (Previous plan: reduce to 3-5 weekly)
04DEC20 – 29JAN21 2 weekly
eff 02FEB21 4 weekly

Kuching – Singapore Service cancelled in NW20, previously reduced from 7 to 2-3 weekly

20.08.2020 Cebu Pacific yesterday (19AUG20) resumed domestic operations to/from Manila, after 2-week service suspension. Subject to approval, planned operation for the period of 19AUG20 – 31AUG20, including service by cebgo, as follows. Due to regulations from local authorities, certain routes will see limited passenger flights from Manila, while last minute changes on frequencies remain highly possible.

Cebu – Clark 2 weekly
Cebu – Davao 1 weekly
Manila – Bacolod eff 25AUG20 2 weekly
Manila – Butuan 4 weekly
Manila – Cagayan de Oro 18 weekly
Manila – Caticlan 3 weekly
Manila – Cauayan 4 weekly
Manila – Cebu 10 weekly
Manila – Cotabato 1 daily
Manila – Davao 2 weekly
Manila – Dipolog 1 daily
Manila – Dumaguete 2 weekly
Manila – General Santos 2 weekly
Manila – Iloilo 3 weekly
Manila – Kalibo 2 weekly
Manila – Masbate 3 weekly
Manila – Ozamiz 3 weekly
Manila – Pagadian 10 weekly
Manila – Roxas 2 weekly
Manila – San Jose 2 weekly
Manila – Tacloban 2 daily
Manila – Virac eff 24AUG20 2 weekly
Manila – Zamboanga 2 weekly

Philippine Airlines yesterday (19AUG20) resumed domestic operations to/from Manila, after 2-week service suspension. As of 19AUG20, the airline’s domestic operation for the period of 19AUG20 – 31AUG20 as follows. Due to regulations from local authorities, certain routes is subject to approval, while selected route sees limitation on operational frequencies for Manila departure.

Clark – Davao 1 weekly
Cebu – Cagayan de Oro 2 weekly
Cebu – Davao 1 weekly
Cebu – Dipolog 2 weekly
Cebu – Dumaguete 2 weekly
Cebu – Tacloban 2 weekly
Cebu – Zamboanga 1 weekly
Manila – Bacolod eff 23AUG20 3 weekly
Manila – Basco Service operates on 30AUG20
Manila – Butuan 4 weekly
Manila – Cagayan de Oro 4 weekly (1 daily from 25AUG20)
Manila – Catarman 1 weekly
Manila – Cebu 2 daily
Manila – Cotabato eff 24AUG20 5 weekly
Manila – Davao 2 weekly
Manila – Dipolog 3 weekly
Manila – Dumaguete 2 weekly
Manila – General Santos 2 weekly
Manila – Iloilo 2 weekly
Manila – Kalibo 2 weekly
Manila – Laoag 1 weekly
Manila – Legazpi eff 24AUG20 4 weekly
Manila – Ozamiz 3 weekly
Manila – Pagadian 3 weekly
Manila – Puerto Princesa 2 weekly
Manila – Roxas eff 24AUG20 1 weekly
Manila – Tacloban 3 weekly
Manila – Zamboanga 2 weekly

19.08.2020 Cebu Pacific has filed preliminary International operations for the month of September 2020, as the airline continues limited operation. Based on 16AUG20’s OAG schedule filing, preliminary listing as follows.

Ongoing travel restrictions continue to impact the airline’s operation as well as passenger traffic rights on certain direction. The airline is expected to continue adjust planned International service in the next few days.

Manila – Dubai 2 weekly A330
Manila – Nagoya 2 weekly A321neo
Manila – Osaka Kansai 1 weekly A330
Manila – Seoul Incheon 1 weekly A330
Manila – Shanghai Pu Dong 1 weekly A330
Manila – Singapore 2 weekly A321
Manila – Taipei Taoyuan 2 weekly A321
Manila – Tokyo Narita 2 weekly A330

14.08.2020 AirAsia earlier in the last 2 weeks filed preliminary International operation for the month of September 2020. As of 12AUG20, preliminary operation as follows. Note the airline is likely to file additional changes, such as reservation closure, in the next few weeks.

Ipoh – Singapore 2 weekly
Johor Bahru – Ho Chi Minh City eff 19SEP20 2 weekly
Johor Bahru – Singapore 7 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Singapore 7 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Banda Aceh 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Seri Begawan 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bandung 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bangalore 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok Don Mueang 10 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Chennai 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Chiang Mai 3 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Colombo 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Da Nang eff 20SEP20 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Denpasar 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Hanoi eff 17SEP20 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Ho Chi Minh City eff 17SEP20 7 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Hyderabad 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta 10 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kaohsiung 3 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kochi 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kolkata 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Macau eff 20SEP20 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Makassar 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Manila 14 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Medan Kualanamu 10 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Padang 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Palembang 3 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Pekanbaru 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Phnom Penh 3 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Phuket 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Pontianak 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Semarang 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore 35 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Tiruchirappalli 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Yangon 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Yogyakarta 4 weekly
Kuching – Singapore 7 weekly
Miri – Singapore 4 weekly
Penang – Jakarta 2 weekly
Penang – Medan Kualanamu 4 weekly
Penang – Singapore 7 weekly

11.08.2020
Cebu Pacific in latest schedule update revised planned International operation, for the month of August 2020. Planned operation as of 10AUG20 as follows. Ongoing restrictions is affecting the airline’s passenger traffic rights on certain directions.

Manila – Dubai 1 weekly A330
Manila – Seoul Incheon 1 weekly A330
Manila – Singapore 3 weekly A321neo (2 weekly from 20AUG20)

Separately, due to cancellation of all domestic flights to/from Manila between 04AUG20 and 18AUG20, the airline’s interim domestic schedule during this period has been revised to 1 weekly Cebu – Davao flight.

5J593 CEB1100 – 1210DVO 320 2
5J594 DVO1240 – 1350CEB 320 2

10.08.2020 Malaysia Airlines has gradually filed International schedule for Northern winter 2020/21 season, effective from 25OCT20. Note the list below only covers routes with frequency changes, based on comparison of schedule listing as of 05JUL20 vs 07AUG20.

Prior to the new schedule update, the airline’s schedule for Northern winter season were mostly pre-COVID19 impact level, therefore the comparison to 07AUG20 sees steep reductions on various routes.

Additional changes will be filed in the next few weeks.

Kuala Lumpur – Adelaide Reduce from 5 weekly to following, A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 04DEC20 1 weekly
05DEC20 – 27MAR21 2 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Auckland Reduce from 7 weekly to following, A330-200 operating
25OCT20 – 02DEC20 3 weekly
03DEC20 – 27MAR21 4 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Seri Begawan Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly, 737-800 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok Reduce from 6 daily to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 1 daily
01DEC20 – 27MAR21 2 daily

Kuala Lumpur – Brisbane Reduce from 4 weekly to following, A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 04DEC20 1 weekly
05DEC20 – 27MAR21 2 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Colombo Reduce from 7 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 01DEC20 3 weekly
02DEC20 – 29DEC20 4 weekly
30DEC20 – 27MAR21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Delhi Reduce from 10 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 05DEC20 5 weekly
06DEC20 – 31DEC20 6 weekly
01JAN21 – 27MAR21 9 weekly (A330-300/737-800)

Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka Reduce from 2 daily to following, A330-200 operating
25OCT20 – 04DEC20 4 weekly
05DEC20 – 31DEC20 5 weekly (A330-200/-300)
01JAN21 – 27MAR21 10 weekly (737-800/A330)

Kuala Lumpur – Hanoi Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly, 737-800 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Ho Chi Minh City Reduce from 21 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 25NOV20 5 weekly
26NOV20 – 31DEC20 7 weekly
01JAN21 – 27MAR21 10 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong Reduce from 21 weekly to following, 737-800/A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 31DEC20 10 weekly
01JAN21 – 27MAR21 17 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Hyderabad Reduce from 7 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 06DEC20 3 weekly
07DEC20 – 06JAN21 4 weekly
07JAN21 – 27MAR21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta Reduce from 7 daily to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 1 daily
01DEC20 – 27MAR21 12 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Jeddah Reduce from 7 to 6 weekly, A380 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Kathmandu Reduce from 10 to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 03DEC20 5 weekly
04DEC20 – 27MAR21 7 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow Reduce from 14 to 5 weekly, A350-900XWB operating
Kuala Lumpur – Madinah Reduce from 7 to 6 weekly, A380 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Manila Reduce from 3 to 1 daily, 737-800 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Medan Kualanamu Reduce form 14 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 03DEC20 3 weekly
04DEC20 – 27MAR21 4 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne Reduce from 14 weekly to following, A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 02DEC20 3 weekly
03DEC20 – 27MAR21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Mumbai Reduce from 10 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 05DEC20 5 weekly
06DEC20 – 31DEC20 6 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Pekanbaru Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly, 737-800 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Perth Reduce from 12 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 03DEC20 3 weekly
04DEC20 – 31DEC20 4 weekly (737-800/A330-200)
01JAN21 – 25FEB21 5 weekly (737/A330)
26FEB21 – 27MAR21 6 weekly (737/A330)

Kuala Lumpur – Phnom Penh Reduce from 14 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 3 weekly
01DEC20 – 27MAR21 7 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon Reduce from 12 weekly to following, A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 3 weekly
01DEC20 – 30DEC20 4 weekly
31DEC20 – 27MAR21 7 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Singapore Reduce from 56 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 28 weekly
01DEC20 – 28FEB21 35 weekly
01MAR21 – 27MAR21 42 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Surabaya Reduce from 12 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 3 weekly
01DEC20 – 25FEB21 4 weekly
26FEB21 – 27MAR21 7 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Surakarta (Solo) Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly, 737-800 operating
Kuala Lumpur – Sydney Reduce from 14 weekly to following, A330-300 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 3 weekly
01DEC20 – 27MAR21 5 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Tokyo Narita Reduce from 10 weekly to following, A350-900XWB operating
25OCT20 – 01DEC20 3 weekly
02DEC20 – 31DEC20 4 weekly
01JAN21 – 27MAR21 7 weekly

Kuala Lumpur – Xiamen
25OCT20 – 01JAN21 Service cancelled
02JAN21 – 27MAR21 Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly, 737-800 operating

Kuala Lumpur – Yangon Reduce from 11 weekly to following, 737-800 operating
25OCT20 – 30NOV20 3 weekly
01DEC20 – 27MAR21 5 weekly

For International service at Kota Kinabalu, the airline only files 2 weekly Kota Kinabalu – Tokyo Narita and 7 weekly Kota Kinabalu – Taipei Taoyuan flights during winter season, for the time being.
05.08.2020 AirAsia during the month of August 2020 plans to operate following domestic routes in Malaysia, as of 02AUG20 OAG schedules listing. Ongoing travel and quarantine guidelines may force the airline to file last minute changes.

Johor Bahru – Alor Setar 4 weekly
Johor Bahru – Ipoh 3 weekly
Johor Bahru – Kota Kinabalu 7 weekly
Johor Bahru – Kuching 14 weekly
Johor Bahru – Langkawi 5 weekly (6 weekly from 23AUG20)
Johor Bahru – Penang 14 weekly
Johor Bahru – Sibu 7 weekly
Johor Bahru – Tawau 4 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bharu 3 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Kuching 21 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Miri 17 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Penang 7-9 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Sandakan 21 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Tawau 28 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Alor Setar 
14 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bintulu 14 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Johor Bahru 11 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Bharu 42 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu 63 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Terengganu 24 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Kuching 65 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Labuan 10 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi 40 weekly (45 weekly from 16AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Miri 28 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Penang 28 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Sandakan 17 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Sibu 21 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Tawau 28 weekly
Kuching – Bintulu 21 weekly
Kuching – Kota Bharu 3 weekly
Kuching – Miri 28 weekly
Kuching – Penang 7 weekly
Kuching – Sibu 28 weekly
Penang – Langkawi 14 weekly

Published on 10.08.2020
Malaysia Airlines gradually resumes Asian flights

Published on 04.08.2020
Malaysia Airlines Aug – Oct 2020 domestic operations as of 03AUG20

04.08.2020 Malindo Air during the month of August 2020 plans to operate following domestic service, based on OAG schedules updated on 02AUG20.

Additional changes remain possible.

Kota Kinabalu – Kuching eff 01SEP20 2 weekly (1 daily from 01OCT20)
Kota Kinabalu – Sandakan eff 02SEP20 2 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Tawau 7 weekly (9 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Alor Setar 3 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bintulu 1 weekly (3 weekly from 14AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Johor Bahru 1 daily
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Bharu 3 weekly (10 weekly from 17AUG20, 14 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu 19 weekly (21 weekly from 11AUG20, 28 weekly from 17AUG20, 30 weekly from 01SEP20, 37 weekly from 01OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Terengganu 3 weekly (1 daily from 18AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kuantan 1 weekly (3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kuching 7 weekly (21 weekly from 15AUG20, 28 weekly from 30SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Labuan 2 weekly (1 daily from 11AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi 1 daily (10 weekly from 20AUG20, 14 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Miri 3 weekly (14 weekly from 17AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Penang 1 weekly (1 daily from 10AUG20, 2 daily from 17AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Sandakan 4 weekly (1 daily from 18AUG20, 10 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Sibu 1 weekly (3 weekly from 16AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Tawau 5 weekly (1 daily from 18AUG20, 2 daily from 01SEP20)
Kuching – Miri eff 17AUG20 2 weekly (2 daily from 01OCT20)

28.07.2020 AirAsia during the month of August 2020 plans to operate following International flights, as the airline plans to resume additional routes. Ongoing travel restrictions continue to impact the airline’s operation and passenger traffic rights.

The following operation is based on schedule listing as of 26JUL20.

Ipoh – Singapore eff 08AUG20 2 weekly
Kota Kinabalu – Singapore eff 09AUG20 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Seri Begawan 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bangalore 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok Don Mueang eff 07AUG20 1 daily
Kuala Lumpur – Chennai 2 weekly A320
Kuala Lumpur – Colombo eff 16AUG20 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka eff 10AUG20 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou 1 weekly A320 (2 weekly from 12AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Hyderabad eff 07AUG20 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta eff 04AUG20 1 daily
Kuala Lumpur – Manila 2 daily
Kuala Lumpur – Medan Kualanamu 1 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Semarang 2 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore eff 07AUG20 4 daily
Kuala Lumpur – Thiruchirapalli 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Yangon 4 weekly
Kuala Lumpur – Yogyakarta 2 weekly
Kuching – Singapore eff 07AUG20 3 weekly
Miri – Singapore eff 07AUG20 2 weekly
Penang – Singapore eff 07AUG20 1 daily

Published on 27.07.2020
AirAsia August 2020 International network as of 26JUL20

Published on 22.07.2020
Malaysia Airlines Aug – Oct 2020 International operations as of 21JUL20
Malaysia Airlines has updated planned operation for August 2020, as the airline scales back operation on International routes, compared to previous planning. Planned 01AUG20 – 24OCT20 operation as of 21JUL20 as follows.

Various travel restriction continues to impact the airline’s passenger operation and traffic rights.

Kuala Lumpur – Adelaide eff 04SEP20 1 weekly A330-300
Kuala Lumpur – Auckland eff 04SEP20 2 weekly A330-200
Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Seri Begawan eff 04SEP20 1 weekly 737-800
Kuala Lumpur – Bangalore eff 07AUG20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok 2 weekly 737-800 (1 daily from 31AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Brisbane eff 05SEP20 1 weekly A330-300
Kuala Lumpur – Chennai eff 07AUG20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Colombo eff 02SEP20 3 weekly 737-800
Kuala Lumpur – Delhi 1 weekly 737-800 (4 weekly A330-300 from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Denpasar eff 02AUG20 2 weekly 737-800 (5 weekly from 03SEP20, 4 weekly from 03OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka eff 02AUG20 2 weekly 737-800 (4 weekly A330-200 from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou 2 weekly A330-200 (3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A330-300
Kuala Lumpur – Hyderabad eff 02AUG20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (2 weekly from 04SEP20, 3 from 02OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta 2 weekly 737-800 (A330 in August 2020, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kathmandu eff 01AUG20 2 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 29AUG20, 5 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kochi eff 02AUG20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (2 weekly from 30AUG20, 3 from 04OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow 1 weekly A350-900XWB (3 weekly from 03SEP20, 4 weekly from 01OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Manila 1 weekly 737-800 (1 daily from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Medan Kualanamu eff 09AUG20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (3 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne 1 weekly A330-300 (3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Mumbai eff 02SEP20 4 weekly A330-300
Kuala Lumpur – Osaka Kansai eff 01AUG20 2 weekly A330-300 (3 weekly A350-900XWB from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Perth 1 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 30AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Phnom Penh 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (3 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Phuket eff 01AUG20 1 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon 1 weekly A330-300 (3 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore 2 weekly 737-800 (4 weekly from 02AUG20, 2 daily from 01SEP20, 3 daily from 01OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Surabaya 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Sydney 1 weekly A330-300 (2 weekly from 03SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Taipei Taoyuan eff 01AUG20 1 weekly A330-200 (3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Tokyo Narita 2 weekly A330-300(2 weekly from 12JUL20, 3 weekly A350-900XWB from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Yangon eff 04SEP20 3 weekly 737-800

Published on 17.07.2020
Malindo Air resumes Dhaka service from late-July 2020

17.07.2020 AirAsia and AirAsia X in the last few weeks filed network adjustment, as the airlines remove selected routes. Based on 12JUL20 OAG schedules update, compared to schedule filing as of 08MAY20, the airline will not resume following routes, at least until 2021. Reservation is no longer available on the airline’s website while schedules has been removed in GDS and OAG.

AirAsia
Johor Bahru – Bangkok Don Mueang
Kota Kinabalu – Kunming
Kuala Lumpur – Bhubaneswar
Kuala Lumpur – Can Tho
Kuala Lumpur – Kuantan
Kuala Lumpur – Siborong
Kuala Lumpur – Surat Thani
Kuala Lumpur – Utapao
Kuala Lumpur – Vishakhapatnam
Penang – Malacca

AirAsia X
Kuala Lumpur – Ahmedabad
Taipei Taoyuan – Okinawa
Published on 13.07.2020
Malindo Air resumes flights to Pakistan

Published on 08.07.2020
Malindo Air July 2020 International operations as of 07JUL20

02.07.2020 Malaysia Airlines in the last few weeks filed changes to its planned Northern summer 2020 operations on International routes. The airline will gradually resume regular service as planned this month (July 2020), however it will continue to operate limited schedule, as most service resumption has been delayed to August. Latest adjustment as of 01JUL20 as follows.

Various travel restrictions will continue to impact the airline’s planned operation, and passenger traffic rights.

Kuala Lumpur – Adelaide eff 07AUG20 1 weekly A330-300
Kuala Lumpur – Auckland eff 03JUL20 A330-200 operates every 2 weeks (2 weekly from 03AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Seri Begawan eff 04SEP20 1 weekly 737-800
Kuala Lumpur – Bangalore eff 17JUL20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (2 weekly from 05AUG20, 3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok eff 04JUL20 2 weekly 737-800 (4 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 28AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Brisbane eff 01AUG20 1 weekly A330-300
Kuala Lumpur – Chennai eff 17JUL20 1 weekly 737-800 (2 weekly from 02AUG20, 3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Colombo eff 01AUG20 2 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Delhi eff 17JUL20 1 weekly A330-300 (2 weekly from 01AUG20, 4 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Denpasar eff 10JUL20 2 weekly 737-800 (5 weekly from 03SEP20, 4 weekly from 03OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka eff 02AUG20 2 weekly 737-800 (4 weekly A330-200 from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Guangzhou eff 06JUL20 1 weekly A330-200
Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong eff 04AUG20 2 weekly A330-200/-300 (3 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Hyderabad eff 24JUL20 1 weekly 737-800 (2 weekly from 02AUG20, 3 weekly from 02OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta eff 03JUL20 2 weekly 737-800 (4 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kathmandu eff 08JUL20 2 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 03AUG20, 5 weekly from 29AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Kochi eff 22JUL20 1 weekly 737-800 (EXCEPT 29JUL20, 2 weekly from 02AUG20, 3 weekly from 04OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow eff 04JUL20 2 weekly A350-900XWB (3 weekly from 03SEP20, 4 weekly from 01OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Manila eff 05JUL20 737-800 operates every 12-14 days (3 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 30AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Medan Kualanamu eff 02AUG20 2 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 06SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne eff 03JUL20 1 weekly A330-300 (2 weekly from 03AUG20, 3 weekly from 31AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Mumbai eff 01AUG20 2 weekly A330-300 (4 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Osaka Kansai eff 01AUG20 2 weekly A350-900XWB (3 weekly from 05SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Perth eff 03JUL20 1 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 02AUG20)
Kuala Lumpur – Phnom Penh eff 03JUL20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (2 weekly from 04AUG20, 3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Phuket eff 04JUL20 2 weekly 737-800 (3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon eff 09JUL20 1 weekly A330-300 (2 weekly from 02AUG20, 3 weekly from 01SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore eff 01JUL20 2 weekly 737-800 (1 daily from 01AUG20, 2 daily from 01SEP20, 3 daily from 01OCT20)
Kuala Lumpur – Surabaya eff 05JUL20 737-800 operates every 2 weeks (2 weekly from 02AUG20, 3 weekly from 04SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Sydney eff 01JUL20 1 weekly A330-300 (2 weekly from 03SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Taipei Taoyuan eff 01AUG20 1 weekly A330-200 (3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Tokyo Narita eff 01JUL20 1 weekly A350-900XWB (2 weekly from 12JUL20, 3 weekly from 02SEP20)
Kuala Lumpur – Yangon eff 04SEP20 3 weekly 737-800
Published on 23.06.2020
Malindo Air adds Tawau service from July 2020

Published on 15.06.2020
AirAsia to resume all domestic flights from July

Published on 11.06.2020
Malindo Air to resume all domestic flights tomorrow

Published on 28.05.2020
Malaysia Airlines July – October 2020 International operations as of 28MAY20

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Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Malaysia
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Malaysia.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers, provided they have registered online with ‘MySejahtera’ here and downloaded the app onto their phone:
    • Nationals of Malaysia,
    • Passengers who are spouses or children of a national of Malaysia, provided holding a long term visit pass,
    • Diplomats,
    • Passengers in transit,
    • Passengers holding a letter of approval to enter issued by the Director General of Immigration (Ketua Pengarah Immigration) or another appropriate ministry.​
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Flight Restrictions

published 01.09.2020

Total entry ban
Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia until 31 December 2020.
– This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
– This does not apply to students with an Immigration approval.

Passengers arriving in Malaysia must install ‘MySejahtera app’ in their smart phone

Passengers who departed Malaysia after 18 March 2020 must have a written immigration approval to return to Malaysia.

Some airports are closed or restrictions for operations of airports has been imposed
Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.

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Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

Any travelers permitted to enter Malaysia during the RMCO are subject to COVID-19 testing and a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a facility designated by the Malaysian government at the traveler’s expense. Travelers who test positive are transferred to a designated government hospital for treatment; there are no exceptions to this mandatory hospitalization and at this time there no private hospitals authorized to treat COVID-19 patients.

You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian High Commission/Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine.

From 27 September 2020 to 10 October 2020, all individuals arriving to Peninsular Malaysia from Sabah will be required to undergo enhanced screening, including COVID-19 testing upon arrival and mandatory quarantine until a negative COVID-19 test result is issued by the Malaysian Ministry of Health.

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Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
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)
Malaria risk exists only in limited foci in the deep hinterland of the states of Sabah and Sarawak and the central
areas of Peninsular Malaysia. Urban, suburban and coastal areas are free from malaria. Human P. knowlesi
infection has been reported.
WHO recommended prevention in risk areas: C

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Full Restrictions

  • Malaysia Latest News: Melaka International Airport expected to remain closed following spike in COVID-19 cases (The Edge Markets, 20.10.2020). Government imposes travel restrictions from Sabah to the Peninsula, Sarawak and Labuan from 12-25 October (New Strait Times, 06.10.2020). Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.
    Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: people with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. The situation is changing regularly, and any foreign nationals who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
    If you normally reside in Malaysia and wish to seek further guidance, contact the Malaysian Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. You should speak to the local Malaysian authorities for further guidance.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Testing/screen on arrival: You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.

    Quarantine requirements: Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days at a designated Government facility. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

    Data collection: You will be required to download the MySejahtera app.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Internal Restrictions:
    The Malaysian Government has announced localised restrictions in areas with increasing cases of Covid-19. Restrictions can be introduced at short notice. Check local government websites, social media channels, and media reporting for up to date information.
    Travel between the state of Sabah and the rest of Malaysia has been restricted to essential travel only between 12 – 25 October 2020.
    Restrictions are in place in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, and the state of Selangor. Travel between districts in these areas is prohibited. Roadblocks are likely. Passengers travelling to the airport will require a letter from the police prior to travel.
    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.
    Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). You must wear a face mask in crowded public spaces, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.
    A curfew is in place for all businesses, including shops and food outlets. If you are found in breach of the curfew, you may be detained and fined. You should follow local news for updates.

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    20.10.2020
  • Malaysia Latest News: Government imposes travel restrictions from Sabah to the Peninsula, Sarawak and Labuan from 12-25 October (New Strait Times, 06.10.2020). Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.
    Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: people with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. The situation is changing regularly, and any foreign nationals who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
    If you normally reside in Malaysia and wish to seek further guidance, contact the Malaysian Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. You should speak to the local Malaysian authorities for further guidance.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Testing/screen on arrival: You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.

    Quarantine requirements: Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days at a designated Government facility. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

    Data collection: You will be required to download the MySejahtera app.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Internal Restrictions:
    The Malaysian Government has announced localised restrictions in areas with increasing cases of Covid-19. Restrictions can be introduced at short notice. Check local government websites, social media channels, and media reporting for up to date information.
    Travel between the state of Sabah and the rest of Malaysia has been restricted to essential travel only between 12 – 25 October 2020.
    Restrictions are in place in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, and the state of Selangor. Travel between districts in these areas is prohibited. Roadblocks are likely. Passengers travelling to the airport will require a letter from the police prior to travel.
    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.
    Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). You must wear a face mask in crowded public spaces, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.
    A curfew is in place for all businesses, including shops and food outlets. If you are found in breach of the curfew, you may be detained and fined. You should follow local news for updates.

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    14.10.2020
  • Malaysia Latest News: Government imposes travel restrictions from Sabah to the Peninsula, Sarawak and Labuan from 12-25 October (New Strait Times, 06.10.2020). Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.
    Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: people with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. The situation is changing regularly, and any foreign nationals who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
    If you normally reside in Malaysia and wish to seek further guidance, contact the Malaysian Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. You should speak to the local Malaysian authorities for further guidance.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Testing/screen on arrival: You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.

    Quarantine requirements: Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days at a designated Government facility. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

    Data collection: You will be required to download the MySejahtera app.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Internal Restrictions:
    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.
    The Malaysian Government has announced localised restrictions in areas with increasing cases of Covid-19. Restrictions can be introduced at short notice. Check local government websites, social media channels, and media reporting for up to date information.
    Travel between the state of Sabah and the rest of Malaysia has been restricted to essential travel only between 12 – 25 October 2020.
    Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). You must wear a face mask in crowded public spaces, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.
    A curfew is in place for all businesses, including shops and food outlets. If you are found in breach of the curfew, you may be detained and fined. You should follow local news for updates.

    Read more
    09.10.2020
  • Malaysia Latest News: Government imposes travel restrictions from Sabah to the Peninsula, Sarawak and Labuan from 12-25 October (New Strait Times, 06.10.2020). Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.
    Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: people with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. The situation is changing regularly, and any foreign nationals who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
    If you normally reside in Malaysia and wish to seek further guidance, contact the Malaysian Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. You should speak to the local Malaysian authorities for further guidance.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Testing/screen on arrival: You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.

    Quarantine requirements: Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days at a designated Government facility. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

    Data collection: You will be required to download the MySejahtera app.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Internal Restrictions:
    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.
    The Malaysian Government has announced localised restrictions in areas with increasing cases of Covid-19. Restrictions can be introduced at short notice. Check local government websites, social media channels, and media reporting for up to date information.
    Travel between the state of Sabah and the rest of Malaysia has been restricted to essential travel only between 12 – 25 October 2020.
    Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.
    A curfew is in place for all businesses, including shops and food outlets. If you are found in breach of the curfew, you may be detained and fined. You should follow local news for updates.
    You must carry your passport at all times.

    Read more
    08.10.2020
  • Malaysia Latest News: Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020). Ban on international tourists will remain in place until 31 December (TTG Asia, 31.08.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.
    Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: people with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. The situation is changing regularly, and any foreign nationals who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
    If you normally reside in Malaysia and wish to seek further guidance, contact the Malaysian Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. You should speak to the local Malaysian authorities for further guidance.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Testing/screen on arrival: You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.

    Quarantine requirements: Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days at a designated Government facility. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

    Data collection: You will be required to download the MySejahtera app.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Internal Restrictions:
    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis. Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.

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    30.09.2020
  • Malaysia Latest News: Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020). Ban on international tourists will remain in place until 31 December (TTG Asia, 31.08.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: people with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. The situation is changing regularly, and any foreign nationals who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
    If you normally reside in Malaysia and wish to seek further guidance, contact the Malaysian Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. You should speak to the local Malaysian authorities for further guidance.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Testing/screen on arrival: You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.

    Quarantine requirements: Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days at a designated Government facility. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will be required to download the MySejahtera app. If you are travelling to East Malaysia (Sabah or Sarawak) please consult the Malaysian Embassy and your airline as regards quarantine procedures and onward travel from Kuala Lumpur to these provinces. Sabah and Sarawak have additional immigration rules in place. You will only be permitted to enter if you have permanent residence or an employment pass in the relevant state.

    Data collection: You will be required to download the MySejahtera app.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.

    Internal Restrictions:
    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis. Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.

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    22.09.2020
  • Malaysia Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020). Ban on international tourists will remain in place until 31 December (TTG Asia, 31.08.2020).

    *****

    International restrictions:

    The Malaysian government effective from the 7 September has restricted entry to all foreignnationals entering Malaysia including those with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependants pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes. Any foreign national who wishes to apply to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy or the Immigration Directorate. You may be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur. Any onward flight to a regional airport will need to be booked at a later date.
    Public health requirements for humanitarian flights here.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis. Hotels are open across Malaysia. Your temperature will be checked on arrival. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all times.

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    09.09.2020
  • Malaysia Ban on international tourists will remain in place until 31 December (TTG Asia, 31.08.2020). Flights between Sarawak and other parts of country to return to normal from 1 September. (Borneo Post, 28.08.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    International borders remain closed and entry into Malaysia is prohibited, except for Malaysian nationals and non-citizens holding certain categories of resident and employment passes or granted special entry. All arrivals must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a government facility. Individuals may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on completion of quarantine.
    Entry to Malaysia is prohibited, except for Malaysian nationals and foreign nationals holding certain categories of residency and employment passes. If you normally reside in Malaysia and feel you qualify to return under the current rules please contact the Malaysian High Commission or Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance, and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You will be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform (esd.imi.gov.my) from 17 August.You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place until 31 December 2020. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Most economic and social activity has resumed in Malaysia, although nightclubs and pubs remain closed. Face masks are mandatory in busy public spaces and on public transport. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all timeYou can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.

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    01.09.2020
  • Malaysia Malaysian authorities have announced that restrictions in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are to remain in place until December 31.
    Flights between Sarawak and other parts of country to return to normal from 1 September. (Borneo Post, 28.08.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    International borders remain closed and entry into Malaysia is prohibited, except for Malaysian nationals and non-citizens holding certain categories of resident and employment passes or granted special entry. All arrivals must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a government facility. Individuals may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on completion of quarantine.
    Entry to Malaysia is prohibited, except for Malaysian nationals and foreign nationals holding certain categories of residency and employment passes. If you normally reside in Malaysia and feel you qualify to return under the current rules please contact the Malaysian High Commission or Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance, and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You will be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform (esd.imi.gov.my) from 17 August.You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Malaysian authorities have announced that restrictions in place remain in place until December 31. Most economic and social activity has resumed in Malaysia, although nightclubs and pubs remain closed. Face masks are mandatory in busy public spaces and on public transport. A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all timeYou can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.

    Read more
    30.08.2020
  • Malaysia *****

    International restrictions:

    Entry to Malaysia is prohibited, except for Malaysian nationals and foreign nationals holding certain categories of residency and employment passes. If you normally reside in Malaysia and feel you qualify to return under the current rules please contact the Malaysian High Commission or Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance, and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You will be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform (esd.imi.gov.my) from 17 August.You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all timeYou can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.

    Read more
    13.08.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reimpose compulsory quarantine for returning nationals, foreign visitors from 24 July (Channel News Asia, 21.07.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Entry to Malaysia is prohibited, except for Malaysian nationals and foreign nationals holding certain categories of residency and employment passes. If you normally reside in Malaysia and feel you qualify to return under the current rules please contact the Malaysian High Commission or Embassy in the country you currently stay for further guidance, and your airline and keep up to date with developments, including this travel advice. You will be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform (esd.imi.gov.my) from 17 August.You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place. You should observe social distancing (1 meter). Wearing a face mask in crowded public spaces is compulsory, including on public transport, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000. To enter many facilities, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. You must carry your passport at all timeYou can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Sentral, but infrequently. Internal flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (also known as Subang Airport) are operating as usual. You will be required to wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.

    Read more
    12.08.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reimpose compulsory quarantine for returning nationals, foreign visitors from 24 July (Channel News Asia, 21.07.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Under travel restrictions announced on 16 March and extended several times, all foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until 31August, though this end date may be further extended at the discretion of the Malaysian government. All travelers MUST have explicit, written permission from the Malaysian authorities prior to traveling to Malaysia. Any travelers permitted to enter Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to COVID-19 testing and a mandatory fourteen-day quarantine. Foreign nationals are permitted to depart the country.
    Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at crisis@sabah.gov.my. Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia BEFORE the MCO began on March 16 may enter Sarawak without quarantine, but must request advance permission from the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia DURING the MCO will be subject to a mandatory fourteen day quarantine in a government facility at their own expense, and must first request advance permission from SDMC.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order (MOC) is in place. You should observe social distancing (1m). To enter many facilities you will be expected to wear a face mask, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details. Wearing a face mask in public spaces is compulsory. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to RM1,000.

    *****Relaxations to restrictions:
    On June 10, authorities began easing lockdown measures, allowing most businesses, social activities, and religious activities to resume, provided social distancing measures are respected. Water sports, entertainment outlets, and large gatherings remain prohibited.

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    29.07.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reimpose compulsory quarantine for returning nationals, foreign visitors from 24 July (Channel News Asia, 21.07.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Under travel restrictions announced on 16 March and extended several times, all foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until 31August, though this end date may be further extended at the discretion of the Malaysian government. All travelers MUST have explicit, written permission from the Malaysian authorities prior to traveling to Malaysia. Any travelers permitted to enter Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to COVID-19 testing and a mandatory fourteen-day quarantine. Foreign nationals are permitted to depart the country.
    Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at crisis@sabah.gov.my. Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia BEFORE the MCO began on March 16 may enter Sarawak without quarantine, but must request advance permission from the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia DURING the MCO will be subject to a mandatory fourteen day quarantine in a government facility at their own expense, and must first request advance permission from SDMC.

    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on completion of your quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order (MOC) is in place. You should observe social distancing (1m). To enter many facilities you will be expected to wear a face mask, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details.

    *****Relaxations to restrictions:
    On June 10, authorities began easing lockdown measures, allowing most businesses, social activities, and religious activities to resume, provided social distancing measures are respected. Water sports, entertainment outlets, and large gatherings remain prohibited.

    Read more
    23.07.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Under travel restrictions announced on 16 March and extended several times, all foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until 31August, though this end date may be further extended at the discretion of the Malaysian government. All travelers MUST have explicit, written permission from the Malaysian authorities prior to traveling to Malaysia. Any travelers permitted to enter Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to COVID-19 testing and a mandatory fourteen-day self-quarantine. Foreign nationals are permitted to depart the country.
    Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at crisis@sabah.gov.my. Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia BEFORE the MCO began on March 16 may enter Sarawak without quarantine, but must request advance permission from the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia DURING the MCO will be subject to a mandatory fourteen day quarantine in a government facility at their own expense, and must first request advance permission from SDMC.
    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter self-quarantine for 14 days. You will be required to register an address for your self-quarantine, download the MySejahtera app, and wear a wristband. It is an offence to leave the registered address or remove the wristband during self-quarantine. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on completion of your self-quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place. You should observe social distancing (1m). To enter many facilities you will be expected to wear a face mask, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details.

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    02.07.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Under travel restrictions announced on March 16 and extended several times, all foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until August 31, though this end date may be further extended at the discretion of the Malaysian government. All travelers MUST have explicit, written permission from the Malaysian authorities prior to traveling to Malaysia. Any travelers permitted to enter Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to COVID-19 testing and a mandatory fourteen-day self-quarantine. Foreign nationals are permitted to depart the country.
    Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at crisis@sabah.gov.my. Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia BEFORE the MCO began on March 16 may enter Sarawak without quarantine, but must request advance permission from the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia DURING the MCO will be subject to a mandatory fourteen day quarantine in a government facility at their own expense, and must first request advance permission from SDMC.
    Transiting Malaysia: You can transit via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as long as you remain airside. Transit that requires passage through immigration (to collect bags, or to move between the two Kuala Lumpur terminals – KLIA and KLIA2) is not possible, unless you meet the general immigration requirements above.
    Anyone who gets permission to enter the country under the immigration rules mentioned above will be obliged to enter self-quarantine for 14 days. You will be required to register an address for your self-quarantine, download the MySejahtera app, and wear a wristband. It is an offence to leave the registered address or remove the wristband during self-quarantine. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on completion of your self-quarantine. If you have an onward domestic flight in peninsular Malaysia, you will undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place. You should observe social distancing (1m). To enter many facilities you will be expected to wear a face mask, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details.

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    29.06.2020
  • Malaysia Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia. Only passengers allowed are: nationals of Malaysia, permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card, passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have medical certificate stating a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 3 days before arrival and a printed entry permission from Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    Also allowed entry are passengers with a diplomatic passport or with official passport on a diplomatic mission.

    Passengers arriving in Malaysia are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days, medical screening and must install ‘MySejahtera app’ in their smart phone.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)
    Under travel restrictions announced on March 16 and extended several times, all foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until August 31, though this end date may be further extended at the discretion of the Malaysian government. Any travelers permitted to enter Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to COVID-19 testing and a mandatory fourteen-day self-quarantine.Foreign nationals may transit through the international terminals of Malaysian airports as long as they are not required to pass through immigration while in transit. Foreign nationals are permitted to depart the country; however flight options are limited. Malaysian citizens with a foreign residence permit, including U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, are allowed to depart, but will not be able to return until the MCO is lifted. All travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Travelers should closely monitor the situation in Malaysia and other transit countries before travel. Additional travel restrictions apply for travel to the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak which have local autonomy over immigration at domestic and international ports of entry; these states also observe the same general restrictions as the federal government through the end of the MCO. All travelers from Peninsular Malaysia will be required to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine upon arrival to Sarawak and Sabah. Screening points are present at all international entry points, including air, land, and sea routes. Sabah: Sabah has imposed temporary restrictions on all foreign nationals and non-Sabah residents from entering the states. Long term visa holders may be admitted but will be required to self-quarantine at home for 14 days. Sarawak: Sarawak has imposed temporary restrictions on all foreign nationals and non-Sarawak residents. Long term visa holders may be admitted but will be required to self-quarantine at home for 14 days.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    A Recovery Movement Control Order is in place. You should observe social distancing (1m). To enter many facilities you will be expected to wear a face mask, your temperature will be taken, and they will record your personal contact details.

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    26.06.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have a medical certificate stating a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 3 days before arrival and an Immigration approval.
    – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
    2. Passengers arriving in Malaysia:
    – are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days; and
    – are subject to medical screening; and
    – must install ‘MySejahtera app’ in their smart phone.
    3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak.
    4. Airline crew must present a “Health Declaration Form” upon arrival.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    International restrictions:

    The restrictions under the ‘Movement Control Order’ have been extended to 31 August. Under the MCO, all foreigners are banned from entering the country. However, exceptions apply to permanent residents, holders of diplomatic and official passports and long-term pass holders working in the country’s essential services sector will be allowed entry; essential service workers must obtain a letter of confirmation from their employers and liaise with the Malaysian Immigration Department. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.
    Malaysians in Singapore must obtain approval from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore, before returning to Malaysia by land. Affected people should email the High Commission at least two days before departure, attaching a copy of their work passes. Only 400 permits will be issued daily. The permits should be obtained through emailing stmsg@mhc.org.sg at least 2 days before scheduled entry into Malaysia.
    International flights to and from Penang International Airport (PEN) are suspended.
    Malaysian citizens and permanent residents holding work permits from third countries who wish to return to their place of work will be allowed to do so but will not be able to re-enter before the current restrictions order is lifted. Supporting documents need to be provided at the point of departure. This supersedes the previous order banning all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country.
    Holders of Expatriate Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Temporary Work Pass are not allowed to enter Malaysia during this period.
    Foreigners holding the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) pass are allowed to return to the country. A certificate proving that the traveller has tested negative for COVID-19 will be needed prior to departure. A 14-day quarantine is still required upon arrival.
    All Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are banned from leaving the country. However, transit across the Malaysia-Brunei border is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.
    Quarantine Order for Passengers Entering Malaysia:
    There is a 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers, including Malaysians, exempted foreigners arriving into the country.
    Upon arrival, travellers will undergo screening by the Malaysian health authorities before being sent to designated government quarantine centres around Negeri Sembilan and Selangor.
    Travellers with onward domestic connections must undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine before being allowed to proceed to their domestic destinations.
    However, passengers with connections to Sabah and Sarawak (both East Malaysia) are allowed to undergo quarantine upon arrival in their respective states. These travellers are not allowed to leave the airport building and must have a transit time of less than 24 hours.
    Foreign travellers are allowed to leave Malaysia.
    Passengers transiting in Malaysia will be allowed to do so as long as they do not need to clear immigration to board their connecting flight.
    Inter-terminal transit between the two terminals (KLIA to KlIA2) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is not possible during this time.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made.
    Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available.
    While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following:
    Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May.
    Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page.
    Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station.
    Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures:
    Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
    Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice.
    Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

    Read more
    16.06.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have a Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued before departure and an Immigration approval.
    – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
    2. Passengers who are allowed to enter are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.
    3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak.
    4. Airline crew are subject to health screening upon arrival.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    International restrictions:

    The restrictions under the ‘Movement Control Order’ have been extended to 31 August. Under the MCO, all foreigners are banned from entering the country. However, exceptions apply to permanent residents, holders of diplomatic and official passports and long-term pass holders working in the country’s essential services sector will be allowed entry; essential service workers must obtain a letter of confirmation from their employers and liaise with the Malaysian Immigration Department. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.
    Malaysians in Singapore must obtain approval from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore, before returning to Malaysia by land. Affected people should email the High Commission at least two days before departure, attaching a copy of their work passes. Only 400 permits will be issued daily. The permits should be obtained through emailing stmsg@mhc.org.sg at least 2 days before scheduled entry into Malaysia.
    International flights to and from Penang International Airport (PEN) are suspended.
    Malaysian citizens and permanent residents holding work permits from third countries who wish to return to their place of work will be allowed to do so but will not be able to re-enter before the current restrictions order is lifted. Supporting documents need to be provided at the point of departure. This supersedes the previous order banning all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country.
    Holders of Expatriate Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Temporary Work Pass are not allowed to enter Malaysia during this period.
    Foreigners holding the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) pass are allowed to return to the country. A certificate proving that the traveller has tested negative for COVID-19 will be needed prior to departure. A 14-day quarantine is still required upon arrival.
    All Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are banned from leaving the country. However, transit across the Malaysia-Brunei border is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.
    Quarantine Order for Passengers Entering Malaysia:
    There is a 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers, including Malaysians, exempted foreigners arriving into the country.
    Upon arrival, travellers will undergo screening by the Malaysian health authorities before being sent to designated government quarantine centres around Negeri Sembilan and Selangor.
    Travellers with onward domestic connections must undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine before being allowed to proceed to their domestic destinations.
    However, passengers with connections to Sabah and Sarawak (both East Malaysia) are allowed to undergo quarantine upon arrival in their respective states. These travellers are not allowed to leave the airport building and must have a transit time of less than 24 hours.
    Foreign travellers are allowed to leave Malaysia.
    Passengers transiting in Malaysia will be allowed to do so as long as they do not need to clear immigration to board their connecting flight.
    Inter-terminal transit between the two terminals (KLIA to KlIA2) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is not possible during this time.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made.
    Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available.
    While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following:
    Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May.
    Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page.
    Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station.
    Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures:
    Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
    Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice.
    Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

    Read more
    11.06.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have a Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued before departure and an Immigration approval.
    – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
    2. Passengers who are allowed to enter are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.
    3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak.
    4. Airline crew are subject to health screening upon arrival.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    International restrictions:

    The restrictions under the ‘Movement Control Order’ have been extended to 9 June. Under the MCO, all foreigners are banned from entering the country. However, exceptions apply to permanent residents, holders of diplomatic and official passports and long-term pass holders working in the country’s essential services sector will be allowed entry; essential service workers must obtain a letter of confirmation from their employers and liaise with the Malaysian Immigration Department. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.
    Malaysians in Singapore must obtain approval from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore, before returning to Malaysia by land. Affected people should email the High Commission at least two days before departure, attaching a copy of their work passes. Only 400 permits will be issued daily. The permits should be obtained through emailing stmsg@mhc.org.sg at least 2 days before scheduled entry into Malaysia.
    International flights to and from Penang International Airport (PEN) are suspended.
    Malaysian citizens and permanent residents holding work permits from third countries who wish to return to their place of work will be allowed to do so but will not be able to re-enter before the current restrictions order is lifted. Supporting documents need to be provided at the point of departure. This supersedes the previous order banning all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country.
    Holders of Expatriate Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Temporary Work Pass are not allowed to enter Malaysia during this period.
    Foreigners holding the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) pass are allowed to return to the country. A certificate proving that the traveller has tested negative for COVID-19 will be needed prior to departure. A 14-day quarantine is still required upon arrival.
    All Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are banned from leaving the country. However, transit across the Malaysia-Brunei border is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.
    Quarantine Order for Passengers Entering Malaysia:
    There is a 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers, including Malaysians, exempted foreigners arriving into the country.
    Upon arrival, travellers will undergo screening by the Malaysian health authorities before being sent to designated government quarantine centres around Negeri Sembilan and Selangor.
    Travellers with onward domestic connections must undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine before being allowed to proceed to their domestic destinations.
    However, passengers with connections to Sabah and Sarawak (both East Malaysia) are allowed to undergo quarantine upon arrival in their respective states. These travellers are not allowed to leave the airport building and must have a transit time of less than 24 hours.
    Foreign travellers are allowed to leave Malaysia.
    Passengers transiting in Malaysia will be allowed to do so as long as they do not need to clear immigration to board their connecting flight.
    Inter-terminal transit between the two terminals (KLIA to KlIA2) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is not possible during this time.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made.
    Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available.
    While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following:
    Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May.
    Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page.
    Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station.
    Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures:
    Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
    Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice.
    Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

    Read more
    10.06.2020
  • Malaysia Government to reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions. (Reuters, 07.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have a Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result before leaving for Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
    2. Passengers who are allowed to enter must have a printed “Journey Permission Letter” obtained at the Embassy or Consulate of Malaysia.
    They must also be quarantined for 14 days at the designated quarantine stations.
    Quarantine charges will be MYR 150 each day. For nationals of Malaysia, the government will bear 50% of the cost per day. For all other passengers, they are required to bear all the costs.
    3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak.
    4. Airline crew are subject to health screening upon arrival.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    International restrictions:

    The restrictions under the ‘Movement Control Order’ have been extended to 9 June. Under the MCO, all foreigners are banned from entering the country. However, exceptions apply to permanent residents, holders of diplomatic and official passports and long-term pass holders working in the country’s essential services sector will be allowed entry; essential service workers must obtain a letter of confirmation from their employers and liaise with the Malaysian Immigration Department. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.
    Malaysians in Singapore must obtain approval from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore, before returning to Malaysia by land. Affected people should email the High Commission at least two days before departure, attaching a copy of their work passes. Only 400 permits will be issued daily. The permits should be obtained through emailing stmsg@mhc.org.sg at least 2 days before scheduled entry into Malaysia.
    International flights to and from Penang International Airport (PEN) are suspended.
    Malaysian citizens and permanent residents holding work permits from third countries who wish to return to their place of work will be allowed to do so but will not be able to re-enter before the current restrictions order is lifted. Supporting documents need to be provided at the point of departure. This supersedes the previous order banning all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country.
    Holders of Expatriate Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Temporary Work Pass are not allowed to enter Malaysia during this period.
    Foreigners holding the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) pass are allowed to return to the country. A certificate proving that the traveller has tested negative for COVID-19 will be needed prior to departure. A 14-day quarantine is still required upon arrival.
    All Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are banned from leaving the country. However, transit across the Malaysia-Brunei border is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.
    Quarantine Order for Passengers Entering Malaysia:
    There is a 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers, including Malaysians, exempted foreigners arriving into the country.
    Upon arrival, travellers will undergo screening by the Malaysian health authorities before being sent to designated government quarantine centres around Negeri Sembilan and Selangor.
    Travellers with onward domestic connections must undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine before being allowed to proceed to their domestic destinations.
    However, passengers with connections to Sabah and Sarawak (both East Malaysia) are allowed to undergo quarantine upon arrival in their respective states. These travellers are not allowed to leave the airport building and must have a transit time of less than 24 hours.
    Foreign travellers are allowed to leave Malaysia.
    Passengers transiting in Malaysia will be allowed to do so as long as they do not need to clear immigration to board their connecting flight.
    Inter-terminal transit between the two terminals (KLIA to KlIA2) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is not possible during this time.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made.
    Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available.
    While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following:
    Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May.
    Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page.
    Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station.
    Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures:
    Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
    Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice.
    Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

    Read more
    07.06.2020
  • Malaysia 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have a Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result before leaving for Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
    2. Passengers who are allowed to enter must have a printed “Journey Permission Letter” obtained at the Embassy or Consulate of Malaysia.
    They must also be quarantined for 14 days at the designated quarantine stations.
    Quarantine charges will be MYR 150 each day. For nationals of Malaysia, the government will bear 50% of the cost per day. For all other passengers, they are required to bear all the costs.
    3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak.
    4. Airline crew are subject to health screening upon arrival.

    Public health requirements for humanitarian flighs [https://humanitarianbooking.wfp.org/en/wfp-aviation/]

    International restrictions:

    The restrictions under the ‘Movement Control Order’ have been extended to 9 June. Under the MCO, all foreigners are banned from entering the country. However, exceptions apply to permanent residents, holders of diplomatic and official passports and long-term pass holders working in the country’s essential services sector will be allowed entry; essential service workers must obtain a letter of confirmation from their employers and liaise with the Malaysian Immigration Department. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.
    Malaysians in Singapore must obtain approval from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore, before returning to Malaysia by land. Affected people should email the High Commission at least two days before departure, attaching a copy of their work passes. Only 400 permits will be issued daily. The permits should be obtained through emailing stmsg@mhc.org.sg at least 2 days before scheduled entry into Malaysia.
    International flights to and from Penang International Airport (PEN) are suspended.
    Malaysian citizens and permanent residents holding work permits from third countries who wish to return to their place of work will be allowed to do so but will not be able to re-enter before the current restrictions order is lifted. Supporting documents need to be provided at the point of departure. This supersedes the previous order banning all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country.
    Holders of Expatriate Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Temporary Work Pass are not allowed to enter Malaysia during this period.
    Foreigners holding the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) pass are allowed to return to the country. A certificate proving that the traveller has tested negative for COVID-19 will be needed prior to departure. A 14-day quarantine is still required upon arrival.
    All Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are banned from leaving the country. However, transit across the Malaysia-Brunei border is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.
    Quarantine Order for Passengers Entering Malaysia:
    There is a 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers, including Malaysians, exempted foreigners arriving into the country.
    Upon arrival, travellers will undergo screening by the Malaysian health authorities before being sent to designated government quarantine centres around Negeri Sembilan and Selangor.
    Travellers with onward domestic connections must undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine before being allowed to proceed to their domestic destinations.
    However, passengers with connections to Sabah and Sarawak (both East Malaysia) are allowed to undergo quarantine upon arrival in their respective states. These travellers are not allowed to leave the airport building and must have a transit time of less than 24 hours.
    Foreign travellers are allowed to leave Malaysia.
    Passengers transiting in Malaysia will be allowed to do so as long as they do not need to clear immigration to board their connecting flight.
    Inter-terminal transit between the two terminals (KLIA to KlIA2) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is not possible during this time.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made.
    Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available.
    While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following:
    Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May.
    Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May.
    Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page.
    Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station.
    Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures:
    Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
    Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice.
    Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

    Read more
    03.06.2020
  • Malaysia

    International restrictions:

    The restrictions under the ‘Movement Control Order’ have been extended to 9 June. Under the MCO, all foreigners are banned from entering the country. However, exceptions apply to permanent residents, holders of diplomatic and official passports and long-term pass holders working in the country’s essential services sector will be allowed entry; essential service workers must obtain a letter of confirmation from their employers and liaise with the Malaysian Immigration Department. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry. Malaysians in Singapore must obtain approval from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore, before returning to Malaysia by land. Affected people should email the High Commission at least two days before departure, attaching a copy of their work passes. Only 400 permits will be issued daily. The permits should be obtained through emailing stmsg@mhc.org.sg at least 2 days before scheduled entry into Malaysia. International flights to and from Penang International Airport (PEN) are suspended. Malaysian citizens and permanent residents holding work permits from third countries who wish to return to their place of work will be allowed to do so but will not be able to re-enter before the current restrictions order is lifted. Supporting documents need to be provided at the point of departure. This supersedes the previous order banning all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country. Holders of Expatriate Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Temporary Work Pass are not allowed to enter Malaysia during this period. Foreigners holding the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) pass are allowed to return to the country. A certificate proving that the traveller has tested negative for COVID-19 will be needed prior to departure. A 14-day quarantine is still required upon arrival. All Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are banned from leaving the country. However, transit across the Malaysia-Brunei border is at the discretion of the immigration authorities. Quarantine Order for Passengers Entering Malaysia: There is a 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers, including Malaysians, exempted foreigners arriving into the country. Upon arrival, travellers will undergo screening by the Malaysian health authorities before being sent to designated government quarantine centres around Negeri Sembilan and Selangor. Travellers with onward domestic connections must undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine before being allowed to proceed to their domestic destinations. However, passengers with connections to Sabah and Sarawak (both East Malaysia) are allowed to undergo quarantine upon arrival in their respective states. These travellers are not allowed to leave the airport building and must have a transit time of less than 24 hours. Foreign travellers are allowed to leave Malaysia. Passengers transiting in Malaysia will be allowed to do so as long as they do not need to clear immigration to board their connecting flight. Inter-terminal transit between the two terminals (KLIA to KlIA2) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is not possible during this time.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made. Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available. While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following: Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May. Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May. Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May. Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page. Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station. Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures: Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice. Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

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    18.05.2020
  • Malaysia Malaysia’s government extended the time frame for movement and business curbs by another four weeks to June 9, amid a gradual reopening of economic activity. (Reuters, 10.05.2020) Government to require mandatory 14-day quarantine for nationals, foreigners entering via Johor (Straits Times, 04.05.2020) 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia. – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia. – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card. – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children. – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport. – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission. – This does not apply to passengers who are embassy employees with a proof of employment and their dependents. 2. Passengers who are allowed to enter will be quarantined for 14 days at the designated quarantine stations. For nationals of Malaysia, the government will bear the cost of MYR 150 per day. For all other passengers, they are required to bear all the costs. 3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed. From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities are permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website or the government agency’s social media page (both in Malay). Alternatively, translated details of the CMCO can be found here. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made. Under the CMCO, public transportation is operating at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distance. Transport services to and from the airport also remain available. While all states are moving towards easing restrictions and resuming business activities, the adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. States with different separate plans include the following: Penang: Adjusted CMCO – the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy (PGRS); limited businesses have resumed operations from 8 May, remaining businesses are expected to resume from 13 May. Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business have resumed operations from 4 May. Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses have resumed operations from 4 May. Sarawak states: CMCO will be implemented from 12 May. Details of the state-specific guideline can be found on the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) social media page. Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station. Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures: Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice. Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

    Source: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm https://my.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ International SOS

    Published on 11.05.2020

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    12.05.2020
  • Malaysia Malaysia’s government extended the time frame for movement and business curbs by another four weeks to June 9, amid a gradual reopening of economic activity. (Reuters, 10.05.2020)

    Government to require mandatory 14-day quarantine for nationals, foreigners entering via Johor (Straits Times, 04.05.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    – This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    – This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    – This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
    – This does not apply to passengers who are embassy employees with a proof of employment and their dependents.
    2. Passengers who are allowed to enter will be quarantined for 14 days at the designated quarantine stations.
    For nationals of Malaysia, the government will bear the cost of MYR 150 per day.
    For all other passengers, they are required to bear all the costs.
    3. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.

    From 4 May, foreign spouses of Malaysian citizens with long-term social passes and dependent social passes are also allowed entry.

    Internal restrictions:

    With conditional MCO (CMCO) coming into effect from 4 May, most business and social activities will be permitted, provided they adhere to stringent health and social-distancing guidelines. Activities involving large gatherings such as religious congregations or activities that may involve close body contact such as food bazaars remain prohibited. Details of the activities that are allowed can be found on the National Security Council’s website. Alternatively, the information can also be obtained through the government agency’s social media account. Interstate travel remains banned and applications through the authorities should still be made.
    Under the CMCO, public transportation will operate at half of its usual capacity, to maintain social-distancing. Transport services to and from the airport will also remain available.
    The adoption of the CMCO differs in each state. Several states have decided to retain some restrictions. These states include:
    Penang; the present MCO remains in effect.
    Kedah: CMCO is delayed until the decision is made by the State Security Working Committee Meeting on 5 May.
    Negeri Sembilan: Adjusted CMCO; limited business will operate from 4 May.
    Selangor: Adjusted CMCO; limited businesses will operate from 4 May.
    Sabah: CMCO not adopted at least until 12 May; the present MCO maintains.
    Sarawak states: CMCO delayed until investigation is conducted by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC).
    Pahang: CMCO is not adopted until further notice; the present MCO maintains.
    Anyone intending to undertake interstate travel to major cities should apply online through the Gerak Malaysia mobile application or at the local police station. From 7 May, inter-travel will resume according to the schedule announced by the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM). Travellers can proceed as per the below schedule once application has been submitted:
    7 May: From Kuala Lumpur;
    8 May: From Perak, Johor and Kelantan;
    9 May: From Pelis, Kedah, Pulau Pinang, Melaka and Pahang;
    10 May: From Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Terengganu.
    Domestic travellers, including Malaysian nationals and foreigners in Malaysia, are not allowed to travel between West Malaysia and the states of Sabah or Sarawak (East Malaysia). Residents of Sabah or Sarawak who were already in West Malaysia, or vice versa, before the MCO are allowed to return to their respective states. They are required to present their flight tickets and identification documents (identification card or passport) to clear immigration. However, they will be subject to the following measures:
    Sabah: Sabah identity card holders entering the state may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Permanent residents, long-term pass holders (including student pass, work permit, and spouses and children holding long-term social visit pass), and non-residents working in the essential services sector are allowed to enter the state but are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
    Sarawak: Sarawak residents, permanent residents, employment pass holders or those working in essential services who are allowed to enter will be given a 14-day stay home notice.
    Road closures, roadblocks and checkpoints have been implemented across the nation.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    OSAC Travel Advisories/
    Government of Malaysia/
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