Guidelines on Entry Into, and Quarantine in Malaysia (updated on 9 March 2022)
(Updated on 9 March 2022)
* Effective 1 April 2022, Malaysia’s international borders will be fully reopened, and the requirement for non-Malaysians to obtain MyTravelPass/MyEntry approval to enter Malaysia will be abolished. For fully vaccinated travellers, a negative RT-PCR test result done 48 hours prior to departure to Malaysia (as well as a professional RTK-Ag test done within 24 hours of arrival are required), while quarantine upon arrival is no longer required. Requirements for non-fully vaccinated travellers will be announced before April 1, 2022.*
GUIDELINES ON ENTRY INTO, AND QUARANTINE IN MALAYSIA (Until 31 March 2022)
- Malaysian nationals may enter Malaysia without prior approval from the Malaysian authorities (such as MyTravelPass / MyEntry approval).
- Non-Malaysians who hold valid Malaysian long-term visit passes are permitted to enter Malaysia without the need to obtain MyTravelPass / MyEntry approval. For more details, please see: https://www.facebook.com/MALAYSIAinHongKongMacao/posts/3000358756898416.
- Travellers to Malaysia are no longer required to submit the LOU to the Consulate-General prior to travel to Malaysia, or to the Malaysian authorities upon entry into Malaysia. Travellers to Malaysia are also no longer required to obtain the Travel Clearance Letter from the Consulate-General. The Travel Clearance Letter is no longer a requirement to enter Malaysia.
- All travellers from Hong Kong or Macau to Malaysia must present a negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test result (nasopharyngeal swab test) upon arrival in Malaysia. The test must be done within 48 hours of your departure to Malaysia. For the list of HK-government recognised testing centres, please see: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/List_of_recognised_laboratories_RTPCR.pdf. You may also take the test at a Hong Kong Community Testing Centre as long as the test is an RT-PCR test. For Macao, please see: https://eservice.ssm.gov.mo/rnatestbook/V21/?lang=en&lab.
- If you are travelling from Macao, please comply with Macao regulations requiring all travellers exiting Macao to present a negative Covid-19 nucleic acid test within 7 days (see https://news.gov.mo/detail/zh-hant/N20GL17rNm?0).
- All travellers are subject to an RT-PCR Covid-19 test upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) or other relevant international entry points into Malaysia.
- Travellers are also subject to the following tests:
- An RT-PCR Covid-19 test on Day-4, or a supervised RTK-Ag test on Day-5 for those fully vaccinated and with a booster dose, or adolescent (18 years and under) traveling alone;
- An RT-PCR Covid-19 test on Day-5, or a supervised RTK-Ag test on Day-7 for those fully vaccinated; or
- An RT-PCR Covid-19 test on Day-8, or a supervised RTK-Ag test on Day-10 for those not fully vaccinated.
- All travellers (Malaysian/non-Malaysian) from Hong Kong or Macau to Malaysia must undergo quarantine at government-designated quarantine hotels, or at home (subject to approval by MOH) upon arrival in Malaysia. Effective 24 January 2022, quarantine is:
- 5 days for those fully vaccinated and with a booster dose, or adolescent (18 years and under) traveling alone;
- 7 days for those fully vaccinated; and
- 10 days for those not fully vaccinated.
- Fully vaccinated Malaysian nationals and non-Malaysians eligible to enter Malaysia may be considered for Home Quarantine. Learn more here https://ecovid19.moh.gov.my/outbreak-portal-hqa/index. Apply online here: https://ecovid19.moh.gov.my/outbreak-portal-hqa/traveller/hqareg or through the “Traveller” icon of the MySejahtera App. Check on your application's status here: https://ecovid19.moh.gov.my/outbreak-portal-hqa/hqa/downloadLetter. (Note: fully vaccinated persons are those who have received the final dose at least 14 days (double dose) / 28 days (single dose) prior to their arrival in Malaysia. Recognised vaccines include those approved for use in Malaysia (see: https://covid19.trackvaccines.org/country/malaysia/) and those approved for use by the World Health Organization (WHO) (see: https://covid19.trackvaccines.org/agency/who/)
- Travellers who are not approved for home quarantine or choose to quarantine at designated quarantine hotels are required to make their quarantine hotel booking at https://safetravel.myeg.com.my/. For more details, see: https://safetravel.myeg.com.my/pdf/MySafeTravel%20FAQ.pdf. Please present your quarantine hotel booking upon arrival in Malaysia.
- All inbound travellers from the high risk countries will be fitted with a digital tracker throughout the quarantine period. The list of high risk countries will be provided to the international entry points into Malaysia.
- Fully vaccinated travellers who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection in the last 11 to 60 days are not required to undergo a compulsory quarantine upon arrival in Malaysia. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=293930886102255&set=pcb.293930902768920
- For Investors and Business Travellers, you may be eligible for quarantine exemption if you meet certain criteria. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/MALAYSIAinHongKongMacao/posts/2824377284496565 or https://safetravel.mida.gov.my/.
- Travellers are required to download and activate the MySejahtera App (https://mysejahtera.malaysia.gov.my/intro_en/) before departure to Malaysia. They are required to complete the health declaration form in the MySejahtera App before departure to Malaysia.
- Travellers are required to complete the pre-departure form in the “Traveller” icon of the MySejahtera App before departure to Malaysia.
- For foreign vaccination records, travellers are required to apply for MySejahtera Vaccination Digital Certificate in the “Traveller” icon of the MySejahtera App at least five days before departure to Malaysia.
SABAH AND SARAWAK
- For additional entry requirements into Sabah and Sarawak, please see: and https://www.malaysiaairlines.com/mhapp/hq/en/important-notice/malaysia/sabah.html and https://www.malaysiaairlines.com/mhapp/hq/en/important-notice/malaysia/sarawak.html For further inquiries on restrictions on entering Sabah and Sarawak, please contact:
- For more information on Entry into Malaysia, Quarantine in Malaysia and related procedures, please see: https://www.facebook.com/MALAYSIAinHongKongMacao/posts/2866350453632581
- For details on regulations for Malaysian nationals entering and exiting Malaysia, see: https://www.facebook.com/MALAYSIAinHongKongMacao/posts/2884648828469410
- Travellers should also check with their airlines to ensure they comply with airlines-specific Covid-19-related policies prior to boarding.
- Please keep up to date with our social media pages for any entry/quarantine policy changes at Facebook: @MALAYSIAinHongKongMacao / Twitter: @MYCGHKSAR.