The Malaysian government has lifted its COVID-19 entry requirements for all travelers.

Key Points:

  • As of Aug. 1, COVID-19 entry rules no longer apply to those traveling to the country, regardless of the traveler’s departure country and vaccination status.
  • Travelers are no longer required to have proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test or take a COVID-19 test upon arrival.
  • Malaysian authorities are no longer requiring  travelers to quarantine upon arrival.

Additional Information: Travelers can download and use the MySejahtera application before or after arrival in Malaysia to track their COVID-19 risk status while staying in Malaysia. More information regarding health policies for those who test positive for COVID-19 while in Malaysia is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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