Malaysia recently updated COVID-19 quarantine requirements.

Key Points:

  • Effective Sept. 24, all foreigners entering Malaysia must pay the mandatory quarantine lodging fee of RM2,100 as well as an additional operation fee of RM2,600. Lodging fees for the second and third individual sharing a room with the first individual will be RM700, and free for children under the age of six. The allocation of quarantine stations is strictly subject to availability upon arrival and no prior booking is allowed.
  • Effective Sept. 27, individuals traveling from Sabah must undergo mandatory home quarantine, as well as compulsory COVID-19 health inspection and screening activities upon arrival at entry points in Peninsular Malaysia and Sarawak.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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