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Last updated on 31st August 2021

Welcome to our latest travel restrictions summary!  For route-specific information, please go to CovidEntryCheck.com or for feedback and questions, drop us an email at [email protected]

Entry / Exit Key Updates

  • Malaysia remains relatively closed to those who are not citizens or residents. As Singapore rescinded the Reciprocal Green Lanes (RGL) agreement with Malaysia, there aren’t any active Greenlane agreements in place at the moment. All inbound Malaysian travellers are required to produce negative test results along with a mandatory quarantine. 
  • Travellers must submit home qurantine application in advance if entering through Johor
Malaysia national recovery plan 4 phase
Malaysia’s National Recovery Plan against Covid-19. Source: The Edge Malaysia
  • International travel restrictions are expected to be in place for the foreseeable future, although vaccination efforts have begun. As of 29 August, 45% of Malaysia’s population have been fully vaccinated, and 59% have received at least one dose. 
MY Vaccine Stats Aug 1
Malaysia vaccination rate as of 29 August 2021. Source: Our World in Data

Key Routes Updates, travelling from: 

  • Singapore: This route is generally closed with the suspension of the Reciprocal Green Lanes (RGL) agreements other than for Malaysian Citizens or Residents. However, Malaysia has not updated the requirements for Singapore business travellers to Malaysia 
  • Indonesia: This route remains closed for travel other than for Malaysian Citizens or Residents. 
  • Vietnam: This route remains closed for travel other than for Malaysian Citizens or Residents. 
  • Philippines: This route remains closed for travel other than for Malaysian Citizens or Residents. 

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