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ENTRY RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN TRAVELERS TO MALAYSIA

8 September 2020


Dear Valued Clients,

Please be informed that the Government of Malaysia has imposed entry restrictions into Malaysia on foreign travellers who are travelling from countries that have recorded over 150,000 COVID-19 cases. The entry restrictions take effect from 7 September 2020, and the countries affected are as listed below:

1. Argentina
2. Bangladesh
3. Brazil
4. Chile
5. Columbia
6. France
7. Germany
8. India
9. Indonesia
10. Iran
11. Iraq
12. Italy
13. Mexico
14. Pakistan
15. Peru
16. Russia
17. Saudi Arabia
18. South Africa
19. Spain
20. Philippines
21. United Kingdom
22. United States of America
23. Turkey

The entry restrictions will impact travellers who are:
• Citizens/ Holders of long-term passes of the countries listed above; and
• Residents in/ Travellers from the countries listed above.

The entry restrictions cover travellers holding the following long-term passes from Malaysia:
1. Permanent Residents (PR);
2. Malaysia My Second Home Programme (MM2H);
3. All expatriates that hold the Employment Pass Category I, II and III; Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T); Professional Visit Pass (PVP) and their Dependants
4. Foreign Students

The decision to implement the entry restrictions was made in view of the recent increase of imported COVID-19 cases from travellers entering Malaysia from the countries listed above. The measures are temporary, and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Please observe the latest updates on our website from time to time. Your kind understanding is highly appreciated.

Thank you.

MYXpats Centre

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