Updated on Sept 8, 2022
By easing travel restrictions, the Malaysian Ministry of Health (KKM) hopes to make Malaysia a safe travel destination for all and to avoid congestion at international borders.
Here’s what you need to know before booking that flight to Malaysia:
Entry into Malaysia
1. All travellers are allowed to enter Malaysia regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status. Pre-departure and on-arrival tests as well as quarantines are not required.
2. You are still required to download the MySejahtera application to indicate your risk status during your stay in Malaysia.
Get it here
Android Google Play
Apple App Store
Contracting Covid-19 while in Malaysia
Travellers who develop Covid-19 symptoms should get tested via RTK Antigen Test or PCR and self-isolate.
If you experience symptoms like cough, sore throat or fever, please get yourself tested and seek treatment if your symptoms deteriorate.
Infected high-risk individuals who fulfil any of the criteria listed may receive Paxloid to alleviate symptoms of Covid-19.
Effective September 1st, 2022, masks are optional both indoors and outdoors.
Optional but up to premise owner to decide if visitors are required to wear masks when entering premises.
Optional but encouraged when in crowded spaces or with high-risk and symptomatic individuals.
However, they are compulsory if:
- You’re currently Covid-19 positive.
- In public transports, including buses, trains, taxis and e-hailing services, planes and buses, including workers’ van and school buses.
- In health facilities, including hospitals, clinics, care homes, dialysis centres and other similar places.
Masks are optional but are encouraged if:
- in crowded places, including houses of worship.
- around individuals exhibiting Covid-19 symptoms.
- around high-risk individuals and individuals in close contact with high-risk individuals.
For inquiries regarding Covid-19, please contact KKM directly.