Malaysia: New Quarantine Requirements 

Key Points 

  • New quarantine requirements for travelers entering Malaysia beginning 24 Jan. 2022 

Overview  

Beginning 24 Jan. 2022, the government of Malaysia will introduce new quarantine requirements for all travelers. Fully vaccinated travelers who have received a booster dose will be required to quarantine for five days. Fully vaccinated travelers who have not received a booster dose will be required to quarantine for seven days.  

Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travelers will be required to quarantine for 10 days. All travelers will be subject to testing requirements prior to departure to Malaysia and throughout the quarantine period after arrival. Testing requirements will vary depending on the traveler's vaccination status.  

Some travelers may be released from quarantine if they can present a negative COVID-19 test result taken during the quarantine period. For additional information on testing requirements, click here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Malaysia will introduce new quarantine requirements on 24 Jan. 2022. Quarantine and testing requirements will vary depending on the traveler’s vaccination status.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Malaysia's website and Envoy's website for additional updates and information.  


This article was published on 21 Jan. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measures. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center. 

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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