Malaysia: Updated Quarantine Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Key Points 

  • Fully vaccinated travelers and those who have recovered from COVID-19 will not be required to quarantine upon arrival

Overview  

Effective 13 Jan. 2022, the government of Malaysia updated the entrance arrival requirements for travelers who are vaccinated against COVID-19 or who have recovered from COVID-19. Fully vaccinated travelers and those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 60 days prior to departure will be required to undergo a supervised RTK-Ag test upon arrival and will be exempt from quarantine requirements. Unvaccinated travelers, including those who are not fully vaccinated, will be required to undergo a mandatory seven-day quarantine.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Malaysia will no longer require travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and those who have recovered from COVID-19 to quarantine upon arrival. Unvaccinated travelers will be required to undergo a seven-day quarantine period. 

Looking Ahead  

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


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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