Brunei: Temporary Suspension on Border Entrance

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The suspension of border entrance will be extended an additional 15 days  


The government of Brunei has suspended border entry from 16 Nov. 2021 to 30 Nov. 2021. Under this suspension, foreign nationals will be prevented from entering Brunei unless they have been granted approval and hold a Transit Permit issued by the government of Brunei. Transit Permits are issued for the following conditions: 

  • Official government travel;  
  • Students attending school in Brunei; 
  • Emergency services; 
  • Vaccinated foreign nationals delivering essential goods  

For information on entry procedures into Brunei click here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Brunei has extended the country's suspension of entry activities for an additional 15 days. Foreign nationals will not be permitted to travel to Brunei unless they hold a Transit Permit issued by the government.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Brunei’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.