Brunei: Updated Entrance Requirements

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • New entrance requirements are in effect for eligible travelers entering Brunei as of 1 Jan. 2022 


As of 1 Jan. 2022, the government of Brunei will no longer classify any countries or territories under its green list of locations. Travelers entering Brunei will only be permitted if the travel is for an essential purpose. Travelers granted permission to enter Brunei will be required to do the following: 

Prior to Entrance 

After Arrival 

  • Undergo a RT-PCR test within 48 hours of departure for Brunei; 
  • Undergo a mandatory five-day self-isolation period in a designated hotel; 
  • Undergo a RT-PCR test on the fifth day of arrival at a designated government testing location 

As of 1 Jan. 2022, unvaccinated travelers are not permitted to enter Brunei unless a medical exemption is granted.   

What are the Changes? 

On 1 Jan. 2022, the government of Brunei removed all countries and territories from its green list of locations and updated its entrance requirements.  

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.