Malaysia: Updated COVID-19-Related Entry Requirements

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • On 1 August 2022, the government of Malaysia reduced COVID-19 entry requirements for all travelers entering the country 


The government of Malaysia introduced new COVID-19-related entrance measures on 1 August 2022. Under these changes, travelers entering the country will no longer be required to provide proof of a COVID-19 traveler’s card, a pre-departure COVID-19 test or an on-arrival test, as well as not being required to undergo quarantine. As such, travelers will no longer be required to download and activate the MySejahtera application before or after arriving in Malaysia.  

What are the Changes?  

On 1 August 2022, the government of Malaysia reduced COVID-19 entry requirements for all travelers. Travelers entering the country should also ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization prior to arrival, where applicable.  

Looking Ahead 

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

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This article was published on 8 August 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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