- Long-Term Pass holders will no longer require approval to enter Malaysia beginning 1 Nov 2021
The Malaysian government announced that Long-Term Pass holders will no longer be required to obtain approval to enter Malaysia beginning 1 Nov 2021. To qualify, the traveler's Pass must be valid at the time of entry. Categories that do not require approval are best found here.
Categories that require approval include:
- Social Visits;
- Business Visits / Short-Term Business Travelers;
- Any existing Malaysian Long-Term Pass that has already expired; and
- Any new applications for Malaysian Long-Term Pass (where the Pass itself is not yet endorsed into the passport)
Entry requirements will remain in place for all. Arrivals to Malaysia will still be required to:
- Provide a negative COVID PCR test result no more than 72 hours upon arrival; and
- Undergo quarantine for seven days (for fully vaccinated) and 10 days (for not vaccinated)
Malaysia has announced a list of Long-Term Pass Holders that will not be required to obtain approval to enter the country beginning 1 Nov 2021. This change will allow certain Long-Term Pass Holders to enter the country under fewer restrictions. Travelers holding short-term passes will still be required to request approval before entering Malaysia.
Originally published 29 October 2021
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