The latest SOP updates on Malaysia’s international borders reopening

(effective of April 1st 2022)

It’s finally the time to travel! Malaysia’s government has announced a whole new travel procedure that will be effective on April 1st 2022. Despite all the hype going around, we must follow all the provided procedures to not just have safe travel as well as care for others. Today, we shall summarize and share the importance of it!

Travellers with 7 years old and above are required to undergo a professional RTK - Ag test within 24 hours of arrival.

Children aged 6 years old and below are exempted from the on - arrival test.

The professional RTK - Ag test can be done at any health facility of your choice.

COVID - 19 breathalyzer and professional RTK - Ag test are also available on - arrival.

Cost of on - arrival professional RTK - Ag test will be borne by the traveller.

Children and adolescents 17 years of age and younger are excluded from quarantine regardless of vaccination status.

Procedure for travallers entering Malaysia from 1 April 2022

Before
Departure
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Download MySejahtera app
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Complete the pre - departure form via the Traveller icon on MySejahtera.
Fully Vaccinated:

Digital Traveller’s Card will be issued.

Partially Vaccinated/Unvaccinated:

Digital Home Surveillance Order (HSO) will be issued.

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Undergo a PCR test 2 days before departure for travellers 7 years and above
Travellers with previous COVID-19 infection (6-60 days before departure) are required to undergo a professional RTK – Ag test 2 days before departure.
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Purchase a travel and COVID-19 insurance (for non-Malaysian citizens)
Upon
Arrival
1

Undergo a professional RTK - Ag test within 24 hours of arrival.
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Undergo a mandatory 5 days quarantine for partially or unvaccinated travellers.
RTK – Ag Test:
Children aged 6 years old and below are exempted from the on-arrival test.
The professional RTK – Ag test can be done at any health facility of your choice.
COVID-19 breathalyser OR professional RTK – Ag tests, on arrival are also available at the airport.
Cost of on-arrival professional RTK – Ag test will be borne by travellers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fully Vaccinated : Test Negative

“I’m a Fully Vaccinated Traveller and my On – Arrival Professional RTK – Ag Test’s result is Negative. What should I do?”

Traveller can be exempted from quarantine.

Fully Vaccinated : Test Positive

“I’m a Fully Vaccinated Traveller and my On – Arrival Professional RTK – Ag Test’s result is Positive. What should I do?”

Traveller must quarantine for 7 days.

Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated
: Test Negative

“I’m a Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated Traveller and my On – Arrival Professional RTK – Ag Test’s result is Negative. What should I do?”

Traveller must quarantine for 5 days.

Traveller need to do a PCR test on Day 4 or RTK - Ag on Day 5.

Test Result : Negative

Traveller can release from quarantine if your PCR test on Day 4 or RTK - Ag on Day 5 shows negative.

Test Result : Positive

Traveller must continue for another 5 days of quarantine if your PCR test on Day 4 or RTK - Ag on Day 5 shows positive.

Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated
: Test Positive

“I’m a Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated Traveller and my On – Arrival Professional RTK – Ag Test’s result is Positive. What should I do?”

Traveller must quarantine for 10 days.

Not sure with your Vaccination Status?
We got your back!

Type of VaccineNo. of Doses18 - 59 Years60 Years and above
Sinovac
Sinopharm
💉💉 2 dosesPartially vaccinatedPartially vaccinated
💉💉💉 3 dosesFully vaccinatedFully vaccinated
Pfizer
Moderna
AstraZeneca
Covaxin
Covishield
Novavax
Sputnik V
💉💉 2 dosesFully vaccinatedPartially vaccinated
💉💉💉 3 dosesBoostedFully vaccinated
CanSino
Janssen
Sputnik Light
💉 1 doseFully vaccinatedPartially vaccinated
💉💉 2 dosesBoostedFully vaccinated

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