14th January 2022



1.1 The purpose of this bulletin is to provide an update on the media statement issued by Health Minister of Malaysia Y.B. Khairy Jamaluddin on 12th January 2022 regarding the entry procedures into Malaysia for travelers (inclusive of international students) who had been infected with COVID-19 and completed their vaccination.


1.2 The press statement mentioned that beginning 13th January 2022, the Malaysian Government will exempt the category of travelers (inclusive of international students) mentioned above from undergoing quarantine upon arrival in Malaysia.


1.3 The conditions for the exemption to undergo quarantine are as follows:

a) Completely vaccinated and the traveler must show the proof of vaccination

b) Provide proof indicating that the traveler had been infected with COVID-19 eleven (11) to sixty (60) days prior to their departure to Malaysia. The proof can be presented either in physical or digital format.

c) Travelers who have a history of being hospitalised for COVID-19 infection should submit a “Fit to Travel” letter from a medical practitioner of the hospital.

d) Travelers undergoing isolation at their own homes or hotel for COVID-19 infection but were not warded in hospitals would need to have professional RTK Ag screening two (2) days before leaving for Malaysia. Only individuals with negative results would be allowed to continue their journey.


1.4 All of the documents mentioned above must be presented to the authorities at the point of entry into Malaysia.


1.4 Kindly note that other entry requirements to enter Malaysia are still subjected to the prevailing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) set by the Government of Malaysia


Education Malaysia Global Services

14th January 2022

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Sarah Azreen Abdul Samat

Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.