STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH MALAYSIA REGARDING THE LATEST STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE (SOP) FOR TRAVELLERS ENTERING MALAYSIA

EDUCATION MALAYSIA GLOBAL SERVICES (EMGS)

8th August 2022


 STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH MALAYSIA REGARDING THE LATEST STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE (SOP) FOR TRAVELLERS ENTERING MALAYSIA 

1. PURPOSE

1.1 The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information on a recent statement issued by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah (Director General of Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia) regarding the updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for travellers (including international students) entering Malaysia beginning 1st August 2022.

 

1.2 The statement dated 4th August 2022 detailed the following information which is applicable to all types of travellers (including international students): 

 

    1. The Pre-Departure and On-Arrival Covid-19 detection test are no longer required 
    2. There are no quarantine orders related to COVID-19 upon arrival in Malaysia. 
    3. Travellers may enter Malaysia regardless of their vaccination status. However, vaccination requirements are still subjected to the airline company’s requirements. 
    4.  Travellers are not required to complete the Traveller’s Card information in the MySejahtera Application. 
    5. Symptom monitoring activities for travellers at all international entry points in Malaysia will be continued and enhanced. 
    6. If a traveller is detected to have a fever via the thermal scanner or is found to be unwell through self-referral upon arrival in Malaysia, they will be referred to the health officials for an examination. These individuals will then be referred to a nearby health facility for further examination and treatment if they are suspected of having an infectious disease such as Covid-19, Monkeypox, MERS-CoV or any other related diseases. 

 

1.1 The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information on a recent statement issued by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah (Director General of Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia) regarding the updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for travellers (including international students) entering Malaysia beginning 1st August 2022.

 

1.3 Please refer to https://mysejahtera.moh.gov.my/ms/ for more information. 

 

 

Education Malaysia Global Services

8th August 2022

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