UPDATE ON QUARANTINE PERIOD FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARRIVING TO MALAYSIA

EDUCATION MALAYSIA GLOBAL SERVICES (EMGS)

5th MAY 2021


UPDATE ON QUARANTINE PERIOD FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARRIVING TO MALAYSIA

1.     PURPOSE:

 

1.1.   EMGS would like to provide further updates on the bulletin issued on 22nd December 2020 regarding the revised quarantine period for travellers arriving in Malaysia from overseas.

 

1.2.   Due to the current global situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malaysian Government has reviewed this decision and all travellers including International Students arriving from certain countries will be required to undergo 14 days of quarantine upon their arrival in Malaysia.

 

2.     IMPLEMENTATION:

 

2.1.   Beginning 2nd May 2021, all travellers arriving from the following countries are required to undergo 14 days quarantine upon their arrival in Malaysia.

 

S. No.

Country

Americas

1

United States of America

2

Argentina

3

Brazil

4

Barbados

5

Colombia

6

Chile

7

Mexico

8

Canada

9

Peru

Europe

10

Austria

11

Belgium

12

Bulgaria

13

Croatia

14

Denmark

15

Greece

16

Hungary

17

Ireland

18

Italy

19

Germany

20

Lithuania

21

Netherland

22

Norway

23

France

24

Poland

25

Portugal

26

Czech Republic

27

Romania

28

Spain

29

Slovakia

30

Slovenia

31

Sweden

32

Switzerland

33

Turkey

Middle East

34

United Arab Emirates

35

Iraq

36

Qatar

Africa

37

South Africa

38

Botswana

39

Gambia

40

Malawi

41

Mozambique

42

Nigeria

43

Rwanda

44

Tanzania

45

Zambia

Asia

46

Bangladesh

47

Cambodia

48

China

49

Philippines

50

Japan

 

2.2.   Travellers arriving from the countries mentioned above are required to:

2.2.1. Download, register and activate the MySejahtera application in their mobile phone before arriving in Malaysia. They are required to use the MySejahtera application to scan the QR code upon arrival at the international entry point.

2.2.2. Undergo a screening for fever and other symptoms at the international entry point.

2.2.3. Undergo quarantine for 14 days at a quarantine stations designated by the Malaysian Government.

2.2.4. Monitor their own health status using the MySejahtera application during the 14 days of quarantine period. If symptoms occur, these individuals must inform the medical team on duty for further examination and treatment.

2.2.5. Remain in a quarantine station and do not leave the room.

2.2.6. Comply with SOPs, laws and regulations related to the management of COVID-19 which has been prescribed by the Government Malaysia at all times.

2.2.7. Travelers will be released from quarantine on the 14th day if the COVID-19 screening test is negative

 

2.3.   The quarantine cost remains the same as previously announced. International Students are required to pay RM150/ per night and a fixed fee of RM 2,600 (Quarantine Station Operations). Kindly note that this amount does not include the cost for COVID-19 detection tests.

 

2.4.   All fees imposed by the Government of Malaysia including COVID-19 detection test, quarantine cost, and hospital admittance fee (if required) must be borne by International Students.

 

2.5.   Kindly note that travellers arriving from India and United Kingdom are still restricted from entering Malaysia.

Education Malaysia Global Services

5th May 2021

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