EDUCATION MALAYSIA GLOBAL SERVICES (EMGS)
24th MAY 2021
UPDATE REGARDING THE REVISED LIST OF COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE 14 DAYS OF QUARANTINE UPON ARRIVING IN MALAYSIA
1.1 EMGS would like to provide further updates on the bulletin issued on 5th May 2021 regarding the revised quarantine period for certain travellers including International Students arriving in Malaysia from overseas.
1.2 The Malaysian Government has included additional countries in the list that requires 14 days of mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Malaysia.
2.1 Effective 20th May 2021, all travellers arriving from the countries below are required to undergo 14 days quarantine upon their arrival in Malaysia.:-
United States of America
China (Except Macao and Taiwan)
United Arab Emirates
Democratic Republic of Congo
2.2 Kindly note that 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 airport entry point.
2.2.3 Undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days at a quarantine station designated by the Government of Malaysia.
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 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. 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.
2.4 Kindly also note that travellers from India, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka are still restricted from entering Malaysia.
Education Malaysia Global Services
24th May 2021