• MasksRequired
  • COVID TestUpon arrival
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine10 days in a government facility
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: March 3, 2021
Reviewed: April 13, 2021

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Malaysia's borders remain closed for travelers, and many domestic restrictions are still in place.

Can I travel to Malaysia?

  • Travel to most of Malaysia is suspended, only citizens, their family members, and foreigners with special permits may enter.
  • It is possible to transit through Malaysia, if going through customs is not needed.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Malaysia?

Anyone entering Malaysia is required to undergo a 10 days quarantine in a monitored facility.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Malaysia?

Anyone arriving to Malaysia will be required present a negative test result, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in Malaysia?

  • Public transportation in Malaysia is operating.
  • Travel between districts is banned.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Malaysia?

  • Restaurants and bars in low-risk areas in Malaysia are open.
  • In high-risk areas, restaurants and bars are open for delivery only.

Are businesses and attractions open in Malaysia?

  • Non-essential businesses in low-risk areas in Malaysia are closed.
  • In high-risk areas, non-essential businesses are closed.
  • Leisure and entertainment facilities remain closed nationwide.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Malaysia?

Wearing a face mask is required in enclosed and crowded public places.



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