The Malaysian government has implemented the Conditional Movement Control Order effective 4 May, 2020. Nonetheless, there is no relaxation in the entry of foreigners into the country. The prohibition remains.
The Conditional Movement Control Order has been extended to 9 June, 2020 whereby the restrictions on interstate movement is still apply.
Start from April 3, Malaysians returning from abroad will be brought straight to the quarantine centres from the airport to undergo their compulsory 14-day quarantine at designed centres.
Citizens of Peninsular Malaysia are not allowed to travel to and from Sabah dan Sarawak, Malaysia (by flight).
Effective from 2 June, 2020, travellers are allowed to transit through Singapore Changi Airport with conditions and measures imposed.
The circuit breaker measures of Singapore which started from 7 April, 2020 has been extended until 1 June, 2020
Effect from 29 March 2020, 2359 hours, all Long Term Visitor Pass (LVTP) holders, as well as those who have been granted In Principal Approval (IPA) for LTVP, who are planning to enter or return to Singapore, must obtain ICA’s permission before they commence their journey to Singapore. They can do so by submitting their application for entry to ICA_nCoV_request@ica.gov.sg.
All existing Student Pass holders, and those who have been granted IPA who are planning to enter or return to Singapore must obtain MOE’s permission before they commence their journey to Singapore.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will only allow the entry / return of work pass holders, including their dependents, for those providing essential services, such as in healthcare and transport.
From May 1, 2020, Korean nationals traveling to China for business purposes may qualify for special "fast-track" immigration clearance provided they meet the following criteria:
They are sponsored by a Korean or Chinese firm in China that has successfully applied for permission to use the "fast-track" program;
They hold a letter of invitation from the sponsoring firm;
They were issued a valid visa by a Chinese embassy or consulate in Korea.
Prior to departing for China, persons using the "fast-track" program must:
Self-monitor for 14 days for symptoms of COVID-19;
Obtain a certificate issued no more than 72 hours prior to scheduled departure from a healthcare provider designated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare stating they have tested negative for COVID-19.
Upon arrival in China, persons using the "fast-track" program must:
Undergo 1-2 days quarantine at a designated location;
Test negative for COVID-19 on both a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and a serological (antibody) test;
Use prearranged transportation to their final destination upon confirmation of negative test results.
Korea nationals using the "fast-track" program are restricted to the following regions in China: Anhui Province, Chongqing Municipality, Guangdong Province, Jiangsu Province, Liaoning Province, Shaanxi Province, Shandong Province, Shanghai Municipality, Sichuan Province, and Tianjin Municipality.
Start from 2 April 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Indonesia except for the following categories:
Those who hold a Temporary Stay Permit or a Permanent Stay Permit;
Those who hold an Indonesian diplomatic visa or service visa, or those who hold Indonesian diplomatic stay or service permits;
Those engaged in medical, food, or humanitarian aid services;
Crews of land, sea, or air transportation;
Foreign nationals working on national strategic projects.
From February 28, Indonesia has suspended visa free or visa on arrival policy to any foreign nationals who have travelled to China in the past 14 days, they (except Chinese citizens) can apply for the visa in Indonesian missions in China, all visa applicants are required to enclose: Health Certificate (Negative COVID-19) issued by Chinese authorized office in English, Proof of being/staying for 14 days in Corona Virus Free area(s) in China, Written Statement of an agreement to be quarantined for 14 days by Indonesian authority; or ticket proving that he/she will transit for 14 days in a third country which is a Coronavirus free country before entering Indonesia.
From March 8, travelers from Tehran, Qom and Gilan in Iran, Lombardi, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche and Piedmont in Italy, and Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do in South Korea will be banned from entering Indonesia，tavelers not from the aforementioned cities must provide a clean bill of health from a health authority in their countries upon check-in at the airport, or they will be denied from entering Indonesia.
The Royal Thai Government has decided to further extend the national state of emergency until 30 June, 2020, and that the ban on international flight remains.
From March 29, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Thailand unless they fall into one of the following categories:
Persons directly permitted by the Prime Minister or a “competent official” appointed by the Prime Minister to act under the Emergency Decree;
Persons transporting necessary goods who will depart upon completing their task;
Persons (including crew members) operating vehicles who need to enter Thailand pursuant to their mission and who have a clearly scheduled time of departure;
Persons (including their family members) on diplomatic or consular missions or under the auspices of International Organizations or agencies, or government representatives performing official duties in Thailand to whom the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given special permission;
Non-Thai nationals holding work permits or who have been granted permission from Thai government agencies to work in Thailand;
Thai nationals who reside abroad and who hold a medical certificate or who have applied for a certificate of entry into Thailand from a Thai embassy or consulate in their country of residence.
All persons granted an exemption under categories (4), (5), or (6) must hold a “Fit-to-Fly Health Certificate” certified and issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure for Thailand.
Start from 22 March 2020, Vietnam will not be allowed entry or issuing visas to any foreign nationals, until further notice, except for those travelling for official or diplomatic purposes who must undergo medical checks and 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Vietnam. The travel ban also applies to those who currently hold visas or visa letters.
Valid from noon on March 15 for 30 days after travellers from the 26 Schengen countries and the UK, or those who have visited or transited through these countries in the past 14 days, will not be issued visas or allowed entry into Vietnam. This also applies to those who currently hold visas or visa letters.
Vietnam has suspended visas on arrival for all foreign nationals. This applies to all new applicants, except those travelling for diplomatic or official purposes. Those who currently hold visas to enter Vietnam will need to undergo medical checks and may be quarantined before being allowed to enter the country. Countries with more than 500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, or more than 50 new cases per day, can also expect to have visa exemptions to Vietnam suspended at this time. Vietnam may refuse to grant visas to travellers showing symptoms of COVID-19. With special exceptions only, all travellers arriving from and who have transited through mainland China, Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk of South Korea within the past 14 days will be refused entry to Vietnam at this time.
All travellers entering Vietnam from or having transited through mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Italy, and Iran must carry out medical declarations and medical checks upon entering the country.
From March 7, all inbound travellers coming to Vietnam will be required to submit a health declaration upon arrival. Travellers can fill out the declaration at the airport or submit it in advance at this link(https://suckhoetoandan.vn/khaiyte). Travellers showing symptoms of COVID-19 may be required to carry out medical checks, and placed in a 14-day quarantine at designated health facilities in Vietnam.
From April 1, 2020, all border checkpoints are closed and all international flights are suspended. The Laotian government has suspended the issuing of new visas and visa-on-arrival services. This policy does not apply to persons deemed by the government to be experts, technicians, or foreign workers crucial for major projects. Such persons must apply for entry permission from a Laotian embassy or consulate abroad before departing for Laos. All persons (including Lao nationals) traveling to Laos from abroad are required to carry a certificate showing a negative result for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. The certificate must be issued by a "trustworthy" medical institution no more than 72 hours prior to departure for Laos.
Effective from 24 March, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering or transiting through Brunei. The government has suspended the issuance of new visas.
Also, all visitors arriving into Brunei, will be required to undergo a 14-day self-isolation period immediately at appointed monitoring centres or if specific criteria are met at home under the law, except transit guests.
Effective from 16th March 2020 all citizens and residents of Brunei (including other nationalities holding green identification cards) are restricted from leaving the country, except in certain circumstances such as undergoing medical care, attending court hearings, or resuming study abroad. Permission for travelling must be approved by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
From April 11, 2020, all international commercial flights are suspended and all land border checkpoints are closed. All persons (including Myanmar nationals) arriving from abroad must undergo a 21-day quarantine at a designated facility followed by 7 days of self-isolation at home. The Myanmar government has suspended the issuing of visas to foreign nationals. This policy does not apply to accredited diplomats, United Nations officials, and crews of ships or aircraft traveling to and from Myanmar. All existing visa-free and visa-on-arrival arrangements are suspended.
A temporary suspension of issuance of visas on arrival and e-visa for all countries from March 21, 2020.
The suspension will be effective until April 30 this year, but diplomats accredited to Myanmar, resident United Nations (UN) officials and any foreign nationals who intend to travel to Myanmar on compelling reason or on important official mission are asked to contact Myanmar missions for necessary entry visa or for ease of the quarantine procedure.
All incoming travellers including Myanmar nationals from the United States, Switzerland, Britain, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Norway, Sweden and Denmark will be put under facility quarantine on their arrival in Myanmar.
On 20 May 2020, the Cambodian Government has lifted the entry ban for the visitors from Iran, Italy , Spain, Germany, France, and United State. Nonetheless, the foreign visitors are still required to possess a medical certificate that is issued not more than 72 hours confirming the none infection of the Covid-19, the proof of health insurance cover $50,000.00, and subject to the quarantine procedure upon arrival.
The Cambodian government will extend visas for foreign tourists, who have been stranded in Cambodia due to COVID-19 outbreak until they can return to their countries.
From March 30, 2020, the Cambodian government has suspended the issuing of tourist visas, e-visas, and visas on arrival to all foreign nationals for one month.
The government will ban foreigners from Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States from entering the country for 30 days, effective March 17.
The closure of Vietnam and Cambodia borders from March 20 to further prevent the spread of the epidemic except for official and diplomatic passports.
From March 22, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering the Philippines except for the foreign spouses and children of Filipino citizens, diplomatic official, and those working for international organizations.
Any person coming from China and its special administrative regions (SARs) Hong Kong and Macau will not be allowed entry, except Filipino citizens and foreigners holding permanent resident visas issued by the Philippine government, while they should be quarantined for 14 days after entry. President Rodrigo Duterte announced on March 12 that the Department of Health has raised the Alert Level for the COVID-19 to Alert Level 4 Code Red Sub-Level 2, the whole of Metro Manila has been put on community quarantine which means that land, domestic air, and domestic sea travel to and from Metro Manila is not allowed during the period of March 15 12:00 to April 14 23:59.
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