COVID-19 Reopening Matrix
Quarantine RequiredCOVID-19 Testing Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers Negative RT-PCR Covid-19 screening test results must be completed no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival in Malaysia. RT-PCR COVID-19 testing is required for all travelers upon arrival at the port of entry in Malaysia. Additional RT-PCR COVID-19 testing on day 4 of quarantine is required for all travelers who have already received the booster dose (day 5 of quarantine for those who are fully vaccinated without a booster). A risk assessment will be made by the Ministry of Health and if the traveler is symptomatic, the quarantine period will be extended. There is no health certificate requirement in Malaysia. Non-vaccinated Travelers Negative RT-PCR Covid-19 screening test results must be completed no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival in Malaysia. RT-PCR COVID-19 testing is required for all travelers upon arrival at the port of entry in Malaysia. Additional RT-PCR COVID-19 testing on day 8 of quarantine is required for all travelers who are non-vaccinated. A risk assessment will be made by the Ministry of Health and if the traveler is symptomatic, the quarantine period will be extended. There is no health certificate requirement in Malaysia. Quarantine Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers Fully vaccinated travelers and those who have been infected with COVID-19 within 11 to 60 days before departure to Malaysia are exempt from quarantine. Quarantine period has been updated to 5 days for individuals who have already received the booster dose, and 7 for those who are fully vaccinated without a booster at a governmentdesignated facility immediately following arrival in Malaysia. In limited instances, individuals may apply in advance to undergo home quarantine. The VTL allows travelers who have been in Singapore in the 14 consecutive days before departing for Malaysia, who have completed a full regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, to enter Malaysia without quarantine upon arrival. All other entry requirements still apply, except the need for a MyTravelPass. The VTL applies to Malaysians, including long-term pass holders and short-term visitors (business and official purposes only). Non-vaccinated Travelers 10-day quarantine at a government-designated facility for partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travelers. In limited instances, individuals may apply in advance to undergo home quarantine. Travelers returning from Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage purposes will need to be quarantined at a government-designated facility.
ImmigrationAs Malaysia progresses through the four-phase National Recovery Plan, each phase will be announced by the government as it occurs. All states are currently in Phase-4 of the National Recovery Plan. Government offices, including the immigration department, are operational but delays can be expected in processing times. Travel Restrictions Foreign nationals and their dependents who hold a valid long-term pass or approved pass under the following categories, are exempt from obtaining the MYEntry/MYTravelPass from the Director-General of Immigration prior to entry: Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) and their dependent/s Employment Pass (Category EP I, II and III); Professional Visit Pass (PVP); Dependent Pass for all categories of foreign nationals; Long Term Social Visit Pass (LT-SVP) for all categories of foreign nationals; and Foreign maids to foreign nationals for all categories. The exemption is not applicable for short-term business travelers, Diplomats and foreign staff of Embassies including their dependents and their new foreign domestic helpers (applying for initial applications). Entry ban for tourists and foreign visitors (travelers not entering under work/business entry status) until further notice.
• Physical viewing is possible, however it is subject to building management's approval.
SchoolsSchools are open
General InformationMost businesses are open. Malls, retail outlets, hotels, food outlets (for dine in) are all open for those that are fully vaccinated. Interstate travel is also allowed
Household GoodsSurvey (Video/In-person)
Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
Yes Day to day resume for packing and delivery
Air - Omicron spread is impacting the airfreight market with many flight cancellations
Sea - Congestion in Port Kelang causing some issues with import and export cargo being accessed at the terminal. Need to plan and book up to 6 weeks in advance to get the contract rates. Spot market to Europe starting to open up with reductions in freight.
• Operations Packing and Delivery Service business as usual for logistics industry. We are required to have an approbal letter from Employer on hand as well as adhere to SOP and precautionary measures in case there's road block. Local Interstate Travel Ban Till May 17,2021.
Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?