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Cross-border activities set to resume Aug 1

Brunei’s land and sea borders are set to re-open for non-essential travel starting 1 August 2022, aligned with existing air travel guidelines, the COVID-19 Steering Committee announced today.

According to Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof in a press conference at the Ministry of Health (MoH), citizens and permanent residents must have at least three doses of vaccinations to exit and enter the country, or if they have not received the third dose, their second dose of vaccination must not be no more than three months prior to the date of departure from the country.

Foreigners entering Brunei must have at least two doses of vaccines.

Bruneians and permanent residents must also obtain Travel Medical Insurance with coverage of COVID-19 treatment prior to exiting the country and must complete the Arrival Declaration Form (ADF) before entering or returning to the country.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin