Suspension on cross-border activities extended

With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and in reference to the press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on January 25, the PMO informed the public that the temporary suspension on entry of foreign nationals from Malaysia – including transits through Brunei Darussalam via land and sea ports – is extended by 14 days until February 24.

Transit through Brunei Darussalam may only be considered for official government travels; students who are required to attend school; emergency services (such as ambulances, police and military); and Malaysia-registered transport operators with cross-country permits issued by the Government of Brunei Darussalam for import deliveries of essential goods between the two countries, granted that the travellers have attained endorsement from the relevant authorities for their travels.

These vehicles will be issued Transit Permits by the Brunei government and the travellers will be subject to existing entry conditions and procedures.

The temporary suspension on the collection and delivery of private goods at checkpoints handled by runners registered in Brunei Darussalam is also extended by 14 days, until February 24. Meanwhile, temporary suspension on commuters via land and sea for the purpose of work is also extended by 14 days, until February 24.

The conditions for the consideration of entry and exit travel mentioned above are subject to review by the Cross-Border Affairs Steering Committee from time to time.

For information contact Travel hotline 120 during working hours.