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Temporary suspension of 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 a media release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on the extension of temporary suspension on cross-border activities dated January 30, the PMO announced that the temporary suspension on cross-border activities is extended by 14 days from February 15-28.

The temporary suspension applies to the entry of foreign nationals via land and sea ports, including transits through the Sultanate, except for entry and transit travels that have been granted approval by the Government of Brunei Darussalam. Entry and transits through the country may only be considered for transit vehicles with transit permits issued by the Government of Brunei Darussalam, provided that the travellers have attained endorsement from their local authorities for their travels, and will be subject to existing entry conditions and procedures for official government travel; students required to attend school; emergency services such as ambulances, police and military; and vaccinated foreign-registered transport operators with cross-country permits issued by the Government of Brunei Darussalam for import deliveries of essential goods.

It also applies to the entry and exit-country travels of commuters via land and sea ports for the purpose of work.

The conditions for the consideration of entry and exit travel mentioned above are subject to review by the COVID-19 Steering Committee.

For information, visit www.pmo.gov.bn/travelportal or contact the travel hotline at 120 or e-mail travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn.