Temporary 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, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) informed that the temporary suspension on cross-border activities has been extended.

In reference to the media release issued by the PMO on February 24, temporary suspension on entry of foreign nationals from Malaysia, including transits through Brunei Darussalam via land and sea ports, is extended by 14 days, from March 11-24.

Transit through the country 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 to Brunei and Malaysia, granted that travellers have attained endorsement from Malaysian authorities for their travels.

These transit vehicles will be issued Transit Permits by the Brunei Government and 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 and on commuters via land and sea for the purpose of work are also extended by 14 days, until March 24.

The conditions for the consideration of entry and exit travel mentioned are subject to review by the Cross-Border Affairs Steering Committee from time to time. For information, contact the travel hotline at 120 during working hours.