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    Travel medical insurance requirement scrapped

    The COVID-19 Steering Committee today announced several key changes to the COVID-19 control measures, including the elimination of travel medical insurance requirements for inbound and outbound travel as well as the normalisation of operation hours at land borders. 

    Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham bin Hj Jaafar at the press conference held at Ministry of Health (MoH).

    Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof at a press conference announced that from 1st December 2022, citizens and residents of Brunei Darussalam including foreign nationals who wish to exit and enter the country via land, sea and air will no longer be required to possess a travel medical insurance with COVID-19 coverage.

    He added that citizens of Brunei Darussalam who are traveling overseas are also encouraged to inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of their travel details by submitting them via the MFA e-Register on the Ministry’s website. 

    Operating hours for land Immigration Control Posts in Sungai Tujoh, Labu, Ujong Jalan and Kuala Lurah will be from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. daily from Dec 1. 

    Meanwhile, sea control posts at Serasa Terminal Ferry, Serasa Vehicle Ferry, Muara Port and Kuala Belait Wharf will continue to operate from 6.00 a.m. to 8.00
    p.m.

    More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin 

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