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Mandatory Quarantine and COVID-19 test to enter Sarawak and Sabah

 

Sarawak

 

Effective 10 October 2020, all passengers including Sarawakians traveling to Sarawak from Peninsular Malaysia are required to submit their application through EnterSarawak and complete the e-Health Declaration Form before departure via http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my. They will be quarantined at the designated Quarantine Centre for 14 days and undergo the RT-PCR COVID-19 test on the 2nd and 10th day. Additionally, those travelling from KLIA to Sarawak during the CMCO period from 14 until 27 October 2020 will now require a police permit before their travel.

 

Any applicable costs must be borne by passengers with the exception to Sarawakians, that will be covered by the Sarawak State Government.

 

 

Effective 4 October to 15 November

 

Entry to Sarawak from Sabah and Labuan

All passengers from Sabah and Labuan are not allowed to enter Sarawak with exception to Sarawakians returning to the state.

 

Sarawakians are required to submit their application through EnterSarawak and complete the e-Health Declaration Form before departure via http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my. They will be quarantined at the designated Quarantine Centre for 14 days and undergo the RT-PCR COVID-19 test on the 2nd and 10th day.

 

 

For Essential Services Sector

 

Entry Requirements

Non-Sarawakians travelling on Essential Services duty need to undertake RT-PCR COVID-19 test three (3) days before departure to the state. The requirement to complete the online application form on EnterSarawak and the e-Health Declaration Form (e-DF) at http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my applies.

 

Sarawakians returning from Peninsular Malaysia must comply with the same requirement of completing the online application on EnterSarawak and the e-Health Declaration Form (e-DF) at http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my. However, they must undergo an RT-PCR COVID-19 test upon arrival and will be given a wristband and follow a Home Surveillance Order (HSO) until test returns a negative result.

 

Employees of oil and gas companies working on oil-rigs site but have been in Sarawak for more than 30 days are not required to undergo the COVID-19 test. However, the requirement to complete the online application form on EnterSarawak and the e-Health Declaration Form (e-DF) at http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my applies.

 

All International passengers transiting via KLIA to Sarawak must undergo a COVID-19 testing at the airport's International Entrance before their connecting flight (within 24 hours) and required to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine at designated quarantine centres at their first point of arrival in Sarawak. The requirement for passengers to do COVID-19 test three (3) days before their flight to Malaysia is NO longer applicable. Passengers are required to submit their entry application through “EnterSarawak” and complete the e-Health Declaration Form before departure via http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my

 

Exit Requirements

Sarawakians travelling on Essential Services duty to Peninsular Malaysia are required to complete the EnterSarawak application and the e-Health Declaration Form (e-DF) at http://sdmc.sarawak.gov.my.

 

Passengers need to obtain approval from the respective Heads of Departments and attach the supporting documents such as the official letter to the meeting in their application before being allowed to return without undergoing quarantine at the designated quarantine centres.

 

 

 

Sabah

 

Following the recent Government’s announcement on travel restriction to and from Sabah effective 12 October 2020, only passengers of the following category are allowed to enter the state:

 

Malaysian 

  1. Sabahan with MyKad with the prefix “H” holder
  2. Spouse to Sabahan and dependent with a valid Immigration Malaysia pass issued by the Department of Immigration Malaysia, Sabah, or proof of marriage certificate and the dependent's birth certificate.
  3. Non-Sabahan with a valid Immigration Malaysia pass issued by the Department of Immigration Malaysia, Sabah, including Sabah Permanent Resident, or students of any institution in the State of Sabah.
  4. Working under Essential Services with a valid Immigration Malaysia pass and issued by Sabah’s Department of Immigration Malaysia.
  5. Federal Government personnel must apply for Section 66(1)(d) Immigration Act 1959/63 endorsement at the Sabah Immigration office after entry into the State of Sabah. Meanwhile, their dependent is required to apply for Section 66(2) Immigration Act 1959/63 endorsement or Long-Term Social Visit Pass at the Sabah Immigration office after entry into the State of Sabah.

 

Foreigners

  1. Spouse to Sabahan and dependent holding a valid Immigration Malaysia passes and issued by Department of Immigration Malaysia, Sabah; or proof of marriage and birth certificate of dependent (not exceeding 18 years old)
  2. Sabah Permanent Resident Holding MyPR with prefix “H” / Entry Permit Card / Entry Permit Endorsement in Passport
  3. Work pass holder and dependent under Essential Services
  4. Student studying in any institution in the State of Sabah and a holder of valid Immigration Malaysia pass and issued by the Department of Immigration Malaysia, Sabah.

 

Passengers other than those stated above are required to obtain special permission from the Sabah Chief Minister's Department before entering the state. For any inquiries, you may contact the department at 088-369434 (24hours), and the application process will take approximately seven working days or visit https://phednp.wixsite.com/website for more information.

 

The Sabah State Health Department requires passengers arriving at entry points in Sabah to fill in the health declaration, risk assessment forms, and download the MySejahtera application for health self-declaration to the government. The e-Health Declaration Form can be found at http://sm.jknsabah.gov.my/.

 

Upon arrival, passengers are required to undergo a health screening/assessment process. Those with a clean bill of health are allowed to proceed with their journey, while those showing symptoms are required to undergo a lab test (antigen-based rapid test kit) at any registered health clinics/centres. Passengers are allowed to observe quarantine at home while waiting for the test results, and the quarantine period will depend on the test results.

 

All International passengers transiting via KLIA to Sabah must undergo COVID-19 testing at the airport's International Entrance before their connecting flight (within 24 hours) and undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine at designated quarantine centres upon arrival at their point of arrival in Sabah. 

 

Exit Requirements from Sabah

From 12 October 2020 to 25 October 2020, passengers exiting Sabah to Sarawak, FT Labuan or Peninsular Malaysia on a specific reason are required to obtain a written permission from the nearest police station. 

 

 

 

Last updated 16 October 2020, 1130hrs (GMT+8)

 

 

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