Last updated on 3 JANUARY 2022, 1000hrs (GMT+8)

 

Travel regulation for Sabah

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 Category of Passengers Allowed Entry

  • Malaysian

       

    • Effective 1 November 2021, all fully vaccinated Malaysians entering Sabah for social visits.  
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    • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by parents / guardians who have been fully vaccinated.
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    • Passengers who are unvaccinated due to health reasons are required to submit a medical report that has been certified by a registered medical practitioner.
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    • Non Sabahan travelling for working purposes must have a valid work pass, issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department, Sabah.
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  • Foreigners

       

    • Spouse to Sabahan and dependents must have Long-Term Immigration Malaysia Passes, issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department, Sabah; OR proof of marriage and birth certificate of dependent. (not exceeding 18 years old)
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    • Spouse to a Malaysian and dependents must have Long Term Social Visit Pass issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
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    • Diplomats and expatriates including their dependents must:

         

      • Hold a valid Diplomat Pass (Exemption Order) / Dependent Pass issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
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      • Hold a Work Pass (Category I & II only) / Valid Dependent Pass issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
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      • Hold a valid Professional Pass issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
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      • Hold a valid Resident Pass issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
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      • Hold a valid Long Term Social Visit Pass (MM2H) issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department
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    • Permanent Resident Holding MyPR with code “H” / Entry Permit Card / Entry Permit Endorsement in Passport. Upon arrival, they are required to present:

         

      • Passport / Letter of Identity
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      • Proof of marriage
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      • Valid Malaysian Immigration Pass
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    • Valid Essential Work Pass Holder and dependents issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department, Sabah.
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    • For Work Pass Holder Category III, they must:

         

      • Hold a valid Work Pass (Category III) issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
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      • Include proof of return ticket to the immigration authorities upon arrival into Sabah.
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      • Include proof of residence in Sabah to the immigration authorities upon arrival into Sabah.
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    • Valid Temporary Pass holder and ‘Surat Kemudahan Berlepas’ of MyKAS Sabah and/or IMM13 Sabah issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department, Sabah.
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    • Invited guests of Sabah State Government (Foreign Investors) must take note of the following:

         

      • Provide official invitation letter from Sabah State Government including visit schedule /programme.
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      • Holding valid Malaysian Immigration passes.
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      • International passengers must hold a valid MYTravel Pass (MTP) to enter Malaysia/Sabah.
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      • The delegate must not exceed ten (10) people in a group.
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      • Provide special entry permission by Sabah State Disaster Management Committee (COVID-19); and
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      • Undergo risk assessment by Ministry of Health, Malaysia upon arrival into Sabah.
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    • Foreigner Holding a valid long term social visit pass (MM2H) period and issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department, Sabah.
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    • Foreign students based in Malaysia who have been fully vaccinated holding the following documents:

         

      • Students who are continuing or starting their academic term must have valid student pass issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department, Sabah.
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      • New students who are offered to pursue study in the state must possess the following documents:

           

        • Official offer letter from public or private institutions in Sabah.
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        • Have an offer letter from IPTA IPTS in Sabah
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        • Foreign students based in overseas who have been fully vaccinated holding the following documents:

             

          • Obtained the approval letter for Student Pass issued by countries in Need that require visa to enter Malaysia.
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          • Have an offer letter from IPTA IPTS in Sabah.
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          • Foreign students based in overseas who have been fully vaccinated holding the following documents:

               

            • Obtained the approval letter for Student Pass issued by countries in Need that require visa to enter Malaysia.
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            • Have an offer letter from IPTA IPTS in Sabah.

 

Note: Please visit: https://hednp.sabah.gov.my to apply for Special Approval from Sabah State Government. Applications for Special Approval are only eligible for consideration for the sub-category that has been listed.

 

 Travel Procedures & Quarantine Order

Entry Requirements

 

Passengers travelling to Sabah are to:

 

  • Effective 1 December 2021, all fully vaccinated Malaysians travelling to the Sabah are no longer required to provide a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test or RTK Ag (nasal swab or saliva test) results for travel to the state and will be exempted from quarantine and COVID-19 test upon arrival in Sabah.
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  • All passengers to Sabah are required to do self -monitoring via the MySejahtera app.
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  • Malaysians who have not been vaccinated and have not completed the vaccination must provide a negative COVID-19 test (RT-PCR or RTK-Ag Nasal swab or Saliva) taken at an accredited clinic or laboratory upon arrival at the Sabah Entrance. The RTK-Ag and RT-PCR test result is valid for three (3) days from the sampling date before entering Sabah.
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  • All passengers must complete the eHealth Declaration Form http://sm.jknsabah.gov.my/
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  • Effective 28 December 2021, passengers departing from countries reported with high COVID-19 Omicron variant cases listed below must undergo mandatory quarantine at designated quarantine centres upon arrival in KL International Airport before entering Sabah. These passengers are subject to 7-day quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers and 10-day quarantine for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated passengers. Passengers will bear all applicable charges

       

    • United Kingdom
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    • Saudi Arabia
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    • Australia
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    • Norway
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    • France
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    • Canada
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    • Denmark
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    • Nigeria
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    • United States
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    • India
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    • Pakistan
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    • South Africa
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    • Botswana
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    • Eswatini
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    • Lesotho
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    • Mozambique
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    • Namibia
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    • Zimbabwe
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    • Malawi
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  • Meanwhile, other international passengers transiting in KL International Airport (KLIA) with an onward connection to Sabah will be allowed to continue their journey and subject to 7-day quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers and 10-day quarantine for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated passengers at the designated quarantine centres in Sabah. Passengers will bear all applicable charges.

 

 

Please note that travel restrictions and advisories may change at short notice, and that you continue to be solely responsible for complying with all laws and/or travel requirements of jurisdictions to be flown from, into or over. Malaysia Airlines (MH) makes no representation or warranty (either express or implied) on the completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein, and shall not be liable for any errors or omissions, or any damages that may result from your access to, use of, and reliance on such information.

 

 

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