• Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021
  • Last Update : 05:31 pm

Malaysia lifts entry ban for passengers from Bangladesh

  • Published at 06:55 pm September 21st, 2021
Malaysia airport
File photo: A Malaysian health quarantine officer waits for passengers at a thermal screening point in the international arrivals terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang on March 10, 2020 Reuters

People will have to be fully vaccinated and provide a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result to enter Malaysia

The Malaysian government has decided to lift entry restrictions for nationals from Bangladesh and other countries.

The decision was announced in a notification by the High Commission of Malaysia in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon.

The decision to allow entry into Malaysia will come into immediate effect, according to the notice.


Also Read - Malaysia to impose travel ban on Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal


Malaysian permanent residents, long term pass holders, business travellers and investors will have to obtain prior entry approval from the Immigration Department of Malaysia through MyTravelPass or MyEntry (https://www.imi.gov.my).

People will also have to be fully vaccinated and provide a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result to enter Malaysia.

The Health Ministry of Malaysia has also made quarantine mandatory for travellers.


Also Read - Malaysia expands entry ban to Bangladesh pass holders


Travellers will get pre-approved visa related information at [email protected] and [email protected] or they can contact the visa hotline at +88 017 9200 0766.

Earlier on May 5, Malaysia imposed a travel ban on citizens of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal.

The move followed a temporary ban on flights from and to India to stop a new Covid-19 variant from entering Malaysia.

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