Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #35) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (July 2, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Brunei to enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive alerts. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a one-time …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #34) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (June 29, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Brunei to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #33) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (June 22, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Brunei to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) is gathering expressions of interest in potential …

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Resumption of Routine Passport and Citizenship Services

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (June 15, 2020) Location: Brunei Event: Resumption of Routine Passport and Citizenship Services U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan has resumed routine passport and citizenship services effective June 15.  U.S. citizens can once again obtain Consular Reports of Birth Abroad and full-validity passports by applying …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #32) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (June 15, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Brunei to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #31) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (June 8, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Brunei to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #30) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (June 1, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Brunei to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has suspended most of its routes until June …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #29) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (May 18, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate flights to Kuala Lumpur once per week in May 2020 and twice per week in June 2020.  …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #28) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (May 12, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate flights to Kuala Lumpur once per week in May 2020 and twice per week in June 2020.  …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #26) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 26, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 138 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The British High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan has announced that it may be able to offer a strictly limited number of seats on a special flight …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #25) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 24, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 138 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #24) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 20, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 138 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #23) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 17, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 136 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Status of Overseas Passport Operations

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 15, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  Status of Overseas Passport Operations The U.S Department of State has begun limiting passport operations due to public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  This change has affected the ability of U.S. embassies and consulates to …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #22) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 16, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 136 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #21) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 15, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 136 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #20) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 14, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 136 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #19) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 13, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 136 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #18) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 11, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 136 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #17) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 10, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 135 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #16) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 9, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 135 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in May 2020.  Please contact RBA for details and booking information and …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #15) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 8, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 135 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a flight to Kuala Lumpur today, April 8, 2020, followed by weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur in …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #14) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 6, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 135 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a one-time flight to Kuala Lumpur on April 8, 2020.  If you are interested in taking this …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 141 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a one-time commercial flight to London’s Heathrow Airport departing Bandar Seri Begawan on Sunday, July 12.  Booking information will be available on the RBA website starting Tuesday, June 30..  …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #13) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 3, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 133 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its routes until April 30, with limited service continuing to Singapore, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and Manila.  Please note that Singapore, …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #12) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 2, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 131 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its routes until April 30, with limited service continuing to Singapore, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and Manila.  Please note that Singapore, …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #11) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (April 1, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 129 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its routes until April 30, with limited service continuing to Singapore, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and Manila.  Please note that Singapore, …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #10) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 31, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 127 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its routes until April 30, with limited service continuing to Singapore, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and Manila.  Please note that Singapore, …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #9) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 30, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 126 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its routes until April 30, with limited service continuing to Singapore, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and Manila.  Please note that Singapore, …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #8) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 115 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its routes until April 30, with limited service continuing to Singapore, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and Manila.  Please note that Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines have all enacted policies barring most …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #7) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 27, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 114 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The British High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan has announced that it is coordinating with Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) on a one-time commercial flight to London—likely the …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #6) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 26, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health has confirmed 109 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The British High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan has announced that it is coordinating with Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) on a one-time commercial flight to London—likely the …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #5) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 24, 2020) Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health confirmed 91 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The Government of Brunei Darussalam has implemented additional enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Effective March 24, the government has barred all foreign …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #4) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Location:  Brunei Event:  The Brunei Ministry of Health confirmed 78 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The Government of Brunei Darussalam has implemented additional enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Effective March 20, the government requires all passengers entering Brunei through Brunei International Airport to undergo immediate isolation for 14 …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #3) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 19, 2020) Location:  Brunei, countrywide Event:  On March 18, the Brunei Ministry of Health confirmed 68 cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The government of Brunei Darussalam has implemented additional enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  With the exception of Bruneian citizens and residents, Brunei has barred …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 15, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #2) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 17, 2020) Location:  Brunei, countrywide Event:  On March 16, the Ministry of Health announced 54 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam. The government of Brunei Darussalam has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Effective March 16, citizens, permanent residents, …

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Health Alert (COVID-19 Update #1) – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (March 9, 2020) Location:  Brunei, countrywide Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. The government of Brunei Darussalam has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine …

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Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Review your …

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Third Party Attendance at Passport and CRBA Appointment Interviews

Generally, immediate family members may accompany passport or CRBA applicants to their appointment interviews at a U.S. embassy or consulate, and all minor children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Passport or CRBA applicants also have the option of being accompanied by an attorney at their appointment interview.  Attendance by any third party, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Location: Brunei, countrywide Event: The Government of Brunei Darussalam will commence full implementation of the Syariah Penal Code (SPC) on April 3, 2019. The full SPC introduces new judicial procedures and punishments, including, for certain offenses and under certain evidentiary circumstances, amputation of hands or feet and death by stoning. The SPC applies regardless of …

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