- 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, Australia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines have all enacted policies barring most foreign citizens from entering or transiting via their airports. If your travel has been disrupted, please contact your airline.
- The Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 webpage.
Entry and Exit Requirements:
- The government has barred all foreign citizens from entering or transiting Brunei by air, land, or sea. Inquiries about this policy may be directed to the Brunei Department of Immigration and National Registration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Citizens, permanent residents, and other residents of Brunei, including foreign citizens who hold green identity cards, require approval from the Prime Minister’s Office in order to leave the country. This policy does not apply to tourists or other visitors who do not hold Brunei-government-issued identity cards. Residents may apply for permission to leave the country by completing an online application on the website of the Prime Minister’s Office.
- Brunei International Airport implemented temperature screening requirements for all visitors on January 21. Temperature screening is also required at all land and sea-based points of entry into Brunei.
- Travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Brunei Ministry of Health for the latest information on these new measures.
- The government requires all passengers arriving in Brunei through Brunei International Airport to undergo immediate isolation for 14 days at a designated monitoring center, or, if certain conditions are met, at the passenger’s residence.