EXIT AND ENTRY PROCEDURES FOR THE COUNTRY OF SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, PAKISTAN AND NEPAL DURING THE MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER
20 May 2021
Dear Valued Clients,
On 5th May 2021, the Senior Minister of Defence issued a media statement on the following procedures:
1. Implementation of temporary flight restrictions for Exit and Entry from country of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal will be imposed on all travellers who embarked from any destinations in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal, either via direct flight or transit to Malaysia. This RESTRICTION includes travellers transiting in Malaysia journeying to other countries.
2. Exemptions are given to holders of diplomatic passports and officials who will need to undergo a COMPULSORY FOURTEEN (14) days QUARANTINE at a Quarantine Centre stipulated by the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) and Ministry of Health (MOH).
3. Flights or any other modes of transportation with a history of travel from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal in the last fourteen (14) days are not allowed for a sign-off procedure in Malaysia, except for any Malaysian crew, who will be required to undergo a FOURTEEN (14) days QUARANTINE at a Quarantine Centre stipulated by NADMA and MOH.
Implementation to restrict entries involving citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal will be imposed for the following:
a) All Long Term-Social Visit Pass (LTSVP) holders in Malaysia. Exception is given to Permanent Resident holder and Spouse of Malaysian with the condition to obtain an Entry Approval via MyTravelPass (MTP) based on their respective categories. They must also undergo a FOURTEEN (14) days QUARANTINE at a Quarantine Centre stipulated by NADMA and MOH.
b) Business Travellers;
c) Social Visit; and
d) NEW and RENEWAL holders of the following who are currently abroad: Employment Pass (EP) / Professional Visit Pass (PVP) / Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) / Dependant Pass (DP)/ Long-Term Social Visit Pass (LTSVP);
e) Malaysian citizens who are currently in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal are allowed to enter Malaysia, and are required to undergo a COMPULSORY FOURTEEN (14) days QUARANTINE at a Quarantine Centre stipulated by NADMA and MOH.
f) Malaysia citizens are PROBIHITED to travel to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal; and
g) All Exit and Entry Approvals that have been obtained through MyTravelPass, MyEntry or other entry approvals are NULL / VOIDED.
Please be reminded that the above measures will be reviewed on a regular basis by the Government of Malaysia. For further assistance, please e-mail us at:
For Employment Pass, Professional Visit Pass, and related passes: email@example.com
For Residence-Pass Talent (RP-T): firstname.lastname@example.org
For Returning Expert Programme (REP): email@example.com
We thank you for your kind understanding and cooperation.