Travellers Advisory on the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

01 December 2022

Guidelines for Travel into and out of Brunei Darussalam (Air – Land – Sea)

Inbound travel to Brunei Darussalam:

  1. Ensure passport is in good condition and have at least 6 months validity period.
  2. Foreign nationals are advised to check Visa requirements before entering Brunei Darussalam in accordance with regulations that are currently enforced. Foreign nationals may refer to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) website for latest Visa requirements.
  3. Travellers must adhere to requirements of departure country. Travellers are advised to check prevailing requirements of departure country including vaccination requirement, pre-departure COVID-19 test and insurance requirement.

Outbound travel from Brunei Darussalam:

  1. Ensure passport is in good condition and have at least 6 months validity period.
  2. Travellers are advised to check Visa requirements of the countries they are travelling to before exiting Brunei Darussalam. Please check with travel agent, foreign embassies or refer to the website of destination country for latest Visa requirements.
  3. Travellers must adhere to requirements of destination country. Please check with the authorities of the destination country on any travel restrictions and entry requirements imposed on travellers before departing from Brunei Darussalam.
  4. Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents are encouraged to register their travel itinerary on Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) e-Register prior to their trip abroad. The information provided will allow MFA to get in touch with you in the event of emergency or crisis.

The lifting of travel measures for inbound travel into and outbound travel from Brunei Darussalam via air, land and sea take effect on 1 December 2022 as follows:

  1. Vaccination status, pre-departure and post-arrival COVID-19 tests as well as quarantine are not required;
  2. Travellers do not need to complete Arrival Declaration Form or obtain Entry Travel Pass approval and Exit approval;
  3. Travel medical insurance with COVID-19 coverage is no longer mandatory for:
  • Short-term visitors (foreign nationals) who enter Brunei Darussalam;
  • Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents travelling abroad for short-term trip.
  1. However, travellers are recommended to purchase a valid Travel Medical Insurance before travelling. This is intended to protect travellers from any medical or treatment costs that may be incurred following COVID-19 infection or any emergency/incident (depending on the insurance coverage). Travellers are also advised to check the entry requirements of destination country including provisions on vaccination and health insurance.
  2. Any person who intends to leave or enter Brunei Darussalam through land control posts (checkpoints) either via vehicle or as a pedestrian will be subjected to ‘Caj Perkhidmatan’ – CaP (charge rate of BND3.00 per person for a one-way trip). Application must be submitted via Exit and Entry System (EES)
  3. Brunei Darussalam’s land control posts will operate from 06.00am to 10.00pm.

Review and revision of travel requirements are subject to continuous risk assessment given the evolving COVID-19 situation. For more information on the Endemic Phase Guidelines, please visit the Prime Minister’s Office website.