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Travel Advisory during COVID-19

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) makes its best effort to update the information reflected in all COVID-19 Information Hub pages regularly, however entry or exit requirements and other travel requirements may change at very short notice. We advise our guests to check the latest advisory issued by relevant governments or authorities and be well-informed on all the travel requirements before their trip. Please note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be held responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

This section gives a summary applicable to foreign nationals entering or exiting Brunei Darussalam. Full entry/exit requirements can be found on the Travel PortalPlease note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be held responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

Failure to comply to any of the requirements is an offense under the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and if found guilty, will be liable to a fine for up to $10,000 or imprisonment for a period of up to 6 months or both.

Exiting Brunei on and after 15 September 2022

Destination Country Requirements

  • It is travellers’ responsibility to check and fulfill other requirements as required by the destination country to visit.  
  • Should destination countries to visit require travellers to undergo RT-PCT test or ART before departure, travellers may undergo RT-PCR test at health center or private health clinic that provides services for RT-PCR test or ART at certified ART centres.
  • Travellers are advised to check Visa requirement of the country to visit before exiting Brunei.  Travellers need to check with foreign embassies or refer destination country’s website for latest Visa requirement.

Travel Medical Insurance

Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents travellers who are travelling for a short trip must obtain Travel Medical Insurance with COVID-19 coverage of a minimum coverage of BND 20,000 from Brunei-based or overseas insurer.   The insurance must be valid for the duration of their stay in the destination country. 

The following travellers are exempted from being required to obtain Travel Medical insurance with COVID-19 coverage: 

  • Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents travelling overseas for employment, for studies, as eligible dependents or hold a long-term visa/immigration pass in the destination country.
  • Permanent Residents who are travelling to their country of nationality.
  • Civil servants who are travelling overseas for official travel sponsored by Government of Brunei Darussalam.

Form and application

  • Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents travellers are required to complete registration through the e-Register system at Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) website.  This is ease communication in the event that assistance is required during emergency or crisis.
  • Citizens and Permanent Residents of Brunei exiting Brunei for education (Private Student) who will begin their studies overseas or returning to the country of studies must complete Ministry of Education’s Registration Form for private student.

Vaccination status

Starting 15 September 2022, COVID-19 vaccination is no longer be an entry or exit requirement for Brunei Darussalam.

Mask policy on RB Flights

As per the updated regulations by Brunei government, effective 15 September 2022, use of face mask onboard RB flights is no longer mandatory with the following exception:

  • for guests travelling to a country/destination where face mask is required, and/or
  • for guests exhibiting symptoms of an infection.

As Brunei travel requirements may change at short notice, please refer to the latest travel advisory issued by the Brunei government and Prime Minister’s Office before your departure. If the information differs from our travel advisory, it is recommended that you follow the official guidance from Prime Minister’s Office, as we may still be processing the latest regulatory changes.

Entering into Brunei on and after 15 September 2022

Visa requirement for Foreign travellers

Foreign travellers are advised to check Visa requirements before entering Brunei Darussalam in accordance with regulations that are currently enforced.  Visa requirements can be referred from Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Travel Medical Insurance

Foreign travellers who are on short-term visit into Brunei Darussalam must obtain Travel Medical Insurance with COVID-19 coverage of a minimum coverage of BND 20,000 from Brunei-based or overseas insurer.   The insurance must be valid for the duration of their stay in Brunei Darussalam. 

The following travellers are exempted from being required to obtain Travel Medical insurance with COVID-19 coverage: 

  • Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents returning to Brunei Darussalam.
  • Foreign nationals entering Brunei Darussalam for the purpose of long-term visit such as employment, studying or as eligible dependent.

Vaccination status

Starting 15 September 2022, COVID-19 vaccination is no longer be an entry or exit requirement for Brunei Darussalam.

With the above, non-fully vaccinated travellers are not required to undergo post-arrival COVID-19 tests.

Form and application

Starting 15 September 2022, travellers are not required to complete Arrival Declaration Form (ADF) before travelling into Brunei Darussalam.

Mask policy on RB Flights

As per the updated regulations by Brunei government, effective 15 September 2022, use of face mask onboard RB flights is no longer mandatory with the following exception:

  • for guests travelling to a country/destination where face mask is required, and/or
  • for guests exhibiting symptoms of an infection.

As Brunei travel requirements may change at short notice, please refer to the latest travel advisory issued by the Brunei government and Prime Minister’s Office before your departure. If the information differs from our travel advisory, it is recommended that you follow the official guidance from Prime Minister’s Office, as we may still be processing the latest regulatory changes.

All guests arriving into Australia are reminded to comply with all other requirements set-forth by the Australian government and state/territories. Please check the latest requirements to confirm your eligibility before booking.

All guests arriving into Australia who do not meet these criteria will be subjected to Australia’s travel restrictions as well as state or territory quarantine requirements of the jurisdiction where they arrive into Australia. If you do not meet these criteria and wish to travel to Australia, please contact Royal Brunei Airlines to make arrangements.

International guests arriving in New South Wales, Victoria or the Australian Capital Territory are not automatically permitted to transit to another state or territory. Guests are advised to check interstate travel requirements.

Masks are mandatory for the duration of the flight and while in Australian airports, and should also be worn in airports in other countries. 

Travelling to Australia on or after 18 April 2022

For more information on the travel requirements to/from Australia, you may visit the following links.

From 6 July 2022, the followings are no longer needed:

  • Travellers travelling to and departing Australia are no longer required to provide evidence of their vaccination status
  • Unvaccinated visa holders will not require a travel exemption
  • Travellers are no longer required to complete the Digital Passenger Declaration

All travellers entering Singapore on/after 1 April 2022 are subjected to Singapore’s new Vaccinated Travel Framework. Travel requirements via the Vaccinated Travel Framework is dependent on the traveller’s vaccination status.

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore has provided detailed travel requirement checklist for the following traveller’s profile:

Malaysia has reopened its borders to international travellers.  All travellers are to comply with the travel requirements by the Malaysian government.  We advise our guests to check the latest advisory issued by relevant governments or authorities and be well-informed on all the travel requirements before their trip.  Malaysia’s travel requirement can be checked from safetravel.gov.my.

Take note that requirements may change last minute and it is travellers’ responsibility to have all necessary approvals and/or documentation for travel.

In accordance with the Philippines Department of Transport, guests entering and departing from Manila (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) are required to wear a face mask onboard the aircraft and at the airport (face shields are optional). All passengers are no longer required to download and register an account in the TRAZE CONTACT TRACING mobile app prior to entering The Philippines.

In compliance with Philippine regulations, the Inter-Agency Task Force on the management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), guests are required to follow the arrival and quarantine protocols for non-OFWs and returning Overseas Filipinos & Foreign Nationals when travelling to the Philippines. Guests are reminded that it is your responsibility to follow, meet all entry/exit guidelines of the Philippines and pre-book Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ)-accredited quarantine hotel.

The Philippine Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) has implemented a paperless solution for the Health monitoring and contact tracing process through the One Health Registration and Electronic Health Declaration Certificate (e-HDC). All passengers are mandated to register for free to the BOQ One Health Pass (OHP) to declare their personal information, health status, and travel history.

Here’s the two-step registration process:

Prior to the Departure date, register through https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph for free and complete all required fields. Please ensure that a copy of the unique Transaction Number is saved. This number will be required for the e-HDC Registration on the day of departure.
One Health Pass (OHP) is using new process effective 3 May 2022.  Please refer here for the video tutorial on the new process.

On the day of Departure, all passengers must fill up the e-HDC at https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/ by entering the unique Transaction Number generated during the One Health Pass Registration. This will allow the passengers to retrieve their records which will direct the passengers to the Health Declaration process. Upon completing all the information, the passenger will receive a unique QR code which will be required during Check in. It is recommended to have a screenshot saved on your mobile phones or a print out (if registration is done through a PC workstation/laptop) to avoid any inconveniences during Check in. Children and Infants should have individual One Health Pass and e-HDC Registration. Parents can do the registration on their behalf and ensure that a file of the QR Code of each passenger is saved. This e-HDC QR code is subject for validation upon arrival in the Philippines.

Passengers will not be allowed to board unless the process is completed.

Philippine's Fully vaccinated criteria

Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is considered:

  • If travellers has received the second dose in a 2-dose of COVID-19 vaccines series OR
  • If travellers has received a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine more than fourteen (14) days before the departure date of country of origin

Isolation, Quarantine and Vaccination Status Protocols-For Foreign Nationals

Effective from 1 April 2022, foreign nationals are allowed to enter Philippines without the need of Entry Exemption Document (EED) and are required to comply to the following:  

  1. Be fully vaccinated except for minor children below 12 years old travelling with their fully vaccinated parent(s) 
  2. Must have the following proofs of vaccination against COVID-19 recognized under existing IATF regulations: 
    • World Health Organization International Certificates of Vaccination and Prophylaxis;
    • VaxCertPH; or 
    • National or State Manual/Digital Vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government.
  3. Present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours or a negative laboratory-based Antigen Test taken within 24 hours, prior to departure from the country of origin.
    Please note that only laboratory-based Antigen Test results administered and certified by a healthcare professional in healthcare facility, laboratory clinic, pharmacy or other similar establishment will be accepted. 

    Remotely Supervised Antigen Rapid Tests is acceptable, provided that it is administered and certified by a healthcare professional.  This test is exempted for:
    a) Foreign nationals aged 18 years and above who have received the primary series of COVID-19 vaccine (fully vaccinated) and have received at least one COVID-19 booster shot.
    b) Foreign nationals aged 12 to 17 years who are fully vaccinated.
    c) Foreign nationals aged below 12 years, regardless of their vaccination status, who are accompanied by their parents or guardians who falls under item (a) above.
  4. Unaccompanied minor aged 15 to 17 years shall not undergo quarantine and testing upon arrival, if:
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine, and at least one (1) COVID-19 booster shot OR
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine and presenting a negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight (48) hours, or remotely supervised, or a laboratory-based rapid antigen negative test result administered and certified by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or other similar establishment taken within twenty-four (24) hours, before date of departure from the country of origin.
  5. Unaccompanied minor aged 15 to 17 years shall undergo mandatory quarantine and testing, if:
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine but with no COVID-19 booster shot or with no negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight (48) hours, or remotely supervised, or a laboratory-based rapid antigen negative test result administered and certified by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or other similar establishment taken within twenty-four (24) hours, before date of departure from the country of origin OR
    • Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated
  6. Unaccompanied minor aged 5 to 14 years shall not undergo quarantine and testing upon arrival, if:
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine and with prior coordination with endorsement letter from their respective foreign service office and airline.
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine, and at least one (1) COVID-19 booster shot.  Regardless to the status of coordination from their respective foreign service office and airline.
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine and presenting a negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight (48) hours, or remotely supervised, or a laboratory-based rapid antigen negative test result administered and certified by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or other similar establishment taken within twenty-four (24) hours, before date of departure from the country of origin. Regardless to the status of coordination from their respective service office and airline.
  7. Unaccompanied minor aged 5 to 14 years shall undergo quarantine and testing upon arrival, if:
    • Minor have received primary series COVID-19 vaccine but without prior coordination and endorsement letter of designated foreign embassy and airlines; with no COVID-19 booster shot or with no negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight (48) hours, or remotely supervised, or a laboratory-based rapid antigen negative test result administered and certified by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or other similar establishment taken within twenty-four (24) hours, before date of departure from the country of origin. OR
    • Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated.
  8. Unaccompanied minors aged 4 years and below shall have prior coordination with endorsement letter from designated foreign service office and airline prior departure port of origin.  Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) endorsement letter can be an alternative acceptable requirement.
    Failure to present the necessary documents upon arrival will require minors to undergo mandatory quarantine.  Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) shall stand-in for the needed coordination in the case of foreign embassy representation absence. The Airline shall designate a guardian who will accompany the minor during quarantine period.
  9. Hold a return or outbound ticket to their country of origin or next country of destination not later than 30 days from the date of arrival. 
  10. Travel insurance for COVID-19 treatment costs, with a minimum coverage of USD 35,000.00 during the stay in the Philippines.  This is no longer required but it is encourage for travellers to have it.
  11. Fully vaccinated foreign nationals with valid and current American, Japanese, Australian, Canadian or Schengen (AJACS) and American, Japanese, Australian, Canadian, Schengen, Singapore & United Kingdom (AJACSSUK) Visa who wish to visit the Philippines for tourism purposes are now allowed to enter visa free for an initial stay of seven (7) days.
  12. Indian nationals with valid US visas can enter the Philippines visa free for fourteen (14) days and may extend their stay for another seven (7) days.\
  13. Virtual APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) or the physical copy of it is now accepted as a proof of eligibility for APEC admission for travel into the Philippines.

NOTE: Item 9 is exempted for: 

  • Foreign spouses and/or children of Filipino citizens 
  • Former Filipino citizens with Balikbayan privileges under Republic Act No. 9174, including their spouses and/or children who are travelling with them 
  • Foreign nationals with valid immigrant visa, non-immigrant visa except 9A visa holders, and/or special visa Issued by Bureau of Immigration or competent Philippine government agencies.  

Isolation, Quarantine and Vaccination Status Protocols-For Filipino Nationals

The entry, testing and quarantine protocols for arriving Filipinos allowed entry into the Philippines shall be as follows, regardless of their country of origin.

  1. Fully vaccinated international arriving passengers shall be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin.
    • Upon arrival, they shall no longer be required to observe mandatory facility-based quarantine but shall self-monitor for any sign or symptom for (7) days with the first day being the date of arrival and shall be required to report to the local government unit of destination upon the manifestation of symptoms, if any.
    • This test is exempted for:
      a) Filipino nationals aged 18 years and above who have received the primary series of COVID-19 vaccine (fully vaccinated) and have received at least one COVID-19 booster shot.
      b) Filipino nationals aged 12 to 17 years who are fully vaccinated.
      c) Filipino nationals aged below 12 years, regardless of their vaccination status, who are accompanied by their parents or guardians who falls under item (a) above.
  2. International arriving passengers must have the following proofs of vaccination against COVID-19 recognized under existing IATF regulations:
    1. World Health Organization International Certificates of Vaccination and Prophylaxis;
    2. VaxCertPH; or
    3. National or State Manual/Digital Vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government.
  3. For unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or individuals whose vaccination status cannot be independently validated, they shall be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight hours (48hrs) prior to departure from the country of origin. Additionally, they shall be required to undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of their negative RT-PCR test taken on the fifth (5th) day.
    Please note that only laboratory-based Antigen Test results administered and certified by a healthcare professional in healthcare facility, laboratory clinic, pharmacy or other similar establishment will be accepted. 
    Remotely Supervised Antigen Rapid Tests is acceptable, provided that it is administered and certified by a healthcare professional.  
  4. Fully recovered COVID-19 Filipino nationals but tested positive for the 48 hours pre-departure test may be allowed entry into the Philippines, if they comply the following departure/boarding requirements:
    • Positive for COVID-19 on RT-PCR test which is taken not earlier then 10 days but not later than 30 days from country of origin/port of embarkation
    • Positive for COVID-19 on RT-PCR test which is taken within 48 hours before departure from country of origin/first port of embarkation, excluding layovers, provided that travellers has not left the airport premises or was not admitted into the transit country.
  5. Unvaccinated Filipino nationals children below twelve (12) years of age who cannot be vaccinated shall follow the quarantine protocols of the parent/s or the accompanying adult/guardian travelling with them.
  6. Unvaccinated Filipino nationals children aged 12 to 17 years shall follow the health and quarantine protocols based on their vaccination status.
    Parent/s shall accompany their unvaccinated minor children during quarantine.
  7. Unaccompanied minor aged 12 to 17 years:
    • Fully vaccinated minor (who has completed primary dose) and has booster will not require quarantine and testing upon arrival.
    • Fully vaccinated minor (who has completed primary dose) and presenting a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken with fourty-eight (48) hours, OR remotely supervised , or laboratory-based rapid antigen administered and certified by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or other similar establishment taken within twenty-four (24) hours before departure from the country of origin, will not require quarantine and testing upon arrival.
    • Fully vaccinated with or without booster and with prior coordination by the airline with Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) will not require quarantine and testing upon arrival.
    • Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated will require quarantine and testing upon arrival.  Minor’s quarantine facility, conveyances, testing laboratory and local companion shall be coordinated by airline representative.
  8. Unaccompanied minor aged 4 to 11 years:
    • Fully vaccinated with prior coordination by the airline will not require quarantine and testing upon arrival.
    • Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated and/or presenting negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within fourty-eight (48) hours, OR remotely supervised , or laboratory-based rapid antigen administered and certified by a healthcare professional in a healthcare facility, laboratory, clinic, pharmacy, or other similar establishment taken within twenty-four (24) hours before departure from the country of origin, will not require quarantine and testing upon arrival if they have prior coordination by the airline with BOQ.
  9. Unaccompanied minors aged 3 years and below must have prior coordination by the airline with BOQ prior to their entry.
  10. In case of non-compliance of the item #7-9, an accompanying adult/guardian from LGU should accompany the child or children during their facility-based quarantine.
    The accompanying adult/guardian must follow the requirements below:

    • A negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours or antigen test taken within 24 hours before check-in at the quarantine facility.
    • A signed waiver indicating the awareness of the exposure risk and willingness of adult/guardian to accompany an unaccompanied minor(s) to undergo complete mandatory facility-based quarantine.
  11. Unaccompanied minors included in a government-initiated repatriation of Overseas Filipinos not covered by the POLO/OWWA, prior coordination by that airline with BOQ and DSWD endorsement are required.
  12. Effective 10 February 2022, fully vaccinated nationals of non-visa required countries under Executive Order No. 408 (s.1960), as amended, shall be allowed to enter the Philippines, subject to the following conditions:
    • Holders of passports valid for at least six (6) months at the time of arrival, and with return or outbound ticket to their country of origin or next country of destination.
    • Must have the following proofs of vaccination against COVID-19 recognized under existing IATF regulations:
      • World Health Organization International Certificates of Vaccination and Prophylaxis;
      • VaxCertPH; or
      • National or State Manual/Digital Vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government.
    • Children below eighteen (18) years of age are exempted from the requirement of full vaccination and providing proof of vaccination status prior to boarding.
    • Shall observe the existing testing and quarantine protocols in place for fully vaccinated international arriving passengers
    • The list of non-visa required countries under Executive Order No. 408 (s.1960), as amended, may be found at https://dfa.gov.ph/list-of-countries-for-21-day-visa.

As of 4am on 18 March 2022, all travellers, regardless of vaccination status, are not required to take any COVID-19 tests or fill in a passenger locator form when travelling to the United Kingdom from abroad.

We advise our guests to check the latest advisory issued by relevant governments or authorities and be well-informed on all the travel requirements before their trip. Please note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this, RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

Effective 1 December 2020, All China-bound guests, regardless of nationalities, are required to present a green HS code (Chinese nationals) or HDC code (Foreign nationals) on their mobile devices or in print in order to board the flight. Guests are advised to upload copies of their negative COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) result and a negative IgM anti-body test from an authorized testing institution; within 2 days before boarding via Wechat (Chinese nationals) or website https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5 (Foreign nationals) and fill in the required information. The Chinese Embassy will issue a green HS code (Chinese nationals) or HDC code (Foreign nationals) as soon as it verifies the results. Guests who fail to present all required documents will be denied boarding.

Effective 20 May 2021, all travellers into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, except for Saudi citizens, are required to complete institutional quarantine at their own expense starting from the time of arrival at the institutional quarantine facilities. Travellers must have valid medical insurance to cover the treatment of COVID-19. The medical insurance should also cover the costs of treatment in outpatient clinics, emergencies, and hospitals; including institutional quarantine for a period of up to 14 days.

Immune travellers must fill out the Registration Immunization Information Form before traveling to the Kingdom to allow them to register their immunization data which will enable them to use TAWAKKALNA APP. This does not apply to Saudi Citizens and exempted categories.

For more information, you may contact the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)’s Passenger Care Center with toll free number 8001168888 or enquire through social media (@GacaCare), e-mail ([email protected]), or the Authority’s website: (gaca.gov.sa).

Please click here for details of the temporary suspension on travelling to and from countries within the Indian subcontinent.

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced in a press release on 28 December 2021 that in view of the latest global developments of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Brunei Darussalam will be specified as Group A specified places from 00:00hrs on 31 December 2021 to tighten the boarding and quarantine requirements for relevant inbound travellers.

  • Non-Hong Kong residents are not allowed to enter Hong Kong.
  • Hong Kong residents can only board a flight for Hong Kong
    • If they have stayed in the same country in the previous 14 days
    • Have been fully vaccinated and hold a recognised vaccination record
    • Hold a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based nucleic acid test collected within 48 hours before departure
    • They will have to undergo compulsory quarantine in a designated quarantine hotel for 7 nights or 14 nights upon returning to Hong Kong. Refer to the official Hong Kong Government website for full quarantine requirements.
  • Details on the relevant boarding and compulsory quarantine requirements for respective specified places can be found here.

Brunei-issued vaccination booklet (yellow booklet) is not recognised as a valid proof of vaccination status. Using your BruHealth app, download a digital copy of your vaccination certificate to be used as a valid proof of vaccination status.

Travellers arriving into Indonesia are reminded to comply with the requirements set by the destination’s government and  may change last minute.  It is travellers’ responsibility to check the latest requirements and have all necessary approvals and/or documentation for travel.

Electronic Custom Declaration (e-CD) - Jakarta

Travellers arriving Jakarta are required to complete Electronic Custom Declaration (e-CD) before arriving to Jakarta.

Vaccination

  • Show a (physical or digital) card or certificate as a proof of vaccination status except for:
    • Nationals of Indonesia
    • Travellers under the age of 18 years
    • Travellers with conditions which prevent from receiving vaccination provided that there is a supporting doctor’s reference stating traveller is unable to receive COVID-19 vaccination
  • Fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccination at least fourteen  (14) days before departure.
  • Travellers who only received one dose out of two dose are not considered fully vaccinated even if they have recovered from COVID-19.

COVID-19 recovered patients

COVID-19 recovered patients must have tested positive a maximum of 30 days prior to departure.

COVID-19 recovered patients must:

  • Show doctor’s reference of COVID-19 recovery certificate from government hospital of the country of departure

COVID-19 recovered patients are exempted from:

  • Showing card or certificate of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 result through RT-PCR test

Insurance

Foreign nationals must show a proof of health insurance which includes the coverage for COVID-19 treatment and medical evacuation.

Quarantine

Condition Quarantine requirement
Not fully vaccinated 5 days
Not fully vaccinated (with proof from doctor stating traveller is unable to receive COVID-19 vaccination) No quarantine
Fully vaccinated (with second or third dose) No quarantine
Travellers under the age of 18 years Follows the quarantine provisions imposed to their parents/caregivers/travel companions

In the event of international travellers need to carry out quarantine at their own expense, they are required to show the payment confirmation as a proof of quarantine accommodation booking.  The confirmation must be from the accommodation provider while staying in Indonesia.

Post-arrival COVID-19 test

Travellers are subject to COVID-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival.  More details on the conditions can be checked here.

Mobile Application

Travellers are required to download and use PeduliLindungi app before departure into Indonesia.

Starting 1 May 2022, Thailand is easing its entry requirements and its Thailand Pass process.  Travellers below are allowed to enter Thailand:

  • Fully vaccinated travellers
    • Fully vaccinated with a minimum of two (2) doses of COVID-19 vaccine which are approved by Thai FDA are allowed to enter Thailand.
    • Travellers must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure into Thailand.
  • Unvaccinated travellers or not fully vaccinated travellers
    • with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test not longer than 72 hours before departure OR
    • travellers with no COVID-19 RT-PCR test within 72 hours before departure but must undergo the mandatory 5 days Alternate Quarantine program

Application

All travellers must have an approved Thailand pass to enter Thailand from here.  The process time for Thailand pass will take not more than 2 days, however travellers are strongly advised to submit their Thailand pass registration earlier.

Step-by-step process to apply Thailand pass can be referred here.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers need the following upon applying Thailand pass:
    • Passport profile page.
    • Flight itinerary showing the confirmed arrival date.
    • Vaccination certificate as a proof of full (2 doses) of COVID-19 vaccines.
    • COVID-19 insurance policy with a minimum coverage of USD 10,000 medical expenses including COVID-19 while in Thailand.
  • Unvaccinated travellers need the following upon applying Thailand pass:
    • Passport profile page.
    • Flight itinerary showing the confirmed arrival date.
    • COVID-19 insurance policy with a minimum coverage of USD 10,000.
    • Payment proof of Alternate Quarantine hotel booking for 5 nights (Quarantine program) and payments for COVID-19 RT-PCR test for Day 4 &5 OR
    • A negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result not older than 72 hours before the departure date (No Quarantine) in lieu of a vaccination certificate.
  • For travellers under age of 18 years:
    • They can be added to a parent or guardians Thailand Pass and following their parent or guardians’ requirement.

Quarantine

  • For fully vaccinated travellers:
    • Test & Go and Sandbox schemes are removed for vaccinated travelers. This is replaced with the No Quarantine program.
  • For unvaccinated travellers:
    • Unvaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Thailand by 5-day Alternate Quarantine, undergoing a mandatory 5 days quarantine OR
    • A No Quarantine program if unvaccinated travellers have a pre-departure negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result.

Pre-departure COVID-19 test

  • For fully vaccinated travellers, COVID-19 RT-PCR test is no longer required when entering Thailand.
    • Children under age of 18 years travelling with fully vaccinated parent or guardians will follow the same requirement as their parent or guardians.
  • Unvaccinated travellers or not fully vaccinated travellers who are under 5-day Alternate Quarantine program must undergo COVID-19 RT-PCR test on day 4 and 5 in Thailand during their mandatory 5 days quarantine at Alternative Quarantine hotel.
    • That includes unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated children aged 6 to 17 years who are travelling with unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated parent or guardians.
    • Children under age of 6 years are exempted from  pre-departure RT-PCR COVID-19 test.

Post-arrival COVID-19 test

  • For fully vaccinated travellers, COVID-19 RT-PCR test is no longer required when entering Thailand.
  • Unvaccinated travellers who are under 5-day Alternate Quarantine program must undergo COVID-19 RT-PCR test on day 4 and 5 in Thailand during their mandatory 5 days quarantine at Alternative Quarantine hotel.

Insurance

  • All travellers need a COVID-19 insurance policy for the duration of their stay.
  • COVID-19 insurance is reduced from USD 20,000 to USD 10,000 medical expenses including COVID-19 while in Thailand.
  • Health insurance can be purchased from travellers own country, or insurance company in Thailand.
  • Thais and foreign expatriates who are under Thailand’s national healthcare coverage are exempted from this requirement.

All United Arab Emirates (UAE) residents, visitors and tourist can enter Dubai.  However, visitor and tourists have to meet the visa requirements (if needed) before travelling into Dubai.  Refer here for visa requirements to enter UAE.

It is travellers’ responsibility to check the latest requirements and have all necessary approvals and/or documentation for travel.

  1. Be fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) or the UAE.
  2. Fully vaccinated traveller must present a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate (showing QR code), as a proof that traveller is fully vaccinated.
  3. Not fully vaccinated traveller must present a negative result of RT-PCT test conducted within 48 hours before date of arrival.
  4. Recovered COVID-19 traveller must present a valid medical certificate from the relevant authorities issued within one month before the date of arrival.  The certificate must contain a QR code.

The following people are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test or a vaccination certificate at the departure airport:

  • all UAE nationals returning to Dubai from any country
  • non‑UAE nationals accompanying a first‑degree UAE national family member
  • domestic workers accompanying a UAE national sponsor.

The following people are exempt from being tested for COVID-19:

  • children below 12 years of age
  • passengers with moderate to severe disabilities.

Note:

Moderate or severe disability includes neurological disorders and intellectual or developmental disabilities. For example: Acute spinal cord injury, Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Ataxia, Autism spectrum, Bell’s palsy, Brain tumours, Cerebral aneurysm, Cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy and seizures.
All other passengers, including those who are visually impaired, have a hearing impairment or are physically challenged, must hold a negative COVID‑19 RT‑PCR test certificate as per the requirements.