Malaysia travel advisories

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Safety Information
Travel advisories Updated on Dec. 7, 2022, 4:11 a.m.
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Do not travel

The following information has been provided by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The information is subject to change without notice. This is not a comprehensive list, and you are urged to check the most up-to-date information and details.

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Entry information for travelers from Japan

Post-arrival restrictions

Dec. 6, 2022, 9:34 a.m.

Foreign nationals entering Malaysia must: The same applies if vaccination has not been completed.
● Download the government-designated app “MySejahtera”
● Pre-registration of travel information and vaccination information to the app
*For details, please refer to the website of the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia.

COVID-19 risks

Oct. 19, 2022, midnight

In light of the fact that the global infection situation is generally improving, and that G7 countries have already stopped designating levels by country and region, all the new coronavirus infectious disease risk information will be issued on October 19. The world is uniformly set to level 1 (please be careful).

Aug. 24, 2022, midnight

On August 24, the infectious disease risk information for 41 countries was changed from level 3 (recommendation to avoid travel) to level 2 (please refrain from non-essential travel), and the infectious disease risk information for 55 countries/regions was changed to level 2. The level has been lowered from (Please refrain from unnecessary and non-urgent travel) to Level 1 (Please be careful).

July 25, 2022, midnight

On July 23, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the global outbreak of monkeypox a "public health emergency of international concern." According to the WHO, more than 16,000 cases of monkeypox infection in 75 countries and regions have been reported so far, and the infection is spreading worldwide.

July 1, 2022, midnight

Although the infection status of the new corona varies depending on the situation in each country and region, the risk of death and aggravation has decreased, and deregulation at the water's edge and in Japan has also been seen, especially in countries where vaccination is progressing worldwide. I'm on the way. Based on these trends, the infectious disease risk information level is now available after comprehensively considering the actual conditions of each country / region, such as the status of infection, vaccination status, infectious disease control / medical system, and status of various measures in each country / region. Was reviewed.

May 26, 2022, midnight

Although the infection status of the new corona varies depending on the situation in each country and region, the number of new infections and deaths is declining worldwide, and the risk of death and aggravation is mainly in countries where vaccination is progressing. Is declining, and regulations are being relaxed at the water's edge and in Japan. Based on these trends, the infectious disease risk information level is now available after comprehensively considering the actual conditions of each country / region, such as the status of infection, vaccination status, infectious disease control / medical system, and status of various measures in each country / region. Was reviewed.

April 1, 2022, midnight

The level of infectious disease risk information should be reviewed after comprehensively considering the actual situation of each country / region, such as the number of newly infected people in each country / region, vaccination status, infectious disease control / medical system, and status of various measures. It was made. As a result, infectious disease risk information has been reduced from Level 3 "Recommendation for suspension of travel" to Level 2 "Please stop unnecessary and unurgent travel" in 106 countries.

Nov. 29, 2021, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please be informed and try to prevent the infection.

Nov. 29, 2021, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please be informed and try to prevent the infection.

Aug. 13, 2021, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please obtain the latest information and try to prevent the infection.

May 18, 2021, midnight

Coronavirus infections are still spreading worldwide, with more than 160 million confirmed infections and more than 3 million deaths worldwide. Although the number of infected people is decreasing in North America and Europe, the situation continues to require caution, such as the remarkable spread of infection in South Asia.
Based on this situation, the infectious disease risk information level in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Saint Lucia, Thailand, East Timor, and Mongolia has been newly set to Level 2 by comprehensively considering various situations including the deterioration of the infection situation. "Please stop unnecessary and unurgent travel" has been raised to Level 3 "Travel Cancellation Recommendation".

Oct. 30, 2020, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please obtain the latest information and try to prevent the infection.

Local and national news

Information for the past 30 days.

Outbreaks of monkeypox (outbreaks in multiple countries) (16)

Nov. 18, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. Status of the Monkeypox Outbreak On July 23, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared the global spread of monkeypox to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). In response to this recognition, on July 25, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued monkeypox infectious disease risk information Level 1 to the world. Since then, the infection has continued to spread, and after the first case of infection was reported on July 25th, seven cases of infection were reported by October 6th in Japan.

Outbreaks of monkeypox (outbreaks in multiple countries) (15)

Nov. 2, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. Status of the Monkeypox Outbreak On July 23, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared the global spread of monkeypox to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). In response to this recognition, on July 25, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued monkeypox infectious disease risk information Level 1 to the world. Since then, the infection has continued to spread, and after the first case of infection was reported on July 25th, seven cases of infection were reported by October 6th in Japan.

Raising awareness of piracy incidents in the Sulu and Celebes waters and the waters east of Sabah, Malaysia

Oct. 18, 2022, midnight wide area information
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●In the Sulu waters (southwest of the Philippines, northeast of Malaysia), the Celebes waters (south of the Philippines, north of Indonesia), and the waters east of Sabah, Malaysia, robberies, kidnappings, and other piracy incidents by armed groups have occurred.
Operators of vessels navigating the same waters and persons planning to board such vessels should be fully aware of the risk of encountering damage due to piracy and other incidents in the same waters, and endeavor to obtain the latest information. Depending on the situation, please refrain from boarding vessels that navigate these waters.
●Please refrain from visiting the same waters for sightseeing purposes such as diving cruises.

Alert on attacks in the Singapore Strait

Oct. 18, 2022, midnight wide area information
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●In the Singapore Strait, there have been many incidents of maritime attacks by armed groups.
● Operators of ships navigating the Singapore Strait and the waters around the same strait, as well as those planning to board such ships, are fully aware of the risk of encountering damage from such attacks in the same waters, and In addition to trying to obtain information, please refrain from boarding vessels that navigate these waters depending on the situation.

Outbreaks of monkeypox (outbreaks in multiple countries) (14)

Oct. 6, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. Status of the Monkeypox Outbreak On July 23, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared the global spread of monkeypox to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). In response to this recognition, on July 25, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued monkeypox infectious disease risk information Level 1 to the world. After that, the infection spread further, and after the first infected person was reported in Japan on July 25, 6 infected cases were reported by October 4.

New border measures for new coronavirus infections (applicable from October 11, 2022)

Sept. 26, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
On September 26th, the details of the review of border measures regarding the new coronavirus infection were announced. The following is an overview of the measures that will be applied from 12:00 a.m. on October 11 (Japan time).

1. Review of Restrictions on New Entry of Foreigners Regarding new entry of foreigners, we will not require the person in charge of acceptance located in Japan to apply for the ERFS. At the same time, regarding the entry of foreign tourists, measures to limit entry to package tours will be lifted.

Travel advisories from local embassies and consulates

Information from the past two weeks.

Planned water outages in parts of Penang

Nov. 25, 2022, 12:40 p.m.
The period is from 10:00 pm on December 2nd (Friday) to 10:00 pm on December 4th (Sunday).
In addition, the districts where water supply is scheduled to be stopped are Northern Seberang Prai, Central Seberang Prai and Southern Seberang Prai, a total of three districts.
Please be aware of the impact during the water outage period, such as purchasing water in advance.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the PBAPP call center (04-255-8255).

(Local embassy contact information)
〇Consulate General of Japan in Penang
Address: Level 28, Menara BHL No. 51, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah 10050 Penang, MALAYSIA
Phone: (604) 226-3030 (representative)
Website: https://www.penang.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html