Malaysia travel advisories

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Safety Information
Travel advisories Updated on July 1, 2022, 3:52 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.

Table of contents

Entry information for travelers from Japan

Post-arrival restrictions

June 28, 2022, 6:12 a.m.

Those who enter Malaysia from overseas need to take the following actions. If vaccination has not been completed, it is desirable to complete vaccination in advance because "quarantine for 5 days after entry" and "only essential activities are allowed after quarantine".
● Download the government-designated application "MySejahtera"
● Pre-registration of travel information and vaccination information to the app
● (Japan) Obtaining a negative certificate within 2 days before leaving Japan
● (Only for short-term travel) Join the new corona-compatible medical insurance
* For details, please refer to the website of the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia.

COVID-19 risks

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.

Occurrence of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries) (Part 7)

June 29, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a total of 3,413 cases of monkeypox infections from 50 countries / regions including those that have not reported monkeypox cases since January 27, this year. Announced that the case has been confirmed. WHO is conducting further investigations.
In addition, health authorities in Bulgaria, Croatia, Colombia, Taiwan and Peru have announced that infected cases have been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures include avoiding contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and performing hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Is recommended.

Status of polio outbreaks (Please consider additional vaccinations when traveling to countries with polio outbreaks.) (Updated content)

June 28, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● On June 15, the World Health Organization (WHO) held the 32nd Emergency Committee on the International Spread of Poliovirus under the International Health Regulations (IHR).
● According to the Commission's statement dated June 24, the conference recommends an extension of the "Public Health Emergency of International Concerns (PHEIC)" regarding the international spread of poliovirus. ..

New border measures (addition of vaccine effective for the third and subsequent inoculations)

June 22, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● On June 22, new border measures were decided in Japan.
In applying the measures based on "New Measures for Strengthening Border Measures (28)" (May 20, 1945), Vaxzevria intramuscular injection / AstraZeneca and JACOVDEN intramuscular injection / Janssen will be treated as an effective vaccine inoculated after the third time as a target for mitigation of border epidemic prevention measures when entering Japan after midnight on June 26th.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 6)

June 20, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on June 17 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 35 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, the Chilean health authorities have announced that an infected case has been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures are to avoid contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and to perform hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Recommended.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 5)

June 13, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on June 10 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 28 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, health authorities in Brazil and Poland have announced that infected cases have been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures are to avoid contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and to perform hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Recommended.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 4)

June 6, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on June 4 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 27 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, the Latvian health authorities have announced that an infected case has been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures are to avoid contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and to perform hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Recommended.

Travel advisories from local embassies and consulates

Information from the past two weeks.

Calling attention to rubbing and snatching (to avoid crime damage)

June 23, 2022, 4:25 p.m.
[Snatch and snatching techniques and countermeasures]
(1) Technique ・ While riding on the escalator, steal a wallet from the rucksack or body bag that was carried on the back.
・ Surrounded by a group of several people by train or bus, the wallet is pulled out of the bag.
・ While waiting for a traffic light, approach from behind and steal your wallet from your bag.
・ When I was walking on the sidewalk, I was struck by the shoulder bag on the sidewalk.
・ When I was waiting for a traffic light while looking at my cell phone, I was hit by a motorcycle that was running.
・ Remove only the cash card or credit card from the stolen wallet and return the wallet to the original bag etc. (It seems to delay the discovery)
(2) Countermeasures ・ When going out, do not carry large amounts of cash, cards, and other valuables as much as possible.
・ If it is unavoidable to carry around, do not collect valuables in one place, but disperse them.
・ Do not put your wallet or valuables in a conspicuous place such as the outer pocket of the rucksack or the back pocket of your pants. Always hold your bag in front of your body and do not carry a rucksack on your back while walking or riding an escalator.
・ When walking on the sidewalk, do not carry luggage or bags on the sidewalk.
・ Always be wary of two-seater motorcycles.
・ When making a decision with a cash card, etc., make sure that the PIN is not stolen (do not give it to the clerk carelessly, but make the decision in front of you)

See also the "Safety Guide" below.
https://www.my.emb-japan.go.jp/files/100260848.pdf

[Measures in case of damage]
In the unlikely event that you are victim of a crime, please report it to the police station (submit a police report) and take immediate measures such as suspending the use of your cash card or credit card to prevent misuse.
If you need to reissue your passport, please refer to the following.
https://www.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_ja/passport.html#lost

(emergency contact)
○ Police 999
○ Police station contact information (Malay page)
http://www.rmp.gov.my/direktori/direktori-pdrm/bukit-aman
○ Contact information for police stations around Kuala Lumpur (Malay page)
(Brickfields, Cheras, Dang Wangi, Putrajaya, Sentul, Wangsa Maju)
http://www.rmp.gov.my/direktori/direktori-pdrm/kuala-lumpur
○ Contact information for police stations in various parts of Selangor (Malay page)
(Ampang Jaya, Gombak, Hulu Langat, Hulu Selangor, Kajang, Klang Selatan, Klang Utara, Kuala Selangor, Petaling Jaya, Sabak Bernam, Sepang, Serdang, Shah Alam, Subang Jaya, Sungai Buloh)
http://www.rmp.gov.my/direktori/direktori-pdrm/selangor

(Contact information for local diplomatic missions)
〇 Embassy of Japan in Malaysia
Address: No.11, Persiaran Stonor, Off Jalan Tun Razak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: (03) 2177-2600 (Representative)
Homepage: https://www.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html

〇 Consular Office in Kota Kinabalu
Address: No.18, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Phone: (088) 254-169
Homepage: https://www.kotakinabalu.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html

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