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Travelling during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period
1. Travel restrictions during CMCO
a. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia
• This does not apply to:
◦ Nationals of Malaysia;
◦ Permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card;
◦ Spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children;
◦ Passengers with a diplomatic passport;
◦ Passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.
◦ Passengers who are embassy employees with a proof of employment and their dependents.
b. Passengers who are allowed to enter will be quarantined for 14 days at the designated quarantine stations.
• For nationals of Malaysia, the government will bear half of the cost per day.
• For non-national passengers, they are required to bear all the costs.
c. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.
2. Additional travel documents required for your travels:
a. Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) Approval for Passengers Boarding Flights
• With immediate effect, all pax boarding any air services for interstate domestic travel, would need to produce the PDRM approval at boarding or risk being offloaded and will not be entitled for compensation as per the Malaysian Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2016 (MACPC).
b. Additional documents/requirements for travel into Sarawak/Sabah:
◦ Entry into Sarawak are only allowed to Sarawakians, Sarawak MyPR holders, returning Sarawakians and their spouse/children who exited Sarawak before the enactment of the Movement Control Order (MCO) starting 18 March 2020.
◦ All passengers transiting through Sarawak with onward connection to Labuan, Sabah, or Peninsular Malaysia are not required to apply for entry as long as they stay within the terminal.
◦ Effective 20 April 2020, all returning Sarawakians from Peninsular Malaysia/Sabah/Labuan will be required to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated quarantine centres in Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu, and Miri. Passengers are also subject to the Coronavirus Swab Test (PCR- Polymerase Chain Reaction) on the seventh day. They will be allowed to return and complete the remaining seven days of quarantine at home if the results are negative.
◦ Effective 13 May 2020, all passengers arriving at Kota Kinabalu International Airport from Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Labuan will have to undergo quarantine at designated centres. Passengers will also be subjected to COVID-19 swab test.
◦ Meanwhile, the 14-day quarantine order at government designated Quarantine Centres in Sabah for Sabahans returning from overseas remains unchanged.
◦ Non-Sabahans including Malaysians residing in Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawakians and other nationalities are not allowed to enter Sabah.
◦ Non-Sabahans including spouse and their children who hold Sabah Permanent Resident pass, dependant pass, working permit, student pass and long-term social pass holders or any exemption order as issued by Sabah Immigration are allowed to enter Sabah. Non-Sabahan married couples are also required to present proof of marriage certificate.
◦ Essential services workers or civil servants under the State or Federal Government are required to apply for “Surat Kelulusan Khas” and/or work pass issued by State Government of Sabah via https://hednp.sabah.gov.my/ and a letter from their respective employers or Head of Department (HOD) for every entry specific to the job task.