Travel Restrictions Entering Brunei from India

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from India to Brunei.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Exiting India: Review Air Transport Bubble rules before exiting India

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Cases Per Million
71.18
Increased by-5.18
at 1/27/2022
Vaccinated
92.13%
Increased by0.07%
at 1/21/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Travelers are not allowed to enter Brunei. Those seeking permission to enter must apply to the Prime Minister's Office for an entry travel pass.

Cross-border travel by land and sea is still suspended. Royal Brunei Airlines has suspended most of its flights, with limited scheduled service continuing to Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Manila, Melbourne, and Singapore only.

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The travel pass application will be reviewed for consideration on a case-to-case basis by authorities and it is applicable for the following:

  • Essential business travel (including official travel);
  • Students;
  • Individual traveling for the purpose of medical treatment;
  • Compassionate and other special circumstances, such as parents, spouse, or other immediate family members of Brunei Citizens or Residents.
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Start Date
9/14/2020
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Allowed

Exiting India: Review Air Transport Bubble rules before exiting India

Description

Only travelers who meet the “Transport Bubbles” requirements in addition to their destination country requirements are allowed to exit India. Travelers are recommended to contact their airline for more information about traveling to countries not listed in the source. Please check the source for more details.

Start Date
8/19/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure to Brunei.

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Where there are circumstances that the traveler is unable to obtain such a test, the sponsor must obtain an exemption letter from the Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam via e-mail at [email protected].

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 48 hours
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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

All travelers must provide proof of travel health insurance covering COVID-19 related costs (minimum coverage of BND $50,000) from their preferred insurance company before exiting or entering Brunei.

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Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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An entry travel pass application must be submitted at least 8 working days before the intended date of travel by the sponsoring (receiving) agency or sponsoring family member in Brunei on behalf of the traveler.

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This pass application will be reviewed for consideration on a case-to-case basis by authorities and it is applicable for the following:

  • Essential business travel (including official travel);
  • Students;
  • Individual traveling for the purpose of medical treatment;
  • Compassionate and other special circumstances, such as parents, spouse, or other immediate family members of Brunei Citizens or Residents.
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Mandatory

Mandatory contact-tracing app

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Travelers are required to download the BruHealth App prior to departure where they must self-report daily for the first 14 days of their stay.

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The sponsoring agency must also prepare Brunei SIM cards for travelers ahead of their arrival to ensure smooth BruHealth registration upon arrival.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received the full course of vaccination. It must have passed at least 28 days after receiving 1 dose for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine; at least 14 days to a maximum of 6 months from receiving the second dose for all other vaccines; or those who have received a booster shot.

Vaccines must be issued by a recognized health jurisdiction (preferably digital vaccination record) or the WHO International Certificate of Vaccination (yellow book). Applicants vaccinated in Brunei Darussalam must show proof of vaccination on the BruHealth app.

Approved vaccines are AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer, Sinopharm, and Sinovac.

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Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation booking

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Travelers are required to make a minimum booking for a duration of 6 days stay at a hotel, and arrange private transportation from the airport direct to the declared accommodation, and to the government-designated swab center.

Approved accommodation for the duration of self-quarantine must be selected from the drop-down menu on the Arrival Declaration Form. It is the responsibility of the traveler or sponsoring agency to book directly with hoteliers and secure such accommodation before arrival.

Change of hotel during the determined isolation period is not allowed.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 rapid antigen test on arrival, and an additional RT-PCR test on day 5 after arrival at Sports Complex, RIPAS Hospital.

Brunei citizens and residents are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test, the cost of which will be borne by the Brunei Government, either on day 1 or day 5 after their arrival.

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Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine

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All travelers are required to quarantine at designated hotels only for a period of 2 to 14 days depending on health risk assessment upon arrival. Reservations must be made for a minimum of 6 days.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public places

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Travelers must wear a mask in indoor and outdoor public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Brunei and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
71.18
Increased by-5.18
at 1/27/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
92.13%
Increased by0.07%
at 1/21/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
406,768
Increased by293
at 1/21/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.32
Increased by-0.05
at 1/25/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

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Use of mask

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Public transportation

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Restaurants

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Bars

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Nightclubs

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Shops

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