Travel Restrictions Entering Malaysia from Canada for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Malaysia from Canada for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Mandatory Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
70.76
Decreased by8.75
at 5/18/2022
Vaccinated
85.14%
Increased by0.24%
at 5/18/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Canada to Malaysia.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Malaysia. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Description

Travelers may transit through the international terminals of Malaysian airports as long as they are not required to pass through immigration while in transit. The maximum transit time is 24 hours.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result before traveling to Malaysia.

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Mandatory

Mandatory app for pre-departure form

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Description

Travelers are required to download the MySejahtera application before departure and create a registered profile with a QR code to be scanned on arrival.

Travelers must complete the pre-departure form under the ‘traveler’ icon inside the app.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Malaysia

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Fully vaccinated travelers are required to provide proof of vaccination to be exempt from quarantine.

Travelers aged 18 to 59 are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving 2 doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Covishield, Novavax, or Sputnik V vaccines or 28 days after receiving 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson, CanSino, or Sputnik Light vaccines.

Travelers aged 60 and above are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving 3 doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Covishield, Novavax, or Sputnik V vaccines or 28 days after receiving 2 doses of Johnson & Johnson, CanSino, or Sputnik Light vaccines.

Travelers who received the Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccine are also required to receive a booster dose to be considered fully vaccinated. Travelers who received the Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccine and who do not have a booster dose are considered partially vaccinated and must follow the rules for partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travelers.

Please check the source for more details.

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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination

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Description

All travelers departing from Canada via air, rail, or cruise ships need to be fully vaccinated. This requirement applies to all travelers aged 12 years plus 4 months and older. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are:

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222);
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C);
  • Medicago Covifenz;
  • Novavax (NVX-COV2373, Nuvaxovid, Covovax);
  • Moderna (mRNA-1273);
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2);
  • Sinopharm BIBP (BBIBP-CorV);
  • Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc).

The accepted 1 dose vaccine is:

  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson.

Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before arrival.

Travelers who fail to comply, refuse, or provide untruthful information on this measure, may be subject to a penalty or a fine.

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For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Malaysia.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in public places such as airports, on public transportation, in shops, markets, tourist destinations, and cinemas.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Malaysia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
70.76
Decreased by8.75
at 5/18/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
5.04%
Decreased by1.10%
at 5/14/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
85.14%
Increased by0.24%
at 5/18/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
27,905,242
Increased by76,734
at 5/18/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.91
Decreased by0.08
at 5/16/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Different regions across Malaysia have been organized into color-coded tiers in order to categorize restrictions. Most of the country is currently classified as ‘blue’ (phase 4). More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in enclosed environments and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Open
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, temperature checks, and social distancing.

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