Extension of Temporary Suspension on Cross-Border Activities

With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and in reference to the Media Release issued by the Prime Minister's Office on the 6th of April 2021, the Prime Minister's Office would like to inform the public on the following:

Temporary suspension on entry of foreign nationals from Malaysia, including transits through Brunei Darussalam, via land and sea ports, is extended by 14 more days from the 23rd of April until 7th of May 2021, except for entry and transit travels that have been granted approval by the Government of Brunei Darussalam.

Meanwhile, entry and transits through Brunei Darussalam may only be considered for vehicles with Cross-Country Permits and Transit Permits issued by the Government of Brunei Darussalam after receiving an endorsement from their local authorities for their travels and subject to existing entry conditions and procedures for the following purpose; which is Government travels; students who are required to attend school; emergency services such as ambulances, police and military; and foreign-registered transport operators with Cross-Country Permits issued by the Government of Brunei Darussalam for import deliveries of essential goods.

Temporary suspensions on the collection and delivery of private goods at checkpoints handled by runners registered in Brunei Darussalam, as well as temporary suspension on commuters via land and sea for the purpose of work are also extended by 14 more days until the 22nd of April 2021. The conditions for the consideration of entry and exit travel mentioned above are subject to review by the Cross-Border Affairs Steering Committee from time to time. For further information and details, please contact hotline 120 during working hours.

Source: Radio Television Brunei