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We wish to inform that the Dutch Government has extended the ban on passenger flights from the UK, South Africa and countries from Central and South America until 1 April 2021. The extension of ban also includes docking ferries carrying passengers from the UK. Further information regarding the flight bans and its exemptions and conditions, could be found in the following links below:-

  1. https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/dutch-flight-ban-and-docking-ban
  2. https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/exemptions-to-the-entry-ban

 

MANDATORY COVID-19 NEGATIVE TEST RESULT

Travelers who are 13 years old and above and travelling from a high risk COVID-19 country (Malaysia is still listed as high risk COVID-19 country) are required to have COVID-19 negative test results prior to their departure to the Netherlands. Exemption only applies for those who are travelling from the safe countries as mentioned within the link below, holder of diplomatic passport and holder of  diplomatic identification issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands:-

  1. https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/eu-list-of-safe-countries

 

For further explanation and procedure regarding mandatory COVID-19 negative test result, please refer to the link below:-

  1. https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/mandatory-negative-test-results-and-declaration/requirements-pcr-test-result
  2. https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/mandatory-negative-test-results-and-declaration

 

In this regard, the Embassy would like to remind all Malaysians especially for those on social visit purpose (traveler without EU/Netherlands residence permit) who wish to transit via the Netherlands with the intention to enter Schengen countries, to arrange proper documentations such as letter of approval from the respective country as well to undertake COVID-19 negative test results prior to their departure. Failure to follow such procedure may resulted your transit via the Netherlands be denied.

Thank you.

08 March 2021

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15 Februari 2021

Beginning 29 December 2020 onwards, it is compulsory for all travelers including transit passenger from high risk area outside the EU/Schengen to present a negative COVID-19 test result prior to boarding the aircraft/vessel as well as Negative Test Declaration. Both documents must be carried in hard copy.

Please note, failure/refusal to present these documents may lead to being denied boarding the aircraft/vessel.

Who is required to have a negative COVID-19 test result and Negative Test Declaration?

  1. Individuals with the age of 13 and above
  2. Travelers from outside EU/Schengen
  3. Travelers from outside EU/Schengen Safe Country List
  4. Those who do not fall under exception list

 

Exception list:-

  1. Individuals under 13 years old;
    Travelers from safe countries (Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and China).;
  2. Cross border workers and cross border students;
  3. Holders of a diplomatic ID card issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands;
  4. Holders of a foreign diplomatic passport;
  5. Heads of States and Members of Foreign Governments;
  6. Individuals working in transportation sector such as transport of essential goods;
  7. Individuals working in the energy sector including offshore companies that provide services to this sector;
  8. Flight/ferry crew when travelling for the purpose of performing their duties;
  9. Seafarers in possession of a seaman’s book when travelling to perform their duties. This exception does not apply to seafarers on commercial yachts;
  10. Passengers with NATO Travel Order or a NATO-2 visa.

 

Mandatory information on the COVID-19 test result:

  1. The test report must be in English/German/Dutch/French/Spanish;
  2. Must be a molecular PCR Test and a test for Sars-Cov-2/COVID-19. Other type of tests including rapid tests are not accepted;
  3. Result must be negative(not detected);
  4. The name of the person must match the name in the passport;
  5. Cannot be older than 72 hours upon arrival in The Netherlands;

Starting from the 14th of December 2020, The Ministry of Health has revised the entry procedure for all travellers with regards to the quarantine period. 

  1. Travellers with a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test report are quarantined for 7 days instead of 14 days.
  2. Travellers without a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test report are quarantined for 10 days instead of 14 days.


In this regard, it is COMPULSORY for the travelers who wish to enter Malaysia after the above-mentioned date to follow the procedure below:-

  1. To undertake RT-PCR COVID-19 test three(3) days prior to your departure date;
  2. To install mySejahtera application and complete the health declaration form within the application;
  3. To pay all the charges imposed by the Government including COVID-19 test, quarantine and hospital charges (if applicable)

 

On the 14th of December 2020, the Dutch Government announced it will go into its strictest lockdown yet from 15 December 2020 until at least Tuesday 19 January 2021. 

In order to minimize contact between people, The Embassy has decided to suspend all Consular Services from 21 December until at least 9 February 2021. Your appointment will be cancelled if it falls within the dates above. 

Exceptions are only made in the following cases:

  1. Collection of passports
  2. Renewal of passports
  3. Emergency cases

You can still apply for your Travel Notice per email.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause and at the same time ask for your understanding.

Beginning on the 15th of November 2020, all foreign citizens who are allowed to enter Malaysia are REQUIRED to make the payment online via MySafeTravel or MyQr application (by MYEG) for their quarantine cost and COVID-19 test prior to their departure. The online payment system can be accessed via https://safetravel.myeg.com.my/.

Malaysian citizens who wish to return to Malaysia after the date above are also encourage to pay via the system prior to their departure. You are only required to disclose the proof of payment during the clearance process at the International Entry Point in Malaysia.

In order to facilitate the quarantine process, all individuals who are allowed to enter Malaysia are required to register themselves via Kuarantin MySejahtera Module at least three (3) days prior to their departure. Registration can be done by scanning the QR Code below using the MySejahtra App:

  1. Effective from 5th October 2020, MM2H Participants who are stranded abroad and wish to re-enter Malaysia are no longer required to register and obtain approval from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC). The procedure to re-enter Malaysia will be managed by the Immigration Department of Malaysia.
  2. The transition of roles is to standardize Government agency procedures as well as to ensure effective and efficient services to the customers involved.
  3. MM2H Participants who wish to re-enter Malaysia MUST register with Immigration Department of Malaysia and complete the required information via this link.
  4. The request to re-enter Malaysia is subject to the approval by the Director General of Immigration Department of Malaysia.
  5. Depending on the current threat of COVID-19 in Malaysia, the terms and conditions to re-enter Malaysia may be revised from time to time. Therefore, any new requirement set by the Government of Malaysia upon entry is applicable to MM2H Participant unless otherwise stated.
 

Thank you.

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
5th October 2020
MINISTRY OF TOURISM, ARTS AND CULTURE MALAYSIA