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Brunei Darussalam Travel Restrictions

76.93% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 74.83% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Brunei Darussalam.

Brunei Darussalam entry details and exceptions

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, and Compassionate and other special circumstances, such as parents, spouse, or other immediate family members of Brunei Citizens or Residents.


Outgoing travel to Brunei DarussalamTravelling from New Zealand to Brunei Darussalam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Brunei Darussalam.

Details and exceptions

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 etp.health@moh.gov.bn.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Brunei Darussalam.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

Must be submitted 8 working days before the intended date of travel.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Brunei Darussalam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Brunei Darussalam must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Brunei Darussalam will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Brunei Darussalam

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Brunei Darussalam. Please check the official guidelines from Brunei Darussalam for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Brunei Darussalam without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Brunei Darussalam.

  • Mask usage in Brunei Darussalam is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Brunei Darussalam are closed. Bars in Brunei Darussalam are closed.

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