Brunei: Land, sea borders remain closed for another two weeks

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, the Prime Minister’s Office announced that the temporary suspension on entry of foreign nationals via land and sea ports, including transits through Brunei has been extended by 14 days, from May 8-21, except for entry and transit travels granted approval by the Government.

Entry and transits through Brunei may only be considered for official government travels; students attending school; emergency services; and foreign-registered transport operators with Cross-Country Permits issued by the government for deliveries of essential goods, provided that the travellers have attained endorsement from their local authorities for their travels. Additionally, transit vehicles will be issued Transit Permits by the government, and the travellers will be subject to existing entry conditions and procedures.

Temporary suspension on the collection and delivery of private goods at checkpoints handled by runners registered in Brunei is also extended by 14 days until May 21.

Temporary suspension on commuters via land and sea for the purpose of work is also extended by 14 days, until May 21.

The conditions for the consideration of entry and exit travel are subject to review by the Cross-Border Affairs Steering Committee from time to time. For information, contact operators at the travel hotline at 120 during office hours.