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Brunei Darussalam

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
0.53% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.53% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Brunei Darussalam.

Border status

Brunei has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except for citizens and residents. Brunei has also introduced an exit travel ban, including for permanent residents, and expatriate workers (green identity card holders), and their dependents. Exceptions will be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office on a case-by-case basis, through email applications to travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn giving 14 days’ notice of the intention to travel, and setting out reasons why they need to leave the country. Full details are available on the Prime Minister’s Office website.

Travelers arriving in Brunei will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Travelers without the app may be barred from accessing a number of facilities. All visa issuances and exemptions are suspended.

Travelers from other countries who wish to enter Brunei may apply to the Brunei Immigration Department for special authorization to enter the country by downloading the form provided on the Department’s website at www.immigration.gov.bn. Travelers who have received prior authorization to enter Brunei are subject to a COVID-19 test at a cost of BND350, and will also be subject to a mandatory 15-day quarantine in a government-approved facility at their own expense. Upon arrival, travelers who are eligible for entry must present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued within 72 hours of travel.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Brunei Darussalam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Brunei Darussalam.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 15 days upon entering Brunei Darussalam.
Documents
Travel Authorization Form

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


Return travelReturning to the United States from Brunei Darussalam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Brunei Darussalam must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Brunei Darussalam will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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