New Guidelines Issued For Passengers Traveling To Malaysia


The Malaysian Govt has recently announced the new guidelines for all passengers traveling to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from India.

As per the latest notification from the Malaysian Government, only Malaysian Nationals, Permanent Resident (PR), and Spouse Pass holders with valid MyTravelPass are allowed to travel to Malaysia

New Guidelines For Passengers Traveling to Malaysia

  • Passengers should bear the cost of the COVID-19 Screening Test (swab test) and 21 days’ hotel quarantine.
  • The cost of a swab test is MYR150 and that of hotel accommodation is MYR150 per day.
  • Passengers should submit a written confirmation at the origin Airport, stating that they accept the above charges.
  • All passengers are required to submit RT PCR Negative certificate within 72 hours of their departure.
  • Any passengers who had COVID-19 within the past 21 days of travel will not be accepted for travel.
  • They will also be checked for any symptoms of COVID-19.

Air India Express Resumes Kuala Lumpur Flights

Air India Express Resume Flights For Kuala Lumpur
Air India Express Resume Flights For Kuala Lumpur

It must be noted that Indian low-cost carrier Air India Express has resumed its flights between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and India starting from 24th May under the Vande Bharat Mission.

The flight service between India and Malaysia has been suspended since 27th April amid the huge surge of Coronavirus cases in India.


At present, Air India Express has operating flights that connect Chennai, Delhi, Trichy, Bengaluru, and Kochi with Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur.

Who can travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Indian passengers cannot travel to Kuala Lumpur, however, Malaysian nationals are given exceptions provided they undergo quarantine for 14 days.

New RT-PCR Test Rule For International Travel

Starting from May 22nd, all passengers traveling out from India are required to have a negative Covid-19 (RT-PCR) report with a QR code linking to the original report. If any passenger failed to provide a negative RT-PCR test with a QR code they would not be allowed to board.

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Manish Khandelwal
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Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, he's passionate about writing.

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