Malaysia covid travel advice

Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Malaysia plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.

  • Entry requirements for Malaysia
  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined
  • New cases/100k 7-day average

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Malaysia showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.

As of 15/05/2022 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 27,893,028 85.1%
Fully vaccinated 26,934,511 82.2%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Malaysia is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 15/05/22.

Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Malaysia recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change
2022-05-01 171.1 985.9%
2022-05-08 29.0 -83.1%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Malaysia recorded over the past 10 weeks.

627.1
620.9
523.9
491.5
291.2
133
307.4
15.8
171.1
29
06/03
13/03
20/03
27/03
03/04
10/04
17/04
24/04
01/05
08/05

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Malaysia is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Entry requirements & travel restrictions

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Malaysia including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

Are there entry restrictions to Malaysia due to Covid-19?

Malaysia is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR test results or proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK. Arrivals from the UK face a period of quarantine on entering Malaysia. Fully vaccinated passengers exempt from quarantine. Test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers.

Check out Malaysian Ministry of Tourism for more information.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Malaysia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Malaysia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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