The Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by air between Malaysia and Singapore is a framework to facilitate two-way travel by individuals who have received a full regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine. Please refer to the announcement made previously, here.

Who are affected?

Any individual who is travelling between Malaysia and Singapore.

Background

Under the VTL, fully vaccinated travellers from one country may enter the other country without quarantine, subject to COVID-19 testing and further requirements determined by the receiving country. This will allow both countries to achieve the objective of resuming air connectivity in a safe and careful manner.
The VTL framework is a mutually coordinated arrangement that preserves each country’s ability to determine and alter their border measures under the VTL.
Eligible travellers will be persons of all nationalities in Malaysia or Singapore who would like to travel between the two countries for all purposes of travel.

Pre-Departure from Singapore to Malaysia
– Traveller(s) to remain in Malaysia / Singapore for 14 consecutive days prior to travel
– Traveller(s) to complete the full COVID-19 vaccination regimen recognised by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia
– Traveller(s) to book a designated VTL flight into Malaysia (please check respective airline website)
– Traveller(s) to register and make payment for on arrival COVID-19 RT-PCR test (airport.doctor2u.my)
– Traveller(s) to take COVID-19 RT-PCR test, 48 hours before departure
– Traveller(s) to download and register MYSejahtera app (mysejahtera.malaysia.gov.my)

• For Android Users: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=my.gov.onegovappstore.mysejahtera

• For iOS Users: https://apps.apple.com/my/app/mysejahtera/id1504055630

– Traveller(s) do not require to apply for MYTravelPass approval

For short-term visitors, including business and official travellers, only the following documents are required:
– Visa (if required)
– Return air ticket
– Purchase COVID-19 travel insurance with minimum coverage of RM100,000

The following documents are required at check in:
– Travel document (Passport / Electronic Visit Pass)
– Valid vaccination certificate (Physical or Electronic)
– Negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test certificate
– MYSejahtera app with registered profile

For short-term visitors, including business and official travellers, only the following documents are required:
– Visa (if required)
– Return air ticket
– Purchase COVID-19 travel insurance with minimum coverage of RM100,000

On Arrival to Malaysia
– Traveller(s) to take an on arrival COVID-19 RT-PCR test and to wait at a designated area in the airport till test results are out (approximately 1-3hours)
– Proceed to arrival immigration and to produce the following documents

• Travel document (Passport / Electronic Visit Pass)
• Boarding Pass
• Visa (if required)
• Return ticket (applicable to all except Permanent Residents of Malaysia and holders of Long-Term Passes)

During Stay in Malaysia
– Adhere to prevailing public health measures
– Activate the MYSejahtera app at all times

Impact

Travel between both countries will resume to almost normalcy with tightened SOPs.

Implementation

Effective from 29th November 2021.

How Santa Fe can assist

Santa Fe can support on the above process by vetting the relevant documentations for accuracy so that you may travel in peace and guiding on further questions you might have.

Santa Fe can also support your business with any immigration compliance and advisory issues concerning your expatriate population. We can review current employees’ visas and assist with necessary advice or solutions to ensure ongoing compliance with the Malaysian Immigration Act and Regulations.

We will also keep your business updated on ongoing developments on all Malaysian immigration matters and will advise on any changes requiring your attention.

Should you have any questions, please contact the following:

KS Balasingam
Immigration Team Lead

Santa Fe Relocation
Malaysia
D: +60 19 600 6900
E: ks.balasingam@santaferelo.com

Ai Leng Chew
​​​Immigration Manager
Santa Fe Relocation
Singapore
D: +65 6398 3004
E: aileng.chew@santaferelo.com

Robert Day
Group Head of Immigration Operations
Santa Fe Relocation
London, UK
D: +44 7990 021125
E: robert.day@santaferelo.com


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