Brunei Darussalam Travel Restrictions

2.0 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
11.87% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 11.37% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Brunei Darussalam.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Brunei Darussalam for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Brunei Darussalam entry details and exceptions

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 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 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 travel to Brunei DarussalamTraveling from Canada to Brunei Darussalam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Brunei Darussalam.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 15 days upon entering Brunei Darussalam.

Travel Authorization Form

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

Return travelReturning to Canada from Brunei Darussalam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Brunei Darussalam must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.


Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Brunei Darussalam will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Brunei Darussalam

Masks:Required in public spaces.


  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Brunei Darussalam but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 15 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 15 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Closed

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