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Sabah Follows Federal Gov’t In Banning Entry To 23 Countries

Sabah Follows Federal Gov’t In Banning Entry To 23 Countries

The ban was imposed in September.

Hakim Hassan

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Sabah will be adopting the Federal government’s temporary ban on 23 countries, said the state’s Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun.

Based on reports from Bernama the travel ban is applicable for other foreign nationals residing in or having a Long-Term Visit Pass in the affected countries.

Long-Term Visit Passes from the countries involved that are not allowed to enter Sabah are those with Permanent Residency (PR), Malaysia My Second Home Program passes, expatriate passes, study passes, professional visit passes, dependents’ pass holders, passes of husbands or wives to citizens, student passes temporary employment passes.

Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun via Bernama

Below is the list of countries:

  • United States of America
  • Spain
  • France
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Turkey
  • India
  • Chile
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Iran
  • Germany
  • Peru
  • United Kingdom
  • Iraq
  • Colombia
  • Bangladesh
  • The Philippines
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Pakistan
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Credit: Immigration Department

The travel ban was imposed by the Federal Government in September to refuse entry to citizens who come from countries with 150,000 or more Covid-19 cases.


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