Brunei closes doors to all foreigners
Published on: Thursday, March 26, 2020
By: The Star
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: All foreign nationals are not allowed to enter or transit in Brunei Darussalam through land, sea and air control posts until further announcement since March 24.

The measure was taken to reduce or prevent the transmission of Covid-19 pandemic in the Sultanate. 

The matter was shared by Minister of Home Affairs Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Awang Abu Bakar Apong at a press conference. 

The minister also explained that categories of application and facilities affected by the measure include the issuing of Visa on Arrival at all control posts; application for visit, students and dependent visas.

Permit letters for visit, student and dependent visa issued by the Immigration and National Registration Department as well as Brunei Darussalam Embassies and foreign offices will also be suspended.

For foreign nationals issued with visit, student and dependent visas as well as with re-entry visas but still in their countries are advised to delay their visit to Brunei Darussalam. – The Star

At the same time, special consideration will only give by the Immigration and National Registration Department subject to important matters. 

The application can be made to the department by downloading the special form via www.immigration.gov.bn and emailing it to info@immigration.gov.bn.

For details, the public can contact the department via 2383106 or via their website www.immigration.gov.bn.



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