Do not travel to Brunei due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Brunei for COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine. Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC's specific recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.
Brunei currently requires U.S. citizens to obtain permission and sponsorship before entering due to COVID-19. Furthermore, travelers arriving indirectly from the United States are subject to a 14-day quarantine and at least one COVID-19 test at the traveler’s expense. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in Brunei.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Brunei:
- See the U.S. Embassy's web pageregarding COVID-19.
- Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Report for Brunei.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.
Source: Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State