COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information   Last updated: 10/18/2021   ***  All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  All …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (September 9, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert September 9, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia (Update) National Recovery Plan The Malaysian government launched a National Recovery Plan Portal containing the National Recovery Plan (NRP) Standard Operating Procedures in English. Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, and Putrajaya will transition to Phase Two of the NRP effective September 10, 2021. The U.S. Embassy urges …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (July 30, 2021)

Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur July 30, 2021 Location: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Event:  A scheduled demonstration at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2021 A demonstration against the Malaysian government is scheduled to occur in Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2021. There is no indication that this demonstration …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (July 2, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert July 2, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia (Updated) Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) in parts of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur from July 3-16 On July 1, 2021, the Malaysian National Security Council announced that several districts in Selangor and several localities in Kuala Lumpur will be placed under an Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) July …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (June 29, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur  Health Alert  June 29, 2021  Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia (Update) Malaysian National Recovery Plan To Remain At Phase One  On June 27, 2021,  the Malaysian National Security Council announced  that Phase One of the National Recovery Plan (NRP), previously in effect nationwide from June 1-28, will be extended until the following three indicators are met:   The average daily COVID-19 case count drops below 4000  The rate of …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (June 14, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert June 14, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia (Updated) Nationwide Full Movement Control Order (FMCO) From June 15 through 28, Malaysia will continue to implement Phase One of a Full Movement Control Order (FMCO).  FMCO Phase One is a “total lockdown” during which only essential sectors identified by the Malaysian National Security Council …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (May 29, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert May 29, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia (Update) Nationwide Full Movement Control Order (FMCO) Malaysia is currently under a nationwide Movement Control Order (MCO) from May 12 through May 31.  The Prime Minister’s Office announced on May 29 that from June 1-14, Malaysia will move to Phase One of …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (May 24, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert May 24, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Orders (Update) Nationwide Movement Control Order A nationwide Movement Control Order (MCO) is currently in effect in Malaysia through June 7, 2021. Beginning Tuesday, May 25, 2021, additional restrictions will be enforced under the MCO. The MCO Standard Operating Procedures …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 20, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Demonstration Alert May 20, 2021  Location: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur  Event:  An scheduled demonstration on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur on May 21, 2021. A protest against the U.S. government is scheduled to occur the afternoon of Friday, May 21, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM on Jalan Tun Razak …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 17, 2021)

Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur May 17, 2021 Location: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Event:  An unscheduled demonstration on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur. Effective May 17, 2021 at 12:30 p.m., the Embassy front entrance is closed to all pedestrian traffic until the completion of the demonstration.  U.S. citizens will not …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (May 11, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert May 11, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Orders (Update) Nationwide Movement Control Order Malaysia will be subject to a nationwide Movement Control Order (MCO) from May 12 through June 7. The National Security Council will announce full MCO Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), which will be available here . …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (May 6, 2021 )

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert May 6, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Orders (Update) Movement Control Orders Kuala Lumpur will be placed under a Movement Control Order (MCO) from May 7 through May 20. Six districts in Selangor (Hulu Langat, Petaling, Gombak, Klang, Kuala Langat and Sepang) are subject to a …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (April 30, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert April 30, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Entry Restrictions and Movement Control Orders (Update) Entry Restrictions On April 25, the Malaysian Ministry of Health announced a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for travelers arriving from countries reporting the spread of COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VOC). As of April 29, 2021, the SOP applies to travelers …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (April 28, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert April 28, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Entry Restrictions and Movement Control Orders (Update) Entry Restrictions On April 25, the Malaysian Ministry of Health announced a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for travelers arriving from countries reporting the spread of COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VOC). Under the SOP, travelers arriving to Malaysia from countries reporting …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (April 21, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert April 21, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Malaysia Travel Advisory (Update) Malaysia Travel Advisory – Level 4: Do Not Travel On April 20, 2021, the U.S. Department of State issued a Level 4 “Do Not Travel” Advisory for Malaysia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (April 13, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert April 13, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Orders and Expired Social Visit Passes (Update) Movement Control Orders A Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will continue to be in effect through April 28 in the following states and federal territories: Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Penang, and Kelantan. A …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (April 8, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert April 8, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia  U.S. Citizens in Malaysia Holding Expired Social Visit Passes   (IMPORTANT REMINDER)  In January 2021, the Malaysian authorities informed the U.S. Embassy that foreign nationals currently in Malaysia with social visit passes that expired on or after January 1, 2020 will have a grace period of 14 working days after the end of the Movement Control Order (which, at the time, was scheduled to end on March …

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Security Alert  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur  

Location: Malaysia Event:  On April 1, 2021, the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) announced that Malaysia is increasing its terrorist threat alert level. The RMP did not cite a specific threat or group that caused this increase. Last week, a suicide bomber attacked a Catholic church in the city of Makassar, in the South Sulawesi province …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (March 31, 2021 )

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert March 31, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Conditional and Recovery Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) A Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will continue to be in effect through April 14 in the following states and federal territories: Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Penang, and Kelantan. A CMCO will be in …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (March 11, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert March 11, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia (NEW) Malaysian Immigration Update for Expatriate Teachers and their Dependents The Malaysian authorities informed the U.S. Embassy on March 9, 2021 that the Malaysian Immigration Department has updated its policy pertaining to expatriate teachers and their dependents.  Per the guidance received from Immigration, expatriate teachers …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (March 4, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert March 4, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Conditional and Recovery Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) A Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be in effect from March 5 until March 18 in the following states and federal territories: Penang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Kedah, Perak, Negeri Sembilan, and Kelantan. A …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (February 18, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert February 18, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Order (UPDATED) The Movement Control Order (MCO) currently in effect in all Malaysian states other than Sarawak has been extended for the federal territory of Kuala Lumpur and the states of Selangor, Johor, and Penang through March 4, 2021. From …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (February 3, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert February 3, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Order (UPDATED) The Movement Control Order currently in effect in all Malaysian states other than Sarawak has been extended through February 18, 2021. All districts in Sarawak are subject to a CMCO through February 14, 2021 except for Sibu, which …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (January 22, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert January 22, 2021    Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia  Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) The Movement Control Order currently in effect in Penang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Johor, Kelantan, and Sabah has been extended through February 4.  In addition, the following states remain subject to a Movement Control Order through February 4: Kedah, Perak, Pahang, Terengganu, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan (all of the states listed above, the “MCO Areas”). …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (January 20, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert January 20, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) The following states are subject to a Movement Control Order from January 22 until February 4: Kedah, Perak, Pahang, Terengganu, Perlis, and Negeri Sembilan. The following states remain subject to a Movement Control Order through January 26: Penang, …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (January 16, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert January 16, 2021    Event: COVID-19  Location: Malaysia (NEW) COVID-19 Test Requirement for Travel to the United States Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (January 12, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert January 12, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Recovery/Conditional/Enhanced Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) On January 11, 2021, the Prime Minister of Malaysia announced the implementation of a Movement Control Order from January 13 (12:01 am) until January 26 in the following states: Penang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Johor, …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (January 4, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert January 4, 2021 Recovery/Conditional/Enhanced Movement Control Orders On January 1, 2021, the Government of Malaysia extended the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through March 31, 2021. (Updated) The Malaysian authorities have updated the U.S. Embassy that foreign nationals with expired social visit passes currently in Malaysia may leave Malaysia …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (January 1, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert January 1, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Happy New Year! Recovery/Conditional/Enhanced Movement Control Orders (Updated) On January 1, 2021, the Government of Malaysia extended the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through March 31, 2021. The U.S. Embassy was informed on December 31, 2020 that as of January 1, 2021, …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (December 23, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert December 23, 2020 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Recovery/Conditional/Enhanced Movement Control Orders and Updated Quarantine Requirements On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020. The Malaysian Ministry of Defense instituted a mandatory mask requirement effective August 1, 2020.  Failure to comply with any …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (December 7, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert December 7, 2020    Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Recovery/Conditional/Enhanced Movement Control Orders  On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020. The Malaysian Ministry of Defense instituted a mandatory mask requirement effective August 1, 2020.  Failure to comply with any of the RMCO restrictions, including …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (December 1, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert December 1, 2020  Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia   (Updated) Recovery/Conditional Movement Control Orders  On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.  The Malaysian Ministry of Defense instituted a mandatory mask requirement effective August 1, 2020.  Failure to comply with any of the RMCO …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (November 9, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert November 9, 2020    Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia  Recovery Movement Control Order On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.  The Malaysian Ministry of Defense instituted a mandatory mask requirement effective August 1, 2020.  Failure to comply with any of the RMCO …

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U.S. Embassy KL – Weather Alert (Cyclone Season)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Weather Alert October 30, 2020   Location: Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean Event: Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean begins November 1, 2020 and ends on April 30, 2021. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in tropical cyclone-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now. Actions …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (October 9, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert October 9, 2020   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.  Under the RMCO, some restrictions were lifted, including the requirement to obtain a police permit and Embassy letter for interstate travel.  The Malaysian Ministry …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Many states have begun sending out ballots via email. Make sure you check your spam/junk email folder so your ballot does n

UPDATE: Many states have begun sending out ballots via email. Make sure you check your spam/junk email folder so your ballot does not slip through the cracks!   In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 elections are as early as October 5th.  We recommend that you complete a   Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  each year to ensure you are able to participate in elections as an overseas …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (September 17, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert September 17, 2020   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.  On September 16, the Immigration Department of Malaysia  announced  that foreign travelers with long-term passes may now enter Malaysia with approval by the …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (September 5, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert September 5, 2020 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia On August 28 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) which will now be in effect through December 31, 2020. As of September 7, 2020, foreign nationals from 23 countries, including the United States, …

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Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4 

Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4      Be an active voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week!   In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 elections are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, we recommend that you complete a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  each year to ensure you are able to participate in elections as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (August 28, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (August 28, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 On August 28 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) which will now be in effect through December 31, 2020. All foreign nationals, with limited exceptions, are restricted from entry into Malaysia until …

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Alert U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur 

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur reminds U.S. citizens of a continuing crime trend in Malaysia.  There have been a number of recent reports of assaults/attempted robberies on lone pedestrians by individuals, typically young males on motorbikes. There have been two recent incidents in neighborhoods near the U.S. Embassy, most recently on August 10, 2020. The U.S. Embassy reminds the U.S. citizen community of common safety precautions, …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (August 11, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (August 11, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 NOTE: The Malaysian Ministry of Defense instituted a mandatory mask requirement effective August 1, 2020.  The National Security Council released an infographic on August 5, 2020 identifying 14 categories of spaces where masks are required including mosques and prayer halls, houses of …

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Alert: Updated Level 3 Travel Advisory for Malaysia

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (August 7, 2020 ) Location:  Malaysia Event: Updated Level 3 Travel Advisory for Malaysia Malaysia – Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Malaysia due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (July 30, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (July 30, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 NOTE: The Malaysian Ministry of Defence will institute a mandatory mask requirement effective August 1, 2020 in crowded areas and on public transportation.  Failure to comply may result in a RM 1,000 (USD $235) fine or jail time. Countries around …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (July 22, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (July 22, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Countries around the world continue to experience COVID-19 outbreaks and are implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little warning.  …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (July 15, 2020)

Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Countries around the world continue to experience COVID-19 outbreaks and are implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little warning.  Travelers should closely monitor the situation in Malaysia and other transit countries before …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (July 2, 2020 )

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (July 2, 2020) Event: COVID-19  Location: Malaysia  Countries around the world are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.  Travelers should closely monitor …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (June 24, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (June 24, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Countries around the world are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (June 16, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (June 16, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Countries around the world are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (June 10, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (June 10, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Countries around the world are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (June 3, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (June 3, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   Countries around the world are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and border closures with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 22, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 22, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 19, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 19, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 14, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 14, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 12, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 12, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 11, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 11, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 4, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 4, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 2, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 2, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 30, 2020)

Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 27, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 27, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts. International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 24, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 24, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts. International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 22, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 22, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 20, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 20, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 17, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 17, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 16, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 16, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts. International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 15, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 15, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts. International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 14, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 14, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 13, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 13, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.    International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 12, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 12, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 11, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 11, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts.    International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 10, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 10, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please help us share this information with other U.S. Citizens in Malaysia that may not be registered for these alerts   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 9, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 9, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please help us share this information with other U.S. Citizens in Malaysia that may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 8, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 8, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19  Please help us share this information with other U.S. Citizens in Malaysia that may not be registered for these alerts.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 6, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 6, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please help us share this information with other U.S. Citizens in Malaysia that may not be registered for these alerts. International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 5, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 5, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please help us share this information with other U.S. Citizens in Malaysia that may not be registered for these alerts International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 4, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 4, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 Please help us share this information with other U.S. Citizens in Malaysia that may not be registered for these alerts. International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 3, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 3, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 International commercial flight options currently exist in Malaysia.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 3, 2020)

Health Alert  –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 3, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens who may not be registered for these alerts. As of April 2, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 3,116 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 55 individuals have died, …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 2, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 2, 2020) Location: Malaysia Event: COVID-19 As of April 1, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,908 cases of COVID-19 in the country. Among these, 45 individuals have died, 102 are in the ICU, and 645 have fully recovered.  For more information regarding COVID-statistics in Malaysia, please review the Malaysian Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Portal  and …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (April 1, 2020)

Note: You will receive an updated version of this alert each day until further notice. Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (April 1, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 As of March 31, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,766 cases of COVID-19 in the country. Among these, 43 individuals have died, …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 31, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 31, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 As of March 30, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,626 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 37 individuals have died, 94 are in the ICU, and 479 have fully recovered.  For more information regarding COVID-statistics …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 30, 2020)

Note: You will receive an updated version of this alert each day until further notice. Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 30, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 As of March 30, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,470 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 35 individuals have died, 73 are in the ICU, and 388 have fully recovered.   For more …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 29, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 29, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 As of March 29, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,320 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 27 individuals have died, 73 are in the ICU, and 320 have fully recovered.  For more information regarding COVID statistics in Malaysia, please review the Malaysian Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Portal and visit our Embassy webpage …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 28, 2020)

Note: You will receive an updated version of this alert each day until further notice. As of March 27, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,161 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 26 individuals have died, 54 are in the ICU, and 259 have fully recovered.  For more information regarding COVID-statistics in Malaysia, please review the Malaysian Ministry of Health’s  COVID-19 Portal and  visit our Embassy …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 27, 2020) 

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 27, 2020)  Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 As of March 26, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,031 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 23 individuals have died, 45 are in the ICU, and 213 have fully recovered.  Thirty-four percent of hospital beds are …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 26, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 26, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event:  COVID-19 As of March 25, 2020, the Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,796 cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Among these, 19 individuals have died, 45 are in the ICU, and 199 have fully recovered.  Thirty-four percent of hospital beds are in use throughout Malaysia (this …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 24, 2020)

Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 24, 2020) Location:  Malaysia  Event:  COVID-19 The Malaysian Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,624 cases of COVID-19 in the country as of March 24, 2020. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 – Avoid Non-Essential Travel  – Notice for Malaysia. On March 19, 2020, the State Department issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel.  The Department of …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (March 17, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 17, 2020) Location:  Malaysia Event: On March 17, 2020, the Malaysia government announced 673 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The government of Malaysia has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or …

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COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (February 16, 2020)

Location: Malaysia Event: Health Alert – COVID-19  The Ministry of Health in Malaysia announced today that one U.S. citizen who was a passenger aboard the Westerdam ship docked in Cambodia tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Malaysia to 22. The Government of Malaysia confirmed that no additional passengers from the …

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Coronavirus Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (February 5, 2020)

Location: Malaysia Event: Health Alert – Coronavirus Update #3 At this time there are twelve confirmed patients who are being closely monitored with Coronavirus in Malaysia; no deaths are reported.  Additionally, news reports state that health officials have responded to a suspected case at the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) complex this afternoon.  The patient was transported …

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Health Alert – Coronavirus and Suspension of Entry into the United States

Location: Malaysia Event:  Health Alert – Coronavirus and Suspension of Entry into the United States The Department of State has issued a Level 4 Travel Advisory for China following a decision by the World Health Organization to declare the coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.  Do not travel to China due to the …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur January 31, 2020 Location: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Event:  A planned demonstration is expected to take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 31 on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. The Embassy front entrance will be closed to all pedestrian traffic beginning …

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Health Alert: Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Location: Malaysia Event: Coronavirus Outbreak in China The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Hubei Province in China, including Wuhan, due to an ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, which can be spread from person to person. Media report that the Health …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!   Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

Location: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Event:  A planned demonstration is expected to take place at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10 on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. The Embassy front entrance will be closed to all pedestrian traffic beginning at 2:00 p.m. until the completion of the demonstration. There …

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Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur January 4, 2020

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur is aware of heightened security tensions in the Middle East. U.S. citizens are advised to maintain a high level of vigilance, review their personal security plans, vary routes, and remain alert to their surroundings. Please remember that it is illegal for foreigners to participate in demonstrations in Malaysia, …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Malaysia

Location: Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean Event: Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean begins November 1, 2019 and ends on April 30, 2020. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in tropical cyclone-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now. Actions to Take: Visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center for the 2020 Cyclone …

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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Security Alert: Exercise Increase Caution in Eastern Sabah

Location: Eastern Area of Sabah State Issue: Potential for kidnappings   The Embassy would like to remind U.S. Citizens that there is a threat of kidnappings-for-ransom from both terrorist and criminal groups.  These groups may attack with little to no warning targeting coastal resorts, island resorts, and boats ferrying tourists to resort islands. The U.S. government has limited …

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