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 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 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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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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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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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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Travel Safety Tips and Immigration Requirements

Now that spring break and summer vacation are approaching, the U.S. Embassy would like to advise all U.S. citizens in Malaysia about the following travel safety tips and immigration requirements: Before you travel, make sure your U.S. passport has at least 6 months validity and has 2 blank pages Enroll in STEP ( https://step.state.gov/step/ ) for …

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Primary Elections Begin This Month – Register and request your absentee ballots for all 2018 elections now at FVAP.gov

This year the entire House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate are up for election. Don’t miss your opportunity to vote in your state’s primary election as it will determine who is on the November 2018 general election ballot. To register and request your absentee ballot, visit  FVAP.gov  to complete a Federal Post …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

Location: The Beach Club located at 924 Jalan P Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur Event: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur advises all U.S. citizens that The Beach Club located at 924 Jalan P Ramlee Kuala Lumpur is officially designated as an off-limits location to all personnel under Chief of Mission authority, precipitated by a coordinated drink-spiking event targeting …

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Message to U.S. Citizens : Improvements to Safety and Security Information

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice. The Travel Advisory will …

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