04 October 2020 – Special immigration passes required in Sabah

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Sabah Immigration Department

Overview: Non-Sabahans, including foreigners, working in the essential services industry must have special immigration passes issued by the Sabah Immigration Department before entering the state.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/04/non-sabahans-need-special-permit-to-enter-from-now-to-oct-16-says-sabah-immigration-dept

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat