- Reviewed: 1 April 2019, 09:05 NZDT
- Still current at: 23 April 2019
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is not issuing a specific travel advisory for Brunei Darussalam at this time.
New Zealanders in Brunei Darussalam are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with and observe local law and customs, including shariah/syariah/sharia law. A non-exhaustive list of illegal activities under Syariah law includes blasphemy, sodomy, and adultery. Syariah law applies to Muslims, non-Muslims, and foreigners, and penalties can be very severe (including physical punishment and the death penalty).
Further information about the Syariah Penal Code can be found on Brunei Darussalam’s Attorney General’s Chambers website.
New Zealanders travelling or living in Brunei Darussalam should have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place that includes provision for medical evacuation by air.
New Zealanders in Brunei Darussalam are encouraged to register their details with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The New Zealand High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is accredited to Brunei Darussalam
Street Address Level 21, Menara IMC, 8 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50250 Telephone +60 3 2078 2533 Fax +60 3 2078 0387 Email email@example.com Web Site http://www.mfat.govt.nz/malaysia Hours Mon-Fri 0830am to 1230 hrs (reception); Mon-Thurs 0800-1630 hrs, Fri 0800-1600 hrs (telephone enquiries and pre-arranged appointments)
See our regional advice for South East Asia
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Accredited New Zealand High Commission Malaysia
Level 21, Menara IMC, 8 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50250
Telephone: +60 3 2078 2533
Fax: +60 3 2078 0387
Hours: Mon-Fri 0830am to 1230 hrs (reception); Mon-Thurs 0800-1630 hrs, Fri 0800-1600 hrs (telephone enquiries and pre-arranged appointments)