Malaysia Entry Requirements

Malaysia, a multi-culture country, boasts charming durian fragrance, various delicious foods and countless islands with beautiful scenery. It is a popular and ideal place for Chinese people to travel every holiday. Malaysia is close to the equator, warm and rainy all year round, with little temperature difference change, and there are no obvious differences between the four seasons. Therefore, traveling to Malaysia will not be limited by seasons. With the convenient transportation, it is easy to fly to Malaysia to enjoy the sunshine, beaches, blue sky and white clouds. Planning a travel to Malaysia? This article provides you a complete guide of the entry and exit requirements and application of the visa to Malaysia.

 

Malaysia

 

 

Visa

List of Countries that Require Visa to Enter Malaysia

NO.

COUNTRY

VISIT PASS (SOCIAL)

VISA REQUIREMENT

OBSERVATION

YELLOW FEVER COUNTRY (YES / NO)

1

AFGHANISTAN

14 DAYS

YES

 

NO 

2

ANGOLA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

3

BANGLADESH

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

4

BHUTAN

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

5

BURKINA FASO

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

6

MYANMAR (BURMA)

14 DAYS

YES

 

NO

7

BURUNDI

14 DAYS

YES

 

YES

8

CAMEROON

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

9

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

10

CHINA

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

11

COLOMBIA

14 DAYS

YES

 

YES

12

CONGO BRAZZAVILLE

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

13

CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

14

DJIBOUTI

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

NO

15

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

16

ERITREA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

NO

17

ETHIOPIA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

18

GHANA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

19

GUINEA BISSAU

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

20

HONG KONG (CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY - COI) 

14 DAYS

YES

 

NO

21

INDIA

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

22

IVORY COAST

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

23

LIBERIA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

24

MALI

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

25

MONTENEGRO

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

26

MOZAMBIQUE

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

NO

27

NEPAL

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

28

NIGER

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

29

NIGERIA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

30

NORTH KOREA

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

31

PAKISTAN

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

32

REFUGEE (UNHCR) - TRAVELING WITHTITRE DE VOYAGE / LAISSEZ PASSER

14 DAYS

YES

 

NO

33

RWANDA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

YES

34

SERBIA

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

35

SRI LANKA

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

36

WESTERN SAHARA

14 DAYS

YES

BY AIR ONLY

NO

37

UNITED NATION - TITRE DE VOYAGE 

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

38

UNITED NATION - LAISSEZ PASSER

30 DAYS

YES

 

NO

 

Countries not mentioned can enter Malaysia without visa. (Israel is prohibited to enter Malaysia. )

 

 

E-Visa

Nationals from the following countries are eligible to apply the e-visa into Malaysia: China, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Serbia and Montenegro.

 

Please note:

  • The e-visa is valid for 3 months and can not be extended.
  • Your e-visa should be printed out in an A4-sized format according to the e-visa e-mailed back from the Immigration Department of Malaysia or the Malaysian Representative that you applied from.
  • Your e-visa is a important document for you, please keep your e-visa.
  • You will be required to produce your e-visa at all entry checkpoints into Malaysia.

 

To apply the e-visa to Malaysia, you just need to look through the website of the Immigration Department of Malaysia, follow the steps to apply for the e-visa and wait for the email from the Immigration Department of Malaysia or the Malaysian Representative that you applied from. Please pay attention to your inbox since you will be contacted by e-mail.

 

 

Visa on Arrival

From December 1st , 2023 to December 31st, 2024, e-visa is not required for China and India nationals only traveling to Malaysia for the tour purposes.

Visa on Arrival only applies to the citizens of India and China.

 

 

Malaysia Entry Requirements

  • Visa(For the Countries that require Visa to enter)
  • Hold the travel ticket to home country, residence or third country and have enough fees to pay for the expenses during the travel in Malaysia(determined by the Immigration Officer at the entrance).
  • Not belonging to a Prohibited Immigrant under Section 8 (3) of the Immigration Act 1959/63.
  • Not included in the Fake List of Immigration Department of Malaysia.
  • Have Passport or Travel Documents issued to it and still occur.

 

 

Visa Extension

Extension will be given consideration in the event of exigent circumstances such as illness, an accident, war in originating country etc. The visitor is required to produce evidence as well as an authentic and valid return ticket to their originating country or to a third country.

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