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Visitors to Malaysia must obtain a visa from one of the Malaysian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

TYPES OF VISA

The Malaysian Government issues the following types of visas to foreign nationals:

1. Single Entry Visa

The Single Entry Visa is issued to foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia mainly for a social visit.The Single Entry Visa is normally valid for a single entry and for a period of three months from the date of issue.

2. Multiple Entry Visa

The Multiple Entry Visa is issued to foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia mainly for business or government-to-government matters.The Multiple Entry Visa is normally valid for a period within three months to twelve months from the date of issue.Citizens of India and the People’s Republic of China who wish to enter Malaysia for the purpose of a Social Visit are eligible to apply for the Multiple Entry Visa. The validity of the Multiple Entry Visa is one year. Each entry is for 30 days only and the extension of stay is not allowed.

 

Conditions for the Multiple Entry Visa are:

i. The applicant must show proof of sufficient funds for staying in Malaysia

ii. The applicant must possess a valid and confirmed return ticket

iii. Tour groups are not eligible to apply for Multiple Entry Visa.

iv. The Multiple Entry Visa costs RM100.00 for Indian Citizens and RM30.00 for citizens of the People’s Republic of China.

3. Transit Visa

The Transit Visa is issued to foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia on transit to other countries.

Foreign nationals on transit without leaving the airport premises and who continue their journey to the next destination with the same flight do not require a transit visa.

4. Transit Without Visa (TWOV)

The Transit Without Visa (TWOV)  is only applicable after clearing Malaysian Immigration - for a maximum of 120 hours stop-over in Malaysia. However, granting of Transit Without Visa (TWOV) is solely at the discretion of the Malaysia Immigration; even if guest(s) meet all the required criteria.

Countries eligible for Transit Without Visa

Indian Subcontinent

§ Sri Lanka

§ India

§ Pakistan

§ Bangladesh

Diplomatic & Official Passports only

Eligibility

· Onward ticket must be within 120 hours.

· Must arrive and depart only via the same airport. (E.g. Arrive in KLIA2, Depart from KLIA2)

· Posses a valid onward ticket and carry a Single Entry Visa (SEV) or Multiple Entry Visa (MEV) issued from/and are heading to any one (1) of the seven (7) countries listed below (*TWOV will not be issued if next country of destination is not listed as above):

· Australia

· New Zealand

· United States of America (USA)

· Japan

· China

· Taiwan

· South Korea

· Passport MUST have a minimum validity of 6 months.

· A PRINTED copy of itinerary and original tickets MUST be produced. Producing only a PNR/booking number will be denied access.

· Hold a valid long-term pass* of a 3rd country. Note: The definition of a long-term pass of a 3rd country is employment/work permit, expatriate card, student pass or permanent resident card. It is worth noting that a permanent multiple entry visa (MEV) above does not fall under this category and as such, NOT PERMITTED.

Other Countries

§ Bhutan

§ China

§ Myanmar

§ Nepal

§ Vietnam

Eligibility

· Onward ticket must be within 120 hours.

· Guest(s) may arrive & depart via AirAsia / other airline and connect / depart via said airlines; as long as flights departing the country depart from the same entry point.

· Must hold confirmed onward ticket to a 3rd / next country.

· Passport MUST have a minimum validity of 6 months.

· A PRINTED copy of itinerary and original tickets MUST be produced. Producing only a PNR / booking number will be denied access.