Immigration Regulations

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Please take note of visa requirements as passengers arriving without a visa (if required) will be repatriated to their country of origin.

Visa Requirements
There are two categories of visitors who will require a visa to enter Malaysia.

a. The holders of:

i. Certificate of Identity

ii.Titre De Voyage

iii. Travel Document

b. Passport holders from the following countries:


i) ASIA / CENTRAL

 

Afghanistan People's Republic of China
Bangladesh Nepal
Bhutan Pakistan
India (except Diplomatic and Service Passport) Republic of China (Taiwan)
Myanmar (except Diplomatic and Service Passport) Sri Lanka
People's Republic of China  

 

ii) AFRICAN NATIONS

 

Angola Eritrea
Burkina Faso Ethiopia
Burundi Guinea Bissau
Cameroon Ghana
Central African Republic Liberia
Congo Republic Mali
Congo Democratic Republic Mozambique
Cote D'Ivoire Niger
Djibouti Nigeria
Equatorial Guinea Rwanda
Western Sahara  

Note:
Visa exceptions are given to nationals of African nations mentioned above who enter Malaysia as invitees or under sponsor by the Malaysian Government. In accordance to the period of invitation mentioned, proof is required to be shown upon entry to this country.



No visa requirements

Nationals of the following countries DO NOT REQUIRE VISA FOR SOCIAL / BUSINESS VISIT not exceeding the length of stay as stated. For other purposes of visit, apart from social and business visits, and a longer stay, a visa is then required. Visa exceptions are given to nationals of African nations mentioned above who enter Malaysia as invitees or under sponsor by the Malaysian Government. In accordance to the period of invitation mentioned, proof is required to be shown upon entry to this country.

 

1) VISIT PASS (SOCIAL/BUSINESS) FOR ONE (01) MONTH

 

ANTIGUA & BERMUDA CYPRUS WESTERN SAMOA
ARMENIA GAMBIA JAMAICA
AZERBAIJAN GABON KENYA
BENIN GEORGIA KIRIBATI
BOLIVIA GREECE LAOS
BAHAMAS GUATEMALA LATVIA
BARBADOS GUINEA REPUBLIC LESOTHO
BELARUS GRENADA LITHUANIA
BELIZE GUYANA MACEDONIA
BULGARIA HAITI MACAO SAR
BYELORUSSIA HONG KONG SAR/BNO MALDIVES
CAMBODIA HOLY SEE MALTA
CHILE HONDURAS MAURITIUS
COLOMBIA INDONESIA MALDIVA
COSTA RICA IVORY COAST MAURITANIA
MONACO MEXICO NORTH KOREA
MONGOLIA NICARAGUA PANAMA
PAPUA NEW GUINEA PARAGUAY PHILLIPINES
PORTUGAL RUSSIA SEYCHELLES
SIERRA LEONE SINGAPORE SOLOMON ISLAND
SAO TOME & PRINCIPE SLOVENIA SOMALIA
SUDAN SURINAME TADJIKISTAN
THAILAND UKRAINE UZBEKISTAN
VENEZUELA ST. KITTS & NEWS ST. LUCIA
ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES SWAZILAND TANZANIA
TONGA TRINIDAD & TOBAGO TUVALU
UGANDA VANUATU ZAMBIA
ZIMBABWE SENEGAL  

 

2) VISIT PASS (SOCIAL/BUSINESS) FOR THREE (03) MONTHS

 

ALBANIA ALGERIA ARGENTINA
AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA BAHRAIN
BELGIUM BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA BRAZIL
CANADA CROATIA CUBA
CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK EGYPT
FINLAND FRANCE GERMANY
HUNGARY ICELAND ITALY
JAPAN JORDAN KIRGYSTAN
KUWAIT LEBANON LUXEMBOURG
MOROCCO NEW ZEALAND NORWAY
OMAN PERU POLAND
QATAR ROMANIA SAUDI ARABIA
SLOVAKIA SOUTH KOREA SOUTH AFRICA
SPAIN SWEDEN TUNISIA
TURKEY TURKMENISTAN U.A EMIRATES
USA UNITED KINGDOM URUGUAY
YEMEN    

 

3) VISIT PASS (SOCIAL/BUSINESS) FOR TWO (02) WEEKS / 14 DAYS

 

LIBYA
IRAQ
PALESTINE
SYRIA
MACAO TRAVEL PERMIT
PORTUGAL CI

 

4) VISIT PASS (SOCIAL/BUSINESS) FOR FIFTEEN(15) DAYS

 

IRAN

5) OTHER COUNTRIES THAT ARE NOT STATED ARE GIVEN ONE (01) MONTH VISIT PASS (SOCIAL / BUSINESS)


TOTAL ABOLITION COUNTRIES

LIECHENSTEIN
NETHERLAND
SAN MARINO
SWITZERLAND

 

NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER

 

ISRAEL
YUGOSLAVIA (SERBIA)
MONTENEGRO

 

If you have any questions regarding visa requirements, please call the numbers listed below.
Immigration Department Immigration Head Assistant
Immigration Department
Lower Ground, Airport Management Building,
KL International Airport,
64000 KLIA,
Sepang, Selangor.

Tel: 603-8776 8001
Fax: 603-8787 4190
Head of Operations
Immigration Department
Level 3, Main Terminal Building,
KL International Airport,
64000 KLIA,
Sepang, Selangor.

Tel: 603-8776 3681 / 79
Fax: 603-8787 4191


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