Malaysia Visa 


Do you want to know more about Malaysia visa requirements? If you are planning to come to Malaysia, you must have a valid passport or internationally recognised travel document which is valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of entry to Malaysia.

Depending on your nationality, you may be required to apply for a visa in advance to enter Malaysia at Malaysian Embassy or representative at your country of origin. Visa On Arrival used to be given to tourists who qualify but this service has now been terminated.


Nationals That Require Malaysia Visa

  • Afghanistan (Visa With Reference)
  • Angola
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo Democratic Republic
  • Djibouti
  • Equat. Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Hong Kong (C/I or D/I)
  • India
  • Israel
  • Ivory Coast (Cote d'ivoire)
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Serbia & Montenegro
  • United Nations (Laissez Passer)
  • Western Sahara
  • Yugosalavia



Nationals That Require Malaysia Visa For A Stay Exceeding 3 Months

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria (Vienna)
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kirgystan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Lebanon
  • Lienchestien
  • Luxembourg
  • Morocco
  • Netherland
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • St Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Yemen


Nationals That Require Visa For A Stay Exceeding 1 Month

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Equador
  • El Savador
  • Estonia
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea Republic
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Macao SAR
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Maldova
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongalia
  • Nicaragua
  • North Korea
  • North Yemen
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Senegal
  • Slovenia
  • Sudan
  • Surinam
  • Tajikistan
  • Togo
  • Ukraine
  • Upper Volta
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vatican City
  • Vanezuela
  • Zaire
  • Zimbabwe


Nationals That Require  Visa For A Stay Exceeding 15 Days

  • Iran


Nationals That Require  Visa For A Stay Exceeding 14 Days

  • Iraq
  • Libya
  • Macao (Travel Permit)
  • Palestine
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Yemen
  • Syria


Nationals That Do Not Require Visa

No visa is required for USA citizens visiting Malaysia for social, business or academic purposes (except for employment).

No visa is required for a stay of less than one month for nationals of all ASEAN countries except Myanmar. For a stay exceeding one month a visa will be required, except for nationals Brunei and Singapore.

No visa is required for nationals from Commonwealth Countries except the following countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan


Special Permission

For nationals of Israel, visas are required and permission must be granted from Ministry of Internal Security.

For nationals of Republic of Serbia and Republic of Montenegro, visas are required and permission must be granted from Ministry Of Home Affairs.


Visa On Arrival

Visa On Arrival or VOA for Chinese and Indian tourists from Singapore to Malaysia is now available at the Second Link in Tuas. This is the first land entry that allows citizens of China and India to enter Malaysia for 7 days. The processing costs is RM330 and it will take about 10 minutes to process. This VOA was implemented since Nov 1, 2014.


Further Information

Further information and details can be obtained from Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs website or by contacting Malaysian Embassy or Representative in your country.










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