Formalities and Procedures for International Visitors
Visitors to Malaysia must:
- Hold a valid passport or travel document.
- With a minimum validity of six months beyond the intended visiting period.
Entry Requirements into Malaysia
To enter Malaysia, a visitor should fulfil the following conditions:
(a) Possess a Passport or Travel Document
(b) Meet Visa requirements
(c) Possess a valid return travel ticket and sufficient funds
(d) Is not a prohibited person
Visa Requirement by Country
1. For participants who are required to apply for a Malaysian visa, kindly visit the Immigration Department of Malaysia’s website at (http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/apply-for-visa)
2. For further information on visa requirement by country and Yellow Fever certificate requirements, kindly visit at the Immigration Department of Malaysia’s website at (http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/visa-requirement-by-country.html)
(a) eVISA is an online application platform that enables foreign nationals to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia at the comfort of your convenience.
(b) eVISA nationality eligibility:
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(c) eVISA is valid for 3 months while eVISA holder is entitled to stay up to a maximum of 15 or 30 days for each visit in Malaysia depends on the type of eVISA.
(d) Visit www.windowmalaysia.my for more information and application of eVISA.
Under the provision of the Customs Act 1967, travellers entering Malaysia are required to declare all dutiable or prohibited goods in their possession. Failure to declare dutiable or prohibited goods or making false declaration is an offence.
Travellers who visit Malaysia for a period of not less than 72 hours are eligible for specified amount of customs duties exemption.
1. Dutiable Goods
2. Duty Exemption Per Traveller
· Non-residents having intention to visit Malaysia for not less than 72 hours.
· Residents returning after an absence from Malaysia of not less than 72 hours (for Labuan is 24 hours and for Langkawi or Pulau Tioman is 48 hours)
· Wine/spirit/malt/liquor not exceeding 1 litre.
· Tobacco not exceeding 225 grams (equal to 200 sticks of cigarettes).
· New wearing apparels up to 3 pieces.
· 1 pair of new footwear.
· Portable electrical or battery operated appliances for personal care and hygiene not exceeding 1 unit each.
· Foods preparations up to total value of not exceeding RM75.
· All other goods including gifts and souvenirs other than alcoholic beverages, spirits, tyres, tubes, tobacco, cigarettes and motor vehicles, valued not exceeding RM400 (goods from Langkawi, Pulau Tioman and Labuan, not exceeding RM500).
If the travellers bring in excess quantity of goods exempted, he/she shall be liable to duty on the excess only.
3. Duty Free Shops for Travellers
Visit www.customs.gov.my for more information on tourist guide.