Visa


Those who are exempt from requiring a visa will receive a 90 day permit to stay include:

  • Australia
  • UK [England, Scotland. Wales and Northern Ireland]
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland [Eire]
  • Japan
  • Lebanon
  • New Zealand
  • Poland
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen

Those who are exempt from requiring a visa will receive a 30 day permit to stay include:

  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Malta
  • Portugal
  • Cyprus
  • Greece
  • Solvenia
  • Phillipines
  • Russia
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands / Holland
  • Kenya

Those who are exempt from requiring a visa will receive a 14 day permit to stay include:

  • Macau
  • Palestine
  • Tawain
  • Libya
  • Iraq
  • those from Iran will receive a 15 day permit

Several countries are required to get a visa before they travel, even if you are planning a short transit where you cross immigration, such as flights with Air Asia or if you wish to transfer within KUL airport from the terminal at KLIA1 to the terminal at KLIA2.  You must get your visa before you travel and it must be valid for the whole time that you are planning to stay in Malaysia. The immigration authority will not permit you to land in Malaysia if you do not have a visa before you travel. You can find out if you need a visa at  Malaysia visa requirements.  Note that Visa should only be obtained from the nearest Malaysian Embassy or consultate to you.

Those who require a visa to stay include:

  • Bangadesh
  • China
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Myanmar / Burma
  • Eritrea

Malaysia only offers Visas on Arrival to a very few nationalities and then under very specific conditions. A Visa on Arrival (VoA) is offered to some passport holders travelling to Malaysia