Visa Requirement Visa Requirement

 

General Information

 

Visa Requirement

 

Bangladesh nationals who wish to travel to Malaysia on a regular Bangladesh passport require a visa to enter Malaysia and permitted to stay not more 30 days.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Visa exemption is given to Bangladesh diplomatic or official passports on reciprocal basis for a social visit purpose pursuant to the Bilateral Agreement between the Government of Malaysia and Bangladesh on the Partial Abolition of Visa Requirement for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports dated 2014. The visit pass is issued on arrival in Malaysia for a stay of not exceeding 30 days. However, visa is still required in the case where visitor is going for other than social visit purpose such as for studies or to undertake work or training programs in Malaysia.

 

For further information on visa requirement for other countries, please visit the website of Immigration Department of Malaysia at www.imi.gov.my

 

How to Apply?

 

Currently there are two (2) options available for application of Malaysian visa in Bangladesh:

 

  1. One Stop Centre (OSC)

Visa application can be submitted to the One Stop Centre (OSC) through authorized visa submitting agents. The Government of Malaysia has appointed the OSC to receive visa application on its behalf. Therefore there is no direct submission to the High Commission. List of authorized agents and their contact details can be obtained from the OSC’s website: http://www.visamalaysia.com.bd/index.php/our-agents-2/

 

  1. Electronic Visa (eVISA)

Applicant in Bangladesh may opt to apply for electronic visa (eVISA) which is available online through portal www.windowmalaysia.my subject to eligibility and the terms and condition as required. Bangladesh nationals are eligible to apply eVISA, however first time traveler to Malaysia is not eligible to apply and may only apply for regular visa (sticker) through the OSC. Applicant needs to upload previous Malaysian visa as part of the requirement for the application. Currently eVISA is only available for Dhaka-Kuala Lumpur-Dhaka journey only.

 

Documents Required

 

Visa without Reference (Social Visit)

 

Visa with Reference (VDR)

 

  1. Original Passport;
  2. Photocopy of passport (passport pages that contain personal details and detail of previous passport, if any);
  1. Duly completed visa application form;
  2. Two (2) passport-sized photos;
  3. Return flight ticket;
  4. Recent 6 months bank statement with a letter of solvency;
  5. Hotel Reservation copy; and/or
  6. Additional documents (where applicable):
  • Invitation letter from organizer or sponsor in Malaysia;
  • Photocopy of business registration (for business proprietor);
  • Marriage certificate;
  • Birth Certificate (for minor applicants); and
  • Other documents that processing officer may require.

 

  1. Original passport;
  2. Photocopy of passport (passport pages that contain personal details and detail of previous passport, if any);
  1. Duly completed visa application form;
  2. Two (2) passport-sized photos;
  3. Approval letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia;
  4. Flight ticket; and
  5. Other documents that processing officer may require.

 

 

What is Visa Without Reference (VTR) and Visa With Reference?

 

Visa without reference (VTR issued and approved by the Malaysian’s Mission office abroad to a non-citizen to enable visitor to enter Malaysia for a social visit purpose. Upon arrival, visitor will be given a social visit pass for a stay of not exceeding 30 days. Bear in mind that a social visit pass is only for social visit purpose and it does not allow visitors to undertake any work, or work-related training programs or studies in Malaysia.

 

Visa with reference (VDR) is issued by the Malaysian Mission’s office abroad to a non-citizen to enable visitor to enter Malaysia after the application is referred and approved by the Immigration Department of Malaysia. It is required for students, expatriates, dependants and professionals on a visit pass.

 

What is eVISA?

 

eVISA is an online visa application portal that enables foreign nationals to apply for an electronic Malaysian visa at the comfort of their convenience. eVISA provides option for applicant to apply for Malaysian visa with a convenient, quick and secured way.

 

There are 10 nationalities that are eligible to apply for eVISA, which are: China, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Serbia and Montenegro. eVISA can be applied around the world except Malaysia, Singapore and Israel.  Applicant may log in to: www.windowmalaysia.my  to apply for eVISA and upload documents as required.

 

eVISA is currently available for the following category:

 

Category

Document required (to be scanned and uploaded)

Social visit (VTR)

  1. Photocopy of passport (passport pages that contain personal details and detail of previous passport, if any);
  1. Previous Malaysian visa (last travel page with entry/exit stamping;
  2. Passport-sized photo;
  3. Return flight ticket (Dhaka-Kuala Lumpur-Dhaka only);
  4. Recent 6 months bank statement with a letter of solvency;
  5. Hotel Reservation copy; and/or
  6. Additional documents (where applicable):
  • Invitation letter from organizer or sponsor in Malaysia;
  • Photocopy of business registration (for business proprietor);
  • Marriage certificate;
  • Birth Certificate (for minor applicants); and
  • Other documents that processing officer may require.

 

Students  (VDR)

  1. VDR approval letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia;
  2. Photocopy of passport (passport pages that contain personal details and detail of previous passport, if any);
  3. Other documents that processing officer may require.

 

Expatriates (VDR)

 

Medical

 

  1. Photocopy of passport (passport pages that contain personal details and detail of previous passport, if any);
  2. Passport-sized photo;
  3. Recent 3 months bank statement;
  4. Appointment letter from the medical services provider in Malaysia that are registered with the MHTC; and/or
  5. Other documents that processing officer may require.

 

Upon approval, applicant will be notified via email. Applicant will receive eVISA in an A4 print out format which need to be printed out accordingly. Please be reminded that the eVISA print out is crucial and must be presented upon arrival at the Malaysian entry check points. For Bangladesh nationals, eVISA issued is only valid for a single entry and no extension is allowed. Upon arrival, visitor will be given a social visit pass for a stay of not exceeding 30 days.

 

Fee and Charges

 

Fee/charges

Regular Visa (sticker)

eVISA

Processing Fee

BDT4,800.00

BDT2,500.00

Visa Fee*

BDT600.00

BDT600.00

Bank Transaction Charge

BDT30.00

BDT262.50

Total

BDT5,430.00

BDT3,362.50

Payment Mode

Pay Order

Credit Card (online payment)

*Note: Visa fee for Bangladesh passport is BDT600. Visa fee may vary according to nationality of the applicant

 

Visa Processing

 

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Standard Processing Period

  •  

Regular Visa (sticker)

Seven (7) working days

The processing may take longer than the standard processing period in cases where further checking or verification is required. It is advisable that applicants make the application well before the scheduled date of departure.

eVISA

48 working hours

 

 

Validity of Visa

 

There are two (2) types of visa; Single Entry Visa (SEV) and Multiple Entry Visa. Single Entry Visa is valid for a single entry only and for a period of three (3) months from the date of issue. The visa becomes invalid as soon as the visitor enters Malaysia.  If a traveler is unable to perform the visit within three months, he or she will need to make a fresh visa application.

 

MEV is valid for multiple entries and its validity is based on period as given ranging from three (3) months to twelve (12) months from the date of issue. Each entry is for a stay of not exceeding 30 days and the extension is not allowed. MEV may be issued to visitor who needs to travel to Malaysia on frequent basis for a specific reason mainly for business purpose, government-to-government matters or for a long-term medical treatment in Malaysia etc. Applicant needs to request for MEV by stating valid reason of why MEV is necessary and provide relevant supporting documents. The issuance of MEV is to be considered on case-by-case basis and subject to the discretion of the High Commission of Malaysia.

 

Visa Application for Medical Tourism

 

Visitor from Bangladesh who wishes to go to Malaysia for a medical treatment may apply for visa without reference (social visit) and submit application to the OSC through the authorized official partners of Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) by providing appointment letter from the medical services provider in Malaysia that are registered with the MHTC (apart from regular documents required for visa application). List of authorized partners of MHTC and their contact details can be obtained from the OSC’s website: www.visamalaysia.com.bd

 

eVISA for medical purpose is also available through the online portal www.windowmalaysia.my. Applicant may apply online by uploading the appointment letter from the medical services provider in Malaysia that are registered with the MHTC (apart from regular documents required for eVISA application)

 

Further Information

 

For more information or inquiries regarding Malaysia visa application, please contact the OSC as per contact details below:

 

One Stop Centre (OSC) for visa Malaysia in Bangladesh 

House No.10, Road No. 12

Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave

Tel:+88 017 9200 0766

Email: info@osc.visamalaysia.com.bd

Website:  www.visamalaysia.com.bd