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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 than 30 days.


Visa exemption is given to Bangladesh diplomatic or official passport holders on reciprocal basis for a social visit purpose pursuant to the Bilateral Agreement between both the Governments of Malaysia and Bangladesh on the Partial Abolition of Visa Requirement for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports in 2014. The visit pass is issued on arrival in Malaysia for a stay not exceeding 30 days. However, long term stay for the purpose of  studying or work undertaking or training in Malaysia require a Visa.


For further information on Visa requirement for other countries, please visit the website of Immigration Department of Malaysia at


How to Apply?




  1. eVisa is applicable for foreigners (non-Malaysian) who require a Visa to enter Malaysia.
  2. Applicants must submit eVISA application from the country of residence.
  3. Online application available at
  4. Detailed information, instruction, terms, and conditions of the eVISA application are also available on the website.
  5. All applications and payments are to be submitted online. Relevant fees/charges for eVISA are:

 *Visa Fee: according to the nationality

Processing Fee: RM 105.00 (approximately about BDT 2,500)

**Authorised Visa Application Agencies Fee:


Convenience Fee: 


a. e-Commerce / Mastercard Payment (0.8% from the transaction amount)

b. eWallet: Alipay / WechatPay / UnionPay (1.7% from the transaction amount)



  • Visa fee for Bangladesh passport is RM 20.00 (approximately about BDT600). Visa fee may vary according to nationality of the applicant
  • At the discretion of the Authorised Visa Application Agencies


  1. All required information must be provided, and please ensure all uploaded documents fulfilled the required specification to avoid rejection.
  2. All Visa application will be considered on the merits, and the High Commission of Malaysia has the right to seek additional information or request for an interview at any stage of processing.
  3. The High Commission of Malaysia reserves the right to refuse a Visa application without providing any reason.
  4. The fact that an application for a Visa is received through the High Commission of Malaysia will not guarantee that the Visa will be issued.
  5. A copy of the approved eVISA must be printed on A4 size paper. The printed eVISA must be presented at Malaysia entry checkpoints upon arrival.
  6. Visa application for Foreign Workers must be submitted to the relevant Visa Application Agencies.


 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);
  3. Duly completed visa application form;
  4. Two (2) passport-sized photos;
  5. Return flight ticket;
  6. Recent 6 months bank statement with a letter of solvency;
  7. Hotel Reservation copy; and/or
  8. 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);
  3. Duly completed visa application form;
  4. Two (2) passport-sized photos;
  5. Approval letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia;
  6. Flight ticket; and
  7. 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 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.


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.


Visa Application for Medical Tourism


Visitors from Bangladesh who wish to go to Malaysia for a medical treatment may apply for a Visa Without Reference (social visit) and submit application to the authorised official partners of Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) (visit 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).


Further Information


For more information or inquiries regarding Malaysia Visa application, please email to