Visa Requirement Visa Requirement

 REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR VISA TO ENTER MALAYSIA

For Applicants with Passports Requiring Visa and Travel Documents Prior to Entry

  1. Please visit the Official portal Immigration Department of Malaysia for eVisa (Electronic Visa) information at https://malaysiavisa.imi.gov.my/evisa/evisa.jsp

  1. Information on passports that require a visa before entry, visa procedure (payment and documents to submit) and duration of visa validity will be available on the website.

  2. To apply for an eVisa or log in to your existing eVisa account, please visit the official eVisa Portal at https://malaysiavisa.imi.gov.my/evisa/evisa.jsp .  Please contact the Live Chat Support team directly on the eVisa Portal (i.e. red “dialogue” icon) for inquiries.

  3. Please be advised that applications submitted through the eVisa Portal is reviewed and processed solely by Immigration Malaysia.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Country

Without Visa

VWTR

VWR

On Arrival

Extension

On Arrival

Extension

On Arrival

Extension

  Canada

3 mths

2 mths

-

-

-

-

 

 

 

  **

VWTR

- Visa Without Reference (Visa is issued by Malaysian mission in the respective country)

  

VWR

- Visa With Reference (Visa is approved by the Immigration Department)

 

 

Note * :

 

1.

All Visitors MUST ENTER Malaysia through Airports only.

2.

Visitors MUST obtain Visa Without Reference or Visa With Reference at the nearest Malaysian Embassies / Consulates before entering Malaysia.

3.

Exemption of visa is given to nationals of African countries as listed in Para 3.1 above, who visits Malaysia under the sponsorship of the Government or as a guest of the Government. The period of stay approved will be based on the period required to achieve the purpose of the visit as a government sponsored visitor or guest. Proof of sponsorship or invitation as a guest of the Government should be produced to the Immigration Officer at the point of entry.

4.

i- Conditions for  Visa Without Reference (VWTR):

  

a)

Posses confirm air ticket back to country of origin or current residing country or posses visa and confirm air ticket to country of onward destination.

  

b)

Visitors will be given a maximum 14 days stay with no extension allowed or much shorter period of stay for those who are on transit before continuing their onward journey.

 

 

 

 

ii- Conditions for Visa With Reference (VWR):

 

a)

This visa is issued for those traveling on business or investment only.

  

b)

Trip MUST be sponsored by a local high level individual or a local business company which invites them to Malaysia (the sponsoring company need to be well established and is required to submit copies of Form 9, 24 and 49 to the Immigration Department of Malaysia).

  

c)

The sponsor MUST deposit RM 2000.00 per person to the Immigration Department of Malaysia as a security deposit.

  

d)

Visitors will be given a maximum 30 days of stay with no extension allowed.

  

 

 

  5.

Extension of Social/Business pass is not allowed unless approved by the Director General or Deputy Director General of the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR A VISA TO ENTER MALAYSIA

For Applicants with Passports Requiring a Visa Prior to Entry

Please visit the Official portal Immigration Department of Malaysia for eVisa (Electronic Visa) information at https://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/evisa-en/Information on passports that require a visa before entry, visa procedure (payment and documents to submit), and duration of visa validity will be available on the website.

 

To apply for an eVisa or log in to your existing eVisa account, please visit the official eVisa Portal at https://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/evisa-en/. Please contact the Live Chat Support team directly on the eVisa Portal (i.e. red “dialogue” icon) for inquiries. Please be advised that applications submitted through the eVisa Portal are reviewed and processed solely by Immigration Malaysia.

 

For Applicants with Travel Documents

Please note that the requirements below are also applicable to passport holders who have been instructed by Immigration Malaysia to obtain a single-entry visa (SEV).

 

 

  1. ORIGINAL PASSPORT/TRAVEL DOCUMENT (must be valid for more than six (6) months before the date of departure from Malaysia)

  2. COMPLETED VISA APPLICATION FORM IM47 (also write your email address and telephone number on the application form)

  3. ONE PASSPORT-SIZED PHOTOGRAPH (white background, standard size 35mm x 50mm)

  4. NOTARIZED LETTER OF EMPLOYMENT (issued from employer)(if applicable) 

  5. FOR STUDENTS: NOTARIZED LETTER OF ENROLMENT AND STUDENT ID (issued by universities/colleges)

  6. LETTER OF INVITATION and proof of ID from the relative or friend in Malaysia, giving their complete address and telephone number.  (if applicable)

  7. PERSONAL COVER LETTER
  8. PROOF OF SUFFICIENT FUNDS (Latest detailed bank statements 3 months)

  9. CONFIRMED TRAVEL ITINERARY FROM TRAVEL AGENCY

  10. CONFIRMED ACCOMMODATIONS

  11. FEE OF CAD $ _________ *** Payment in Cash or Money Order only
    ( * Contact the High Commission of Malaysia on current visa fees. Money order or Bank draft to be made payable to the High Commission of Malaysia. * Fee is NON REFUNDABLE)

  12. COPY OF PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD (front and back) (Mandatory)

  13. A self-addressed prepaid envelope to cover the return of your documents by (Xpresspost envelope) is available at Canada Post. Please ensure that you retain your tracking number for your record so that you can verify the location and time of delivery of your documents. (if applicable)

Note: our office bears no responsibility for any loss or damages to your passport/travel document by the local postal service. 

Relevant documents (above) must be scanned and emailed first to mwottawa@kln.gov.my for initial review. Once sufficient, the application will be reviewed by Immigration Malaysia. Upon approval, applicants will be instructed to submit hard copies of the above documents to the High Commission of Malaysia.

           High Commission of Malaysia
           60 Boteler Street  
           Ottawa, Ontario                                                          
           K1N 8Y7                                                      
           Tel. No. 613-241-5182

 


Updated: Visa Liberalisation Plan (1 December 2023)

Starting 1 December 2023, Immigration Department of Malaysia introduced Visa Liberalisation Plan. Kindly refer to this link: 

https://www.kln.gov.my/web/can_ottawa/home/-/asset_publisher/F6E9rNzFeXEZ/blog/visa-liberalisation-pl-1?inheritRedirect=false&redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kln.gov.my%2Fweb%2Fcan_ottawa%2Fhome%3Fp_p_id%3D101_INSTANCE_F6E9rNzFeXEZ%26p_p_lifecycle%3D0%26p_p_state%3Dnormal%26p_p_mode%3Dview%26p_p_col_id%3D_118_INSTANCE_a2y86h6F8Ely__column-2%26p_p_col_count%3D1

Effective 1 January 2024, all foreign travellers to Malaysia are required to complete a Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC).

This online pre-arrival form can be filled out up to three days before your scheduled arrival in Malaysia. Travellers must present a valid passport and a completed MDAC to border officers for validation before proceeding through the immigration counter. Kindly refer to the following link for reference: https://imigresen-online.imi.gov.my/mdac/main

 

Updated: 25 March 2024