Visa Requirement Visa Requirement

Requirements to apply for Visa to Malaysia

1.  Passport – has to be valid for more than six (6) months before date of propose departure from Malaysia

2.  Completed Form IMM 47. Application form can be downloaded from the Malaysian Immigration’s website :

3.  Letter from employer confirming employment

4.  Proof of sufficient funds for use in Malaysia (Traveller’s cheques or bank statement)

5.  Confirmed Travel itinerary from Travel Agency

6.  One passport-sized photograph

7.  Fee -  vary depending on countries of origin and made payable to the High Commission of  Malaysia by Money Order (No personal cheques accepted)  NON REFUNDABLE ( please call the High Commission of Malaysia, Ottawa, for further information )

8.  Copy of Landed Immigrant paper or PR Card

9.  Prepaid envelope with sufficient stamps to cover the return of your document by registered mail.

10. Letter of invitation from a relative or a friend in Malaysia giving their complete address and telephone number to be faxed directly to the High Commission.

NOTE: Please submit the above-mentioned requirements to the High Commission of Malaysia, Ottawa.  Applicants should call for appointment prior to coming down to Ottawa, if they intend to apply in person at the High Commission.

Consular Section
High Commission of Malaysia
60 Boteler Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 8Y7

Tel. No. (613) 241-5182



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)


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

Note * :  


All Visitors MUST ENTER Malaysia through Airports only.


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


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.


i- Conditions for  Visa Without Reference (VWTR):



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.



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):



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



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).



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



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





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