TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE ISSUANCE OF VISAS FOR VISITS TO MALAYSIA
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ON THE ISSUANCE OF VISAS
FOR VISITS TO MALAYSIA
The Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia announced on 16 March 2020 the Restriction of Movement Order to contain the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 in Malaysia. The Order, which is issued under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and the Police Act 1967, will be in effect throughout Malaysia from 18 until 31 March 2020.
Among the measures being implemented during this period is the prohibition on entry of tourists and foreign visitors into Malaysia.
In this regard, with immediate effect, the Embassy will stop issuing all visas for entry into Malaysia until further notice. Processing of applications for visas which have been submitted before this date will also be put on hold.
Embassy of Malaysia
17 March 2020