Visa Requirement Visa Requirement

Algerian citizens do not require visa to enter Malaysia for any social visit not exceeding 90 days (e.g. tourism, visiting friends or relatives, attending meetings, seminars, conferences or business discussions, factory inspection, auditing company's account, signing agreements, surveying investment opportunities, setting up a company or factory, sitting for examinations, taking part in sports competition or on a goodwill mission for students).

Algerian citizens, however, are required to obtain visa if they are to engage in employment or professional activities in Malaysia either paid or unpaid or to enter Malaysia for a purpose other than the ones stated above. Requirements for visa application are as follows:

  • A visa application (obtainable from the Embassy) ;
  • 1 recent coloured photo (3.5 x 5cm ) ;
  • Passport (with a validity of more than 6 months from proposed date of arrival in Malaysia) ;
  • An approval letter from Immigration Department of Malaysia approving the issuance of Employment, Professional or Dependent Pass to the applicant (if applicable) ;
  • Flight tickets (confirm both ways) ;
  • Any other supporting document ;
  • A visa fee of RM 20.00 (payable in equivalent amount in local currency).

Citizens from other countries who require visa to enter Malaysia may also apply for the visa at the Embassy if they are departing from Algeria only.




Country Without Visa VWTR VWR
On Arrival Extension On Arrival Extension On Arrival Extension
  Algeria 3 mths - 3 mths 2 mths 3 mths 3 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)



All Afghanistan's passport holders are required to apply for VISA WITH REFERENCE, which will be forwarded through Malaysian Embassies / High Commissions abroad before they are allowed to enter Malaysia.



A fee of RM20.00 is charge for a visa. Diplomatic/Official Passport holders are  exempted (GRATIS).



Visitors are allowed two (2) months stay from arrival date.

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.