FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What Consular assistance or services can be provided by the Consulate General of Malaysia in Mumbai?
The Consulate General of Malaysia in Mumbai provides consular assistance or services such as:
· Issuance of visa (abroad)
· Registration of Malaysians living abroad
· Issuance of Emergency Certificate (loss of travel document/passport)
· Registration of marriage and marriage ceremony
· Registration of birth
· Registration of death
· Assistance to Malaysian nationals arrested abroad
· Issuance, renewal and extension of travel documents
· Registration of voters
· Issuance of Good Conduct Certificate
· Issuance of Certificate of Waiver of two year home residence
· Serving of court documents abroad
The Consulate General will not be able to provide:
· Help you find a job overseas
· Arrange visas, work or residence permits for other countries, or help you obtain them.
· Become involved with judicial affairs on your behalf in child custody cases in mixed marriages.
· Pay or guarantee payment of your hotel, medical or any other bills, including the cost of returning lost luggage to
· Act as travel agent, bank or post office or store your luggage.
· Become involved in commercial disputes or take up complaints about local purchase, etc.
· Provide translation, interpreter, telephone or photocopy services.
· Investigate crimes in foreign countries.
· Get you better condition in hospital than a local national would receive.
· Provide accommodation at Malaysian Missions or the homes of officers overseas.
· In the event of the arrest/detention of Malaysian citizens, Malaysian Missions abroad will not give legal advice, intervene in court proceedings or provide funds to pay for your legal costs of fines; Do something that is against the local law to help you; Become involved with the host government’s affairs to get you out of prison or obtain special treatment in prison; Bail or pay for fines; nor Become a bailsman, guarantor or sponsor.
2. Do Indian passport holders need to apply for visa to go to
Yes, all Indian passport holders except those having Diplomatic or Official passports requires visa to enter
3. Is there any Visa on Arrival facility for Indian passport holders to enter
No, there is no Visa on Arrival facility for India Passport holders to enter
4. How do I apply a visa to go to
Indian nationals residing in
i. Duly completed and signed visa form im.47 (can be download at http://www.kln.gov.my/web/ind_mumbai/forms.
ii. Two recent passport sized photographs
iii. Original and photocopied passport with validity more than 6 months.
iv. Original confirmed air ticket and photocopied counterfoil of the same.
v. Visa fee of Rs750.00 will be charged for each visa application received from an Indian passport holder.
5. Do I need vaccination to go to
Visitors coming from
6. How do I apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct?
The application for a Letter of Good Conduct may be made by Malaysians and foreigners who have stayed in
7. Can I register marriage at the Consulate General of Malaysia in Mumbai?
Non-Muslim marriage can be registered at the Malaysian Mission provided that one or both of the couple is a Malaysian citizen. Registration of marriage must be made within the period of six (6) months after the marriage ceremony. For the marriage of Muslim couples (where one/both of the couple is a Malaysian citizen) that is done abroad, it needs to be registered at the religious office in respective states once back in
8. Do I need to register a child born in
A child born in
9. What service the Consulate can provide in the case of a Malaysian being arrested in
After being informed officially of the arrest of Malaysian citizens, the Consulate General can contact the arrested / detained person, arrange for family / next of kin to be informed if they so wish, give advice and guidance with the primary aim of helping them to have access to lawyers. The Consulate General may also assist in the transfer of necessary emergency funds from relatives and/or friends in
10. What will the Consulate General do in the event of a death of a Malaysian in
In the event of the death of a Malaysian citizen overseas, the Consulate General is ready to assist Malaysians to bring back the remains of their family member or relative that had died abroad back to