Visa Requirement Visa Requirement

Entry requirements / conditions for foreigners visiting or temporary stay in Malaysia 

1. Holding a valid passport or a valid travel document


2. Obtain a valid visa (for nationals that requires a visa to enter Malaysia)


3. Having sufficient financial provisions to sustain the period of stay in Malaysia


4. Applicant is not registered under the Suspect List of the Immigration Department of Malaysia or the Stolen Lost Travel Document (STLD) system


5. Holding a confirmed ticket to return to the residing country or onward flight out of Malaysia to the next country of destination


6.  Applicant is not categorized as a prohibited immigrant



1. Indian citizens currently in India or residing abroad are eligible to apply eVISA prior to entering Malaysia. (eVISA is not applicable for Indian citizens residing in Malaysia, Singapore and Israel)


2. The eVISA granted to applicants to enter Malaysia for the following purpose/category:


    2.1 Tourist / official / business


    2.2 Student  


    2.3 Expatriate


    2.4 Medical


          2.4.1 Medical applicant must obtain an appointment letter from the Malaysia Health Travel Council (MHTC) panel hospitals before applying for eVISA.


          2.4.2 Medical applicant requiring extended treatment on the recommendation of the hospital may apply for Long Term Social Visit Pass while in Malaysia


2.4.3 For further information on medical tourism, please visit the link


3. Indian citizens currently residing abroad must submit an eVISA application from the country of residence.


4. Online application available at Detailed information, instruction, terms and conditions of the eVISA application are also available on the website.


5. Malaysia eVISA is valid for Single Entry with a permitted stay of not exceeding 30 days.


6. Malaysia eVISA is valid for three (3) months, and the extension of stay is strictly not permitted.


7. All applications and payments to be submitted online. Relevant fees/charges for eVISA are:


    7.1  Visa Fee: RM50 (equivalent to INR1000 if apply eVISA in India or the equal amount in other local currencies as per exchange rate)


      7.2  eVISA Processing Charge: USD25


      7.3  Bank Convenience Charge: INR150 (if eVISA applied in India)


8. All required information must be provided, and please ensure all uploaded documents fulfilled the required specification to avoid rejection.


9. A copy of the approved eVISA must be printed on A4 size paper. The printed eVISA must be presented at Malaysia entry checkpoints upon arrival.


10. For further inquiry, please email 




Visa With Reference (with approval letter from Immigration Department of Malaysia)

Kindly find information on the application procedure as per link below will be form, fees, supporting document required at the webpage.

For application submission, please check out the address for our offices at Contact Us page.
For further inquiry you may email

Transit Without Visa (TWOV)

TWOV facility is offered only to Indian Sub Continental Countries citizens. To avail the facility, visitors must possess visa from either one of the third country of destination as follows:

  1. Australia
  2. New Zealand
  3. United States of America
  4. Japan
  5. China
  6. Taiwan
  7. South Korea

TWOV facility cannot exceed more than 120 hours (5 days).

TWOV facility is only available at entry point of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2)

TWOV cannot be offered to passenger sponsored by airlines other than Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Malindo Air. At present only these 3 airlines have agreed and accepted all terms and conditions imposed by the Malaysian Government. 

TWOV cannot be given to visitors who do not meet the following requirement: 

  1. Valid national passport or internationally recognized travel document;
  2. Travel documents valid for more than six (6) months from the date of entry;
  3. A return ticket to country of origin/confirmed ticket to third country; and
  4. Not listed in the Immigration Department’s suspected list.
  5. There will be no extension of TWOV facility.

Permanent resident and long term pass holder are not bound to any of the TWOV regulations and condition stipulated above.

TWOV will be issued free of charge at the Visa on Arrival counter at the immigration clearance upon arrival.

Visa on Arrival (VOA)

Visa on Arrival facility is available for citizens of the PRC and India with the following conditions : 


i) Visitors arriving to Malaysia via Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia or Brunei only (with valid visa from either country)

ii) Visitors coming in from either four countries through entrance as follows:


Air Route

a) Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)

b) Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2)

c) Bayan Lepas International Airport, Pulau Pinang

d) Sultan Ismail, Senai Airport, Johor

e) Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Sabah

f) Kuching International Airport, Sarawak

g) Langkawi International Airport, Kedah

h) Miri Airport, Sarawak

i) Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Selangor


Land Route

a) Tuas (Singapore)- Sultan Abu Bakar Complex (Second Link)(Malaysia) 

b) Immigration Control Post, Sungai Tujoh, Sarawak

c) Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security Complex (ICQS) Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah


Sea Route

Immigration Control Post, Labuan International Terminal Ferry ONLY


VOA fees is RM200.00 and visitors must show that they have at least USD500 cash (or equivelant in Ringgit Malaysia) and confirmed return ticket. 


Visitors are only allowed to stay for 15 days. Enforcement action based on the Immigration Act and Regulations will be taken against those who stay beyond the allowed duration.


Visa Without Reference (Social visit, short business meeting, short business discussion)

Kindly find information on the application procedure as per link below will be form, fees, supporting document required at the webpage.

For application submission, please check out the address for our offices at Contact Us page.
For further inquiry you may email


Transit Visa

Kindly be informed that you do not need any visa during transit if your flights are booked under a single PNR and you have no plans to leave the transit hall. 


Should the bookings made under separate PNR, and you need to go through custom and immigration checks to check in for your next flight/luggage in Kuala Lumpur / change airport from KLIA to KLIA2/ leave the airport/boarding area; then you need to apply for Malaysia visa before travelling.


Changing terminals within the same airport (KLIA/KLIA2) is fine as you do not need to go through immigration clearance.