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Implementation of eVisa for Chinese and Indian Citizens Residing in North & Latin America Region

Starting from 1st February 2017, Malaysian Government has implemented the travel/tourism eVisa programme, exclusively for the People's Republic of China and Republic of India's passport holders, who are legally residing in North and Latin America.  Chinese and Indian citizens residing in the said region can apply through the official eVisa application website: -  The eVisa programme for other nationalities will be expanded soon.  However, application for other types of visa for Chinese and Indian citizens residing in the region must be done in person at the Immigration Office of the Consulate General of Malaysia in New York.


Upon approval, the eVisa will grant the applicants a single entry travel/tourist visa to Malaysia, with the maximum lenghth of stay of 30 days.  The eVisa is valid for three months from the date of approval and applicants must enter Malaysia within that period.


A processing fee will be incurred apart from the visa fee.  Applicants will be alerted via email on their eVisa approval within 24 hours (applicable only during working days).  Applicants need to self-print the eVisa and bring it with them when travelling to Malaysia.


A Quick Guide for eVisa Application





1.  Application can only be done through the official website -


2.  Charges for eVisa application are as below, and must be paid by credit card.

     i.  China nationality = USD36

    ii.   India nationality = USD44


3.  The issuance of eVisa is subject to the approval of Immigration Office in Consulate 

     General of Malaysia in New York (The regional hub for North and Latin America).


4.  The Immigration Office has the right to request for an additional documents or to

     conduct an interview at the Consulate or via video conference.


5.  All communication will be done through email.  Kindly monitor your email.


6.  Applicants are required to have a printed copy of the approved eVisa and must be

    presented upon arrival at the entry points in Malaysia, together with the following


                   - Sufficient expenses to cover the whole duration of stay in Malaysia

                        - Return flight ticket

                        - Proof of accomodation


7.  Further inquiries pertaining to the implementation of eVisa can be directed to the

    Immigration office by phone +1 (212) 490 2722 or email