1. Malaysian nationals planning to travel overseas are advised to enquire about visa requirements at the High Commission, Embassy or Consulate of their country of destination. Visa requirements may vary depending on the purpose and the length of stay. Regulations are also liable to change, sometimes at short notice. Information on visa requirements for travelling (by country) is available here.
2. Apart from visa, it is also important to ensure that:
2.1 Place and country of destination is safe to visit
2.2 Validity date of passport is more than six months from date of travel
2.3 Passport/self-identification document as well as the name, address and telephone number of next-of-kin are available and kept safely while travelling.
3. On arrival at the destination, Malaysians who are planning to stay for more than 3 months in the foreign country are required to register at the nearest Malaysian Mission. Registration can be made by fax, e-mail or by visiting the Mission. Address, telephone number and e-mail of missions are available in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website the topic Malaysia's Missions Overseas.
4. For some countries, upon arrival, travellers may be required to produce a World Health Organisation approved International Inoculation Certificate. Presently, the yellow fever vaccine is the only vaccine that could be required. However, a few countries might demand proof that travellers have been inoculated against other diseases. To check on information regarding any disease outbreaks in a country overseas and the relevant inoculate guidelines, contact:
Ministry of Health
Bahagian Kawalan Penyakit (Cawangan Penyakit Berjangkit)
Unit Kesihatan Antarabangsa
Aras 3, Blok E10, Kompleks E, Presint 1
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
Telephone No. : +603-88834421