Visa Requirements for Entering Malaysia

Visitor visa

Mandatory

Visitor visa

Travelers need a visa to visit Malaysia for Business or Tourism. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers visiting Malaysia. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate or visa center before traveling.
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Visa on arrival

Mandatory

Visa on arrival

Travelers need a visa to visit Malaysia for Business or Tourism. A visa on arrival is obtained at the port of entry before reaching immigration. When you arrive in Malaysia, you can purchase a visa on arrival at the airport. Travelers must arrive from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, or Brunei and be in possession of a valid visa or have an exit stamp in their passport from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, or Brunei. Visa on arrival is supported at eight airports, four land borders and one seaport. For all other visas, visit the government site.
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Electronic visitor visa

Mandatory

Electronic visitor visa

Travelers need a visa to visit Malaysia for Business or Tourism. A Malaysian eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa for Malaysia because travelers can submit their applications and supporting documents online. Once the application is approved, travelers receive their eVisa confirmation electronically. A valid visa is required to board the flight. If the visa is expired or doesn’t match the traveler’s passport information, travelers will not be able to board their flight.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Malaysia for Business or Tourism.
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Electronic visitor visa for CI/DI document holders

Possible

Electronic visitor visa for CI/DI document holders

Applicable to Hong Kong SAR Certificate of Identity or Document Identity holders only: Travelers with a Hong Kong SAR Certificate of Identity or Document of Identity need a visa to visit Malaysia for Business or Tourism. A Malaysian eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa for Malaysia because travelers can submit their applications and supporting documents online. Once the application is approved, travelers receive their eVisa confirmation electronically. A valid visa is required to board the flight. If the visa is expired or doesn’t match the traveler’s passport information, travelers will not be able to board their flight.
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Visa is not required for Hong Kong SAR passport holders

Not Required

Visa is not required for Hong Kong SAR passport holders

Travelers with a Hong Kong SAR passport don’t need a visa to visit Malaysia for Business or Tourism.
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