Holiday / Social Visit Visas in Malaysia

Holiday Social Visit Visas in Malaysia

VISITORS VISA

Visitors to Malaysia, whether on business or leisure, do not usually need a visa. Those from developed countries will usually receive permission to stay for up to three months when they arrive in Malaysia. (Visa requirements by country as at February 2012 )

You are advised to check with the nearest Malaysian embassy for the latest requirements.

1. COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA

  • Afghanistan (with reference)
  • Angola
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo Democratic Republic
  • Congo Republic
  • Cote D’ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Equat. Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Hong Kong (C/I or D/I)
  • India
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Serbia & Montenegro
  • United Nations (Laissez Passer)
  • Western Sahara

2. COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA

  • Bangladesh
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka

3. COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA FOR A STAY EXCEEDING 3 MONTHS

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria (Vienna)
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kirgystan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Lebanon
  • Lienchestien
  • Luxembourg
  • Morocco
  • Netherland
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • St Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Yemen

4. COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA FOR A STAY EXCEEDING 1 MONTH

  • Armenia
  • Gabon
  • Mauritania
  • Surinam
  • Azerbaijan
  • Georgia
  • Mexico
  • Tajikistan
  • Barbados
  • Greece
  • Monaco
  • Togo
  • Belarus
  • Guatemala
  • Mongalia
  • Ukraine
  • Benin
  • Guinea Republic
  • Nicaragua
  • Upper Volta
  • Bolivia
  • Haiti
  • North Korea
  • Uzbekistan
  • Bulgaria
  • Honduras
  • North Yemen
  • Vatican City
  • Cambodia
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Panama
  • Vanezuela
  • Cape Verde
  • Kazakhstan
  • Paraguay
  • Zaire
  • Chad
  • Latvia
  • Portugal
  • Zimbabwe
  • Chile
  • Lithuania
  • Russia
  • Costa Rica
  • Macao SAR
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Equador
  • Macedonia
  • Senegal
  • El Savador
  • Madagascar
  • Slovenia
  • Estonia
  • Maldova
  • Sudan

5. COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA FOR A STAY EXCEEDING 15 DAYS

  • Taiwan

6. COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA FOR A STAY EXCEEDING 14 DAYS

Promoted
  • Iran (90 days)
  • Iraq (30 days)
  • Libya
  • Macao (Travel Permit/Portugal CI)
  • Palestine (30 days)
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Yemen
  • Syria (30 days)

IMPORTANT NOTES :
• No visa is required for U.S.A. citizens visiting Malaysia for social, business or academic purposes (except for employment).
• No visa is required for a stay of less than one month for nationals of all ASEAN countries except MYANMAR. For a stay exceeding one month a visa will be required, except for nationals BRUNEI and SINGAPORE.
• For ISRAEL nationals, visas are required and permission must be granted from Ministry Of Home Affairs.
• For national of REPUBLIC OF SERBIA and REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO, visas are required but permission from Ministry of Home Affairs is not necessary.
• Nationals of countries other than those stated above (with the exception of Israel) are allowed to enter Malaysia without a visa for a visit not exceeding one month.

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