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Malaysian Immigration Office

Headquarters of the
Immigration Department
Malaysia
(Ministry of Home Affairs)
Level 1-7 (Podium) No 15
Persiaran Perdana, Precint 2
62550 Putrajaya

Tel: 03-8000 8000 (1MOCC)

You may find the operational hours of the immigration offices at the bottom of the page.

Entry without Visa

Based on IATA information the holders of passports from the following countries do not need to apply for a visa prior to the entry of Malaysia.

90 days of stay permitted without visa

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Qatar
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Yemen

30 days of stay permitted without visa

  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Comoros
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Lithuania
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nicaragua
  • North Korea
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

2 weeks of stay permitted without visa

  • Ivory Coast (14 days)
  • Iran (14 days)
  • Libya (14 days)
  • Sierra Leone (14 days)
  • Somalia (14 days)
  • Taiwan (15 days)

Entry with Visa on arrival

Nationals of China and India arriving directly from Singapore or Thailand can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 7 days at Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Johor Bahru (JHB), Kota Kinabalu (BKI), Kuching (KCH) and Penang (PEN), provided they hold a valid visa issued by Singapore or Thailand, return flight tickets and at least USD 1000 per person.

Transit without visa

Nationals of certain countries that do not enjoy the visa-free status for any period may still get a free transit-visa for air-transit.
For a maximum transit time of 120 hours, provided arriving at and departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (only permitted to leave the transit area when switching terminals):

  • Bhutan
  • China
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal

For a maximum transit time of 120 hours, provided arriving at and departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Malaysian Airlines or Air Asia (not permitted to leave the transit area) and provided residing in country of nationality, Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan or the United States (or holding a valid visa of those countries when leaving the transit area is allowed if transit is more than 8 hours):

  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka

Restrictions

Before May 2011, citizens from Israel were not allowed entry to Malaysia. They now require a visa and an approval from the Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs to be allowed into Malaysia.

Previously citizens from Serbia and Montenegro were not allowed to enter Malaysia, however the admission is now not refused when the passenger has obtained a visa for a maximum stay of 30 days. Special permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs is no longer required.

Citizens of Israel remain the only people banned from participating in Malaysia My Second Home programme.

Operational Hours For Passport Office

Monday-Friday : 7.30 am - 5.30 pm / Friday Closed On : 12.15pm - 2.45pm

  • Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Immigration Office
  • Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya Immigration Office
  • Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan Immigration Office
  • Selangor Immigration Office
  • Negeri Sembilan Immigration Office
  • Melaka Immigration Office
  • Pahang Immigration Office
  • Perak Immigration Office
  • Pulau Pinang Immigration Office
  • Perlis Immigration Office
  • Sabah Immigration Office
  • Sarawak Immigration Office

Saturday-Sunday : 8.00 am - 1.00 pm

  • Negeri Sembilan Immigration Office: Seremban
  • Selangor Immigration Office: Shah Alam, Kelana Jaya, Kajang, Pelabuhan Klang
  • Pulau Pinang Immigration Office: Seberang Jaya
  • Sarawak Immigration Office: Kuching, Miri

Sunday-Wednesday : 7.30 am - 5.30 pm, Thursday : 7.30 am - 3.30 pm

  • Kedah Immigration Office
  • Kelantan Immigration Office
  • Terengganu Immigration Office
  • Johor Immigration Office

Operational Hours For UTC

Monday-Sunday : 8.30 am - 10.00 pm

  • UTC Pudu, Kuala Lumpur
  • Mini UTC Sentul, Kuala Lumpur
  • UTC Ipoh, Perak
  • UTC Melaka
  • UTC Kuantan, Pahang
  • UTC Alor Setar, Kedah
  • UTC Johor

*Friday Closed On: 12.15pm-2.45pm
*Closed 7-8pm everyday
*Closed On Public Holiday

Monday-Sunday : 8.30 am - 10.00 pm

  • UTC Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

*Friday Closed On: 11.30pm-2.00pm
*Closed 7-8pm everyday
*Closed On Public Holiday

Operational Hours For RTC

Monday-Friday : 8.30 am - 5.30 pm

  • RTC Gopeng, Perak

*Friday Closed On: 12.15pm-2.45pm

Sunday-Wednesday : 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

  • RTC Napoh, Kedah

Thursday : 8.00 am - 3.30 pm

  • RTC Napoh, Kedah

Operational Hours (Other Matters)

Monday-Friday : 7.30 am - 5.30 pm / Friday Closed On: 12.15pm-2.45pm

  • Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Immigration Office
  • Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan Immigration Office
  • Selangor Immigration Office
  • Negeri Sembilan Immigration Office
  • Melaka Immigration Office
  • Pahang Immigration Office
  • Perak Immigration Office
  • Pulau Pinang Immigration Office
  • Perlis Immigration Office
  • Sabah Immigration Office
  • Sarawak Immigration Office

Sunday-Wednesday : 7.30 am - 5.30 pm, Thursday : 7.30 am - 3.30 pm

  • Kedah Immigration Office
  • Kelantan Immigration Office
  • Terengganu Immigration Office
  • Johor Immigration Office

Should you have further questions about visa regulations of Malaysia you may study the official website or use the contact information at the head of the page.