Malaysia's weather is tropical, high both in temperature and humidity. Daytime temperature is approximately 32-34 degrees Celsius, while it is 26-28 degrees Celsius at night in Kuala Lumpur.

Time Zone

Kuala Lumpur operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 8 hours.


The Malaysian Ringgit is the currency of Malaysia. Please click here for the latest currency exchange rate.

Travel & Immigration

Foreign nationals may enter the country through various land checkpoints, airports, and seaports all over the country. The most direct way to get to Malaysia is to fly commercial into Kuala Lumpur International Airport . KLIA is a well-connected airport servicing many major carriers from all over the world.

Although many nationalities are allowed to enter Malaysia for tourism purposes without a visa (for a limited period of time), some visitors are still required to apply for a visa upon arrival or from their home country. We have prepared a Entry Requirement into Malaysia and a Traveller's Checklist for your reference.

For more information, please contact the Malaysian embassy/consulate in your home country or visit the Malaysian Immigration Department website:

Dengue Situation in Malaysia

The World Health Organisation report on the dengue situation, dated August 1, showed that Malaysia was not the only country which experienced increased in the number of dengue cases, with neighbouring places, such as Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and China also reported a surge of dengue incidence this year.

As of 12th August 2019, there is no dengue outbreak in the locality adjacent to Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, venue of the 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress 2019.


Voltage is 220 – 240 Volt AC at 50 cycles per second, adaptable to standard 3-pin square plugs and socket.

Banking Hours

Monday – Friday (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Business closes during weekends and public holidays.