Formalities and Procedures for International Visitors
Visitors to Malaysia must:
- Hold a valid passport or travel document.
- With a minimum validity of six months beyond the intended visiting period.
Participants, who require a letter of invitation to facilitate your visa application, please contact the ISI WSC 2019 Secretariat and send your passport details at e-mail [email protected]
Entry Requirements into Malaysia
To enter Malaysia, a visitor should fulfil the following conditions:
|a.||Possess a Passport or Travel Document
|b.||Meet Visa requirements
|c.||Possess a valid return travel ticket and sufficient funds
|d.||Is not a prohibited person
Visa Requirement by Country
|1.||For participants who are required to apply a Malaysian visa, kindly visit the Immigration Department of Malaysia’s website at (http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/apply-for-visa)|
|2.||For further information on visa requirement by country and Yellow Fever certificate requirements, kindly visit at the Immigration Department of Malaysia’s website at (http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/visa-requirement-by-country.html)|
|a.||eVISA is an online application platform that enables foreign nationals to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia at the comfort of your convenience.|
|b.||eVISA nationality eligibility:
|c.||eVISA is valid for 3 months while eVISA holder is entitled to stay up to a maximum of 15 or 30 days for each visit in Malaysia depends on the type of eVISA.|
|d.||Visit www.windowmalaysia.my for more information and application of eVISA.|
Under the provision of the Customs Act 1967, travellers entering Malaysia are required to declare all dutiable or prohibited goods in their possession. Failure to declare dutiable or prohibited goods or making false declaration is an offence.
Travellers who visit Malaysia for a period of not less than 72 hours are eligible for specified amount of customs duties exemption.
Subject to Customs Duties Order, travellers should pay only a customs duty at a flat rate of 30% ad valorem. In the case of alcoholic beverages, tyres, spirits, tobacco, cigarettes and motor vehicles, the rate of duty will be based on prevailing Customs Duties Order.
|2.||Duty Exemption Per Traveller
Travellers Exempted: Residents & Non-residents
If the travellers bring in excess quantity of goods exempted, he/she shall be liable to duty on the excess only.
|3.||Duty Free Shops for Travellers
Visit www.customs.gov.my for more information on tourist guide.
Important note: This information is intended to give a general understanding and may be subject to change. Participants should check with their local Malaysian embassy, Malaysian diplomatic missions or local travel agent.