Applying for a Visa to Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia. With its vast and diverse range of attraction both natural and industrial, Malaysia is a tourist hotspot. With 13 different states, Malaysia is rich in terms of culture, arts, heritage and history. Moreover, Malaysian cuisine is widely regarded as one of the best in the world. Making tourists from all over flock to this country to sample their delectable dishes. Whether you’re a solo traveler looking for adventure or a tourist looking for a nice vacation with your family, Malaysia is the place for you.

As per immigration laws, tourists will require a valid visitor’s visa before entering the country. There are two options available to obtain a visa in Malaysia. The first is to file a physical application and the second is to apply online through the e-visa scheme. If you’re having any doubts with regards to the visa procedure in Malaysia, do contact us at S&F Consulting! We are officially registered agents in Malaysia. Thus, allowing us to be able to act on your behalf for all visa related needs! Moreover, here at S & F Consulting, your comfort and satisfaction are our priorities, thus we’ve created the following guide for you to use as an overview to what the visa process entails for you.

It should be noted that only nationals of the following countries can file for an e-Visa:

  • Nepal
  • Bangladesh
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Bhutan
  • China
  • Sri Lanka
  • Montenegro
  • India
  • Serbia

It should be further noted that the e-Visa is only valid for a stay of up to 30 days in the country. No extensions will be allowed on this visa.

Visa application process to Malaysia

You may do this process online (refer to list of countries above) or you can file for this application at your country’s respective Malaysian embassy. You may make the online application here.

In order to file for a visa, you will need to first have the following documents prepared:

  • The applicant’s original passport (needs to be valid for at least 6 months)
  • Two clear copies of the applicant’s passport
  • Two copies of the visa application form (Form IMM.47)
  • Two passport sized and recent photographs of the applicant
  • Original flight tickets (with the return ticket)
  • Two copies of the flight tickets
  • Bank statement of the applicant
  • Proof of payment of visa processing fee

Once you have all these documents prepared, you may submit the filled in form with all attached either online or to the nearest Malaysian Embassy. If all your documents are verified, the procedure may take from 48 hours to 7 working days.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does this cost?

The cost of a visa to Malaysia is generally $80 (USD), however if you apply for special permissions, it may cost more.

How long will this procedure take?

If the documents are clear and the process is successful, you will have to wait for up to 7 working days.

The e-visa processing time only takes 48 hours to be completed. However, this excludes weekends and public holidays.

Why should I choose S & F Consulting?

S & F Consulting services is a consultancy agency. We pride ourselves on being able to simplify the application process for foreign nationals to have their perfect vacation in the country of their choice. We understand that sometimes the process is arduous. Therefore, you may simply contact us and we will ensure the process will be smooth and worry-free! Well, now you may want to know about business tax Malaysia.



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