The Malaysian eVISA

The eVISA is an electronic travel authorization issued by the Malaysian Government. While the eVISA is equivalent to a visa, no label or stamp is placed in a traveler’s passport. The eVISA is required to enter or travel within Malaysia.

Visitors entering Malaysia for tourism are required to present a valid eVISA at the port of entry.

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Malaysia eVISA Entry Specifications, Validity and Length of Authorized Stay

The Malaysian eVISA is a Single-Entry Visa (SEV). An approved eVISA authorizes entry into Malaysia for three (3) months and allows stays in Malaysia for a maximum of thirty (30) consecutive days.

Passport guidelines for the eVISA for Malaysia

The traveler’s passport must be valid for at least six (6) months at the moment of application.

Entry Ports for Malaysia

The eVISA allows the traveler to enter Malaysia via all gazette entry/exit points.

Eligible countries

Citizens of the countries listed below are eligible for an eVISA for Malaysia, including China, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Myanmar.

All eligible travelers who possess a valid passport can submit their online Malaysia eVISA application here.

Additional evidence requirements:

  • Color front page of passport
  • A recent passport-style color photo
  • Confirmed return flight booking
  • Confirmed accommodation bookings in Malaysia
  • For minors under 12 years of age a birth certificate is required

At the moment of application you only need your passport information. If your application will require further documentation, you can provide it at a later date.

Requirements at the checkpoint to enter Malaysia

All visitors travelling with an eVISA have to present the following documents upon arrival at the port of entry in Malaysia:

  • Printed copy of the approved eVISA;
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months (must be the one used to complete the eVISA application);
  • Confirmed return flight booking;
  • Proof of accommodation;
  • Sufficient funds (cash/travellers cheques/debit or credit cards) to cover expenses during your stay in Malaysia.

Verify Malaysia eVISA status

Malaysia eVISA applicants will get updates and notifications via email regarding the status of their application. When it is completed and approved, the eVISA will be sent directly via email to the applicant.

Check the status of your application here.

Do minors need an eVisa to enter Malaysia?

Minors under 18 years of age have to apply for an eVISA separately and must hold their own passport.

Application for the Malaysian eVISA

To request an eVISA for Malaysia, tourists are required to hold a valid passport, credit card, and email address.

Please note that all of the information provided in the online application - including name, date and place of birth, address, gender, nationality, and passport number - needs to appear in the exact same way that it is listed on the passport or other legal travel document.

To apply for a Malaysian eVISA, all eligible potential visitors can submit their online eVISA application here.